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Avery Dennison Corporation

Maintenance and Engineering Manager

Avery Dennison Corporation - Quakertown, PA

Job Description

We are looking for a Maintenance and Engineering Manager to join our team in Quakertown, PA. In this position you will lead a team and report into the Plant Manager.

Your primary responsibilities and essential functions of this position include:

Lead, develop, and challenge the project engineering and maintenance team to improve process reliability, technology advancement, and support continuous improvement through the use of TPM which you will also lead and support these initiatives.

Safety: Promote safety as the most important value in the organization by contributing through training, project management and other EHS responsibilities.

Lead project planning, communication, and execution to achieve time, cost, and results targets.

Manage/control cost center and capital project portfolio to achieve targeted results.

Apply rigorous observation and analytical tools to identify and execute projects focused on safety, quality, operating cost, productivity, and fulfillment of customer expectations.

Facilitate/collaborate with other functions to insure project/maintenance objectives are aligned with division and plant objectives.

Assess, select, and manage external contractors for project and service requirements.

Assist Maintenance Team Leader with management of work order system, spare parts, tools, and supply inventory to minimize unplanned downtime and operating cost.

Assist Maintenance Manager in the development and support of maintenance technicians.

Provide direct hands on assistance to maintenance technicians as needed.

Member of plant leadership team with leadership responsibilities both within primary function and beyond.

Provide training, mentoring, performance planning, and feedback to develop direct reports and others.

Job Requirements:



BSME preferred, other engineering degrees will be considered.

5 years experience in plant maintenance/engineering leadership role (required).

Experience with a TPM program implementation or managing a TPM program (required).

Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems (including automation control, AC and DC drives, mechanical drives and systems, PLCs, sensors, and motor controls) and facilities systems (required).

Exposure to Six Sigma or Lean Methodologies (Blackbelt or Greenbelt certification preferred).

Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to influence and motivate others to excel.

Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects concurrently in a dynamic factory environment.

Ability to work with others in a team environment. Actively promote collaboration & teamwork and resolve conflicts.

Strong organization and computer skills - MS Office, MS Project, Google, Lotus Notes, MINITAB, AutoCAD, MP2, Rockwell RS software.


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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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: