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Internship: Product Compliance (R&D)



Product, Legal
Oegstgeest, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 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

Are you interested in working in a manufacturing company and learning more about regulatory compliance and product safety - risk assessment 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 risk assessment on pharmaceutical and medical devices 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 a project on toxicological assessment. We would be interested in candidates who have experiences in assessing mutagenicity risk of extractables, degradation products, and impurities according to ICHM7, including SAR/(Q)SAR evaluation both rule-based vs statistical-based. The objective is to recommend approaches on permissible daily exposure of chemicals.

The preferred start date is August 15th, 2024. The ideal candidate is available 4-5 days a week for 6 months and more. 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 Biology (toxicology), Pharmacy, or Food Science in a Dutch university
  • Someone with good 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

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


Note: We do not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates using their personal email addresses.