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NMR Specialist

Country/Region:  CH
Job function:  R&D

NMR Specialist

Location: Satigny, Geneva, Switzerland


We are dsm-firmenich – innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty. We bring progress to life by combining the essential, the desirable, and the sustainable.

From our master perfumers and flavorists to our expert nutritionists and scientists, our trailblazing teams work closely with customers, supporting their ambitions with 150+ years of R&D expertise.

With a passionate and talented team of close to 30,000 employees, we are determined to be a force for good. And to work together to positively impact people and planet.


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


As a successful applicant, you will join our Analytical Sciences department in Geneva. You will be involved in all practical and organizational aspects of an NMR research laboratory dedicated to the analysis of molecules and polymers as well as the development of new NMR methods, from sample preparation to data processing.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Programming and application of automation tools for NMR interpretation
  • Development and maintenance of NMR databases and expert systems
  • Programming of UNIX shell scripts and macros
  • Optimization of NMR workflows
  • Measurement and interpretation of one and two-dimensional NMR spectra for polymer characterization as well as structure elucidation and verification
  • Application of Deep Learning to NMR data and interpretation
  • Participate in cross functional and collaborative research in interdivisional and international projects as well as in collaborations with Universities

You bring:

  • PhD or Post-doctoral degree with hands-on experience in NMR spectroscopy
  • Sound knowledge in organic chemistry of related fields
  • Preferably at least 5 years of professional experience
  • Strong programming capacities in Python and others. Knowledge in PipelinePilot is considered a plus
  • Profound knowledge in Molecular Modeling and calculation of NMR chemical shifts
  • Familiar with LINUX and MS Windows based environments
  • Knowledge about Machine Learning methods is an asset
  • Excellent team spirit, communication and organization skills and networking capacity
  • Fluent in English, fluent in French is considered a plus

We bring:

  • Being part of an interdisciplinary Science & Research team of industry-leading researchers with a state-of-the-art equipped research facility
  • A diversity of exciting projects related to foods and fragranced products
  • The opportunity to work for a highly socially company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose
  • Career development opportunities with great opportunities to learn and grow
  • To be part of a company shaping a strong legacy through breakthrough industrial innovations and technology


Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

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