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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.

Chemical Process Engineer

Chemical Process Engineer –
Your next role?


As Chemical Process Engineer you will join our Ingredients production site in Vernier, you will report to a Production Manager and you will support Production Units Manager by focusing on daily production activities and ensure manufacturing processes and procedures for fragrance ingredients are following SOPs, safety and quality requirements.

In this exciting opportunity you will be in charge of the following responsibilities:


  • Ensure proper deployment of manufacturing processes in the production units
  • Follow quality, yields and productivities, records deviation 
  • Improve efficiency in consumption of energies
  • Support intra site transfer of manufacturing processes
  • Support project managers in the coordination of production transfer or implementation of novel ingredients
  • Manage focus technical projects for novel ingredients, in cooperation with Industrialization / Engineering & Maintenance teams
  • Identify, propose, prioritize, implement improvement actions
  • Follow and implement actions raised by process safety analysis
  • Follow and implement actions raised by EHS or Quality gap assessments
  • Prepare and/or correct SOPs in the area of responsibilities
  • Development of process flow diagrams and PID diagrams  
  • Apply continuous improvement skills and tools
  • Support the management of change




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 success profile includes:


  • Master in Chemistry / chemical engineering degree from a university or applied sciences institute or related discipline.
  • Skills in experimental chemistry and process engineering
  • Skills in continuous improvement (DMAIC, SixSigma)
  • Knowledge in fundamentals of Process Safety
  • Knowledge in chemical engineering (reaction kinetics, reactor heat and mass balance)
  • Knowledge of chemical product specifications and safety regulations 
  • Knowledge of EHS rules and guidelines
  • Basic knowledge of financial concepts (e.g. OPEX, CAPEX) and tools (e.g. SAP)
  • Fluency (oral, written) in French and English


Our Benefits (for Vernier, Switzerland):


  • Healthcare support
  • Paid Time Off and family leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Sport and leisure clubs
  • Company shop
  • Staff restaurant
  • Free car park


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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