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Senior Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

Location: Shanghai, China

Key Responsibilities:

Lead/contribute to multidisciplinary innovation programs by providing insights and data from an analytical chemistry perspective.
Develop and apply analytical methods for various materials related to the flavor and fragrance industry, including natural flavor and fragrance materials, and ingredients of consumer products (e.g. foods and body/home care products).
Identify opportunities and technical gaps through understanding of market needs and strategic thinking, and contribute to the company’s innovation pipeline for new ingredients and technologies.
Play an active role in a global analytical team active on three continents through discussions and leadership on specific areas.
Identify potential academic/industrial partners for collaboration programs, and lead them.
Supervise and develop technicians.


We value:

PhD in analytical chemistry. Several years of professional experience in a research function, preferably in a field related to flavors and fragrances, including food industry and body/home care industry, or pharmaceutical/specialty chemical industry.
Solid knowledge/experience in chemical analysis including sample preparation, method development and validation based on GC, GC/MS, HPLC, and LC/MS.
Track record of independently leading and delivering complex/interdisciplinary projects.
Strong experience in high throughput analysis and data processing afterwards.
Knowledge and experience in programming is a plus.
Fluent in English. International experience or exposure to multicultural environments.
Leadership skills, capability to develop people and inspire colleagues.
Excellent team spirit, communication skills and networking capacity.


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.