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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2019, the Company employed over 14,900 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion and a free cash flow of 12.7% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Measurement Scientist

About the Role


Measurement Science is a diverse team within the Fragrance S&T function providing expertise and tools to research platforms including Ingredients, Delivery Systems, Health and Well-Being and Global Technology.


Primary activities include application of advanced chemical measurements and controlled environments to understand ingredient, technology and formulation behaviour. An opportunity has arisen for a Measurement scientist to join the team and support laboratory activities.


You will be based on our Ashford site and will report to the Head of Measurement Science. The planned start date for the position is from January 2021.

You will undertake both routine screening and specialist method development for research applications to help develop improved and new products and solutions across the Science and Technology group. 


You Will:


  • Contribute to research projects and business requests
  • Generation and interpretation of high-quality experimental data
  • Wet chemistry and sample preparation
  • Apply specialist measurement techniques (unique to Givaudan)
  • Rigorous recording and filing of generated experimental data using electronic reporting formats
  • Present results and issuing high-quality reports
  • Work independently and within a team environment, as required


You Have:


  • A-levels or equivalent in scientific subjects (essential), University degree (desirable), or equivalent experience
  • Practical laboratory skills
  • Experience with the application of analytical chemistry techniques
  • Experience with statistical analyses and treatment of chemical data
  • Experience working in an automated laboratory reporting environment
  • Experience with generating and recording large datasets
  • A problem-solving approach
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


Our Benefits


  • Great compensation package including bonus
  • Learning opportunities
  • Career development plan
  • Site Events


At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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