Coty Inc Laboratory Assistant Perfumery in Geneva, Switzerland

The position is located in Versoix (Geneva), at the newly refurbished R&D center and an excellent opportunity for Lab technicians who have a passion for cosmetics, fragrances or personal care products.

Reporting to a Coty Senior Director & Technical Expert/Perfumer and working with all the technical perfumery team responsible for both the creation and technical understanding of fragrances used across the Coty Beauty portfolio, you will be responsible for the compounding of perfume oils supporting a multitude of different development projects.

Specifically this will involve:

  • Compounding of perfume oils following a perfumer’s composition.

  • Handling, cataloguing, storage and maintenance of perfume raw materials and standard oils.

  • Preparation and running of perfume raw material quality control evaluation sessions.

  • Communication of the results of these panels.

  • Preparation of product samples

  • Provide odour standards and calibration samples to factories around the world

  • Analyse calibration results


  • CFC Swiss Apprenticeship as a Lab Technician or equivalent

  • Previous experience working in a laboratory is required and previous lab experience in Fine Fragrances and cosmetics is a plus

  • Process oriented, very focused and rigorous with high level of attention to detail.

  • Autonomous approach to work with a ‘go-get’ attitude

  • Very good English, written and spoken, any other language is a plus.

  • An awareness of Good Manufacturing Procedures and/or Quality Assurance principles would be beneficial.

Please apply with a CV, reference letters and a motivation letter.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

About Coty Inc.

Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue, with a purpose to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers’ beauty. Its strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands. Coty is the global leader in fragrance, a strong number two in professional salon hair color & styling, and number three in color cosmetics. Coty operates three divisions – Coty Consumer Beauty, which is focused on color cosmetics, retail hair coloring and styling products, body care and mass fragrances sold primarily in the mass retail channels with brands such as COVERGIRL, Max Factor and Rimmel; Coty Luxury, which is focused on prestige fragrances and skincare with brands such as Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Gucci and philosophy; and Coty Professional Beauty, which is focused on servicing salon owners and professionals in both hair and nail, with brands such as Wella Professionals, Sebastian Professional, OPI and ghd. Coty has approximately 20,000 colleagues globally and its products are sold in over 130 countries. Coty and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.