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Chromatography Specialist



Oegstgeest, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer.
Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our team via [email protected].

Job Description

Avery Dennison is looking for a Chromatography specialist with experience in polymer characterization. The position will be within the analytical group in the EMENA Headquarters in Oegstgeest, Netherlands. The Analytical group supports and resolves technical problems ranging from long term projects to urgent manufacturing and quality issues. The position involves experimental activities, data analysis as well as theoretical interpretation of results.

You offer

  • Hands-on experience of analytical measurements by GC-MS, HPLC and GPC.

  • Able to work independently, yet in close collaboration with team members and multi-functional teams e.g. Chemists, Engineers and end users.

  • Contribution to the development and implementation of test methods to support new and existing product/process development projects.

  • Able to interpret data, write technical reports, and communicate results within the analytical team and production engineers’ team in a high-quality, professional, and timely manner.


  • Bachelor/Master degree in analytical chemistry or related major

  • 2+ years of experience with chromatography is a big plus.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated expertise on techniques such as gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) with liquid injection or headspace injection, gel permeation chromatography (GPC) and high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC). Knowledge of liquid chromatography mass spectroscopy (LC-MS) and Pyrolysis GC is a plus.

  • Effective written and oral communications. Ability to work across functional teams.

  • Fluent spoken and written English. Dutch is a plus.

Additional Information

We offer:

  • Attractive salary package
  • Workplace & work hours flexibility
  • Structured learning and development / Mentoring program
  • International environment
  • Events such as International Women’s Day, Earth Day, etc.
  • A growing and welcoming team with good spirit!

Who we are! - Our Story:

Every voice. Every day! Eight Values. One Team!

Being open to every voice, every day, brings our value of diversity to life and makes Avery Dennison a vibrant and engaging place to be. We understand diversity and equal opportunities as enrichment for our future-oriented work. Across our diverse, global team, every voice makes us stronger. When we listen to and learn from each other, there is no limit to what we can achieve together. Each of us is unique, and we appreciate bringing together different personalities and talents.

Avery Dennison is an equal-opportunity employer. In the EMEA region, we have these Employee Resource Groups:

  • EmpoWer - focusing on the engagement, mentoring, and promotion of women
  • Mental Health - striving to provide a safe space for employees to discuss mental health issues in the workplace
  • Unite - supporting the LGBTQI+ and ally community in the EMEA region

To find out more about all our employee resources groups globally as well as our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion approach, please go to our Diversity and Inclusion pages in the About Us section of our website: https://www.averydennison.com/en/home/about-us/diversity-and-inclusion.html

At Avery Dennison, we do what we love, and we love what we do - Just click here, and get to know us better: Life @ Avery Dennison (linkedin.com/company/avery-dennison/life/emea)