• Shipping and Receiving Team Manager

    Avery DennisonPainesville, OH 44077

    Job #1466474857

  • Company Description

    Avery Dennison (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 30,000 employees in over 50 countries. Reported sales in 2019 were $7.1 billion. Learn more at ~~~.

    Job Description

    Avery Dennison is seeking a Shipping & Receiving Team Manager for our Painesville, Ohio location. The S&R Team Manager plays an integral role in our Operations at Performance Tapes. Reporting directly to the Materials Manager, you will be responsible for the ongoing material handling, receiving, and WIP shipping processes including transactional accuracy. The Shipping & Receiving Team Manager is also responsible for providing leadership and direction for all Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost reduction objectives that meet and exceed our internal and external customers' needs.

    Primary responsibilities and essential functions:

    • Daily management of all material handling processes related to shipping and receiving as well transaction accuracy.

    • Ensuring freight claims are processed in a timely manner.

    • Complete weekly reports for warehouse inventory and ensure all key metrics are kept up to date

    • Lead daily team meetings.

    • Provide backup support to all managed job functions as needed.

    • With mentorship and support from functional management, responsible for developing a customer centric and collaborative culture across the shipping and material handling team consisting of 4-5 direct reports.

    • Provide daily leadership to instill and reinforce an injury-free workplace and environmental compliance.

    • Continuously train/motivate/coach/develop team members.

    • Measure performance of team against performance targets and provide feedback for improvement.

    • Provide leadership for improvement activities including Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS).

    • Drive execution of site improvement plans, help set operations improvement goals, ensure priorities and accountabilities are always clear within operations, provide resources and remove obstacles to ensure success.

    • Develop/maintain work instructions and insure compliance.

    • Handle staffing to economically meet business requirements and build cross training opportunities.

    • Train and provide development opportunities for staff. Ensure annual goals are complete and communicated. Ensure Performance Review system is up to date and regular feedback is provided to staff members.

    General operations responsibilities:

    Health & Safety: Consistently works in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems. Engages and encourages team members to make safety personal and facilitates Performs general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within department/group and assists other areas as required.

    Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS): Continuously reviews current processes and searches out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste, rework, and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process. Supports safety, quality, and continuous improvement initiatives.

    Teamwork: Assists and supports other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participates and shares in performing all tasks vital to run the facility. Contributes and participates in team decision-making. Provides support in project work and other special requests.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or Logistics Management (or working toward degree) is preferred

    • 5+ years leadership experience in a Manufacturing or Shipping and Receiving role.

    • Strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with all functions and levels of the organization.

    • Results oriented focus and ability to take ownership to resolve issues.

    • Flexibility and willingness to initiate change.

    • High customer focus: ability to proactively identify and meet customer needs.

    • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.

    • Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees.

    • Familiarity in process documentation and improvement.

    • Strong understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Excel/Google Suite and business systems (TMS, MFGPro, CLS, MES, Fastrack).


    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.

    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