Monday , January 30 2023

ELS Manager Vacancy

Avery Dennison

About the job

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at

Job Description


The ELS Manager will plan, lead and coordinate continuous improvement efforts and manage ELS Project Leaders within the Operations area. Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Drives for gains in productivity, quality and efficiency by embedding ELS Program across site.
  • Support Head of Operations to maintain a professional and well-motivated team, and to ensure succession for all key positions – through the facilitation of appropriate training and development.
  • To develop an environment which seeks continuous improvement implementing PDCA.
  • Partner with site leaders to train and deploy Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) practices.
  • Own ELS assessment and improvement initiatives.
  • Support the Operations team and introduce them to: value steam management process, 5S, visual controls, VSM, Kanban, Daily MDI, etc.
  • Develop ELS training plans, site’s trainers and track progress.
  • Apply Enterprise Lean Sigma assessment throughout the site and participate on ELS site assessments.
  • Identify and communicate various ELS readings, training and benchmarking opportunities.
  • Identify project opportunities within a site or across business units.



  • A professional Engineer having at least BE degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering
  • Passion and commitment to Enterprise Lean Sigma and continuous improvement.
  • Hands on experience in operational excellence program (i.e. TPM, Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing, etc. is a must).
  • 5+ years experience of Production / Shift management.
  • Authority to make changes happens across functions and departments.
  • Track record of being a change agent.
  • Successful and effective communicator.

Additional Information

Avery Dennison is an equal employement opportunity provider

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