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Business Unit Leader (Flexography Manufacturing)



Querétaro, Mexico
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 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 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Business Unit Leader manages human resources, materials, tools, and equipment to fulfill production programs. They are responsible for ensuring the optimal condition of the lines and machines within their unit, collaborating with support departments to achieve production goals and meet indicators for absenteeism, accidents, and OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness).

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the staff under their charge to meet production goals.

  • Define department objectives.

  • Ensure compliance with company objectives.

  • Actively participate in the improvement of the Quality/Safety and Environment Management System, based on procedures and instructions, as well as understanding and complying with the Quality/Safety and Environment Policy.

  • Establish strategies to streamline the work program based on continuous improvement.

  • Coordinate operations teams to establish action plans for problem-solving.

  • Responsible for attending meetings for decision-making by Operations.

  • Analyze the main contributors of SCRAP and generate PDCA.

  • Programming and compliance of preventive maintenance as well as its follow-up and plan.

  • Coordination and assignment of resources and corrective maintenance.

  • Follow up on answering and coordinating corrective and preventive actions within their area of responsibility.

  • Promote a culture with a focus on 5's.

  • In case of being part of any brigade and company commission, they must fulfill the assigned activities.

  • Follow-up on manufacturing engineers' plans. Monitor KPIs and KAIs.

  • Authority to escalate any situation that jeopardizes the fulfillment of the indicators.

  • Manufacturing Systems; Take necessary actions to comply with manufacturing standards/KOSU.

  • Ensure process capacity according to customer contracts.

  • Respond to customer complaints (internal and external).

  • Preparation, analysis, and approval of procedures and instructions for their department.


  • Completed engineering degree (Industrial, Mechanical, or Industrial Mechanical).

  • Proficiency in English proficiency

  • Proficiency in computer packages (MS Office - Google Sheets).

  • Leadership, negotiation skills, teamwork, and strong communication.

  • Experience working in digital transformation projects (desired)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing processes.

  • Flexography manufacturing process experience is a must

  • Able to develop and implement actions to improve the performance of SQCDM indicators (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery on time, and Morale).

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Experience in Six Sigma (minimum Green Belt).

  • Knowledge of 5S and Lean principles.

  • Knowledge of statistical process control and line balancing.

  • Risk-based thinking and ability to propose possible solutions.

Additional Information

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.

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