Givaudan Vernier, Geneve, Switzerland
Environmental Laboratory Scientist – Your future position? As an Environmental Laboratory Scientist based in Vernier, you will be responsible for leading physico-chemical and Environmental Fate testing to ensure compliance with regulatory and safety requirements in an accredited GLP structure. You will be part of the Product Safety Science Labs team and will report directly to the Product Safety Science Labs Manager. In this exciting opportunity, your main responsibilities will be the following: Leading the Environmental Science testing: you will be responsible for leading the testing process on fragrance raw materials, such as natural or synthetic ingredients, and delivery systems to ensure compliance with global regulations and to support new product development. Using your proven technical capabilities and scientific expertise, you will be driving the development of new testing methodologies for current and future challenging regulations. Environmental Fate Lab Champion: you will be acting as the key scientific contact for Environmental Lab activities, processes and projects. For those, you will be managing the planning, lab operations and external communication to stakeholders. Partner in solution with stakeholders: you will be involved in cross-functional projects in order to provide added-value via your testing expertise. Your understanding of the business context and impact will be driving our Environment Product Stewardship Testing Program. You? Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come and join the team - and impact your world. Your professional profile includes: University / Bachelor’s Degree in scientific field – in Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, or related subject ; Minimum 5-8 years of relevant industry / CRO experience working in an Environmental Testing Laboratory or relevant scientific area ; Experience as Study Director for Physico-chemical and Environmental studies under GLP accreditation is a must ; Significant, demonstrable, experience in Biodegradation Testing is a high priority for this position ; Experience in the guidance of Laboratory operations and development would be highly ap-preciated ; Clear practical experience in a wide range of relevant sample preparation, testing and data handling processes related to Biodegradation and related tests ; Proficiency in analytical techniques (e.g. GC-FID and GC-MS) ; Skilled in scientific data interpretation, reporting and presentation ; Sense of ownership, take initiative with autonomy and rigour ; Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills ; Very good written & spoken English, French an asset.