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Sr. Lab Tech, Air care-Princeton, NJ.

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  LABS

Lab Tech/Sr.

Princeton, NJ




dsm-firmenich has an immediate opportunity for an organized, detail-oriented and motivated Laboratory Technician to join our Technical Development group in the Perfumery & Beauty Division located in Plainsboro, NJ. As a Laboratory Technician you will support proactive and client-initiated fragrance and technology development projects in the Air Care category. You will support the high-quality execution of scientific studies and method development that result in winning fragrances and superior consumer-preferred benefits.


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

  • Ensuring Fragrance deliver action standards for air care products are met and providing remediation recommendations to creation teams
  • Testing samples for performance, stability while adhering to delivery due dates and applying good laboratory practices
  • Cross-functional interaction, coordination, and planning/scheduling with Perfumers, Fragrance Development Managers, account teams, and sample labs
  • Keeping personal workbench clean, organized as per best practices
  • Record-keeping, report writing, and data presentation
  • Operating with a team spirit mindset and supports their colleagues under high workload situations


We bring


  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers;
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
  • 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;
  • 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 or equivalent degree/experience preferably in a relevant or allied fields: chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, food science along with a minimum of 3 years of practical laboratory experience
  • Previous experience in a perfumery of FMCG company strongly preferred with knowledge of chemistry principles
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint with ability to chart and present data
  • Title and compensation commensurate with experience (Sr. Lab Tech minimum of 5 years experience)
  • Passion for problem solving and able to plan, manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects
  • Strong organizational and communication 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.

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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