Internship: Product Compliance

Student / Recent Graduate
Avery Dennison
Admin, HR & Legal

The Job

Company Description

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 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9 billion. Learn more at

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Job Description

Are you interested in working in a manufacturing company and learning more about product compliance in a changing and dynamic environment? Then apply now!

As Product Compliance Intern, you will gain a deeper insight into the regulatory requirements of the customers we are serving. In addition, you will act as a valuable source of support to the Compliance team, whose main task is to remove all regulatory compliance-related barriers throughout product development & distribution activities for all our products within the Label and Graphic Materials portfolio (for both existing and new applications).

Your main tasks will be the following:

Support daily customer compliance questions Assist with the creation of compliance reports (Food Contact Statements, General compliance statements, etc.) Maintain databases & documentation with key regulatory information related to product specifications and safety for internal and external stakeholders per business priority Communicate with the internal and external stakeholders (e.g. suppliers and customers) to understand the needs and provide support

Next, you will be supporting with other ad hoc tasks such as, but not limited to:

Review and maintenance of the internal and external website Testing and improvement of internal suppliers database Project support

The preferred start date is January 15th, 2024. The ideal candidate is available 4-5 days a week for 6 months. The location of the position is our European Headquarters in Oegstgeest. The internship can be done remotely for up to 2 days per week.


What kind of candidate are we looking for?

Someone currently following a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology (toxicology), Pharmacy, Food Science, or any related studies in a Dutch university Someone with excellent communication skills in English and able to work in a changing and dynamic environment Someone who is a quick learner and a creative problem solver Someone who can work in diverse teams and is not afraid to ask questions

Additional Information

Our offer

550 euros per month compensation on a full-time basis Commuting allowance (if applicable) A mentoring program and specific training offerings during your internship to support your development Team-oriented and highly international environment, in which you get responsibility and the possibility to test your talents

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer!

Important: Only applications in English will be considered! Applicants need to be enrolled at a Dutch university for the whole duration of the internship.

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