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Innovation Manager, Switzerland, Inks Europe

Sensient Imaging Technologies SA

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Innovation Manager, Switzerland, Inks Europe

Innovation Manager, Switzerland, Inks Europe - (001942)


Job summary


This position is responsible for the chemical analysis of raw materials, intermediates and finished products and the daily operation of the chemical analysis laboratory.


The Job Holder must be able to work with a number of analytical technologies and methods that are used carry out full qualitative and quantitative analyses.

The role also includes managing analytical projects for other Sensient facilities and collaborations with external laboratories.



Major duties


  • Provide full chemical analytical support to production, QC and the R&D teams.
  • Prepare samples for volatile and/or non-volatile component analyses by extraction, adsorption, e.g. stir bar, SPME, and/or derivitisation.
  • Analysis samples using GC-FID, GC-MS, LC, LC-MS, IR, IC, and others as appropriate
  • Maintain all analytical equipment, including trouble-shooting and calibration to ensure minimal operational down-time.
  • Develop new analytical methods as required and improve on existing methods.
  • Prepare reports and presentations on the data collected.
  • Maintain records of all analyses and reference samples.
  • Identify and assist in the purchase and installation of new analytical equipment.
  • Work efficiently in cross-functional multi-site technical teams.

Knowledge, skills, abilities

  • PhD in Analytical chemistry with at least 5 years of experience in commercial environment analyzing both volatile and non-volatile compounds.
  • Experience in using various methods of extraction, purification, detection, identification and quantification.
  • Experience in method development and sample preparation.
  • A good communicator with strong book-keeping and report-writing skills.
  • Bi-lingual English and French
  • A highly-motivated self-starter who is able to think independently yet work as a team player.
  • Ability to travel internationally on an occasional basis.


Position description


You will need to have a track record of practical analytical laboratory work that has led to the successful identification and quantification of chemical components in complex mixtures. In addition, you will need to be enthusiastic, rigorous and self-motivated with high energy levels to deliver projects on–time and to a consistently high standard.



About Sensient Colors


Sensient Color Group is a leading developer, producer and supplier of natural and synthetic color systems for customers around the globe. The Company's high-performance products play a central role in the manufacture of foods and beverages, cosmetic and pharmaceutical colors and coatings, inks for commercial and consumer printers, and colors for agricultural uses, household cleaners and paper products. The Color Group is located in St. Louis, Missouri.


About Sensient Technologies Corporation


Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.  Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package.  For more information, visit our website at http://www.sensient.com/.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Primary Location

: Europe, Middle East and Africa-Switzerland-Switzerland-Morges

Work Locations

Morges Office 
Z.I. Riond-Bosson 8 
 Morges 1110


: Research and Development


: Inks Europe


: Full-time


: Day/Shift 1

Employee Status

: Regular

Job Type

: Standard

Job Posting

: Nov 18, 2016, 9:30:08 PM