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Senior Chemist - Princeton, NJ

We currently have an immediate opportunity for a Senior CHEMIST to join the MATERIALS SCIENCE GROUP of our RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT DIVISION at our North American headquarters, located in Princeton, New Jersey.  You will be joining a diverse, collaborative, highly multi-disciplinary innovation community focused on flavor and fragrance delivery systems.  You will be working in a team, collaborating with and learning from internal experts, and reporting to a managing scientist.

 

Key Responsibilities:
• Conduct experimental analyses on performance of fragrance delivery systems
• Work closely with R&D colleagues and collaborators to apply relevant analytical protocols
• Prepare samples, collect data, and report/share findings
• Document the work in electronic laboratory notebook and via research reports
• Contribute to innovation in delivery systems and the generation of IP

 

Requirements:
• BSc in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, or a related discipline
• 3-5 years of industrial or academic laboratory experience
• Familiarity with GC and GC-MS equipment and basic analytical techniques
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Strong self-motivation, communication skills, and attention to detail
• Collaborative, pro-active, performance-driven mindset
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

 

We value:
• Passion for science and serving our customers
• Motivated, self-directing problem solvers
• Working cooperatively as a team member
• Idea generation and open communication
• Commitment to laboratory safety


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
• An opportunity to conduct research that tackles fundamental scientific questions and has direct business impact.


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!

 

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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