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Associate Fragrance Development Manager / FDM (Bod

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  FRAGRANCE DEV.

Associate Fragrance Development Manager / Fragrance Development Manager (Body Care)
Princeton, NJ

As an Associate Fragrance Development Manager / Fragrance Development Manager, you’ll drive mutual success by developing winning fragrances for our clients’ brands.  You’ll be a guided partner to Fine Fragrance perfumers, offering consumer trends, creative inspirations, and strategic ideas. With a growth mindset, leadership, and expertise in Fine Fragrance evaluation, you’ll shape olfactive strategies and lead client presentations for a dynamic and rewarding career.
At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.
Your key responsibilities

  • Train and work under the supervision of a Fragrance Development Director on fragrance development across multiple categories.
  • Interact with multiple global functions for seamless project management: Perfumery, Sales, Marketing, Laboratory, etc. 
  • Become an ambassador of Dsm-Firmenich olfactive expertise; develop olfactive and market proficiency to help provide winning propositions and team support.
  • Contribute to and assist in the management of an internal library of fragrances. 
  • Learn and understand how to leverage internal digital tools. 
  • Work on line extension and base translations from lead format across different categories, focusing on total home category

We bring 

  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs

You bring

  • Olfactive test passed
  • English fluency
  • Ready to travel for possible temporary assignment in external filial
  • Organized; proficient multi-tasker
  • Curious, Self-starter, independent
  • In person participation 4-5 days per week.
  • REQUIRED – Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in evaluation, marketing, laboratory functions in the Fine Fragrance industry. 
  • Title and compensation commensurate with experience (Associate FDM title requires 1-3 years’ experience; FDM title requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience)


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.

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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