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Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

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:

  • Lead/contribute to multidisciplinary innovation programs through the generation of analytical data and insights for the discovery and development of fragrance and flavor solutions.
  • Develop and apply advanced methods to analyze volatile and non-volatile compounds in complex samples relevant to the fragrance, flavor and food industries.
  • Build and manage strategic scientific relationships with internal research and business partners. Identify their needs and challenges and use appropriate analytical approaches to provide relevant solutions.
  • Communicate project results proactively to a diversity of stakeholders and document final accomplishments in reports and external publications or presentations.
  • Leverage own technical expertise and scientific network to propose expansion of capabilities in Analytical Chemistry.


We value:

  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or a related field with 2+ years of experience in analytical chemistry, or M.Sc. with at least 8 years of experience in a relevant field of activities.
  • Strong experience in volatile and non-volatile analysis using a wide range of techniques including but not limited to GC, GC/MS, HPLC, LC/MS.
  • Attention to details and rigorous approach of scientific challenges.
  • Track record of independently leading and delivering complex projects.
  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary and international teams.
  • Excellent team spirit, superior communication skills, networking and influencing abilities.

We offer:

  • Being part of an interdisciplinary team of industry-leading researchers working closely with all business divisions and other enabling functions.
  • A diversity of exciting fragrance and flavor projects.
  • A well-equipped research facility.
  • Career development opportunities.

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


We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefits programs.



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