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  • 1) Evaluates odors of aromatic chemicals to set production standards and ensure adherence by workers engaged in compounding and finishing operations: Directs workers engaged in preparation of work orders for compounding department and reviews batch sheets prepared for distillation department to ensure compliance with formulas devised in perfume laboratory.

  • 2) Visits compounding and distillation areas and determines, by smelling, odor qualities of prepared materials.

  • 3) Approves batches for finishing, from knowledge of odor characteristics and odor blends conforming with customer or laboratory standards.

  • 4) Resmells sample in air-filtered room, using blotter strips dipped in aromatic chemicals to evaluate fragrances for specific characteristics, such as odor, body, harmony, strength, and permanence.

  • 5) Compares odor and color of current sample with samples of previous batches.

  • 6) Rejects batches not meeting criteria, and notifies distillation personnel to redistill product.

  • 7) May devise production formulas and be designated Creative Perfumer.




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DOT:   022.161-018

Job Number: 7344