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Project Engineer Alphen



Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, April 26, 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.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer.
Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our team via [email protected].

Job Description

For our production site in Alphen aan den Rijn, we are currently recruiting a Project & Process Engineer to join our Engineering & Maintenance Department. The Project & Process Engineer will report to the Technical & Facility Manager together with two other Project Engineers and the Maintenance Coordinator. The Project & Process Engineer will be responsible for executing projects for the site and will also be tasked with execution of strategic CAPEX projects and process improvements. The Project & Process engineer will work with cross functional teams leveraging their knowledge to ensure success.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Accountable for developing and managing planning, prioritisation and communication of allocated projects

  • Ensures effective and efficient regular formal and informal communications with the various project teams and management

  • Develops technical solutions to complex problems across a diverse scope where analysis of a situation or data is required to identify the route cause

  • Executing project plans and ensuring adherence to plans and budgets

  • Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract

  • Ensure best practice project management practices are utilized

  • Support day to day operations in the production environment and work with other staff to identify, select, prioritize and execute process improvement projects.

  • Provide general troubleshooting, engineering, maintenance, equipment and daily process assistance to our manufacturing line.

  • Continually improve & optimize current products through variation reduction.

  • Investigating manufacturing problems and consulting with production teams, analyzing the supporting data, recommending corrective actions, and following through on recommendations to evaluate their effectiveness.

  • Use lean six sigma to eliminate waste, improve material flow, and streamline processes.

  • Assisting and improving the controls, equipment, and maintenance practices used to run the operations.

  • Lead capital projects related to equipment installations, modifications, or upgrades.


  • Minimum a Bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical, process or biomedical).

  • Project Management certification is a plus

  • Green Belt / structured problem solving is a plus

  • Preferrably 3 years proven experience working in a project and/or process role in a manufacturing environment, including process Improvements and Validations

  • Project management and prioritisation

  • Expertise for manufacturing technologies, process automation and innovation

  • Hands on ability to analyse and solve complex problems

  • Knowledge of lean tools

  • Experience managing suppliers for equipment development and manufacture

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects with minimal supervision

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in cross-functional team environments

Additional Information

We offer:

  • Attractive salary package
  • Workplace & work hours flexibility
  • Structured learning and development / Mentoring program
  • International environment
  • Events such as International Women’s Day, Earth Day, etc.
  • A growing and welcoming team with good spirit!

Who we are! - Our Story:

Every voice. Every day! Eight Values. One Team!

Being open to every voice, every day, brings our value of diversity to life and makes Avery Dennison a vibrant and engaging place to be. We understand diversity and equal opportunities as enrichment for our future-oriented work. Across our diverse, global team, every voice makes us stronger. When we listen to and learn from each other, there is no limit to what we can achieve together. Each of us is unique, and we appreciate bringing together different personalities and talents.

Avery Dennison is an equal-opportunity employer. In the EMEA region, we have these Employee Resource Groups:

  • EmpoWer - focusing on the engagement, mentoring, and promotion of women
  • Mental Health - striving to provide a safe space for employees to discuss mental health issues in the workplace
  • Unite - supporting the LGBTQI+ and ally community in the EMEA region

To find out more about all our employee resources groups globally as well as our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion approach, please go to our Diversity and Inclusion pages in the About Us section of our website: https://www.averydennison.com/en/home/about-us/diversity-and-inclusion.html

At Avery Dennison, we do what we love, and we love what we do - Just click here, and get to know us better: Life @ Avery Dennison (linkedin.com/company/avery-dennison/life/emea)