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Data Scientist -Innovation in Analytical Chemistry

Key Responsibilities:

•    Lead or contribute to multidisciplinary and multidivisional flavor and fragrance-related research projects through management and advanced processing of new and existing data.
•    Represent the global analytical chemistry team within a community of data scientists.
•    Maintain awareness of relevant state-of-the-art technologies and knowledge relevant to data science and analytical chemistry. Identify opportunities to improve and automate procedures, protocols and systems.
•    Build strategic relationships with R&D colleagues, business partners and key external contacts. Participate in data interpretation and information sharing with the global analytical chemistry teams.
•    Develop data science pipelines and prototype analysis tools. Apply programming capabilities and advanced chemometric techniques to analysis and interpretation of large data sets.
•    Communicate results internally and externally via meetings, presentations, conferences, peer-reviewed publications and patents. Provide training to colleagues to allow them to discuss knowledgably with data scientists, communicate needs and understand possibilities



•    Advanced degree in data science, or related discipline, with strong foundation in chemistry and demonstrated understanding of analytical chemistry.
•    Demonstrated expertise in statistics, data science and coding. Experience working with SQL, R, Pipeline Pilot, C++ or Python a plus.
•    Theoretical and hands-on experience with analytical methods, especially GC-MS and/or LC-MS, including sample preparation, development and validation a plus.
•    Track record of independently leading and delivering complex projects with demonstrated success in interdisciplinary projects.
•    Must be a strong team player, self-motivated, a strong communicator, and detail oriented.
•    Leadership skills with a capability to inspire colleagues.


We value:

•    Enthusiastic, well-organized collaborators who enjoy working with experts in other scientific fields
•    Individuals who are driven to learn and share
•    The motivation and ability to develop digital solutions for complex technical problems


We offer:

•    The opportunity to be a part of a highly creative, diverse and imaginative team in a company which values digitalization.
•    A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the flavors, beauty and fragrance industries.
•    An opportunity to conduct research that both tackles fundamental scientific questions and has direct business impact.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
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

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