Creative Perfumer

  • Industry: Fragrances
  • Product Segment: Home Care & Laundry
  • Scope: Europe
  • Circa €60,000 - €100,000 (dependent on experience)

About the business:  Our client is global fragrance supplier that services clients all around the world, with regional sites in the US, Canada, France, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, China, Singapore and sales offices in over 20 countries. A growing company, they have achieved continual organic growth over the last few years. They are a company that nurtures its talent and provides a great environment in which to work. With a long history in the F&F sector, they have developed a strong team of respected industry professionals and are continually investing in their technical and creative services.

The Role
The company is now looking to recruit a creative perfumer with a strong technical background, who is capable of creating winning fragrances for the home care category. This role will involve working on a range of bases & products including:

  • Surface Care & Cleaning Products
  • Anti-bac / Wipes
  • Powder & Liquid Detergents
  • Fabric Softener
  • Air Care
  • Dish Care

You will work with a number of clients in Europe and internationally to create fragrances that meet current trends and technical requirements to ensure wins and sales. Working to client briefs, proactive library development, reworking fragrances due to price or regulatory changes, match-work and benchmarking will all be a part of this position

Main Responsibilities & Activities Include

  • Your main responsibility will be to create winning & commercially successful fragrances that match client needs
  • Stay on top of industry trends to ensure creation of fragrances that match consumer demands
  • Meet with clients to take briefs, introduce company capabilities and present submissions
  • Internally you will work with other perfumers, evaluation, sales, marketing, regulatory affairs and technical teams to ensure that the creation process & outcomes are effective and prosperous
  • You may be involved with development and training of trainees
  • Be the expert for your categories and collaborate as required on other product applications

Required Skills, Experience & Characteristics

  • Proven track record & ability of fragrance creation
  • Visible success in the relevant categories and able to provide category expertise
  • 5+ years of perfumery experience – ideally having been trained at perfumery school or internally at a fragrance house
  • Strong technical knowledge in order to be able to work with hard / complex bases
  • Ideally you will have a customer network / contacts that you can utilise in this role
  • Excellent inter-personal & communication skills; team-player; self-motivated & autonomous; creative flair; determined; energetic & enthusiastic; commercially aware.

Reference: FL-J1660

Felicity Lance [+44 113 323 0991]

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