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Waste Water Environmental Technician I

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the operation of the wastewater treatment plant. Begin the process of understanding lab data and visual observations and how they affect the decision making process in the operation of the system.
  • Make necessary changes and adjustments to flows, chemical feeds, treatment processes etc. Begin the process of understanding of what changes and adjustments to make to obtain best possible treatment and to meet government (NJDEP) established discharge limits.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on pumps, blowers, mixers and other wastewater treatment equipment.
  • Take samples, run lab analysis & begin the process of interpreting data for use in the treatment process and for reporting purposes to the NJDEP.
  • Work closely with outside lab, sludge Removal Company and wastewater equipment repair/maintenance companies.
  • Interact with any Firmenich employee and external client/contractor in a professional, courteous manner to promote a respectful, productive work environment.
  • Perform other environmental duties as required.



  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a Waste Water Treatment plant.
  • N1 or S1 license issued by the State of New Jersey preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible day shift schedule including either Saturday and/or Sunday and holidays.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency call backs at various off hour times and respond to the site within 2 hours.
  • Ability to complete lab work and understand the results.
  • Mechanical ability and problem solving skills.
  • Commitment to safe, clean work practices


Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).


We value:

  • Diversity, Inclusiveness, Belonging
  • Work Ethics, Reliability
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset, Leadership, Courage to be Innovative
  • Teamwork, Positive Attitude, Motivation, Adaptability
  • Safety & Quality Conscious, Integrity


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 the environment and sets and achieves 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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