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Operations Coordinator



Administration, Operations
Cadorago, Province of Como, Italy
Posted on Friday, June 14, 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 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer

Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our team via [email protected].

With more than 60 years of operating with more than 80+ fresh minds full of inspiring ideas at our Distribution Center in Cadorago, we are in daily contact with all our Southern European customers and suppliers to set sustainable momentum for everyone within the Label Packaging Materials (label.averydennison.com) and Graphic Films (graphics.averydennison.com) environment.

Job Description

What we can offer you! - Your Role:

In this role of high impact as Operations Coordinator, we are looking for a curious mind to join our high-performing team in Cadorago (Como area), directly reporting to our Distribution Center Manager

Your Mission:

  • On a daily basis, and with the local operations team, you will provide operational and strategic support for all safety, quality, service, productivity and cost reduction objectives and goals in your assigned area to our organization including our customers to increase and exceed customer excellence and experience.
  • By best utilizing our slitting machines, packaging lines, forklifts, and other manufacturing equipment, you will work with our different teams to clarify optimization opportunities by interacting and driving corrective, preventive, and predictive actions alongside some of our key business functions such as Engineering, Sales, Customer Service, and Technical Management.
  • Together with your 40+ people team, you will ensure that our products are manufactured and shipped on time as per our customers’ requests and in compliance with our safety and quality standards, internal regulations, and specifications (including stock management), and local legislation.
  • As a continuous journey, and by being an inspirational coach and mentor, you will motivate and develop your team next to planning, scheduling, and supervising all activities in our 24/5 production as well as developing several operations, continuous improvement, and engineering projects.
  • Finally, you will support and ensure the implementation of our Distribution Center Network and Local Strategy in terms of our balanced scorecard, i.e. safety, quality, service, cost, productivity, and people.


What we expect from you! - Your Expertise:

  • Previous work experience of 3+ years in an Operations, Manufacturing, Production Planning, or Warehouse Management function combined with first people-management experience, ideally within the manufacturing/printing/packaging industry
  • (University) Degree in Engineering with a strong preference for specialization in Lean Manufacturing & Continuous improvement is welcome
  • Sound knowledge of project management tools (Lean / Six Sigma / KPIs) / continuous improvement processes as well as a high safety awareness
  • Fluency in English, and Italian
  • Passion for continuous improvement, creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial spirit for growing a sustainable business to set your career at Avery Dennison

Additional Information

We offer:

  • Attractive salary package / Yearly bonus
  • Meal Vouchers
  • Professional / Extra Professional life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • International environment
  • Events such as International Women’s Day, Earth Day, etc.
  • A growing and welcoming team with good spirit!

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. In the EMEA region, we have these Employee Resource Groups:

  • EmpoWer - focusing on the engagement, mentoring, and promotion of women
  • Mental Health - striving to provide a safe space for employees to discuss mental health issues in the workplace
  • Unite - supporting the LGBTQI+ and ally community in the EMEA region

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

At Avery Dennison, we do what we love, and we love what we do - Just click here, and get to know us better: Life @ Avery Dennison (linkedin.com/company/avery-dennison/life/emea)