Plant Manager
Avery Dennison Corporation - Peachtree City, GA

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Avery Dennison is seeking a Plant Manager for its Peachtree City, GA facility. This individual will be responsible for overall leadership of the site’s operational performance in financial, quality, service, safety, employee relations, and supply chain management.

This strategic leader has ownership in the internal and external relationships, and strategies. The successful candidate must be capable of quickly identifying critical opportunities and problems and possess well-tested and successful strategies for driving a decision to a close, as well as executing on those approved decisions.

He or she will be an engaged leader with excellent communication and persuasion skills who seeks to enlist employee engagement in improving ways of achieving or exceeding established goals. In addition, the leader has the ability to identify and maximize the strengths of the team and develops other capabilities. He or she will have knowledge of the applicable industry and manufacturing processes to consistently enhance the performance of all assets. This leader will assure compliance with Avery Dennison’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics by communicating the provisions of the Code and monitoring the performance of subordinates with regard to their support and understanding of the program.

-Strong personal Leadership and coaching skills.
-Skills building high performing and productive teams; along with participative management techniques.
-Skills building customer loyalty.
-Abilities and skills to build trust, gain commitment and engagement.
-Skills building strategic working relationships across all types of boundaries.
-Continuous learning mindset and the ability to encourage the same in the organization.
-Process Improvement, problem solving and decision making abilities to quickly and effectively plan and execute.
-Change Management experience and capabilities.
-Innovative personality; history of successful new process introductions.
-Abilities to effectively manage conflict with truthful leadership courage
-High work standards
-High analytical ability and solid judgment abilities
-Strong interpersonal skills, group dynamics, and effective communication skills with a diverse employee base.

-Analyze and draw information for long-term strategic change and improvement for the site.
-Lead significant multi-functional or multi-business project initiatives, scheduling and planning.
-Focus on improving more complex performance of the site: develop site organizational culture that fosters continuous improvement.
-Successfully implement annual and long-term financial and business plans (financial, safety, service, organization, inventory).
-Drive for results and effectiveness in: quality, service, safety, employee relations climate, inventory and organizational development. Ensure good operational practices are in place; anticipate and manage through adversity, effectively incorporate improvement programs into the culture of the Operations function.
-Practice all health and safety procedures and make safety a top priority.
-Lead the safe operation of a facility and comply with legal, legislative and corporate safety requirements.
-Create a vision and operating strategy/plan for the plant; steer the plant toward that vision.
-Drive continuous cost reduction and operating effectiveness improvement.
-Ensure accuracy and completion of capital planning and budgeting.
-Understand and implement ISO 9000 procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of the Plant Manager position.
-Achieve maximum levels of productivity, ensuring that the business benefits from the lowest possible cost and best value.
-Responsible for delivery of short-term and-long term results in order to develop and maintain the organization’s credibility with the business and creating opportunities for the function to add greater value to the business.
-Translate market trends and customer needs into actionable goals that create competitive advantage.
-Develop, analyze and manage Operational expenses.
-Develop Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures (OGSM) for assigned area and confirm linkage to global business strategies.
-Lead benchmarking of Operations-related topics in support of divisional goals.

Position Requirements:
-Education and Experience
-Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Enginerring or similar program of study required MBA preferred.
-Eight to ten years of experience working in a leadership role working within a manufacturing facility.
-At least 5 years of experience in a leadership role with a proven record of process improvements.

Physical Work Location:
513 Highway 74 South

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