Feb 04, 2019

Analytical Chemist - Flavor and Fragrance Analyst

  • P.A. AROMATICS FLAVORS S.R.L.
  • Carbonara al Ticino, Province of Pavia, Italy
Full time Research & Development

Job Description

This position requires a scientist with a strong knowledge of analytical chemistry as it pertains to flavor/fragrance analysis, aroma chemicals, instrumental analysis, especially GCMS.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Degree in Chemistry, or closely related field.
  • 2-5 years minimum working experience in a flavor and fragrance analysis laboratory, preferable at a flavor and fragrance company.
  • Proficiency with analytical instrumentation and techniques including GC and GC/MS.
  • Knowledge of mass spectrometry and mass spectral interpretation is required.
  • Working knowledge of aroma chemicals, essential oils and other materials used in the creation of flavors.
  • Ability in the identification and quantification of flavor and fragrance materials including individual molecules and natural preparations.
  • Experience in sample preparation, including extraction techniques such as Solid Phase Extraction (SPE), Solid Phase Micro Extraction (SPME), Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction (SBSE), Dynamic Headspace Extraction (DHS), Liquid-Liquid Extraction (LLE), and various other techniques.
  • Working knowledge of the properties of molecules and natural extracts used for the creation of flavors and fragrances.
  • Performs well in a fast pace environment and adapts to rapid change of priorities as required by the business.

Description of Work Performed:

  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot analytical instrumentation, specifically GC, GC/MS and related sampling instrumentation.
  • Perform data analysis using specialized software and prepare reports.
  • Use technical knowledge to assist internal customers to identify and deliver analytical project requirements.

Salary & Benefits

Competitive

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