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2nd shift Quality Control Technician - Princeton,

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the receipt of samples as they are logged into Quality Control.
  • Analyze raw material, in-process, and finished product samples according to established SOP's
  • Retrieval and use of valid Quality Control retains as references.
  • Conduct daily Fragrance sensory evaluation sessions per established SOP's
  • Participate in, and lead daily Flavor sensory evaluation panels per established SOP's.  Provide Sensory Support in both preparation and evaluation of ingredients and finished products.
  • Prioritize / separate samples and organize their testing per established SOP's.
  • Prepare micro samples for shipment per established SOP's for 3rd party testing. Files all retains at conclusion of sample testing cycle


  • Bachelor's degree required preferably within the following disciplines (Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Food Science, Food Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry).  
  • Experience with GC, GCMS is preferred, with Flavors and/or Fragrance experience.
  • Technically proficient in the following standard chemical procedures and physical measurements (wet chemistry): GC, GCMS, FTIR, HPLC,NMR, pH, acid value, peroxide value, oil content, water content, specific gravity, refractive index, Tg, optical rotation, salt content, solid content, color, ester value and other standard tests.
  • Must be able to work a 2nd shift: 12:00pm – 8:30pm Monday –Friday
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to liaison with Creative staff, and R&D on production related issues. Excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office: Word, Excel and standard MS office software.  LIMS and/or SAP experience preferred


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be on your feet for 50-70% of the day;
  • Able to lift, push, or pull up to 30 lbs;
  • Requires wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).


We Value:

  • Diversity, Inclusiveness, Belonging
  • Work Ethics, Reliability, Punctuality (attendance)
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset, Leadership, Courage to be Innovative
  • Teamwork, Positive Attitude, Motivation, Adaptability
  • Safety & Quality Conscious, Integrity


We Offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. 
    Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
    At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:
    * Generous Paid Time Off!
    * Quarterly Bonus Potential!
    * Retirement Plans!
    * 401(k) with Company Match!
    * Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!
    * Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!
    * Flexible Spending Accounts!
    * Tobacco-Free Campus!
    * And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey