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Process Technician Recovery - Day

Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: Palo Alto, California, US, 94304

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF family. We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a wide range of science-based solutions.  We are looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team as a Process Technician in our downstream/recovery lab in Palo Alto, CA at the Genencor® Technology Center.  In this role you will be part of a team applying cutting edge biotechnology to address customer needs in a wide range of industrial applications. This position offers a $500.00 sign on bonus.

The ideal candidate will have:
•    Relevant laboratory or pilot plant experience. (Experience with in a GMP environment is a plus)
•    A high school diploma with relevant experience or associate’s degree in a technical or sciences field 
•    Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work and collaborate with a team 
•    Basic computer skills. (Experience with computer-based process control systems a plus)
•    Strong communication skills and a sense of self-motivation.
•    Ability to prioritize and troubleshoot issues under pressure.  


Job Requirements

Role Requirements:
•    This position will be in our small scale and pilot plant recovery labs that supports the development of R&D projects during the day shift (0600-1400).  
•    As part of a team, this person will be responsible for the operation of various downstream unit operations and proper documentation.
•    Participate in continuous improvement efforts to increase quality and service levels, improve process safety, efficiency, and reliability.  
•    Provide lab support on weekend shifts and overtime when required
•    Ability to lift 50 pounds
At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace.  Visit to learn more about our Equality Policy

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