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Assistant Manager - Shift Operations



Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 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 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description


You will be the overall in-charge of the shift, responsible for all production plants. You need to closely work with each production plant to ensure that the production operations are smoothly executing according to set plans meeting quality, compliance and customer requirements.

The responsibilities include monitoring production operations in all plants, driving shift teams to achieve shift production targets, people management and resolving priority requirements to meet customer delivery commitments, coordinating with relevant divisional heads about all priorities and focus areas, coordinating with maintenance and quality departments to ensure the smooth operation of production processes across all production plants.


  1. Make sure all safety, health and environment compliance are followed by shift teams during production operations.

  2. Ensure that all resources are being allocated in each production plant to achieve desired outputs meeting delivery commitments.

  3. Make sure the targeted outputs in all plants are achieved consistently according to the set plans.

  4. Ensure quality systems, compliance requirements and the relevant SOPs are followed and take corrective/preventive actions as and when required.

  5. Ensure the quality standards are meeting the according to the requirements

  6. Identify issues and suggest improvements to reduce rejects, waste and work with operations teams in driving operational initiatives

  7. Ensure that properly engaging with shop floor teams, motivate and guide them to drive for higher performance



  1. A degree in Production/Manufacturing Engineering/NDT or equivalent

  2. At least 5 years experience in the field of manufacturing/operations.

  3. Very good leadership, Interpersonal, Communication skills

  4. Demonstrated success in people management to drive performance

  5. Sound knowledge, skills and exposure in quality and productivity improvement tools and techniques