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At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Location: Minhang District, Shanghai, China


Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and lead research projects to develop processes and technologies for extraction and enrichment of compounds with flavor and perfume properties, in close collaboration with internal business partners.
  • Optimize processes to improve sensory quality and cost effectiveness.
  • Scale up processes and assist in transfer to production.
  • Assess the value of new purification technologies as potential contributors to our business.
  • Serve as a global technical resource for separation and concentration processes and natural products process development.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external research/industrial partners in relevant technical fields.


We value:

  • PhD or experienced MS holder in chemical engineering, process engineering, biochemical engineering, or related field. Thorough understanding of chemical process unit operations and chemical engineering fundamentals.
  • Strong process development skills. Hands-on experience in the field of separation and concentration processes. Preferred: Industrial experience (minimal 3 years) in natural products processing.
  • Resourceful, creative, energetic, highly motivated, idea generator, able to work independently.
  • Good team spirit, communication skills and networking capacity.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to safe work practices.
  • Fluent in English. International experience or exposure to multicultural environments.


We offer:

  • Being part of an interdisciplinary team of industry-leading researchers.
  • A diversity of exciting projects related to food and fragranced products.
  • A well-equipped research facility.
  • Career development opportunities  


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