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Lab Technician - Princeton, NJ


As a Laboratory Technician you will support proactive and client-initiated fragrance and technology development projects for multi-national Consumer Packaged Goods companies in the Home 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.

Key Responsibilities:

As a member of the Technical Development team you will support efforts to resolve technical issues on client-based and proactive projects, which include:

  • Troubleshooting fragrance - product interactions and providing remediation recommendations to Perfumers and Fragrance Development Managers
  • Running technical sensory panels
  • Cross-functional interaction, coordination, and planning/scheduling with Perfumers, Fragrance Development Managers, account teams, and sample labs
  • Conducting studies to support fragrance technology development
  • Record-keeping, report writing, and data presentation


  • Degree in relevant or allied fields: chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, food science
  • 0-2 years of relevant laboratory experience in the fragrance or allied industries

We value:

  • Knowledge of chemistry principles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive team-player
  • Able to plan, manage, and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects
  • A passion for problem-solving

We offer:

  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries
  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively



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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