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Operations Co-Op



Greenfield, IN, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 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

What we are looking for

We are seeking innovators, collaborators, and problem solvers. Our interns and co-ops do not shy away from a challenge, and are looking for a chance to create a real impact with our company. Avery Dennison’s Internship & Co-Op Program has a single business focus to cultivate future talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning, a dynamic environment, access to business leaders, and a supportive team of co-workers, peers, and supervisors, the Internship Program will provide you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and collaborate on a number of strategic projects.

We’re seeking an Operations Co-Op to join our business in North America starting in January 2025. You will be responsible for completing an assignment focused on process improvement initiatives and collaborating with the plant’s leadership team in one of our state of the art facilities. After a successful co-op you will get hands-on experience in manufacturing. Our co-op program serves as a talent pipeline for our Early Careers Program in Operations and throughout the organization.

We are considering individuals who are excited about working in Greenfield, IN.

What you will be doing

  • Identify and support process improvement opportunities

  • Build project plans and lead/support projects to completion

  • Assist plant leadership team and help implement plant initiatives

  • Support cross-functional teams with special projects as required

What sets us apart

Avery Dennison’s Co-Op and Internship Program is unlike any other with its emphasis on networking, community and support. From Day 1, networking is encouraged, promoted and expected within the program. As you are on-boarded with other summer interns and Early Careers Program associates from various tracks, you quickly develop a community of individuals all committed to make sure you have what it takes to succeed.

A core component of the curriculum is the peer mentoring program. Paired with an Early Careers Associate or program graduate within the organization, the program focuses on the transition from college to corporate, leveraging strengths and defining your early career path.

In addition as an organization that values diversity and inclusion, we welcome our co-op associates to take an active role in our Employee Resource Groups(ERG’s). ERG’s are a group of employees that help advance and promote diversity, cultural awareness and an inclusive work environment. Some of our ERG’s are Black Employee Resource Group (BERG), Elevate(Women’s Leadership Development), NEO Chinese Association, Unite(LGBT+), Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG) and Voz Latina.

Co-Op and Internships at Avery Dennison are paid and relocation assistance is available to those that qualify.



What you will need to bring to the program

Avery Dennison has a long history of being an industry leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a focus on Electrical, Automation, Controls or Mechanical

Preferred Experience

  • Previous internship/co-op experience or relevant work experience

  • Experience via student organizations, such as Engineers without Borders, Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers etc.

  • Volunteerism or similar activities.


  • Ability to travel up to 10 percent of the time

Please note that the candidate must have reliable transportation to and from work.

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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