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Sr. Social Compliance Engineer



Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 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.

Job Description


The Senior Compliance Engineer will assist in the design, modification, improvement and execution of Avery social compliance internal audit program globally.

This role is the primary execution agent of Global Social Compliance program and will work regularly with regional.

management teams and customers to drive towards continuous social compliance improvement, both AD facilities and subcontractors.


  • Drive the implementation of the internal compliance audit program through training, development and capacity building.
  • Review, analyze and report compliance discrepancies for all facilities, and support to develop sustainable corrective actions for the deviation.
  • Educates and trains suppliers and factory management on Ethical Standards and Sustainability programs.
  • Perform as the regional SC lead to work with cross functional team on facility qualification process, SC audit and CAP follow up based on AD and/or customer requirements.
  • Work with commercial team and brands' for SC requirement and deploy to the global facilities.
  • SC metrics report & data analysis and communicate with key stakeholders periodically.
  • Assume additional responsibilities and perform special projects as needed or directed.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • Experience on social compliance audits and excellent knowledge in China law / social audit requirement.
  • Experience in brands SC project management, supply chain, quality, environmental health and safety or other SC related systems take an advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years related experience in garment or trims manufacturing field.
  • Excellent presentation skills & communication skills in both oral and written English.
  • Strong team building and mentoring skills, good leadership (preferred).
  • Independent worker, strong problem solving skill.
  • With the sense of urgency & able to prioritize and complete the assigned task in tight schedule.
  • Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Google, Lotus Notes.
  • Willing to travel.
  • Applicants will less working experience will consider for the position of compliance engineer role.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant working experience gained from MNC or sizeable company, with audit experience.

Additional Information

AVERY DENNISON IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER. 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.