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Application Engineer



Software Engineering
Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison RBIS is a global leader in apparel and footwear industry solutions, is a $1.6 billion division of Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY). Avery Dennison provides intelligent , creative and sustainable solutions that elevated brands and accelerate performance throughtout the global retail supply chain. We wlwvate brands throught graphics ticket, tags and labels, embellisments and packing solutions that enhance consumer appeal. We accelerate performance througth RFID enable inventory and loss prevention solutions, price management, global compliance, and brand security solutions.

The Fastener Solutions business unit of Avery Dennison is a worldwide manufacturer of plasticfastening systems used in the automotive, apparel, retail, industrial and packaging industries. Ourthree-shift injection molding and extrusion operation is located in Fitchburg, MA. The FastenerSolutions is ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certified.

Job Description

Avery Dennison is a global leader in pressure-sensitive adhesives and materials, labels, tags, retail systems and specialty chemicals. The Fastener Solutions Division of Avery Dennison is a worldwide manufacturer of plastic fastening systems used in the automotive, apparel, retail, industrial and packaging industries. Our three-shift injection molding and extrusion operation is located in Fitchburg, MA. The Fastener Solutions Division is ISO/TS 16949 certified.

The successful candidate will be a major contributor to our Research and Development Team while supporting the commercial and operations team on existing product offerings. We are seeking an individual with strong design experience who can create precision plastic components, test fixtures, electro and pneumatic mechanisms and machinery.. Experience in rapid prototyping processes as well as in the use of solid modeling computer aided design software is required.

Activities may include, but are not limited to:
Application and Technical Support for existing product lines
Collaborate with Operations & Quality functions to ensure quality standards of high volume manufacturing
Assist in all aspects of the NPD process for seamless handoff to production
Cost and quote on custom injection molded products
Design, analyze, prototype, and qualify new products through project development process
Support multiple product development projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines for deliverables
Diagnose/solve customer problems related to existing and new product testing and deployment
Supports business process management methodologies such as ISO9001/IATF16949.
Identify/manage external resources for design, development, & prototyping
Help to identify, qualify, and develop high quality suppliers


3-7 years experience in the engineering design of plastic components, mechanisms, and fixturing
Understanding of injection molded plastic materials and properties
Engineering Changes (ECO) experience
Solid modeling proficiency (Preferably SolidWorks)
Injection molding tooling and process comprehension
Experience in lab equipment (ie. Vision systems, 3d printers, and force testers)
Proven communication, problem solving, listening, and negotiation skills
ISO/TS-16949 (IATF) design control experiences a plus
Proficient in spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software (Google-based)
Lean Sigma experiences a plus
Ability to travel (10%) on a global basis
Bachelor's degree (BS) in Mechanical Engineering, Plastic Design or a related field required. Masters degree preferred.

Additional Information

Who we are! - Our Story:


  • We not only embrace change… we drive it.
  • We work hard, push hard, and take brave risks.
  • Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action.
  • We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests.
  • We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business.
  • We are a force for good, imbedded in industries and communities worldwide.
  • We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life.

Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone.