Avery Dennison

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Avery Dennison Reviews

Updated 19 October, 2014
Updated 19 October, 2014
240 Reviews
3.4
240 Reviews
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Avery Dennison Chairman, President, & CEO Dean A. Scarborough
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148 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good careers oportunity ; good work/life balance specially in the European HQ (in 17 reviews)

  • The work environment is driven and leadership pushes for results (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • Used to have work-life balance, now it's just talk (in 8 reviews)

  • Upper management do engage at the production level to relate to all employee group (in 12 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    People come and go

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at Avery Dennison full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Dynamic environment, strong operation leaders, good training to kick start career, reasonable package

    Cons

    Due to frequent movement, lack of sense of securiy in general, hard to build trusted relationship

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Performance tapes experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Turnhout, Antwerp (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Turnhout, Antwerp (Belgium)

    I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Market opportunity historical product situation

    Cons

    attitude leadership ,level of relation , compensation

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Presently I am responsible for all Indirect Materials for Bangladesh site to support its Retail Branding business.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Executive Procurement in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Current Employee - Senior Executive Procurement in Dhaka (Bangladesh)

    I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Considering compensation & other Benifit

    Cons

    Need to more Automation for office tools

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Great opportunity for career development

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, the company treats its employees well and is not cut-throat in its decisions. Possibility to get involved in work outside of your immediate job if you show and interest and get involved. Truly global company, not just a US company that operates outside of the US. People working in other regions definitely get to drive strategy and change.

    Cons

    Change doesn't always happen as quickly as it should

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    very good company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Avery Dennison

    Pros

    challenging and dynamic. Motivating and no 1 in label and packaging

    Cons

    Good discipline needed. Can be better organized

  7.  

    Overall a Great Company to Work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Brea, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Brea, CA (US)

    I worked at Avery Dennison as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Development taken seriously in the organization. Friendly work environment.Organizational Culture is collaborative and open. People is empower. Many Employees have been with the company for 20+ years.

    Cons

    I have nothing significant to contribute to this section. Over the past few years the organization has gone through many changes that can be a bit distracting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Avery Dennison is a great company because of the people that works there. Keep paying attention to them and remember people is your most valuable asset.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great company to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Product Development Specialist in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Product Development Specialist in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Avery Dennison full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very friendly work environment, expense account w/ credit Card, being able to work from home. Free sodas & juice and Avery knows how to throw a party!!!

    Cons

    Work overload, sometimes to many task to handle at one time, A lot of political game play.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Stable company, yet undecided on their path moving forward

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great career opportunities to move up within the organization, but prepare to put in some long hours. Great benefits, 401K, and vacation policy.

    Cons

    The workload is sometimes overwhelming. The corporate team, sales team, and operations team lack trust in each other. Decisions are always second guessed

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good People, Top heavy , Desperate to exhibit success than to really succeed..

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to horn political skills
    Good place to learn well how not to lead and manage others
    Good place where people can succeed better by managing their bosses than their work

    Cons

    Lack of real strategy and focus , running out of ideas to grow profitably .
    Reactive leadership to stock price movements
    Leadership is a " members only " club and promotions are very irrational

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring BCG back again .. to train you better to reduce the number of VP's ( high pay low value )

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Poor leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mentor, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mentor, OH (US)

    I have been working at Avery Dennison full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Introduced to things that will be great on a resume.

    Cons

    Opinions do not matter, boys club, lack of accountability

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know what the employee does, go gemba!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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