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Scientist - Princeton, NJ

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead/contribute to multidisciplinary innovation programs by providing insights and data from an analytical chemistry perspective.
• Explore analytical techniques, develop and apply advanced methods to analyze volatile and non-volatile compounds, ingredients in complex flavor and fragrance samples.
• Within the global analytical team, participate in the processing of large sets of analytical data using advanced data processing methodologies.
• Build and manage strategic scientific relationships with research partners from other teams such as cellular biology, materials science or synthetic chemistry.
• Build strategic scientific relationships with external experts, both academic and industrial for collaboration programs.
• Supervise one or more technicians on specific research projects.
• PhD in analytical chemistry, or related field with strong analytical chemistry experience
• Sound knowledge of organic chemistry. Ability to leverage organic chemistry knowledge to interpret experimental results and design experiments.
• Solid knowledge and experience of all the various aspects related to chemical analysis (sample preparation, development and validation of analytical methods based on GC, GC/MS, HPLC, and LC/MS).
• Experience in data processing and statistical tools. Programming skills are a plus.
• Track record of independently leading and delivering complex projects.
• Interdisciplinary mindset.
• Leadership skills, capability to develop technicians and inspire colleagues.
• Fluent in English.


We Value:
• Excellent team spirit, communication skills and networking capacity.
• International experience and exposure to multicultural environments would be a plus.
• Passion for learning new things
• Great attention to safety regulations and guidelines
• Flexibility, multitasking, and team work


We offer:
• Being part of an interdisciplinary team of industry-leading researchers.
• A diversity of exciting flavor and fragrance projects .
• A state of the art 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


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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