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Asset Team Manager



Mentor, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 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 an Asset Team Manager to join the Cleveland Films Facility (CFF) Operations Team in Mentor, Ohio. The successful candidate will be an energetic leader with a proven track record of continuously training, developing, motivating, and coaching team members. The Asset Team Manager will provide front-line leadership and direction for all Safety, Quality, Service, Productivity, Cost Reduction, and People objectives and goals specifically for CF4 coating line while meeting internal and external customer needs. As part of our team, this individual will operate under general guidance from Plant Leadership to ensure execution of daily operational efficiencies, implementation of key business objectives, and leadership of key people initiatives. The scope for the role will include strategic coordination of other asset(s) to support department road mapping for key operations metrics attainment. The Asset Team Manager will report to the Value Stream Manager.

In your role as Asset Team Manager, delivering on these responsibilities is critical to success:

  • Support, coach, and develop a team who are on two- 12 hour shifts: days and nights

  • Standard hours are 6am to 3pm Monday through Friday with flexibility to support the team on nights.

  • Expected floor/ office interface is a minimum of 35% on the floor interacting with team members

  • Perform general management duties, exercising usual authority concerning staff, performance appraisals, promotions and terminations. Responsible for training and development staff, estimating resource/labor needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies. Maintain all timekeeping, overtime and vacation records and schedules.

  • Act as a team role model and change-agent. Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals. Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values

  • Regard and demonstrate safety as a core value: Lead the efforts to create a safety conscious environment; be actively involved in safety initiatives.

  • Lead monthly safety and team meetings; conduct daily check in with Team Leaders and Team Members.

  • Lead 5S activities, housekeeping, and recycling programs.

  • Responsible for key operational measures (service, quality, productivity, cost, safety); able to measure performance of team against performance targets and provide feedback for continuous improvement.

  • Complete data analysis for two adhesive coating lines, one being CF4, to develop and execute long term strategies and operational efficiencies to achieve outlined site targets.

  • Complete minimum of two ELS projects per year focused on respective coating line

  • Maintain quality control processes to ensure products/services meet quality standards; lead implementation of process improvements. Drive improvement strategies in all key metric areas; manage production flow, staffing schedule and resources to budget and plan.

  • Collaborate with other functional areas to resolve problems and develop improved manufacturing processes. Make efforts to reduce manufacturing waste and process complexity.

  • This position does not qualify for standard remote work time periods.



  • Bachelor's Degree required, Mechanical, Chemical, or Industrial Engineering preferred from an accredited university.

  • Preferred Six Sigma Green Belt Certification


  • Minimum of 5 years leadership experience in a manufacturing setting; 10 years preferred


  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach and develop a diverse team of individuals performing a variety of tasks required.

  • Must be flexible with work schedule to support nights

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement skills

  • Strong customer focus, communication, planning and coordination skills. Ability to think ahead, anticipate problems, make decisions and take appropriate action.

  • Skilled in designing and implementing operational improvement strategies for safety, cost, quality, training, inventory and services.

  • Skilled in analyzing and drawing information for daily operational needs and improvement for the team.

  • Familiarity with ELS Operating Principles strongly preferred.

  • Strong project management skills with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic manufacturing environment.

  • Problem solving, data analysis, decision analysis, situation appraisal skills.

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

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.

  • Actively promote collaboration & teamwork and resolve conflicts.

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).

WHERE YOU WILL WORK: Mentor, OH (30 minutes east of Cleveland, OH)

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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