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Senior Quality Control Technician - St. Louis, MO

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to the Global Quality Control LEAN workflow process for processing of all Quality Control Samples.
  • Manage the receipt of samples as they are logged into the Quality Control.
  • Prioritize/Separate samples and organize their testing per establishes SOP’s.
  • Prepare external lab testing samples for shipment per established SOP’s.
  • Retrieval and use of valid Quality Control retains as references.
  • Analyze raw material, in-process, and finished product samples according to established SOP’s.
  • Analyze raw material, in-process, and finished product samples via GC and GCMS according to established SOP’s.
  • Participate in, and lead daily Flavor sensory evaluation panels per established SOP's.
  • Track test results availability in LIMS for timely Quality disposition.
  • Provides Sensory Support in both preparation and evaluation of ingredients and finished products.
  • Follows all Lab and Site safety and GMP rules. Maintains work area in a neat and organized manner and completes all paperwork correctly.
  • Maintain necessary familiarity with current Quality Control testing and process knowledge.
  • Ensure instrument calibrations are within tolerances and recalibrate as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • B.S. degree in Chemistry, Food science, or related scientific field.
  • 3-5 years GC experience.
  • Experience in a flavor / food manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Experience with MS Office: Word, Excel and standard MS office software is required.
  • LIMS and SAP experience preferred.
  • Able to work 2nd shift.

We value:

  • Growth mindset individuals who consistently strive to grow their capabilities, are not afraid to make a mistake, and never give up.
  • Strong collaborators who enjoy working across functions to drive improvement.
  • Professionals who consistently look beyond their function to drive solutions which are best for the company as a whole.
  • People who genuinely enjoy and value working with other people.
  • People who realize it is all about the journey, not the destination.

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.

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!



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