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Laboratory Technician - NYC, NY

Key Responsibilities:

•    Perform a range of technical and clerical tasks under the supervision of the Lab Manager to support a Flavor & Fragrance research lab 
•    Support and execute daily operations of an R&D lab,  maintain lab equipment, clean and autoclave glassware, prepare buffers and reagents
•    Maintain inventory of lab supplies, general lab ordering, delivery and waste management, maintain corresponding logs
•    Assist Lab Manager in managing lab services
•    Assist the Lab Manager to monitor lab work and compliance to health and safety standards, assist writing standard operating procedures, perform risk assessments, and participate in safety inspections and audits



•    BSc or BA in Biology or related field, with 2 or more years of experience in an academic or industry R&D lab
•    Attention to detail, be able to follow instructions and standard operating procedures
•    Work independently for attributed tasks and responsibilities, engage with co-workers as part of a team and manage priorities
•    Proficiency in basic spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing software 


We value:

•    Detail-oriented scientists looking for exposure to cutting-edge Flavor & Fragrance research lab in an industry setting.
•    Candidates motivated by keeping a laboratory running smoothly and partnering with our scientists to achieve ambitious research goals.
•    A high level of organization, with strong collaboration, time management, and communication skills.
•    A team player who possesses the flexibility to adapt to changing team needs.
•    Experience in basic cell biology (tissue culture) and molecular biology would be a major advantage


We offer:

•    The ability to be a part of a highly creative, diverse and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry.
•    A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the flavors, beauty and fragrance industries.
•    An opportunity to support research that both tackles fundamental scientific questions and directly impacts business.
•    Excellent opportunities for scientific training and career development.


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


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:
* Generous Paid Time Off!
* Quarterly Bonus Potential!
* Retirement Plans!
* 401(k) with Company Match!
* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!
* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!
* Flexible Spending Accounts!
* Tobacco-Free Campus!
* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!



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