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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:

Quality Control Supervisor

Accountable to the Quality Control Manager. Working to plan, organize, and lead the execution of Quality Control programs by overseeing the olfactive and/or analytical QC laboratories, ensuring work is conducted in a safe and efficient manner that assures the integrity of QC results and meets the agreed QC service level.


In this position you will:

  • Participate in the design of tactical and operational plans for the site function and execute QC tasks in the assigned area(s) of activity in order to meet quality control objectives
  • Supervise QC Analysts I/II/III and QC Technicians in executing chemical, physical testing or sensory evaluation of raw materials, intermediates and products as identified by the current Givaudan specification for the item.
  • Monitor both team and individual performance and workload.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of test equipment, identifying future resource needs and dedicated test space for the Raw Materials, Finished Goods and GC labs.
  • Lead the identification and implementation of improvement opportunities in QC, set proactive measure to prevent issues.
  • Coach QC Analysts and QC Technicians in achieving safe, correct and efficient completion of assigned work and drive the development and promotion of local QC talents within Operations


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:

  • Bachelor degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related discipline.
  • Overall work experience of 5+ years in a similar position, supervisory experience preferred.
  • Proficient in systems, procedures and techniques for laboratory operations (e.g. weighing balance, Densitometer, Refractometer, Moisture balances, Karl Fischer Titrator, Sieve testing equipment, GC).
  • Broad based knowledge of ingredients and products safety principles, global standards as well as regulations.
  • Basic Sensory evaluation capability / potential capability preferred
  • Previous background in Sensory Evaluation and Analytical QC required.


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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