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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 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Technical Perfumer

As a Technical Perfumer, you will be an integral part of Fragrance Ingredients Management team reporting directly to the Manager, Technical Perfumery & Formula Management.  Your expertise as a Perfumer will be leveraged to industrialize and maintain fragrance formulation, to achieve product quality objectives and service level.  Does being a partner excite you?


Technical Expertise and Business Partnership

  • Rework portfolio fragrances all end-use (fine fragrances, personal and home care)
  • Develop fragrance ingredients alternatives in line with new regulations
  • Support Quality Control on ingredient management
  • Share technical perfumery findings amongst Givaudan Global Perfumers community
  • Keep current with ingredients, regulations, and trends 
  • Partnering with Global functions to study and implement technical solutions


Are you someone who wants to grow and shape their own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and work in a team as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related discipline (MSC preferred)
  • 10-15 years of Perfumery experience, cross categories with international customers
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a global team
  • Must be a technical expert and an internal resource of Technical Perfumery, providing improvement recommendations
  • Modify formulas and make recommendations to Perfumery. Utilizes experience and knowledge of ingredients (quality), formula (stability), customer (specifications), supply chain and operations (processes) as well as established company policies



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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