Analytical Scientist
Job Description
The incumbent will carry out analytical experiments in the Hilversum Global Centre of Excellence for Fabric Care both on known and unknown fragrance compositions. The role partners with key technical and creative partners (perfumers, evaluators) to deliver insight into fragrance compositions and how they are delivered especially in fabric care applications. This position is based in the same team as the other Analytical Scientist I we are recruiting for. This is a temporary position for one year which can be extended to two. If interested, please check the other vacancy as well. 
  • Help with the reconstruction unknown fragrances based on analytical, olfaction and supplementary data
  • Carry out analyses on known fragrances in and delivered by consumer products, especially in fabric care applications
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Organize Olfactive evaluations 
Job Requirements
Essential skills & competencies    
  • Good planning skills
  • Proactive; can anticipate issues and generate practical solutions
  • Ability to work effectively under time constraints
  • Customer oriented
  • Drive for results
  • Analytical thinking; data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Learning ability
  • Team player
  • Proficient in English (Verbal and Written)
Required experience 
  • Bachelor or Master in analytical chemistry or organic chemistry
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in performing GC/MS analyses 
  • Experience in the Fragrance/Flavor industry or Fast Moving Consumer Goods environment, or forensic science
  • Extraction Skills
  • Perfume ingredient knowledge (and of their chemical behavior)
  • Olfactive skills

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