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Product Manager, Durables



Mentor, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 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

Avery Dennison is seeking a Product Manager to join the Materials Group organization. This role is aligned to the Label and Packaging Materials business and is responsible for planning and managing the P&L and commercial strategy for the Durables portfolio. The successful candidate will provide vision and direction to the organization and drive execution to achieve the strategic and P&L goals for this product portfolio.


· Develop strategic and annual operating plans and lead efforts of a cross-functional team efforts to meet evolving customer and market needs.

· Execute a portfolio management approach to assigned products to optimize growth and profitability incorporating global approach where logical.

- Lead customer and internal communication strategy and implementation including advertising, promotions, selling tools, e-marketing campaigns, and lead generation tools.

· Lead execution of multi-generation product plans including: new product introductions and line extensions, product re-engineering and cost out, product promotions, data sheets, selling sheets, training and other sales tools and communication of product and service program changes.

- Develop & execute strategies to expand into new market segments using current and new product platforms

· Develop & implement pricing strategies to maximize product line growth & profitability.

· Collaborate with sales force and market segment managers to support growth and/or product development initiatives.

· Collaborate with Supply Chain and Sales in the development/implementation of service strategies & programs for assigned product line

· Travel 25%


· Bachelor’s degree required. MBA preferred

· 5+ years in product management or related business experience, including sales and marketing.

· Prior expertise in pressure sensitive label materials/markets or comparable manufacturing industry preferred.

· Ability to generate support and excitement among an informal, cross-functional team in a matrixed organization.

· Strong financial and business acumen with a proven track record of results.

· Proven project leadership and critical thinking skills. Six Sigma certification is a plus.

· Sales experience preferred.

Additional Information

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. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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