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Associate Engineer

Company: International Flavors & Fragrances
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link It's an exciting time to be part of the IFF family. We are a global leader in taste, scent, and nutrition, offering our customers a wide range of science-based solutions. IFF Wilmington DE (formerly DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences) is looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join our Process Development team. In this role, you will be working in process development in our state-of-the-art R&D Laboratories and Pilot Plant Facility. You will be part of a team responsible for the fast-paced and hands-on development of biological production processes across all stages of process development: from discovery, scale-up to pilot production, and technology transfer to manufacturing plants. Responsibilities:

  • Works in collaboration with others and independently to advance projects
  • Conducts laboratory experiments independently and troubleshoots problems when they occur
  • Analyzes data from a variety of laboratory techniques and instruments
  • Documents experiments, makes technical presentations, and contributes to progress/technical reports
  • Demonstrates understanding of basic scientific principles and skills in experimental techniques and shows initiative to learn and apply new technology or methods
  • Effectively communicates research results and progress to the group and communicates technical ideas and concepts with project and functional teams regularly
  • Maintains familiarity with current scientific literature in related discipline to stay current in new techniques that can be used internally to support project needs and knowledge-building within the functional group Job Requirements Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in relevant Engineering or Biosciences disciplines with at least 2 - 5 years experience
    • OR Master's degree in relevant Engineering or Biosciences disciplines with 0 - 3 years experience
    • Experience conducting laboratory experiments at various scales from 0.1 - 10+ liter
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Self-starter with good organizational skills, attention to detail, and project leadership potential
    • Strong team player
    • Some travel may be required
    • Position is in-person in Wilmington, DE Preferred Experience:
      • Knowledgeable and experienced in biotechnology and industrial R&D environment
      • Experience applying design of experiments and statistical analyses
      • Mechanical aptitude, experience working with hand tools, manual dexterity, and precision in measuring/adjusting narrow operating parameters
      • Experience in any VBA, Python or C++ programming or automation & process control experience is a plus Please view our careers video at IFF Career Video- Great things are happening here -
        The History of IFF: The History of IFF -
        Follow us on social media: LinkedIn Facebook - 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 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. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more--- -

Keywords: International Flavors & Fragrances, Wilmington , Associate Engineer, Engineering , Wilmington, Delaware

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