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Production Supervisor



Product, People & HR, Operations
Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Company Description

About Avery Dennison

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

Employee Development & Management

  • Train and provide development opportunities for staff. Ensure annual goals are complete and communicated. Ensure Global Performance Management System is up to date and regular feedback is provided to staff members.

  • Monitor and evaluate team members, and adjust training where needed.

  • Attract, retain and develop high potential talent.

  • Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values.

  • Perform general management duties, exercising usual authority concerning staff, performance appraisals, promotions and terminations. Responsible for training and development of subordinate staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies. Maintain all timekeeping, overtime and vacation records and schedules.

  • Act as a team role model and change-agent. Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.

  • Coordinate team efforts, create and manage a regional strategy and team operating plan.


  • Directly supervises employees in a Site. Monitors work, alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions, controls load factors and flow of work to ensure maximum use of available capacity and effective use of labor, tools and equipment.

  • Design and implement operations improvement strategies for safety, cost, quality, training, inventory, and services.

  • Analyze and draw information for daily operational needs and improvement for the team. Provide prompt problem solving for key issues.

  • Responsible for key operational measures within business unit (service, quality, productivity, cost, safety).

  • Supervises the daily work schedules of warehouse employees involved in performing a combination of: shipping, receiving, loading and unloading trucks, stacking, picking, packing and palletizing finished products. Determines space requirements for storage and schedules delivery and distribution of products, parts, and accessories to achieve distribution objectives and meet customer requirements. Prepares and analyzes inventory reports to identify slow-moving and/or surplus stock.

  • Cultivates and reinforces appropriate group values, norms, and behaviors. Identifies and analyzes problems, plans, tasks, and solutions.

  • Represents the team, presenting team suggestions and recommendations on processes and procedures in accordance with organization cost, quality, and productivity goals.

  • Maintain quality control processes to ensure products/services meet quality standards; lead implementation of process improvements. Drive improvement strategies in all key metric areas; manage production flow, staffing schedule and resources to budget and plan.

  • Ensure best practices and standard operating procedures are being followed by conducting frequent business audits.

  • Lead 5S activities, housekeeping, and recycling programs. Lead the efforts to create a safety conscious environment; be actively involved in safety initiatives. Lead monthly safety meetings and daily safety huddles.

  • Collaborate with other functional areas to resolve problems and develop improved manufacturing processes. Make efforts to reduce manufacturing waste and process complexity.


  • Ensures that in-process materials or stock issued from the store are stored in GRS-designated areas to prevent contamination with non-GRS materials.

  • Maintains physical separation throughout the production process and ensures that GRS materials are processed on designated machines.

  • Ensures that all records related to production, including work orders, batch records, and production reports, include the GRS content details, including the weight of GRS materials used.


  • High School Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field, such as Engineering, preferred.
  • 5+ years Operational experience with team leader experience preferred.

Additional Information

  • Skilled in analyzing and drawing information for daily operational needs and improvement for the team.
  • Skilled in scheduling and planning, budgeting and control. Knowledge of systems.
  • Skilled in designing and implementing operation improvement strategies for safety, cost, quality, training, inventory and services.
  • Strong ability to manage, coach and develop a diverse team of individuals performing a variety of tasks.
  • Experience leading continuous improvement efforts. Familiarity with ELS Operating Principles.
  • Strong customer focus, communication, planning and coordination skills.
  • Ability to think ahead, anticipate problems, make decisions and take appropriate action.