Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing 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 approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were $6.6 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
For our 2 year European Graduate Program, we are looking for Graduates / Young Professionals with a passion for supporting our business functions by analyzing and identifying innovative ideas and new technologies available in the market which can add value to our Commercial organisation (Sales, Marketing, Finance etc.).
Being part of this program, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your skills and shape your future personally and professionally. As a member of our IT organization, you will be working on different assignments for various functions with a primary focus on business analysis, identifying improvements, implementing changes or new applications. During the course of the program, you will be mentored by a Senior Avery Dennison Leader and participate in our defined training curriculum, which will enable you to further develop the capabilities and skills needed to build a strong career foundation.
During the 2 years program you may take on activities such as:
Clearly understand customer and business needs, complexities and impact
Conduct detailed analysis to identify gaps with business organization and create a functional design and support the implementation of IT system changes in line with the overall IT strategy
Based on your knowledge of new IT capabilities (such as Machine Learning, AI, Blockchain, Social Media strategies etc.), identify and present opportunities
Drive continuous improvement of our IT practices, procedures and supporting tools
Act as project lead for the various initiatives
Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with our key business leaders to support them increasing their business performance globally
Degree in computer science, engineering or business with clear focus on IT Innovation, Machine Learning, AI, Blockchain etc.
Understand the business strategy and play a key role in bridging any gaps between IT and line of business
A customer and business oriented mindset
Ability of seeing the whole picture and delivering results in a partnering and collaborative style
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Project experience is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Fluency in English (written and spoken)
The next program start date is 01.10.2019.
For the European Graduate Program, an unlimited EU Work Permit is required.