Human Resources Manager, Apparel Solutions

Full Time
United States
Posted 4 weeks ago

Company Description

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers’ product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at


Job Description

About the Role – what we can offer you!
The HR Manager leads the development and implementation of people strategies of our Apparel Solutions employees in The Netherlands &  Belgium. The role provides local HR business partnering support to multiple sites and is responsible for giving guidance, consultative and hands-on support, and promoting positive employee relations. This includes compliance of global and local processes; interpretation of policies and procedures; works council negotiations and partnering with managers and employees. The HR Manager is also responsible for coaching managers and driving improvements upon all global organisational people metrics to meet our strategic goal of having an engaged and empowered workforce. 

This role will be reporting directly to the HR Director EMEA who is responsible for strategic leadership and partnership across the whole region. It is based in our European Headquarters site in Leiden with the option of Hybrid working.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Work together with site leadership and regional HR director to facilitate long-term HR initiatives aligned with the local and global strategic agenda
  • Create and implement employee communication strategies, plans, policies and guidelines in accordance with the company’s HR Strategies, in order to sustain the company’s culture and enhance employee engagement
  • Support local integration and acceleration activities related to Apparel Solutions business acquisitions in the Netherlands
  • Partner with the site leaders to provide employees with development opportunities and ensure that they are able to meet current and future performance standards
  • Manage employee-related processes including employee training, performance appraisals, promotions, hirings, and terminations
  • Lead specific projects as determined in the annual HR plan and participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives, including merger and acquisition activities.
  • Improve HR effectiveness and internal customer satisfaction by driving continuous improvement


  • Work experience in HR management, preferably with experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrable knowledge of employee relations and Dutch employment law
  • Fluent Dutch and English language required
  • People and performance management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management
  • Able to manage and resolve controversial, high-impact human resources issues
  • Experience in leading, planning and deploying HR programs and initiatives

Additional Information

Who we are! – Our Story:

Each of us, Every day! Eight Values. One Team!

We understand diversity and equal opportunities as enrichment for our future-oriented work at Avery Dennison. With us, teams are balanced and diverse. Because each of us is unique, and we appreciate bringing together different personalities and talents.  

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer. You are interested in knowing more about our Diversity & Inclusion approach? Please go to 

At Avery Dennison we do what we love, and we love what we do – Just click here, and get us to know even better: Life @ Avery Dennison (

Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our Talent Acquisition team via [email protected] 

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