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Fragrance Development Manager / Sr. - Princeton, N

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  FRAGRANCE DEV.

Fragrance Development Manager/Sr.
Princeton, NJ, US
P14 / P15
Join our team as a fragrance expert, crafting captivating scents that drive profitable business growth.  Collaborate with our external consultant, engage with clients, and empower our sales force. Develop your skills, mentor future leaders, and seize new opportunities to elevate brands with innovative olfaction solutions.
At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.
Your key responsibilities

  • Develop, evaluate, and curate fragrances, collaborating closely with perfumers
  • Contribute to expert panels across categories and provide recommendations aligned with project requirements
  • Utilize specialized creation tools to produce high-quality product submissions
  • Gain extensive market knowledge within the category and identify olfactive trends
  • Manage projects, deliver client presentations, and engage with our external consultant
  • Foster communication and networking internally and externally, while leading proactive initiatives and international key projects


We bring

  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in fragrance evaluation.  Title and compensation commensurate with experience (FDM minimum of 5 years’ experience, Sr. FDM minimum of 8 years’ experience)
  • Strong olfactive skills
  • Knowledge of market products, cross category
  • Time management, communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills
  • Technical understanding of Fragrance and its interaction with various products formats
  • Presentation skills – ability to comfortable to present with passion and commitment to a broad range of stakeholders


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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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