Firmenich Inc. Quality Control Technician St. Louis MO in Saint Louis, Missouri
QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN - ST. LOUIS, MO Key Responsibilities: * Manage the receipt of samples, analyze raw material, in-process, and finished product samples according to established SOPs and make usage decisions in LIMS. * Participate in, and lead daily flavor sensory evaluation panels per established SOPs including Sensory Support in both preparation and evaluation of ingredients and finished products. * Create, update and write procedures, both testing and QC policies analysis. * Retrieval, storage, filing and use of valid Quality Control retains as references. * Follow all Lab and site safety and GMP rules. Maintains work area in a neat and organized manner and completes all paperwork correctly. Compliance with applicable company policies and procedures is required. * Prepare micro samples for shipment per established SOP s for 3rd party testing. We value: * Bachelor's degree required preferably within the following disciplines Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Food Science, Food Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry. * Proficiency with MS Office: Word, Excel and standard MS office software. * LIMS and/or SAP experience preferred * Strong interpersonal skills in order to liaison with Creative staff, and RandD on production related issues. * Experience with GC, GCMS is preferred, with Flavors and/or Fragrance experience. * Technically proficient in the following standard chemical procedures and physical measurements wet chemistry: GC, GCMS, FTIR, HPLC,NMR, pH, acid value, peroxide value, oil content, water content, specific gravity, refractive index, optical rotation, solid content, color, ester value, flashpoint and other standard tests. We offer: * High Challenge and High Reward Environment * Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste * Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company * Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran At Company , we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features: * Generous Paid Time Off! * Quarterly Bonus Potential! * Retirement Plans! * 401k with Company Match! * Low Cost Medical, Dental and Rx and Vision Coverage! * Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children! * Flexible Spending Accounts! * Tobacco-Free Campus! * And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!Nearest Major Market: St LouisEmployer's Job# 569288501Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.