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Bioanalytical Specialist/Chemist

Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: Rochester, New York, US, 14606

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 94401 

Long Description

We are looking for an experienced Chemist to join our Nutrition and Bioscience Division located in Rochester, NY in our Quality Control organization.

At Nutrition & Biosciences (now part of IFF), 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 partners with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products people crave. With over 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.


Job Description

If you are an individual who is self-motivated, open-minded, results oriented, and has a strong commitment to quality then this is the role for you! This role carries out a complex scope of inter-disciplined assignments while interacting with teams spread across the world.   


The principle responsibilities for this position are:

  • Analytical method development, validation, optimization and implementation 
  • Method transfer to internal and external labs
  • Data collection and advanced analysis. Use of statistics, interpretation and decision making
  • Writing standard operating procedures
  • Presenting and discussing scientific data to a diverse global team to define strategy
  • Working with manufacturing sites to troubleshoot methods and perform quality checks for product consistency and safety purposes
  • Work closely with regulatory teams to collect data for registrations or toxicology testing
  • Serve as a technical contributor and manages whole or major parts of analytical projects
  • Serves as a resident expert in one or more technologies and/or functions
  • Use project management skills to identify, prioritize, coordinate, and complete specific project objectives 
  • Works with Bioanalytical Management and coordinates with other team members to align resources needed to complete project objectives
  • Conducts internal and external training and assessments 

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biology or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an lab setting
  • Experience working with proteins; HPLC is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word; Minitab and PowerPoint experience are a plus
  • Statistics and quality control exposure would be preferred
  • Able to make sound systematic decisions, problem solving, and troubleshooting
  • Able to effectively prioritize, organize, and plan responsibilities to meet deadlines
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills to work with an interactive and self-directed team
  • Periodic travel will be required


We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.


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Nearest Major Market: Rochester