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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 2019, the Company employed over 14,900 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion and a free cash flow of 12.7% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Industrialization Trainee

Industrialization trainee-

6 months

Your Next role?


As an Industrialization trainee, you will join the process development team in Vernier and you will apply your knowledge and skills acquired from coursework and research to help improving scale-up and tech transfer processes.


In this exciting challenge, your main responsibilities will be the following:


You will be in charge of creating a database to characterize production equipment. You will perform chemical engineering simulations (mixing, heat transfer…) and propose process improvements based on your knowledge and on the simulation results. You will check and compare results at different scales (lab, pilot, production). You will elaborate working instructions and procedural documents.

This internship will allow you to apply your knowledge in chemical and process engineering and become familiar with the fragrance and flavour industry.


Your professional profile includes:


  • Bachelor degree or Master degree student in chemical engineering or relevant discipline
  • Knowledge in chemical and process engineering (process development)
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Experience with simulation software is an advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Project management
  • Independent
  • Strong desire to learn/scientific curiosity
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.


Our Benefits (for Vernier, Switzerland):


  • Retirement plan
  • Sport and leisure clubs
  • Company shop
  • Staff restaurant
  • Free car park


You are interested in this exciting challenge? We are looking forward to receiving your application! Please make sure you enclose your CV, Cover Letter, Diplomas and Work Certificates.

Please note that only candidates currently undertaking their studies are eligible for an intern position. An Internship Agreement will have to be issued by the school. Only applicants fulfilling this criterion will be considered.


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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