Newell Brands Fragrance Application Evaluator in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

Position Title: Fragrance Application Evaluator

Location: Whately, MA

Reports to: Senior Fragrance Manager

Job Summary:

The role of the Fragrance Application Evaluator in the Fragrance Development team is to support fragrance initiatives in R&D. These initiatives include the fragrance evaluation programs across all product categories of Newell Home fragrance division.

Job Description:

  • Olfactive evaluation of fragrances against appropriate targets through the different development phases of end-use product

  • Evaluate approved fragrances across all bases, forms and technologies

  • Prepare written documentation of evaluation comments and provide direction to perfumer for re-work

  • Make and record observations on fragrance performance across all bases, forms and technologies

  • Understand all innovation and technical drivers which impact olfactive capabilities

  • Understand key Regulatory guidelines and communicate to team any unforeseen impacts to current / future projects

  • Partner with R&D Engineers to troubleshoot fragrance technical challenges

  • Recommend optimal technology and evaluation methodology to deliver desired fragrance performance for current and future projects

  • Participate in internal fragrance development meetings and prepare follow-up communications with development lab, project Manager and brand development team

  • Evaluate on a regular basis market products from key countries in the assigned region to be aware of consumer preferences and new market trends in all consumer product end-uses

  • Engage in industry networking


  • BA/BS, scientific discipline preferred

  • 1-3 years of experience in applicable fragrance evaluation

  • Strong technical experience in fragrance chemistry and fragrance evaluation

  • Possesses good communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Proficient with MS Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Can communicate fluently in English language

  • Must be able to pass olfactive acuity test

Please note this role will be working with Fragrance

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.