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Application Tech-Princeton, NJ.

Country/Region:  US

Application Lab Assistant

Plainsboro, NJ, US




Your main priority will be managing and coordinating all client stability requests and effectively communicating results to our internal/external business partners. The remainder of the time (workload and time permitting) will be spent assisting the Application Lab with preparing samples in various technologies (shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion, etc.). This position comes with high visibility and will play a key role with establishing and maintaining successful customer relationships.    


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work to not only benefit our People, Customers & Communities but also drive value.  Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.


Your key responsibilities

  • Manage and deliver stability evaluations and reports for Fine Fragrance, Body Care, Ari Care, and Home Care projects.
  • Analyzing, interpreting, reporting and presenting the results to ensure key insights are communicated
  • To act as primary point of contact and work closely with internal and external teams for all stability activity
  • Perform and maintain calibration of equipment such as temperature chambers and ovens, PH meter, Viscometer, UV light box, etc.
  • Testing samples for performance, stability while adhering to delivery due dates and applying good laboratory practices
  • Identifying technical problems in application samples and tests, processes, and test solutions
  • Prepare and deliver complex application samples for clients using our CLASS sampling system and independently operate standard equipment/procedures to the required level


We bring

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers;
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;
  • 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

  • A background in Science and Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in the fragrance/flavor industry
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to exercise tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent planning, presentation, organizational and time management skills
  • Self-starter, with strong sense of ownership, assertive and passionate for high level of client satisfaction
  • Strong business acumen and business management skills








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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