CONTACT US

To contact us, please use the form below or go to the Locations page to contact one of our offices directly. 

To apply online, or register your interest in job opportunities at Givaudan, please go to  [careers] - [job search] and ‘Sign in’ to create a Candidate Profile which will be visible to our Givaudan Recruiters.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Select a topic from the list below to find answers to your questions

Human Resources

How can I apply for a job at Givaudan?

How can I apply for a job at Givaudan?

You can search and apply for a specific job opportunity by job function, location or key words on the Givaudan Careers Portal and apply directly online. Kindly note that we can only accept applications via our website.

By registering on the Givaudan Careers Portal you are expressing your interest in working for Givaudan. We will contact you should a suitable position become available that meets your profile and aspirations.

For more information please visit: [careers] - [application process].

We look forward to receiving your application.

How can I keep up with future career opportunities at Givaudan?

How can I keep up with future career opportunities at Givaudan?

To keep in touch with us and to learn about future job opportunities at Givaudan, we recommend the following:

  • Register your Candidate Profile on the Givaudan Careers Portal in order to set up job alerts that match your search preferences. That way you will be notified once an vacancy that suits your interests is posted.
  • Keep your career experience and aspirations up-to-date so that we can contact you should any suitable vacancies arise.
  • Follow us on LinkedIn. Just visit our company page at http://www.linkedin.com/company/givaudan and click on ‘Follow’.
Can I still submit a paper application or apply via email?

Can I still submit a paper application or apply via email?

Kindly note that we can only accept applications via our website.

Please apply online through the Givaudan Careers Portal. The online application offers you the following advantages:

  • Setting up job alerts so that you never miss an interesting opportunity at Givaudan.
  • A simple application process where you do not have to enter duplicate information.
  • A Candidate Profile searchable by our Givaudan Recruiters, so we can contact you should a suitable position become available.
In which language should I submit my application?

In which language should I submit my application?

Please apply in the same language in which the job advertisement is written.

What are the career opportunities at Givaudan?

What are the career opportunities at Givaudan?

It takes many talents – and many teams – to build the success of a business as complex as Givaudan. 

Why not browse our Careers section to gain an understanding of the career possibilities that best match your skills and aspirations: [careers] - [career options].

What are you looking for on an application?

What are you looking for on an application?

A complete and convincing application will be processed quicker and is more likely to catch the recruiter's attention for the role you are applying for, as well as alternative positions within Givaudan. 

We recommend that you pay particular attention to the following areas:

  • Your motivation (or cover) letter should emphasise your relevant knowledge and experience for the job you are applying for. Tell us why you are a suitable candidate for this specific position.
  • Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) should be limited to two pages in length and highlight all skills, education and knowledge relevant to the specific position. Your CV should be in reverse chronological order; start with your most recent training or job and emphasise the key experiences and skills relevant to this application.


Key points:

  • Always check the spelling and grammar of your CV and motivation letter.
  • Ensure you have provided your current contact details such as telephone number and email address. 
  • Please attach any reference letters and copies of any certificates relevant for the position.
Does Givaudan offer internship placements?

Does Givaudan offer internship placements?

Givaudan offers a variety of internship opportunities across various departments (e.g. chemistry, engineering, marketing) in many of our locations:

Argentina
Austria
Brazil
China
France
Germany
India
Indonesia
Mexico
Singapore
South Africa
Spain
Switzerland
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States

To apply for an internship please visit our Careers section at [careers] - [job search]. Here you can search for current internship opportunities in your preferred location by searching for ‘Internships’ under job type.

You can also create a Candidate Profile with job alerts so you never miss an opportunity.

How many employees does Givaudan have?

How many employees does Givaudan have?

Givaudan employs a global workforce of over 9,000 employees.

Where do you operate?

Where do you operate?

Givaudan has a presence in all major markets and a network of 82 sites across over 40 countries.

Please click on [locations] to select the country of your choice.

Can I access, update or delete my data at any time?

Can I access, update or delete my data at any time?

You can access, modify, update or delete your Givaudan Candidate Profile at any time by logging in to [careers] - [job search], select ‘Candidate Profile' and selecting ‘Delete Profile'. You will receive an email confirming your decision to delete the profile.

In addition, you can manage, and withdraw, your application to a role at any time by logging in to [careers] - [job search], selecting ‘Job Management’ and selecting the drop-down ‘Actions’ list next to the job you have applied for.


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Perfumery School

How can I apply to the Givaudan Perfumery School?

How can I apply to the Givaudan Perfumery School?

Givaudan Perfumery School’s three-year programme develops future perfumers so that they understand the raw materials we use within Givaudan – by contrasts, the accords, and olfactive families. In addition, trainees learn about how the technical departments that support the brief and the development process in order to enable creativity within our global company. 

Graduation from the Givaudan Perfumery School does not signify the end of learning as the primary goal of this three-year development programme is to find candidates a future position in Givaudan at one of our worldwide creation sites.

To be successful in the numerous markets in which we operate, we require talented and committed people with diverse backgrounds. Fluent English is mandatory, French is a plus.

For further information about the Perfumery School, please visit: [fragrances] - [perfumery school] - [programme]

To apply for this exciting and challenging programme, please submit a CV and photograph along with a cover letter outlining your motivation to attend this programme to paris.perfumery-school@givaudan.com.


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SDS / MSDS

What is an SDS?

What is an SDS?

SDS is an acronym for Safety Data Sheet. An SDS describes the chemical and physical hazards associated with a chemical product.

What is the difference between an MSDS and an SDS?

What is the difference between an MSDS and an SDS?

There is no difference between an MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) and an SDS. The acronym used will depend on the region, for example MSDS is used in the USA, while SDS is more common in Europe.

How do I get an SDS?

How do I get an SDS?

There are three ways to receive a Givaudan SDS:

  1. Samples. On submission of a new sample to a customer, Sales will send an SDS along with other customer documentation requirements.
  2. For all orders, an SDS is issued automatically before the order is despatched. The SDS may be sent electronically if the customer has provided Givaudan with an email address. If a revised SDS is produced by the system, it will be sent for all orders received in the previous 12 months.
  3. On Demand. An SDS can be provided on request.
When do I get an SDS update?

When do I get an SDS update?

Major revisions are automatically created when a hazard classification or transport classification is amended. These should be sent to customers receiving orders of that material in the prior 12 months. For minor revisions – CAS change/ identifier change etc – the revision will be sent on receipt of the next order.

Major revisions result in a version number (whole integer) increase e.g. 
1.0 changes to 2.0.

Minor revisions result in version number changes to decimal integer e.g.
1.2 changes to 1.3.

In which language do I get an SDS?

In which language do I get an SDS?

An SDS will be sent in the default language of the country for the order unless there is a definite requirement that is communicated to our customer care group.

What does GHS means?

What does GHS means?

GHS is an acronym for Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. GHS is not a regulation; rather it is a framework or guidance for classifying and labelling hazardous chemicals.


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Investor Relations

When is your next roadshow in my country?
When is your next roadshow in my country?

Please check our Investor Calendar: [investors] - [investor calendar].
How can I register to your next roadshow?
How can I register to your next roadshow?

Please fill out the contact form.
When are your results' conference calls?
When are your results' conference calls?

To find information on upcoming events: [investors] - [investor calendar].
I would like my name added to your analyst mailing list for future releases.
I would like my name added to your analyst mailing list for future releases.

Click here to subscribe.
I would like my name removed from your distribution list.
I would like my name removed from your distribution list.

Please fill out the contact form.
Where can I find the contact details of local Givaudan sites?
Where can I find the contact details of local Givaudan sites?

Please click on [locations] to select the country of your choice.
How can I obtain a printed copy of the Annual Report?
How can I obtain a printed copy of the Annual Report?

Our reports are available online: [media] - [publications] - [full and half year reports]. To order hard copies please send us a message using the contact form indicating the preferred language (English, German or French).

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Media Relations

Where can I find your latest media releases?

Where can I find your latest media releases?

Please click here: [media] - [media releases].

How can I find out more on the flavour business?

How can I find out more on the flavour business?

Please visit our flavour section here: [flavours]. You can also find out more in our Flavour Division facts.

Where can I find images?

Where can I find images?

Here is a selection of our recent images for you to download: [media] - [images]. Please note that these images are the property of Givaudan and cannot be used without our permission. When using these images please put 'Courtesy of Givaudan' in the picture credits.

Please contact us at group.pictures@givaudan.com for permission and for high resolution versions.

Where can I find your publications?

Where can I find your publications?

Please click here: [media] - [publications].

Would Givaudan be interested in publishing ads / reportage in our magazine?

Would Givaudan be interested in publishing ads / reportage in our magazine?

We do not advertise at corporate level and we do not participate in publications where publicity and editorials are not clearly separated.

I would like to visit a Givaudan site, what should I do?

I would like to visit a Givaudan site, what should I do?

We have over 80 locations worldwide, please click here: [locations] to select the Givaudan site in your country and contact the site directly.


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Partnership / Business proposal

I have merchandise / services that might interest Givaudan. How do I contact the person responsible for purchases?

I have merchandise / services that might interest Givaudan. How do I contact the person responsible for purchases?

We have over 80 locations worldwide, all working on a local level. 

For more information on the sales and commercial opportunities in our various sites, it is necessary to contact the Givaudan site in your country directly.

Please click on [locations] to select the country of your choice.

I would like to discuss possible collaboration with Givaudan. Can you send me a list of your purchasing contacts worldwide?

I would like to discuss possible collaboration with Givaudan. Can you send me a list of your purchasing contacts worldwide?

We have over 80 locations worldwide, all working on a local level. 

For more information on the sales and commercial opportunities in our various sites, it is necessary to contact the country site directly.

Please click on [locations] to select the Givaudan site in your country.

I supply Givaudan and I have a question about one of my invoices.

I supply Givaudan and I have a question about one of my invoices.

Please send us a message using the contact form indicating your company name and address, invoice number and the amount concerned.


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Brochures / Publications

How can I get a printed copy of the Annual Report?

How can I get a printed copy of the Annual Report?

Please fill out the contact form indicating the language (English, German or French), and the number of copies required, as well as your name and full postal address.


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Testing panels

How do I join one of your testing panels?

How do I join one of your testing panels?

The various panels are organised locally by the Givaudan sites. They already work with selected agencies and individuals, but if these sites have an opening it will be promoted.


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Givaudan locations

Where can I find the contact details of Givaudan local sites?

Where can I find the contact details of Givaudan local sites?

Please click on [locations] to select the Givaudan site in your country.


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Sustainability

Where can I find your latest Sustainability Reports?

Where can I find your latest Sustainability Reports?

You can view our reports online or download a PDF version at: [sustainability] - [publications].

Do you have translated versions of your Sustainability Reports?

Do you have translated versions of your Sustainability Reports?

No, we only publish them in English.

Where can I find more information on your Sustainability programme?

Where can I find more information on your Sustainability programme?

Please click here: [sustainability] - [programme].

Do you have concrete targets and commitments on sustainable practices?

Do you have concrete targets and commitments on sustainable practices?

Please click here: [sustainability] - [targets and commitments].


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