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Creative Perfumer/ Sr.
Piscataway, NJ, US 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Understands and interprets clients’ needs and translates them into fragrance compositions which are within client quality, stability, price and safety guidelines and consistent with all relevant Firmenich polices and standards
  • Develops local, regional fragrances with the aim of setting new olfactive trends (where relevant)
  • Develops own  collection proactively in order to prepare for new opportunities, contribute to collections or prepare for defensive briefs
  • Collaborates with account managers so as to bring perfumery expertise to clients (can include partnership creative work with client’s perfumers, experts in clients, or industry consultants)
  • Uses Firmenich specialties and technologies optimally for business opportunities 
  • Supports and/or participates in marketing, technical or research studies on fragrances/raw materials, or technologies as assigned
  • Provides training to perfumer trainees, internally to other disciplines and for key client requests
  • Modifies existing perfumes for palette, commercial or technical reasons, and advises on raw material shortages, substitutes and selection 


We value:

  • Must possess demonstrated ability experience creating winning fragrance and/or strong technical perfumery knowledge 
  • REQUIRED – Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years of related experience 
  • Title and compensation commensurate with experience (Perfumer minimum of 5 years' experience; Sr. Perfumer minimum of 10 years' experience)


We offer: 

  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste.
  • Culture that allows you to live your purpose, values creativity, and diversity.
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve ambitious sustainability objectives.
  • Inclusive benefits package such as Hybrid Work model and generous parental leave  
  • Work in a global and intercultural environment.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefits programs.


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