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Junior Flavorist - Princeton, NJ

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Per Client request, project brief, market trend or strategic initiative – support Principal Flavorist on creative briefs using basic natural and/or synthetic flavor raw materials to meet project objectives.
  • Ensure timely and quality brief execution.
  • Maintain organized and efficient laboratory equipment and environment.
  • Provide technical flavor support to internal and external customers as needed.
  • Work with Principal Flavorist to drive collections supporting Global needs.
  • Work with Sales and Business Unit to maintain relationships at our customers and participate in a team-selling approach; accompany account executives as needed.
  • Participate in the Global Flavor Creation community, collaborating with colleagues in other zones as needed in flavor creation or creative insights.
  • Adhere to good creative practice, formulating to produce high quality, winning flavors that meet profit objectives.
  • Interface with other support groups at Firmenich, e.g. Innotech, CSI, Regulatory, and Sensory to anticipate customer needs and properly address commercial opportunities in the execution of briefs.



  • BS degree in Food Technology, Chemistry or related Science.
  • 5 years of experience creating winning flavors for Sweet Goods and Beverages applications - Citrus experience desired.
  • Membership in Society of Flavor Chemists.
  • Ability to Travel.

We value:

  • Project Management Skills.
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously with minimal supervision.
  • Team Player with good communication skills.

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 environment and sets and achieve 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

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