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Lab Technician

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: New York, New York, US, 10019

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 66661 

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of IFF’s Fragrance Technician team! In this position, you will directly support the Fine Fragrance perfumers by compounding materials in a prescribed formula and to assist with lab workload when assigned by the supervisor. This position reports to the Perfumery Lab Supervisor.


About You:
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate attention to detail, customer focus, excellent
communication and problem solving skills. Also the ability to adapt to changing tasks and instructions
based on business demands throughout the day in order to satisfy internal and external customers.


You will spend your time...
• Compounding essential oils and prepare finished samples
• Maintain a perfumer’s log of corporate numbers and also targets
• Maintain a log of approvals and rejections of batches made by the lab
• Continually renew raw materials and solutions to keep them within their shelf life
• Properly maintain lab
• Help other labs when assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements



Required Skills:
• Industry knowledge: Technical knowledge of liquid compounding, including raw materials, their handling, use and storage.
• Computer skills: Must be proficient in basic computer knowledge and comfortable using automated systems and computer task management tools.
• Must be able to start and complete a task in a dynamic environment.
• Adapt to changes and priorities due to customer request. Ability to give and receive verbal and written communications.
• This position has some physical demands. The candidate should have the ability to lift up to 20 lbs. (bases/alcohol containers) and should also have the ability to navigate a stairwell multiple times per day (oil retrieval). This same action (oil retrieval) will also require bending and reaching.

Required Experience:
• Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
• 1-2 years previous lab experience
• SAP knowledge a plus

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: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City