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Avery Dennison Corporation

Divisional Quality Leader

Avery Dennison Corporation - Mentor, OH

Job Description

We are looking for Divisional Quality Leader to join our team in Mentor, OH.

In this critical role, your primary responsibilities will be in two areas: division-level project leadership to eliminate defects, and supervision of regional quality consultants.

Develop and implement cross-division projects to improve quality, reduce defects. Work includes data collection and analysis, development of processes, training, best practice translation across sites, monitoring/audits, and the development of new test methods.

Supervise the West region quality consultants to improve customer complaint satisfaction through more effective and efficient solutions to claims. Lead “complex claim” resolution and develop quality consultant’s skill-set.

This role will collaborate with all levels and functions of the organization from Procurement, to Operations, to Sales.

Other Responsibilities: Divisional quality liaise with Research and Development, including project team support.

Lead and facilitate problem solving activities, including customer, supplier, and Avery personnel as participants.

Participate and/or lead Enterprise Lean Sigma and Six Sigma activities.

Identify and analyze problems using DMAIC and other structured methodology.

Develop subject matter expertise in given area of focus.

Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions to be imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organizational objectives.

Develop and implement technical training.

Develop control methods for sustaining process improvement projects.

Provide ongoing process evaluation, including trials and capability studies. Approve manufacturing site specification changes.

Implement new equipment and operating procedures as needed.

Job Requirements:


What we will be looking for in you:

2-5 years plus experience in a manufacturing environment.

Bachelor's degree in engineering

Supervisory experience a plus but not required

Knowledgeable and passionate about defect reduction and is a change agent with solid influencing skills to drive the needed improvements

Experience with statistical analysis, SPC, DoE, FMEA, and MSE

Able to develop, implement, monitor, and control functional improvement plans

Problem solving, decision analysis, situation appraisal skills

Strong project management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities

Superior communications skills (written, oral and presentation) and facilitation skills

Ability to influence others. Approachable, effective in giving and receiving feedback

Problem solver with Six Sigma/ELS experience

Strong PC skills Ð MS Office, Lotus notes, Minitab, AS400, QSI and QIS experience

Previous ISO 9001 implementation, improvement and sustainment experience a plus.

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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Company Profile:
Avery Dennison is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and 26,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a Fortune 500® company with sales of $6 billion from continuing operations in 2012. We are based in Glendale, California. - See more at: