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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 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 181 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Research Associate

Research Associate – Fragrances – Your Future Position?


Are you passionate about science and intrigued by Fragrance? Do you want to grow your career as a scientist and researcher?  If so this role of Research Associate within Givaudan’s Delivery System Centre of Excellence (Fragrance) could be the ideal next step for you. As Research Associate, you would be part of Givaudan’s dynamic Science and Technology department based in our Singapore Encapsulation Centre (Pioneer).


The Delivery System Centre of Excellence is responsible for providing expertise in the micro-encapsulation systems that are used to deliver heightened fragrance experience in a wide range of consumer products such as detergents, fabric softeners, and personal care products. The Research Associate will play a critical role in providing technical solutions on research and development projects. You will be essential in building local capabilities and knowledge within the field and contributing to further innovation in the field of Fragrance Encapsulation.


Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value and are constantly thinking outside of the box to find solutions. Reporting to the Technology Scientist, you will:


  • Synthetize and characterize encapsulated perfumes, use the scientific method; collect data using the appropriate tools (MS Office, database, electronic lab notebook); gather and capture information; help to improve knowledge on fragrance delivery systems; strive for functional excellence in planning, execution, observation and interpretation of experiments
  • Participate actively to the laboratory management, stock monitoring; write safe work procedures; maintain lab equipment and good housekeeping practices
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary environment, interact with other departments within the Singaporean Creative Center and with the Fragrance Delivery Center of Excellence (Argenteuil, France)



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


Your professional profile includes:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Chemistry or related field
  • Preferably a basic knowledge of fragrance science and technology
  • Excellent understanding of safe working in a laboratory environment
  • Keen sense of observation, meticulous analytical and synthesis skills
  • A desire to take the initiative, to be a team-player and to work with a strong internal and external customer focus
  • Good working knowledge of English


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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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