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Human Resources Workforce Support Specialist



People & HR, Customer Service
Miamisburg, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products and solutions, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description


The Human Resources Workforce Support Specialist will directly support employees and leaders with day to day HR support. They will support HR policies, procedures and programs of a specific group of sites/functions in the US. They will have primary support assignments but will be able to support across multiple groups/sites as needed. Reporting to the US Workforce Support Manager, this individual will be the main point of contact for employees and managers regarding employee relations inquiries for their region.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Provides positive employee relations & manager capability support across our sites. Use observations and data to recommend ER strategies and initiatives that will support employee morale and engagement.
  • Works in strong collaboration with other workforce support tiers to ensure employee inquiries and issues are resolved in a timely, friendly and comprehensive way.
  • Supports employees and managers w/traditional support type of activities such as promotions, investigations, corrective actions, PIPs terms, and restructuring activities.
  • Main point of contact for employees for HR related inquiries, complaints and customer service (e.g. case management, policy or protocol navigation).
  • Primary liaison with HR workforce support leadership regarding policy reviews, policy improvements, training opportunities etc.
  • Support leaders on finding and using resources on core processes such as GPS, Performance Management, Development etc.
  • Coach employees leaders as needed on how to navigate and resolve key leadership processes, managing conflicts etc.
  • Build and maintain relationships & partnerships with assigned sites/groups.
  • Master our digital toolset, in particular ad.a/Servicenow. Support and resolve regional employee relations issues using servicenow. Continually look for ways to use technology to aid HR and EE experience.
  • Support key projects focused on new process or capability development/enhancement.


Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field required.
  • At least one to four years of related experience required.
  • The role will require occasional travel to various manufacturing sites across the US.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of human resources and labor relations principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities/cases at once, knowing when to reach out for support and escalate as needed.
  • Ability to successfully use digital case management and workflow management tools to complete core activities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with employees, functional leaders, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to compile, research, and analyze information.
  • Ability to compose and present comprehensive reports.

Additional Information

Additional Requirements

  • Compliance with Company policies concerning maintaining a drug free workplace is required
  • Compliance with all Company policies is required including all safety policies and procedures
  • Willingness to commute between Miamisburg, OH and Columbus, OH

Supervisory Responsibilities


Management Disclaimer

Management reserves the right to revise, change or modify the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time to meet business and organizational needs. This position description may not list all duties for this position. The incumbent in this position may be asked to perform other duties. This position description is not a contract for employment and either the incumbent or the company may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.