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Senior Process Engineer



Fairport Harbor, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 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 Sr. Process Engineer to join our Fairport Harbor team in Painesville, OH. As a Sr. Process Engineer, you will be responsible for reducing product and process variation by applying Six Sigma / statistical tools and the implementation or improvement of existing procedures and process controls. In this critical role, you will also be responsible for:

In this critical role, you will also be responsible for:

  • Management of 4-5 process engineers and process technicians , including technical support, development planning, and performance reviews.

  • Be a business partner to the site leadership team.

  • Support day to day operations in the production environment and work with other staff to identify, select, prioritize and implement process improvement projects.

  • Provide emergency support for significant operational issues when they occur. Must be accessible by phone 24/7.

  • Identify & analyze production problems using Six Sigma methodologies to control & improve manufacturing processes.

  • Loss reduction & continuous improvement in coating line productivity & product quality through the use of problem solving, Six Sigma & project management skills.

  • Continually improve & optimize current products through variation reduction.

  • Provide support for new product development and material changes as they arise by engaging with and being a member of R&D and commercial teams.

  • Develop control strategies for sustaining all continuous improvement projects.

  • Initiate, manage & participate in safety, quality, cost & process improvement projects.

  • Provide ongoing process evaluation—including trials & capability studies.

  • Implementation of new equipment & operating procedures.

  • Mentoring other technical resources and operations personnel.

  • Developing and implementing technical training.

  • Assisting in the development of long-term strategies.


  • BS Degree in engineering from an accredited university is required. Chemical or Mechanical engineering preferred.

  • 4+ years of relevant experience

  • Experience with statistical analysis, statistical process controls, SPC, DOE, FMEA, and MSE.

  • Ability to develop, implement, monitor, measure, and control functional improvement plans.

  • Strong problem solving, decision analysis, situation appraisal skills.

  • Ability to interface effectively with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Project management experience and demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent priorities.

  • Ability to influence others.

  • Approachable, effective in giving/receiving feedback.

  • Proven ability to accomplish goals by delegating through teamwork.

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Strong PC skills – CAD, Google Suite, MINITAB, QSI and QIS experience a plus.


  • Management experience.

  • Experience with Controls, instrumentation, PLC knowledge.

  • Experience with Pressure Sensitive Adhesives / web based processes.

  • ISO 9001-2000 experience with implementation, improvement, and sustainment.

  • Six Sigma exposure/experience. Green Belt / Black Belt certification is a plus.

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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