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Senior Research Technician 1 year

Givaudan Schweiz AG

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Senior Research Technician 1 year

Senior Research Technician 1 year

As a Senior Research Technician in the Process Research group for Fragrance Division, you will work with and assist your line management in investigating new Processes for fragrance ingredients using your skills in synthetic organic chemistry. You will work as part of a team in the laboratory in Zürich. The major focus of the role is on generating process information from the laboratory to ensure that fragrance ingredients benefit commercially from the best production processes conceivable. To do this you will design and perform lab work in a safe manner, operating, maintaining and organizing standard lab equipment and where required helping develop new techniques to support projects. This position is limited for one year.


Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs and deliver value. In this exciting role you will in coordination with your line management:


  • Scale up of processes: you will use your synthetic capability to perform syntheses from 1-10g scale to large laboratory scale (500g+) safely and in a timely manner.
  • Record effectively all data generated from such experiments.
  • Communicate effectively your results and offer conclusions/ways forward to your line management enabling the successful progress of projects.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the laboratory by sourcing lab supplies needed to carry out routine and complex experiments.
  • Provide coaching opportunities for the development of more junior technicians
  • Continuously develop your practical skills towards Process Research through practical experience and structured learning.



Are you someone who wants to grow further and develop in a laboratory environment? Action oriented and willing to work in teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world. Your professional profile includes:


  • Educated as chemical technician and several years of experience on the job
  • Possesses deep knowledge of lab equipment and it’s safe use to perform research & technology experiments
  • Possesses ability to document effectively data generated from experimental results and provide conclusions
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of Environment Health Services guidelines as they pertain to lab maintenance and operation
  • A good knowledge of English and the ability to record effectively experimental details/conclusions in English
  • Ability to coach junior staff in practical aspects of Process Research


Your future employer?

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 4.4 billion in 2015. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 80 locations, the company has more than 9,500 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.