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Assistant ELS Manager



Rayong, Thailand
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

Company Description


Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com

Job Description


You will lead and coordinate continuous improvement efforts and manage ELS Project Leaders for Thailand ( Rayong Plant and BNDC ) at a site or within a functional area. Acts as change agent and subject matter expert to or within the business unit to drive and support ELS continuous improvements.


  • Monitor and evaluate team members, and adjust training where needed.
  • Business/functional role for driving ELS throughout the business/function with sustainable results
  • Build relationships with business leaders to understand business objectives and priorities and collaboratively develop supporting process improvement initiatives.
  • Act as a coach and catalyst for the sharing and implementation of best practices across all businesses
  • Perform general management duties exercising usual authority concerning staff, performance appraisals, promotions and terminations. Responsible for training and development of subordinate staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies.
  • Act as a coach, team role model and change-agent.
  • Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.
  • Coordinate team efforts, create and manage a regional strategy and team operating plan.
  • Partner with site and functional leaders to train and deploy Enterprise Lean Sigma practices.
  • Assists in selection of teams and individuals to work Enterprise Lean Sigma implementation opportunities.
  • Develop ELS training plans, site’s trainers and track progress.
  • Monitor the team’s progress in applying the Enterprise Lean Sigma techniques
  • Facilitate and support Kaizen events.
  • Use the Value Stream Map to establish the baseline process and measure progress.


  • 8 years + business/lean/operations experience, driving team excellence, and managing people.
  • Proven leadership skills (lead, motivation, process and people management skills).
  • Passion and commitment to Enterprise Lean Sigma.
  • Certified Black Belt and have an experience in improvement processes (i.e. Six Sigma, Lean, etc.)
  • Successful and effective communicator.

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