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.
Our 7,300 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated products.
Dreamers and doers, we work tirelessly to discover flavors and fragrances that inspire customers and delight consumers. We are fueled by our four corporate values of passion, creativity, expertise and empowerment.
It is the unique blend of these values that make us IFF. These qualities can be seen and felt throughout our amazing 129 year history and will continue to guide us as we explore our limitless possibilities and develop new-
to-world solutions that enhance the lives of millions around the globe.
Role and Responsibilities :
The main purpose of the role is to ensure that categories and the whole fragrance development process are efficiently supported by the different labs
He / She will be responsible in ensuring that all fragrances and applied samples required for fragrance development in the Creative Center are delivered on time.
Ensure that processes are in place in each lab and all perfume requests are delivered on time so that no project is delayed.
Ensure that processes are in place and all fragrances are applied to the proper applications products so that the necessary evaluations and / or submissions are not compromised.
Ensure stocks are in place for raw material and bases, and we have a good planning of activities.
Ensure that fragrances compound weighted are well classified by Perfumer Assistants and are easily reachable.
He / She will also have to manage the sample making laboratory ensuring good planning of activities and communications with Perfumers, Scent Design Managers (SDM), Fragrance Development Support (FDS), or other groups so that work load is properly distributed and proper resource allocation is made.
He / She will make yearly budget recommendations on operational requirements of the different cost centers.
The role involves supporting technical G2M projects. These includes trouble shooting stability issues, working with Perfumers on the use of technical tools and models, making supporting technical documentation and presentation to customers, etc.
Support promotion of fragrance technology and updates with internal teams and clients
Keep track of technology innovations & trends within IFF and in the industry, partner with COE Technology teams to bring in innovation and technical solutions contributing to our business.
Strengthen our relationship with client’s R&D teams and build client intimacy from technology standpoint.
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Required Skills :
Ability to manage and lead teams with direct supervision.
Strong communication and planning skills.
Proven track record of managing complexity with efficacy.
Knowledgeable in lab safety, relevant application, raw materials and chemical processes.
Excellent leadership and team building capabilities.
Thorough business knowledge and acumen.
Expertise in presentation skills to both internal and external customers.
Thorough understanding of Personal care, Fabric care and Home care product formulations
Knowhow of Fragrance Technology will be added advantage
Required Experience & Qualification :
BS / MS degree in Science & Technology or Chemistry.
Minimum 10-12 years’ experience in the chemical, cosmetic, consumer goods, & / or fragrance industry
Good understanding and knowledge of working on formulations, fragrance development process.