Assistant Scientist in Analytical Chemistry

  • Firmenich
  • Jonction, Genève, Switzerland
  • 12/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

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 and the instruments

We value:
Bachelor or Master in Chemistry or CFC with at least 10 years of professional experience, preferably in Flavors & Fragrances industry

Solid theoretical background in Analytical Chemistry

Strong expertise in sample preparation and separation science (e.g. GC, HPLC)

Experience in fields such as polymer analysis, volatiles characterization, and untargeted analysis would be a plus

Basic experience on statistics and advanced data processing is an asset

Curiosity and passion for new analytical methods and instruments

Creativity, open-mindness, team spirit and problem solver attitude

Good knowledge of English (oral and written) is mandatory

We offer:
To be in for an inspiring journey of learning and transformation with a wide range of career development opportunities

To play a key role in our purpose to improve the quality of life of our workforce, our families, our local communities and society at large

To be part of a company shaping a strong legacy through breakthrough industrial innovations, sustainability and technology

To be a true client partner, impacting their business success

Being part of an interdisciplinary team of industry-leading researchers with state of the art equipped research facility

A diversity of exciting projects related to foods and fragranced products