Firmenich

The company was founded as Chuit & Naef in 1895 in Geneva by chemist Philippe Chuit and businessman Martin Naef. Fred Firmenich joined in 1900 and later became the majority partner. The company was renamed Firmenich SA.Firmenich SA is a private Swiss company in the perfume and flavor business. It is the largest privately owned company in the field and ranks number two worldwide. Firmenich has created perfumes for over 100 years and produced a number of well-known flavors.

Firmenich Genève Aéroport (GVA), Route de l'Aéroport, Meyrin, Switzerland
14/09/2020
Full time
Location:  Geneva, Switzerland Key Responsibilities: Assist our transition towards Industry 4.0 implementing state-of-the-art analytical tools Understand the operations strategy and define key metrics to support it Identify relevant data sources and define new data collection points Develop new data quality and data collection strategies for our multiple global sites Closely collaborate with Information Services to perform data extractions from various sources Translate real-world problems into an appropriate quantitative context and develop statistical/mathematical models (e.g. machine learning) that solve these questions Utilize lean-six sigma framework to assist our continuous improvement teams solve complex problems with advanced analytics techniques Make use of simulation software to test line efficiency improvements Present findings with compelling data visualizations and storytelling to drive change Develop new data reporting tools and...
Firmenich Genève Aéroport (GVA), Route de l'Aéroport, Meyrin, Switzerland
14/08/2020
Full time
Location:   Meyrin, Geneva, Switzerland Key Responsibilities: Support the new Green category strategy with all topics related to Natural & Sustainable creation, palette and formula analysis Green Palette Management:   coordinate new introductions with R&D, Perfumers, Purchasing, Quality, Innovation and Regulatory Portfolio & Formulae Analysis:   proactively and / or according to clients briefs, run extractions of formulae and perform systematic analysis to build meaningful “conscious” Green perfume claims Data integrity:   ensure data reliability for raw materials and formulae, in collaboration with Research, Purchasing and Regulatory Project coordination:   provide support in communication and project coordination with the perfumers and other stakeholders and follow up on actions to ensure a proper implementation We value: PhD or Master degree in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Our preference goes to candidates from EPFL, Ecole...
Firmenich Jonction, Genève, Switzerland
12/08/2020
Full time
Location:   Geneva, Switzerland As a successful applicant, you will join our Innovation in Analytical Chemistry Group in Geneva. You will be involved in all practical and organizational aspects of a research laboratory dedicated to the development of new analytical methods and strategies, from sample preparation to data processing, with a focus on Flavors & Fragrances innovative delivery systems. Key Responsibilities: Apply state-of-the-art analytical methodologies and explore new technologies to address challenges occurring in the development of Flavors & Fragrances Plan, prioritize and execute experiments to build solid knowledge and answer prominent questions Deliver reliable results on time Manage scientific projects, with the ability to take initiatives Identify technical problems and actively propose solutions Report work progress in a laboratory notebook, technical reports and during project review meetings Participate to the maintenance of the laboratory...