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Laboratory Technologist

Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison

Oegstgeest, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 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

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

We're looking for an enthusiastic colleague, who is passionate and curious, to join our AMS (Advanced Materials Solutions) R&D team at our European Headquarters in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands. As a Technologist you will support new product development for our Print & Media team. In this role you will be responsible for the synthesis of polymers as well as the execution of test methods related to the properties of the materials.

You will work on cross-functional, global projects in close cooperation with the product development engineers. In addition you will collaborate with different colleagues within all Avery Dennison divisions, as well as external parties. Therefore strong relationship building skills and crisp communication are key attributes to succeed in the role.

Core responsibilities:

  • Synthesize, formulate and/or process (sample) material according to specifications in order to effectively test the properties of these materials.
  • Interpret and report out on data of Analytical tests to internal stakeholders with clear conclusions and recommendations.
  • Participate in product and process improvements by driving and executing new initiatives.
  • Actively observe safety & quality procedures and make suggestions for improvement in order to secure the safety for oneself, staff and visitors and aim for a higher safety and client satisfaction


  • Bachelor’s degree (or HBO) or Master degree in chemistry or polymer science
  • With a Bachelor’s degree minimum 3+ years of work experience in a lab environment is required. Candidates with no work previous work experience are considered if they have a Master's degree
  • Prior experience in similar industries is an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Take ownership of assigned tasks and anticipate needs and/or challenges
  • Analytical mindset and high level of accuracy
  • Basic computer skills (familiarity with Microsoft- and other software)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken, or the willingness to take a course to get to the required level)

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:

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 (