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Senior Technician

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Plaquemine, Louisiana, US, 70764

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


Lab Technician - Rotating Shift - Plaquemine, LA


*What WE Offer!**

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K+Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Parental Leave
  • PTO

This job is a rotating 12-hour shift: Once fully trained, the schedule would be 5 am-5 pm and 5 pm-5 am rotating: Fri-M, off Tue, Wed-Thu, off Fri-M, work Tue, off Wed-Thu. This job is a rotating 12-hour shift: Once fully trained, the schedule would be 5 am-5 pm and 5 pm-5 am rotating: Fri-M, off Tue, Wed-Thu, off Fri-M, work Tue, off Wed-Thu.

Here, we boldly bring together science and creativity to create what the world needs. An industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, we create essential solutions – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. Equal parts outspoken and analytical, our international collective of thinkers working with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products people crave. With more than 110 manufacturing facilities, 100 R&D centers, and 33,000 customers across the world, we’re poised to make a difference on an unprecedented scale. Without our boundary-pushing passion and end-to-end expertise, the future wouldn’t be the same.

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 Laboratory Technician in our METHOCELTM Quality Control lab in Plaquemine, LA. In this role you will be responsible for performing routine analyses, evaluating results, and calibrating and maintaining analytical systems to provide analytical data to produce and release products including Pharmaceutical Excipients and Industrial Specialty products.

You Will Spend Your Time...

  • Follow procedures related to EH&S and to the Analytical Work Process
  • Adhere to good laboratory practices
  • Adhere to cGMP and good documentation practices requirements.
  • Perform routine analyses according to documented procedures
  • Evaluate correctness of data
  • Document and communicate laboratory results

Job Requirements


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant laboratory experience. (Experience with biology, bioscience, biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, or aseptic techniques is a plus.)
  • Can demonstrate mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills plus ability to work and collaborate with a team.
  • Basic computer skills. (Experience with computer-based systems such as LIMS, Electronic Logbook, etc. is a plus.)
  • Strong sense of self-motivation and ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and troubleshoot issues under pressure.
  • Strong initiative, ability to work independently, and the ability to multitask.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, allowing them to work in a variety of roles within the manufacturing plant and analytical organization.
  • Must be able to work and interact effectively as a member of a team.
  • Must have the ability to learn and apply technical concepts related to laboratory instruments, sample analyses, and data interpretation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or science field desired. 20 hours of College Chemistry or relevant work experience is required.


Qualified new hires will be trained in the skills necessary to perform the job duties outlined, with a team devoted to individual development and investment. 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.

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge