Analytical Chemist

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Midland, Michigan - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Requisition ID : 497085
Job Description
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has an exciting opportunity for an Analytical Specialist in Midland, Michigan. This role is part of the Pharma Solutions business unit of International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF). The Analytical Specialist role supports production and research on existing and new pharmaceutical excipients.
This role provides analytical technical expertise, ensures compliance with regulations, and improves analytical system performance and reliability. We are looking for an Analytical Chemist, who will develop and implement validated test methods and support the performance of complex analyses in the quality control laboratories. In this role, close cooperation within the Polymer Characterization group and across departments with research and development, quality assurance, and production is essential.
The Pharma Solutions labs use techniques such as wet chemical analysis, viscosity, chromatographic methods, FTIR and XRF
  • Provide analytical and process chemistry expertise to resolve process, product, and analytical problems
  • Provide the analytical technical link to the ETHOCEL and POLYOX plants
  • Screen complicated service requests for value and alignment with goals
  • Route analytical requests to the appropriate service provider
  • Perform complex analyses and interpret and report analytical data
  • Provide expertise for troubleshooting and guidance for problem solving
  • Implement laboratory improvements
  • Validate methods
  • Anticipate analytical and product quality problems and address proactively
  • Monitor and improve analytical system performance and capability
  • Continuously improve and leverage analytical best practices
  • Lead root cause investigations related to analytical problems
  • Train others on analytical systems and technology
  • Network with other technical personnel to stay current with analytical technologies and leverage technical solutions
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science Degree or higher in Chemistry or a related field with
  • Proven project leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of analytical techniques, capabilities, and statistics are required.
  • Excellent documentation (written), oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to solve problems and multi-task in a fast-paced rapidly changing environment.
  • Preferred 5-10 years’ experience in analytical chemistry.
  • Preferred experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Midland, Michigan - United States

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Meet IFF: We boldly bring together science and creativity to create what the world needs. An industry leader in food, beverage, health and biosciences, we create essential solutions – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. Equal parts outspoken and analytical, our international collective of thinkers working with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products people crave. With 24,000 employees across 65 countries, more than 110 manufacturing facilities, 100 R&D centers, and 33,000 customers across the world, we’re poised to make a difference on an unprecedented scale. Without our boundary-pushing passion and end-to-end expertise, the future wouldn’t be the same. Visit us at to learn more about how our talented people and new technology are challenging the expected, championing creators and doing more good for people and planet. Explore what sets us apart.
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