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Givaudan is a global leader in Fragrance & Beauty and Taste & Wellbeing. We celebrate the beauty of human experience by creating for happier, healthier lives with love for nature. Together with our customers we deliver food experiences, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions that make people look and feel good. In 2021, Givaudan employed over 16,800 people worldwide and achieved CHF 6.7 billion in sales with a free cash flow of 12.6%. With a heritage that stretches back over 250 years, we are committed to driving long-term, purpose-led growth by improving people’s health and happiness and increasing our positive impact on nature. This is Givaudan. Human by nature. Discover more at:

QC Technician 2nd Shift

Under regular supervision evaluate, inspect and analyze raw materials, intermediates and finished goods by performing basic sensory and/or physical and/or analytical tests to secure compliance with product safety regulations, specifications and standards. 


In this position you will:

  • Perform a variety of quality control related sensory assessments including organoleptic (e.g. odor & taste) and visual determinations (e.g. color and appearance).

  • Perform a variety of quality control related measurements (e.g. chemical tests to determine pH, acid values) using wet chemical methods such as titration, saponification etc.

  • Perform a variety of quality control related measurements (e.g. specific gravity, refractive index, melting point, flashpoint) to determine the physical characteristics of the sample 

  • Perform a variety of quality control related measurements (e.g. chromatography, GC-MS, infra-red, ICP) to determine the composition of samples tested. 

  • Enter results into laboratory books / systems such as SAP.

  • Document non-conformance.  Extract, analyze, summarize and collect data for material related investigations.


Are you someone who wants to grow and shape their own world? Who is interested in leadership opportunities and building effective teams? 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.


Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelors Degree within a technical field such as Chemistry, Biology, etc. with experience in chemistry or laboratory techniques and general equivalency development (GED) is required.

  • Overall work experience of 1 to 2 years in a similar position.

  • Previous background in Sensory Evaluation and/or Analytical QC required.

  • Operational experience of a laboratory environment, analytical equipment and instruments

  • Basic Sensory evaluation capability / potential capability preferred

  • Knowledge of chemical substances, hazardous material and related local regulations

  • Good computer knowledge with such systems as SAP, Databases, Microsoft Office products is preferred.

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.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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