This position will develop, validate, and execute analytical chemical analysis/laboratory testing of ingredients, in-process materials, finished products and stability materials. This role interacts routinely with our Flavor Creation group to develop novel and winning flavors for the food, beverage and nutrition industry segments. This role also is a key component of Synergy’s Research function and has responsibilities to support the Quality function as well as our Hamilton, OH and Brazil businesses. The selected candidate will work within our Analytical Chemistry team based in our Chicago-area headquarters. Key responsibilities include technical excellence around the development of methods, laboratory instrumentation and maintenance, application of expertise to both routine and novel challenges, and creative/intellectual input into the flavor and product development process. We are seeking a dynamic, hard-working professional with a solid education and experience along with a desire to work for a fast-paced organization. In addition to exceptional leadership and analytical skills, you must have a “roll-up your sleeves” attitude.