APAC Leadership Experience and Accelerated Development (LEAD) Program

Join Avery Dennison’s LEAD program, an Early Career program to learn what it takes to rise to the top.

Our program creates meaningful leadership opportunities and experiences to support you in achieving your potential and career goals with Avery Dennison’s Materials Group Asia Pacific. 

You will work with diverse individuals in the Asia Pacific region to gain both the local and global exposures, connections and experiences.

Inclusive and Conducive Learning Environment

You will work with local experts in an inclusive and conducive environment to gain hands-on experience, knowledge and competencies to become a specialist of your field.

International Exposure and Experiences

As the LEAD associate, you will collaborate with experts and associates from different countries in Asia Pacific on business projects and assignments with far reaching impact.

Leadership Mentoring

As you enroll in the program, you will be assigned a leader as your mentor to coach you in developing your leadership skills.

What to expect on the program

The LEAD program is an accelerated growth career program that takes two years on average and emphasizes your experience in leadership and career development. The program aims at 

  • Producing Avery Dennison’s future leadership pipeline
  • Driving a culture of innovation and change in Avery Dennison
  • Leveraging homegrown leaders to deliver positive impact for Avery Dennison and the world

When you embark on your journey with us, you will participate in a comprehensive onboarding program to learn about the company and all important areas of the organization. Depending on your chosen areas, you will make at least 3-4 rotations throughout the journey either within a functional area or across varying functions and build your job skills through on-the-job training, coaching, mentoring and continuous learning. You will agree on a course of learning goals and actions with your manager at the beginning of each rotation to help track your progress and steer your learning. At the end of each rotation, you will be assessed and discussed your achievements with your manager. You will also connect with your mentor who is a leader of the organization to set your career development goals and discuss it regularly. Towards the end of the journey, you will be assessed on your overall performance and planned on your next step of career. 

Along the journey, you will be assigned self-learning courses to further enhance your job skills and leadership skills while also accessing other courses from various vendors such as MindGym, Harvard Business Publishing and LinkedIn covered by the organization. You will also pair with a buddy who is an associate to support each other throughout the journey. 

Other than learning and building your skills with us, you will be offered  a performance-based competitive salary and benefits package.

Who we are looking for

We are seeking young talents that are in their final year of study or have less than 2 years of working experience. 

You are

  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Self-initiative
  • A problem solver 

You are interested in working in the fields of:

  1. Operations / Engineering
  2. Supply Chain
  3. Finance
  4. Marketing and Sales

How to apply

Application for the LEAD program usually opens between June and December every year depending on the geographical areas.

More information on the application and assessment process will be available when we open the application. You can find out about the opening through the application channels listed below. We suggest that you sign up for the job alert to get the latest information about the opening.

Application channels

  1. Visit our website and browse for the open opportunities
  2. Don’t see any opportunities that suit you? Join our Talent Community! We will notify you of new opportunities as they become available. You can also sign up for the job alert
  3. Check your campus career fair calendar and visit Avery Dennison’s booth (South Asia and China only)

Contact us

You can drop us an email at LEAD@ap.averydennison.com if you have any questions regarding the program. We will respond in a timely manner.