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Production Manager



Oldenburg, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 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.

About Thermopatch

Headquartered in Almere, The Netherlands, Thermopatch is the global market leader in textile identification labels, decals, and transfers for workwear, sportswear, fashion, and promotional wear. Recently acquired by Avery Dennison, the company employs around 200 employees in Europe, located across 5 countries.

Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our Talent Acquisition team via [email protected].

Avery Dennison is an equal-opportunity employer.

Job Description

You will be responsible to run the operational activities on site in close cooperation with numerous internal and external suppliers. You will manage your team in order to provide the best service and quality to our (local) customers. In this position, you will be part of our local leadership team, collaborating closely with different functions (e.g. commercial, finance) in order to meet our organizational goals.


  • Processing and preparation of sales orders through production jobs planning, control of the plotter and label service area, with a focus on continuous process optimization

  • Final inspection of the products against agreed product specifications and individual agreements with customers

  • Handling of material procurement and management including warehousing, call offs and forecasting materials supplies with selected vendors,

  • Management responsibility for all colleagues in the plotter and label service, leading the local Team in order to achieve agreed KPI,

  • Playing a key role as Team Leader, ensuring to maintain the high-level of performance and knowledge in the team

  • Processing and handling of complaints

  • Budget planning

  • Ensuring compliance with occupational safety measures and regulations

  • Ideally, revision of customer logos using graphics programs (Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator)


What do we expect from you? - Your qualifications:

  • Completed vocational training in a production environment or equivalent qualification

  • You have several years of professional experience in a manufacturing company, in the textile industry would be an asset

  • You are experienced in workplace management and production planning

  • You have first experience with quality inspections and you are aware of basic lean manufacturing tools,

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • You act in a data-driven and process-oriented manner

  • Fluent language skills in German and English

Additional Information

What can you look forward to? - Our offer:

  • Flexible working hours

  • 30 vacation days

  • Company bike (JobRad)

  • Company pension schemes and capital formation benefits

  • Non-cash benefit card

Who we are! - Our Story:

Each of us, Every day! Eight Values. One Team!

We understand diversity and equal opportunities as enrichment for our future-oriented work at Avery Dennison. With us, teams are balanced and diverse. Because each of us is unique, and we appreciate bringing together different personalities and talents.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer. You are interested in knowing more about our Diversity & Inclusion approach? Please go to 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 us to know even better: Life @ Avery Dennison (linkedin.com/company/avery-dennison/life/emea)