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Senior Chemist

Date: Apr 14, 2021

Location: Jacksonville, Florida, US, 32254

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Time has never been better to join the IFF team.  The Senior Chemist position reports to our Technical Services team and will work to support our Innovation and Process Improvement projects for the site as well as global chemical sites in the Fragrance Ingredient business. The position is located at our Chemical plant in Jacksonville Florida.
Responsibility & % of Time
 45% Conduct lab scale trials in support of continuous improvement efforts, including existing process optimization and new process development.
 35% Support day to day operations for plant production, including development of lab scale blends, and general process troubleshooting utilizing knowledge of process chemistry and analytical methods.
 10% Support site EH&S programs as needed, particularly as they pertain to the Development Lab (housekeeping, monthly audits, etc.).
 10% Miscellaneous duties as assigned to ensure continued successful site and laboratory operations.
 Required Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in a Chemistry or related science field with minimum 5 years relevant work experience
PhD in Analytical, Organic Chemistry or related field with minimum 2 years relevant work experience

Required Experience:
Minimum of 2 years working experience with bench scale processing equipment and analytical instrumentation.
Minimum of 2 years working experience with computer software programs: word processors, spreadsheets, e-mail, internet usage, etc., including writing of technical reports.
5+ years working experience with lab scale equipment and analytical instrumentation (GC; GC-MS) in a laboratory or pilot plant setting in a chemical production environment (distillation).
5+ years working experience with aromatic or fragrance chemical processing, terpene/turpentine processing, etc.
Working experience using software programs: Waters Empower, Agilent ChemStation
Years Of Experience:
2+ to 5+ Years

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.
Visit us at to learn more about how we’re using Uncommon Sense to challenge expected, champion creators, and do more good for people and planet.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville