Full time

Director of Chemistry

Bergen countyJob reference #: KF10/11



Organizational Unit: Research & Development

Career Level: Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Job Description

Essential job functions will include, but not limited to:

  • Directing the research of a group of R&D Scientists
  • Maintaining awareness of regulatory issues affecting the industry
  • Participating in industry wide committees
  • Participating in company-wide, cross functional committees / multidisciplinary team 
  • Provide technical support to other divisions and affiliates
  • Presenting summaries of research to clients
  • Preparation of patents applications
  • Preparation of proposals for new areas of research
  • Knowledgeable in the area of Biotechnology
  • 10-20% travel expected both domestic and overseas


Job Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field with 10 years’ experience
  • 10+ years of experience required
  • 5+ years in a supervisory role
  • Experience will be heavily weighted in Organic Synthesis pertinent to the F&F industry
  • Pharma and F&F industry experience preferred
  • Highly skilled in Organic Synthesis and preferably in the area of flavor and fragrance
  • Knowledgeable of analytical equipment including GC, GCMS, GC-Olfactometry, LCMS, NMR, IR
  • Familiar with SciFinder, Reaxys, Chemdraw and other chemistry related software packages
  • Expertise in MS-Office programs (Word, Excel PowerPoint and Outlook)

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