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The position: Fragrance evaluator for Avon (Stock Quote: AVP)
Location: Suffern, New York
Job duties: Will initiate and direct the development of new fragrances for global projects. Provide olfactive evaluation of new raw ingredients. Initiates and coordinates technical issue resolution with product development team, fragrance suppliers and other company departments. Acts as toxicology and regulatory backup to manager as needed. Maintains fragrance collections.
The company: Avon is a large global beauty company and the world's largest direct seller. The company's product line includes cosmetics and beauty products, fashion jewelry and apparel.
Requirements: Requires a bachelor's degree in a science field, plus at least three years of experience in a fragrance evaluation or related olfactory field. Knowledge of perfumery language and fragrance materials required. Experience with cosmetic product formulations and raw ingredients preferred. Requires basic computer skills and high level of confidence with ability to make decisions. Must be able to handle confidential information appropriately. Requires strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Extra perks: The company offers tuition assistance, a stock purchase plan and parental leave. Plus employees get discounts on company products.
Interesting info: Avon was originally established as the California Perfume Company in 1886.
Other opportunities: They need strategic planners and analysts, quality technicians and warehouse supervisors. In addition, they have many openings for direct sales representatives and sales managers.