Avery Dennison manufactures and distributes display graphics, labeling and packaging materials, retail graphic embellishments and RFID tags for companies across the world
Large · Packaging
Avery Dennison
Large · Packaging
ELS Project Leader
China- Suzhou
Job Description

· Develop in-depth understanding of Enterprise Lean Sigma philosophy and methods as demonstrated by successful training and certification in these areas.

· Analyze Supply Chain and help identify projects or process changes that will eliminate non-value added activities and create or improve processes that add value to our customers.

· Successfully initiate and lead and implement projects assigned.

· Be a change agent – challenge old ways of doing business and implement breakthrough improvements.

· Motivate others to accept process changes and take ownership.

· Report results and issues to ELS Manager.

· Train, educate, and mentor others in the organization on Lean/Sigma principles.

· Identify project opportunities within site or across business unit. Identify and remove organizational barriers to continuous improvement process.

· Drive site’s layout and flow process improvement efforts. Drive efforts on applying best practices.

· Use the Value Stream Map to establish the baseline process and measure progress.

· Track and report on project Continuous Improvement metrics.


· Bachelor degree or above.

· Recently certified Black Belt or relatively new in role process or project engineers preferred. Typically have 5+ year’s related business, operations or lean experience (technical and/or manufacturing) preferred.

· Proven leadership skills

· High Energy, passion for excellence, bias for action.

· Excellent project management skills.

· Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively present complex topics in a concise manner.

· Effective interpersonal skills dealing with people at various levels and in a variety of functions.

· Demonstrated ability to effectively lead Change.

· Strong quantitative and analytical capability – strong statistical background and computer literacy a plus.

· Critical thinking skills. Substantial, relevant experience in logistics.

· Solid understanding of business issues, metrics, and customer value.

· Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes and function specific software.