Perfumery Lab Technician
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016
New York, NY
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe purpose of this position is to provide direct support to Fine Fragrance perfumers by compounding materials in a prescribed formula and to assist with lab workload when assigned by the supervisor. This position reports to the Perfumery Lab Supervisor. The candidate will be expected to adapt to changing tasks and instructions based on business demands throughout the day in order to satisfy internal and external customers.
Work responsibilities: The candidate will compound fragrance formulas using a computer task management system; maintain a perfumer's log of corporate numbers and also targets; maintain a log of approvals and rejections of batches made by the lab; continually renew raw materials and solutions to keep them within their shelf life; properly maintain lab; help other labs when assigned by the supervisor.
60%: Compound essential oils.
5%: Prepare finished samples.
10%: Provide oils to internal and sometimes external customers if needed.
5%: Maintain a perfumer's log of corporate numbers.
5%: Continually renew their stock and solutions.
5%: Provide help when it is needed in other labs.
5%: Properly maintain their bays.
5%: Maintain a log of approvals and rejection of batches made in New York.Required Skills:
Industry knowledge: Technical knowledge of liquid compounding, including raw materials, their handling, use and storage.
Computer skills: Must be proficient in basic computer knowledge and comfortable using automated systems and computer task management tools.
Must be able to start and complete a task in a dynamic environment:
Adapt to changes and priorities due to customer request. Ability to give and receive verbal and written communications.
Must be safe and conscientious lab operator for the protection of all employees.
2 to 5 years industry experience in fragrance or flavor creative laboratory with a strong understanding of essential oils and perfumery raw materials.
Experience working with sub-components and bases in order to optimize production of creative samples.
Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) is a plus.
2 or 4 year college degree preferred.