Firmenich Asia Pte Ltd – Flavour – Analytical Intern

Company
Firmenich Asia Pte Ltd
firmenich.com
Designation
Flavour – Analytical Intern
Date Listed
05 Mar 2021
Job Type
Entry Level / Junior Executive
Intern/TS
Job Period
From May 2021 - Flexible End
Profession
Sciences / Laboratory / R&D
Industry
Manufacturing General / Biomedical / Pharmaceutical
Location Name
10 Tuas West Road, Singapore
Address
10 Tuas West Rd, Singapore 638377
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Allowance / Remuneration
$1,000 monthly
Company Profile

Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavor business

Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1895, we have created many of the world’s best-known perfumes and flavors that billions of consumers enjoy each day.

We are renowned for our world-class research and creativity, as well as its thought leadership in sustainability and exceptional understanding of consumer trends.

Each year, we invest 10% of turnover in R&D, reflecting the continuous desire to understand, share and sublimate the best that nature has to offer.

Job Description

Purpose:

The purpose of this intern is to support the analytical laboratory works of our flavor division.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

 

Reporting to the flavor analyst and working alongside her, the intern will be required to maintain assistance to sample preparation and analysis by GC-MS with speed and accuracy. This will include the basic laboratory requirements such as maintaining a clean and orderly laboratory environment and lab equipment. 

 

  • Perform analysis of flavor samples and finished food products with the objective of completely identifying the volatile profile and content of the flavoring chemicals within the product
  • Perform sample preparation techniques such as solvent extraction, solid phase microextraction (SPME), stir bar sorptive extraction (SBSE) and dynamic headspace (DHS) to extract the flavor out from the samples
  • Perform routine maintenance of analytical equipment
  • Support in method development and troubleshooting projects

 

Learning Outcomes:

 

  • Learn the operation skill of GC/MS, GC/FID, GC-O and necessary maintenance work for the machines
  • Learn the methods for identification and quantification of chemicals using GC/MS and GC/FID
  • Learn the advanced sample preparation methods such as SPME, stir bar sorptive extraction and dynamic headspace method
  • Learn flavor chemistry and flavor creation process

 

Requirements:

 

  • Year 3 or 4 Chemistry/Food Science Students
  • Passion in Analytical Chemistry and comfortable with working in lab environment
  • Well understanding of GC/MS working principles and methods for identification and quantification analysis
  • Good communication with ability to work well within a team and across all functions

 

We offer:

Continuous learning/mentoring working environment

 

Period of Work Attachment: 

As per academic calendar (Minimum 3 months)

 

Working Hours: 

8am to 5pm (Mon – Thu)

8am to 3:30pm (Fri)

(Transport provided two ways)

 

No. of positions available: 1

 

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