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Supply Chain Early Career Program

Supply Chain Early Career Program * Multiple Locations* Must be relocateable*

Company Description

About Avery Dennison
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

What we are looking for
Avery Dennison’s North America Supply Chain Early Careers Program (SC ECP) has a single business focus to build talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning and classroom and virtual training, the SCECP serves as the talent pipeline for leadership roles throughout the organization.
For our next Supply Chain Associate, we are searching for individuals who are interested in applying their analytical and tactical skill set to help solve problems that have a direct, minute by minute impact to the business. SC Associates receive in-depth exposure to both geographical and functional parts of the organization by experiencing through two different assignments that blend manufacturing, operations planning and logistics over the course of 24 -30 months. Our program is flexible and passionate about the development needs of our associates alongside the needs of the business. With a training curriculum that is rooted in our Avery Dennison values, and will guide you on your career path.
We are considering individuals who are excited about working in any of the following states post college graduation: OH, IN, PA, and GA.
The SCECP Associate could work in the following areas:
  • Transportation
  • Supply Chain Services
  • Supply Chain Operations
What you will be doing
The primary roles and responsibilities of this ECP position will be:
Apply continuous improvement methodologies to advance performance and achieve business objectives (Six Sigma, Kaizen, Lean, etc.)
Provide effective linkages to sales, customer service, purchasing, marketing, supply chain and operations
Develop and manage supplier relationships and monitor supplier performance
Monitor service and inventory performance, anticipate and respond to problems effectively
Ensure compliance with all Sarbanes Oxley requirements relevant to materials processes
Establish and monitor systems and processes to achieve targeted performance and identify deviations from same
What sets us apart
Avery Dennison’s Early Career Program (ECP) is unlike any other with its emphasis on networking, community and support. From Day 1, networking is encouraged, promoted and expected within the program. As you are on-boarded with other ECP associates from the various tracks, you quickly develop a community with new, current, and recently graduated associates all committed to make sure you have what it takes to succeed.
A core component of the curriculum is the mentoring program. Paired with a leader within the organization, the program focuses on the transition from college to corporate, using your strengths and defining your career path.  
In addition as an organization that values diversity and inclusion, we encourage our associates to take an active role in our Employee Resource Groups(ERG’s). ERG’s are a group of employees that help advance and promote diversity, cultural awareness and an inclusive work environment. Some of our ERG’s are Black Employee Resource Group (BERG), Elevate(Women’s Leadership Development), NEO Chinese Association, Unite(LGBT+), Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG) and Voz Latina.


What you will need to bring to the program
Avery Dennison has a long history of being an industry leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Systems Engineering, or related field required. Expected graduation date should be May 2022 (to start in June 2022) or December 2022 (to start in January of 2023)
Preferred Experience
  • Previous internship/co-op experience required or relevant work experience
  • Experience via student organizations such as, Supply Chain Management Association, Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers etc.  
  • Volunteerism or similar activities
  • Ability to travel 10 - 20 percent of the time 

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Statement
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. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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