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Electroplating Manager



Niles, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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
  • Annual uniform allotment
  • Safety shoe reimbursement program
  • Prescription safety eyeglass program

Job Description

Avery Dennison is seeking a dynamic and driven Electroplating Manager to join our Reflective Solutions team. In this critical role, you will be pivotal in the development of advanced electroforming processes, particularly with nickel. The ideal candidate will bring a strong background in chemistry, chemical engineering, material science, or metallurgy, combined with substantial experience in a leadership position within a manufacturing and research environment.


  • Lead and optimize electroforming operations to improve production efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance product quality.

  • Provide expert technical support to onsite operations, focusing on manufacturing process optimization, cost reduction, and throughput enhancement.

  • Support safety initiatives, ensuring compliance with environmental, health, and safety protocols.

  • Lead the electroforming group to both support operational and R&D needs to support new tooling development and scale-up and technological advancements

  • Conduct detailed process analyses and equipment evaluations to develop optimal operating conditions.

  • Maintain a robust network of suppliers and drive continuous improvement across the facility.

  • Champion process optimization projects using DOE methodologies to enhance production line efficiency and product yields.

  • Oversee team performance, fostering a culture of innovation, motivation and excellence across production units.

  • Ability to work closely with the optics, laser and Mechanical tooling departments to help with the development and scaling of new product


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Metallurgical Engineering. Masters or PhD preferred

  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in an electroforming engineering role within a manufacturing setting.

  • Profound knowledge of electroforming, particularly nickel, is highly preferred.

  • Having a general knowledge in optics would be beneficial

  • Strong analytical skills and a data-driven approach to problem-solving.

  • Proficiency in relevant software tools such as Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and SolidWorks.

  • Exceptional organizational and detail-oriented skills.

  • Advanced troubleshooting capabilities and innovative thinking.

  • Effective interpersonal skills to manage and collaborate with teams across various levels and functions.

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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