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Dietlikon, Switzerland

We are a dynamic, fast-growing family business and one of the leading medium-sized fragrance houses, with a highly internationalized clientele and a welcoming, motivated and diverse workforce. We distinguish ourselves not only through our creative abilities, but also through our unique and sustainable quality, as well as through our responsible approach towards our external partners and our employees. In our unique company building with climate-neutral operations, you will find the fusion of studio-like creative labs, a worldwide distribution network and state-of-the-art industrial production facilities. In the course of further expansion and based on the company's strategy of sustainable, responsible, qualitative and quantitative growth, we are offering a position at our headquarters in Dietlikon as a trainee perfumer.

In your training program, you will…

  • Learn the basics of perfumery. In particular, you will learn in detail the most important raw materials and how to use them skillfully and efficiently in your formulations.

  • Enjoy a broad range of professional training and build knowledge in various applications, e.g. in fine fragrances (mass to niche), oriental perfumery, personal care products as well as in certain applications in the home care sector.

  • Get to know the general interactions and working practices in a fragrance house - e.g. the role and activities of the FDM team, the Analytical Perfumery, Marketing, Sales, but also Production.

  • Learn the basics of the regulatory framework and the regulatory challenges of projects for specific regions, under specific labels, or for specific applications and customers.

  • During your training, you will work with Alain Alchenberger who will be your main contact as your mentor. In the second part of your training, you will additionally and depending on the subject work with other senior perfumers.

The training program will last approximately 36 months, but can be shortened or extended depending on your needs and progress and in agreement with your mentor. Upon completion of the training program, you will have a good and broad base of knowledge and will get a promotion to a Junior Perfumer. As such, you will continue to work for LUZI and you will participate independently and actively in briefings of various customers from different global regions and further deepen your expertise.

What qualifies you:

  • A great passion for fragrances and the willingness to go the extra mile at any time to become a successful perfumer.

  • An excellent nose and excellent memorization skills.

  • Great analytical and at the same time creative skills.

  • Experience in perfumery; a completed training at the ISIPCA, at the Ecole Supérieure du Parfum or at a comparable institution is an advantage.

  • Experience in the chemical industry and/or completed chemical training are an advantage.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Independent, structured and proactive way of working.

  • A Flexible and a service-oriented attitude.

  • Fluency in English and/or German; any other language is a plus.

What we offer:

  • The unique opportunity to get training from experienced senior perfumers with deep and very diverse knowledge.

  • The opportunity to contribute directly and significantly to the development and further growth of our company.

  • A company with a strong, identity-creating corporate culture, low staff turnover, a rich history and a young, motivated team.

  • Individual development opportunities due to the fast and dynamic growth of the company.

  • To work in an international and multicultural environment with production facilities in Malaysia and Switzerland, creative laboratories in Malaysia, France and Switzerland and sales offices in Malaysia, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Côte d'Ivoire, the Dominican Republic and Switzerland.

  • An attractive working environment in probably one of the most modern and inspiring buildings in our industry.

We would love to hear from you!

Please send your complete application documents by e-mail to our external recruiter Angelika Bräm:

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