Avery Dennison



Internship: Packaging Optimization and Sustainability at Avery Dennison

Posted 1 week ago

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers' product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our Talent Acquisition team via jobs@eu.averydennison.com

Job Description

Are you looking for an internship, where you can get a first professional experience in a dynamic environment? Avery Dennison, a global leader in the manufacture of labeling & packaging materials, is seeking an Intern for our Turnhout site in Belgium.

Your main objectives can be achieved:

By analyzing our current packaging and providing best in class alternatives which enables increased sustainability, improved costs and complexity reduction which can accelerate automatization of our process with controlled costs. You will be surrounded by the industry experts of Avery Dennison Turnhout (BEL) and get the best support to attain your goals.

The Avery Dennison Materials Belgium site in Turnhout is a fast-growing production site of 450 people, with a variety of different jobs and profiles. As an inspiring and creative industrial engineer with a strong motivation you are very welcome to help us to get better sustainable solutions for the packaging of our goods.

After a period of training and immersion in the workshops, you are responsible of:
  • Finding ways to significantly reduce the number of packaging items (one size fits all) the cost reduction goal should be 50%.
  • Increase the sustainability of our packaging by better recyclability or reusable solutions.
  • Reduce the complexity which enables automatization of the packaging process.

The preferred start date is ASAP. The ideal candidate is available 5 days a week for 6 months at least. The nature of the assignment is to be more site based but the internship can be done remotely for up to 1 or 2 days per week.


What kind of candidate are we looking for?
  • You are currently in your last year of Bachelors or Masters in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management or any other related studies.
  • You are rigorous, structured, with good analytical skills, an eye for detail and an ability to link elements, synthesize and report information and issues at the right level.
  • You have a curious mind and leadership skills.
  • Fluency in English is a plus.

The relocation support is not possible for the internship programs, anyone with the practical approach to relocate on their own and be able to commute to the site 3-4 days per week is more than welcome.

Additional Information

Our offer
  • Commuting & meal voucher allowances.
  • 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!


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