Avery Dennison Environmental Remediation Manager in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company's applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at www.averydennison.com

Job Description

Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action. We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests. At Avery Dennison we do what we love and love what we do. Do you love what you do? Come work with us.


This position is a Corporate Staff Project Management role for soil and groundwater remediation programs across all business units. This role reports to the Senior Director of Environmental Services. Primarily responsible for investigating and remediating active and legacy contaminated sites to risk based or clean closures. Involved in EHS Due Diligence activities.


  • Manage the development and standardization of global remediation programs, including procedures, training materials, best practices, standards, tools, templates, etc

  • Technical leader for all soil and groundwater investigation and remediation projects.

  • Develop quarterly project financial information for use during reserve committee meetings

  • Manages Avery Dennison involvement in US Superfund sites, requests, etc

  • Selects and manages environmental consultants for remediation projects.

  • Provides technical updates to key stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Supports Director- Environmental and VP EHS on acquisitions and divestitures as requested

  • Oversees Phase I (evaluation) and II (sampling) activities at past/present Avery Dennison locations


  • Undergraduate degree in chemistry, engineering, or technical discipline, with a minimum of ten (10) years experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in managing multiple projects, consultants in various regions of the world.

  • High energy and passion for excellence, bias for action, adaptability, and resilience.

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

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

  • Strong quantitative and analytical capability.

  • Broad understanding of basic accounting principles.

  • Ability to challenge the organization in a manner that maintains trust and respect.

  • Self-confident, ability to accept and respond to challenges in a positive manner.

  • International experience and the ability to travel as required.

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

  • Ability to work effectively with others in a team styled approach

Additional Information

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