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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at

Small Scale Compounding Operator

Looking to make your mark? As a Small Scale Production Assistant in the dynamic fragrance industry, why not help develop our winning fragrance solutions? Guided by a Supervisor, you will carry out production activities to the highest industry standards. If this sounds like your ideal next move, it could become your perfect opportunity if you enjoy working to stringent high standards and have a great team spirit. You will supply fragrances and ingredients samples for all internal and external requests to service the requirements of our customers, inline with the departmental targets.




Are you outgoing, open-minded with an inquiring mind? Are you rigorous with a strong work ethic? Do you thrive in a culture where you can express yourself in a team environment? Are you looking to collaborate and learn in teams as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:-


  • Compounding of fragrances to set formulae
  • Administration of requests via computer systems
  • Preparation and decanting of samples
  • Safe packing and dispatch of all samples to customers and associates
  • Stock replenishments from main compounding
  • Compound samples both manually and using manual weigh station, make dilutions as required. Checking material, colours and shelf lives.
  • Processing, printing and updating of sample requests on the computer systems, maintain positions for all compounds and ingredients, provide labelling for all bottles.
  • Supply fragrances and ingredients for all internal and external requests as printed requisition, labelling as required. Provide essence for products to be made and analytical testing. Replenish fridge stocks.
  • Dispatch parcels to customers and units worldwide conforming to IATA regulations. Be proficient with all courier computer links, be able to find the most efficient, cost effective way to send samples.  Complete all paperwork and customs requirements for each consignment. Obtain dangerous goods certificate.
  • Collect and record all materials required for the department from main compounding. Checking that all ingredients are fresh and match description criteria and have correct codes. Update computer stocks for all materials taken.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping at all times to prevent contamination.
  • Be aware of site / departmental safety guidelines and knowledge of dealing with emergency situations.


Success Profile

  • Good working knowledge of SAP
  • Proven literacy and numeracy skills
  • IT proficient
  • Peer Relationships

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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