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Fragrance Analyst-Princeton, NJ.

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  FRAGRANCE DEV.

Fragrance Analyst

Princeton, NJ, US




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, 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:

  • Reverse engineer fragranced market products by utilizing GC/MS and GCO as per Perfumer request and business needs.
  • Along with the other analysts, locally and globally, ensures that all requests are           handled and delivered with standardized laboratory protocols.
  • Ensure short-medium-long term deliverables are aligned with global strategy.
  • Perform market product extractions (e.g. SPE, SPME, liquid-liquid).
  • Report data to enhance current AI and Digitization projects.
  • Knowledge of Perfumery Raw Materials and  Olfactive expertise


 We bring:

  • Being part of the global fragrance intelligence team working in close collaboration with perfumers and business stakeholders with state-of-the-art methods and equipment
  • A diversity of exciting projects related to 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 


You bring:

  • MS degree in Analytical Chemistry 
  • 3 years of track record and relevant experience in analytical chemistry in a similar role. 
  • Experience in reverse engineering of consumer fragrance market products utilizing GC/MS, Headspace, and other techniques.
  • Proficient in the identification of perfumery raw materials by both analytical tools and olfactive ability.
  •  Proficient in SPE, SPME, liquid-liquid, steam distillation and other extraction techniques.
  • Able to perform data treatment with basic to advanced software tools. Good Team management coupled with an entrepreneurial and agile mindset as well as a strong collaborative and interdisciplinary capacity



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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