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Tracking Code 6528-292 Job Description Technical Intern

Working within the fascinating world of fragrances

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IFF Summary

IFF is a leading creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products and packaged goods Consumers experience these unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty care, detergents and household goods, as well as beverages, confectionary and food products The Company leverages its competitive advantages of brand understanding and consumer insight combined with its focus on R&D and innovation, to provide customers with differentiated product offerings A member of the S&P 500 Index, IFF has sales, manufacturing and creative facilities in 30 countries worldwide For more information, please visit our website at wwwiffcom

With sales, manufacturing and creative facilities in over 30 countries worldwide, IFF is a leading creator and manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, and supplier to all well-known global consumer goods companies From fine fragrances, toiletries, soaps, detergents and other household products, to beverages and food products; theres a good chance that you encounter IFF products on a daily basis!

IFFs professional global operations provide a wide variety of international opportunities in different disciplines With a strong internal development plan we encourage our employees to develop themselves in the broadest way possible, while also holding personal relations and a pleasant work environment in high regard

Job Description

Are you an entrepreneurial student with the ambition to develop yourself in a truly international and creative environment

As a trainee/intern you will be responsible for generating insights in fragrances beyond the obvious to support the strategy of the functional fragrance category You will be responsible for looking creatively at complicated chemistry and sensorial problems and developing innovative solutions The incumbent will be working in the Scent Technology & Innovation department


Build business-relevant creative and technical insights on fragrance ingredients
Develop data science solutions for fragrance ingredients and formula attributes through data mining and statistical modeling of mid/large datasets
Plan and lead panel sensory evaluations for validation of predicted/calculated results
Share learnings across teams and support the implementation of insights into end-user solutions
Summarize key insights into written reports and present results to technical teams

Do you enjoy generating insights beyond the obvious

Technical innovation is critical within the Flavor & Fragrance industry As an intern in the Scent Technology & Innovation (ST&I) department you will get the chance to learn and develop yourself in areas like fragrance ingredients and mixtures thereof for consumer products, new methodologies and sensory perception, modeling and encapsulation We prefer students with a background in physical chemistry together with data mining and/or programming skills

You will take part in our Talent program, a mentor will be assigned to you and a personal development plan will be compiled to support you, to discover your strengths and to help you achieving your career goals within our company

Required Skills

Essential skills & competencies

4-5 year degree in Science & Technology or Statistics (in the final year or graduated)
Strong statistical skills (eg exploratory data analysis, pattern recognition, data science or chemometrics)
Good programming skills (eg R, Phyton)
Understanding of design of experiments (DoE)
Full proficiency with the MS Office package (eg excel, word, powerpoint, outlook)
Excellent presentation, interpersonal communication and writing skills
Comfortable with ambiguity and has a solution-focused approach
Creativity, self-motivation, accuracy and results oriented mindset
Fluency in English is required (another language is beneficial)

Experience in fragrance/flavor or fast-moving consumer goods industry (preferred)

Additional information

This is a 6 month program, which includes

- Individual objectives / assignments

- Formal training & coaching

- Dedicated project

Interns will receive a monthly allowance

In addition, for international interns we provide housing free of charge Upon successful completion of the internship program (graduation), interns are eligible to apply for the IFF Trainee Program

Candidates will have to undergo a fragrance screening test at IFF

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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