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Firmenich Overview

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Geneva (Switzerland)
5001 to 10000 employees
1895
Company - Private
Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Givaudan, International Flavors & Fragrances, Symrise
A PASSION FOR SMELL AND TASTE
Firmenich is the largest privately-owned company in the perfume and flavor business. Swiss and family owned, we have created many of the world’s favorite perfumes for over 100 years and produced a number of the most well known ... Read more

Firmenich Reviews

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Firmenich CEO Gilbert Ghostine
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Firmenich full-time

    Pros

    Global exposure is very benefit.

    Cons

    A culture of socializing, can be good or bad depending on how you'd like to interact with colleagues.

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Firmenich Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Plainsboro, NJ
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Firmenich (Plainsboro, NJ).

    Interview

    Very organized and willing to accommodate your schedule. All management was very friendly and relaxed. Applied online had a phone interview the next day. 5 interviews 4 days later and I received an offer today... total process took a week and 2 days.

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