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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 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at

QC Technician 2nd Shift

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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