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Sr. Project Manager, Food

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Miamisburg, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Company Description

ABOUT AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION

At Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY), innovation is in our DNA. From creating the world’s first self-adhesive label in 1935 to developing ground-breaking RFID item-level tagging in 2010, we have a rich history of industry "firsts" and an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none. Powered by a team of 30,000 employees in nearly 60 countries around the globe, we provide innovative identification and decorative solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. Our cutting-edge solutions reach almost every industry imaginable – from the fast-paced medical field to the chic fashion and apparel business. Anchored by a strong values system and core leadership principles, Avery Dennison takes pride in making brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent.

ABOUT AVERY DENNISON INTELLIGENT LABELS:

Built on a legacy of innovation and materials science, Avery Dennison has embarked on a new era of opportunity. This is an opportunity to take the functional and traditional label and enable it with digital technologies that can give every item a unique digital identity and digital life.

This “intelligence applied” technology has the capability to enable a world of connected everything. A world where the 'who, what, and where' of every physical, become points of irrefutable fact and absolute visibility. Provenance, authenticity, sourcing, history, and real-time location; are guaranteed for businesses and consumers throughout the entire supply chain and all the way to the home. At its most simple, a company with a legacy in “making labels” becomes a category-leading technology company making the Internet of Things a positive, transformative, worldwide reality for all of us. The label has always told us something about the product. Now it can tell us everything.

Job Description

About the role:

The Avery Dennison Identification Solutions (IDS) Sr. Project Manager -Food is responsible for leading cross-functional teams toward implementing Avery Dennison Compliance, Inventory Accuracy, and Digital Identity solutions. The IDS Project Manager will work closely with internal stakeholders such as IT, Product and Market Development, Supply Chain, and Sales and will also have external contact with customers. Primary responsibilities include project planning and documentation, meeting facilitation, follow-up, and communication. The IDS Project Manager is accountable for the overall delivery of the project plan and will work with various levels of the organization to ensure timelines are met, risks are mitigated, and the overall success and customer satisfaction of the project.

  • Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects for Avery Dennison’s Solutions across the Food industry segments Works with management teams to translate strategic objectives into executable projects, and to develop plans for achieving stated objectives.
  • Provides executives with project risk assessments and summary-level project status reports.
  • Strategize with the project team to forecast problems, assess potential risks and solutions, and plan alternatives.
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, forecasts, and status reports.
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
  • Leads the rapid and flawless execution of high-profile cross-functional projects.
  • Help infuse process discipline, systems thinking, and critical tools deep into the organization, enhancing the company’s capacity for effective & efficient project management.
  • Serve as an “air traffic control” capacity, Project Managers will provide overarching facilitation for all aspects of the business’s RBIS highest-priority projects.
  • Create detailed project plans that explicitly align the efforts of multiple functional specialties (e.g. Sales, Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain, Finance, and IT)
  • Leverage methods & tools to accelerate project timelines, encourage cross-functional collaboration, and build quality into projects from the outset.
  • Identify and resolve issues proactively and creatively balance schedule, scope, and cost constraints.
  • Manage interpersonal dynamics within global project teams (e.g., building consensus among sub-project owners, negotiating any changes to the project plan, and holding team members accountable for the delivery of commitments made).
  • Ensure teams meet or exceed anticipated project benefits on time and with the desired level of quality.
  • Transfer capability by: serving as role models on the projects they lead, delivering focused training as necessary.
  • Work effectively with internal and external clients, third-party vendors, Avery Dennison global offices, and senior management in accomplishing project objectives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or related.
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • 7+ years of project management or related experience.
  • Experience in leading others and managing cross-functional projects.
  • Good facilitation, customer service, relationship building, and communication skills
  • Good project management skills with knowledge of Excel or Project Management tracking software (e.g. Smartsheets).
  • Detail-oriented; strong analytical skills & organizational skills.
  • Problem management skills.
  • Experience with applying methods & tools preferred
  • Comfort and confidence in interacting with / presenting to all levels in an organization
  • Good business acumen.
  • Ability to influence effectively without authority.
  • A propensity for identifying issues proactively, making decisions with incomplete information and acting expediently
  • Multi-lingual a plus
  • Willingness to work on a global clock and platform
  • 40% Travel

Additional Information

The salary range for this position is $115,000 - 130,000 per year.
The hiring [base salary / wage rate] range above represents what Avery Dennison reasonably expects to pay for this position as of the date of this posting. Actual salaries will vary within the range, and in some circumstances may be above or below the range, based on various factors including but not limited to a candidate’s relevant skills, experience, education and training, and location, as well as the job scope and complexity, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel required for the position, which may change depending on the candidate pool. Avery Dennison reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Supervisory Responsibilities

None.

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. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Management reserves the right to revise, change or modify the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time to meet business and organizational needs. This position description may not list all duties for this position. The incumbent in the position may be asked to perform other duties. This position description is not a contract for employment and either the incumbent or Avery Dennison may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

Management Disclaimer

Management reserves the right to revise, change or modify the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time to meet business and organizational needs. This position description may not list all duties for this position. The incumbent in the position may be asked to perform other duties. This position description is not a contract for employment and either the incumbent or Avery Dennison may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.