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Flavorist

Posted: June 10, 2017
Location: Bremen, Germany

Description:

Foodarom, a highly innovative custom flavour designer and manufacturer, services the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries with original, turn-key flavours and formulation support. In a very demanding and complex market place, we thrive to offer our clients a creative expertise to provide memorable product experience through the creation and application of signature flavours.

Worldwide, more than 100 employees are engaged in five locations in Canada (Montréal), USA (San Diego and Salt Lake City), Germany (Bremen) and Italy (Milan).

Our Bremen office is the sales and development center for Europe. Our R&D team in Bremen is currently looking for dynamic people excited about meeting the challenges of creating fun and daring new flavours:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the General Manager and Technical Director, responsibilities of the position would include, but are not limited to:

  • Respond to client requests related to the creation of new flavours;
  • Respond to client requests related to finished products requiring modifications;
  • Develop, create or modify flavour formulations;
  • Develop application recipes using flavours, as required;
  • Provide required support to the QA/QC team to resolve internal or external non-conformities;
  • Provide support to the sales team and clients, as required;
  • Perform all other related technical tasks.
  • REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    The ideal candidate would have a Bachelor degree in Science preferably in Flavor Science, Food Chemistry, Food Technology or related scientific field, at least 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, knowledge of good manufacturing practices in the food industry, knowledge of occupational safety and health standards and computer knowledge and skills (MS Office suite).

    REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    An English speaker or preferably a bilingual German / English individual (knowledge of French is also an asset), the candidate can effectively manage priorities, solve problems and work under pressure. He/She is autonomous and organized, critical and analytical and work efficiently in a team. Excellent communication skills are also required.

    You think you are the Flavorist we are looking for? We would be pleased to receive your full and meaningful application by e-mail, preferably as a PDF file to the address below.

    An attractive and modern workplace awaits you in a young and innovative company with flat hierarchies. Join our creative and tasteful team!

    Company: Foodarom
    Email: rh@foodarom.com

Senior Flavorist

Posted: June 01, 2017
Location: Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Description:

UNLIMIT YOURSELF!

Are you up for a challenge? Do you look for ways to grow in your job? And do you want to build a remarkable career? Then apply now! We’re currently looking for a:

Senior Flavorist

With the following requirements:

  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in Flavor Science, Food Chemistry, Food Technology or related scientific field
  • You have substantial experience in creative flavor design or development in tobacco, food, beverages or related fields, including expert ability to create and adjust flavor formulations
  • You possess a comprehensive knowledge of flavor regulatory status and worldwide acceptability
  • You demonstrate ability to work on product development projects using Design Control Methodologies and project management skills to handle multiple assignments simultaneously within cross functional teams
  • You are willing to taste and profile the flavor systems in the finished product
  • Fluency in English required

If you possess the above mentioned profile then you are the one we want to meet for staffing our Tobacco &Technology Development team in Philip Morris Products S.A., based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

The objective of Philip Morris International Inc (PMI)’s R&D team is to develop and assess products with the potential to reduce the risks of smoking-related diseases. This project is at the core of our business: our aim is that one day all adult smokers who otherwise wouldn’t quit will switch to what we call reduced-risk products, or RRPs*. Get to know more about us on www.PMIScience.com.

As a Senior Flavorist you will provide your expertise, creativity and technical direction for successful implementation of global and innovative projects. Specific responsibilities:

  • Develop new and modify existing cigarette and RRP’s flavor systems for use in various markets around the world
  • Understand implications of the flavor design on flavor release technologies and the entire product and manufacturing system, to deliver innovation with a total system mindset
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to evaluate new raw materials and technologies for flavor creation purposes
  • Participate in and coordinate sensory evaluation panels, and utilize the data from the panel evaluations to improve/modify cigarette flavor systems
  • Ensure development of product specifications for the cigarette and RRP’s flavor systems, and sensory quality within those specifications
  • Work with Procurement and Material Qualification teams to ensure the quality of the ingredients and finished flavors
  • Conduct the flavor creation and development activities in total alignment with the appropriate Regulations, procedures and quality standards

Why work for us? Here are 3 reasons PMI is the ultimate Employer:

  1. We’re international: you work with clients and learn on-the-job from team members from all over the world;
  2. We’re flexible: your work fits you and not the other way round, thanks to our Flexible Work Arrangement Program; and
  3. We’re a certified top employer: we consider our employees to be our strongest asset, and we are developing talent throughout all levels of the organization.

As the first multinational company in Switzerland to obtain the Equal-Salary label, for men and women, our competitive salary and compensation package is for all our employees.

JOIN A GLOBAL MARKET LEADER

If you wish to contribute to the future of our business and to the new scientific journey of the industry, please apply online.

PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). *RRPs is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Because our RRPs do not burn tobacco, they produce far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than found in cigarette smoke. For more information, see www.pmi.com and www.pmiscience.com.

PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company: PMI
Email: pauline.tschirhart@contracted.pmi.com

Global citrus flavorist

Posted: May 25, 2017
Location: Lakeland, FL

Description:

LimeWatch

Firmenich is the largest private company in the Fragrance & Flavors industry, founded in 1895 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Legendary for citrus flavors, we seek a superlative citrus flavorist to lead our global strategic flavor creation team at our site in Lakeland, FL. To learn more about Firmenich visit us online at www.Firmenich.com.

Our global citrus flavorist is a key member of the Firmenich Global Citrus Strategic Business Platform. He/she is charged with leading the flavor creation effort to ensure the competitiveness of our citrus palette, develop sustainable and right value flavoring solutions in response to today’s challenges in the ever changing global marketplace and serving as thought and technique leader in our global citrus flavor creation network. This person anchors relationships with key global and regional customers and represents publicly our Craftsmanship in Citrus. He/she also has global responsibility for our citrus addback portfolio and direct management of an elite strategic citrus flavor creation team.

Profile:

  • Board certified flavorist strongly preferred
  • B.S. or B.A.+ in food science, chemistry, engineering, other related science or mathematics
  • Minimum 15 years of experience
  • Multi-lingual desirable; English fluency required
  • Ability to travel 20-30%

Come be part of a very bright future!

For immediate consideration please apply online here.

Company: Firmenich
Address:
Contact Person: Stephanie Gaines
Email: Stephanie.gaines@firmenich.com

Perfumer - in part-time employment 25 hours/week

Posted: May 09, 2017
Location: Bad Boll, Germany

Description:

For the support of our working group Cosmetics Development we are looking to recruit as soon as possible a

Perfumer

- in part-time employment 25 hours/week –

- Location: Bad Boll, Germany -

Your area of responsibility: You are responsible for the development of new fragrance formulas as well as the further development of existing perfume mixtures for cosmetic preparations, taking into consideration the fundamentals of anthroposophical philosophy, legal regulations and international aspects. In doing so, you implement the WALA-development projects in the perfume segment in a creative way and according to natural cosmetic aspects.

Your profile: You have successfully completed your training as a perfumer or have several years of experience in the field of fragrances. Your way of working is characterised by creativity, an enjoyment of testing and experimenting, as well as a capacity for teamwork. You are enthusiastic about the imaginative work with products in the field of natural cosmetics and the handling of their natural essential oils. Written and spoken German is a requirement.

We offer you: Varied and challenging work which you can actively influence with your experience and knowledge.

Please send your complete application documents to our human resources department.

Company: WALA Heilmittel GmbH
Address: z.Hd. Frau Krug Dorfstr. 1 73087 Eckwälden/Bad Boll http://www.wala.de

Senior Flavorist – Citrus (R&D)

Posted: May 05, 2017
Location: New Jersey

Description:

*Direct Hire Position*

Salary: Approximately $160,000 Base Salary + up to 20% Bonus

Overview: On-Board Services is assisting a Flavors Market Producer with a search for a Senior Flavorist with “Hands-On” Citrus Flavor development experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct citrus flavor and technology development
  • Participate in development programs for both trainee & associate citrus Flavorists.
  • Develop and support manufacture of salable citrus flavors
  • Manage and execute training and guidance to Associate Citrus Flavorists and Lab Staff
  • Anticipate, investigate and resolve problems with raw materials and finished goods as needed by technically partnering with vendors
  • Participate directly and provide cross-functional leadership within global citrus teams in strategic categories
  • Understand regional taste differences and preferences. Use this knowledge to guide new ingredient and technology delivery for citrus.
  • Interact with key citrus customers regionally and globally to understand requirements and build solid relationships
  • Manage citrus stage gate process at intersection between R&D, Innovation Program Directors and commercial Flavorists to ensure optimal delivery of new ingredients and technologies
  • Utilize technology to deliver unique solutions to the marketplace
  • Maintain safe work practices

Required Skills:

Essential:
  • Four Year Degree/ (BS/BA in biological or chemical science preferred).
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in flavor industry creative function (entry level through Flavorist).
  • Completed qualifying Flavorist training Program and/or proven track record at equivalent level with competitor.
  • Certified Member of the Flavor Chemist Society with proven track record at equivalent level with competitor.
  • Fluent in English. Additional languages highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication, computer and math skills.
Preferred:
  • At least 10 years Flavorist experience.
  • MS/PHD in biological or chemical sciences.
  • Proven artistic ability. Presentation skills, project management skills.
  • Proven successful mentoring of Flavorists from trainee level to Flavorist.

To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Michael Santoro at Michael.Santoro@onboardusa.com and reference job #17745 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed). Also, please indicate where you found this job posting.

Candidates cannot begin without successful drug and background clearance.

On-Board Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Contact Person: Michael Santoro
Email: Michael.Santoro@onboardusa.com

Fragrance Development Manager

Posted: April 24, 2017
Location: Chicago Surburbs

Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Fragrance Development Manager

The Company: Midwest SME fragrance house that has been experiencing great growth over the last few years, is looking to hire an experienced FDM specialized in Personal care and Air care

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with perfumery to direct creation of appropriate fragrances to match client briefs or select fragrances from the current library that could fulfil client expectations
  • Direct all aspects of development process, ensure compatibility with scent profile, customer parameter, regulatory compliance, stability etc.
  • Work with sales and marketing to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Regular interaction with clients to help build closer relationships, open new business options and develop greater understanding of briefs and client strategy
  • Contribute to development of library with proactive development
  • Attend client meetings and travel as required
  • Work as a member of a small team and ensure that the culture & ethos of the company is maintained

Experience:

  • 7+ years in fragrance development and evaluation in personal care and air care
  • Bachelors degree is preferred or of graduate calibre with relevant industry experience
  • Accomplished evaluator with track record and good win rate
  • Ability to manage projects and tight deadlines in a fast paced environment

Candidate Requirements:

  • Great communication skills in English (verbal and written)
  • Fun, passionate, respectful
  • Desire to win and competitiveness but also a team player who wants to contribute to overall success of the company
  • Hardworking, proactive and energetic
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Able to interact with key stakeholders at all levels of a company – in-house and with clients

Please send resume for consideration to the email address below. All applications will be held in strict confidence.

Email: ssalisu@yahoo.com

Manufacturing Technology Partner for Fragrance & Flavour Sector

Posted: April 21, 2017
Location: India

Description:

Opportunity

Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME), Ministry of MSME, Government of India is in the process of upgrading and expanding the network of Technology Centres (TCs) - also referred to as Tool Rooms & Technology Development Centres by upgrading existing TCs and establishing 15 New TCs under the Technology Centre Systems Programme (TCSP). The TCs are to be located in various parts of the country to cater to the needs of micro, small & medium enterprises through access to technology, skill development, consultancy etc.

The Ministry is seeking to appoint Manufacturing Technology Partners for Fragrance and Flavour sector who can support the Indian MSME’s in acquiring globally competitive technologies, processes and skills. All R&D firms, universities, consulting firms and other eligible firms with expertise in the area of Fragrant material and Herbal Extracts; Fragrance Development & Application; Flavour Development & Application; Packaging are invited to apply for this position.

For full details about existing and new TCs, please visit http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/tcsp.html

Qualifications

  • Firm must be a registered legal entity and should have been in existence for at least 5 years.
  • Average annual turnover in last 3 years should not be less than the equivalent of USD 750,000.
  • Minimum annual turnover in last three years from technology development projects in the Fragrance & Flavour sector should not be less than the equivalent of USD 200,000.
  • Experience of the firm in undertaking projects in the field of Technology development in the Fragrance and Flavour sector in the last 5 years.

Duties and Responsibilities

The services of the Technology Partners will include:

  • Identify & define globally competitive technological capabilities required by TCs, assist in their execution & provide handholding during roll out
  • Support up gradation of existing TC – Fragrance and Flavour Development Centre (FFDC), Kannuaj & establishment of new TCs
  • Augment services being offered by TCs to MSMEs
  • Support TCs to improve the productivity & competitiveness of MSMEs in Fragrance and Flavour sector

For further details please visit http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/tcsp.html or contact us at : +91- 011-23062536 | tcsp@dcmsme.gov.in

Email: tcsp@dcmsme.gov.in
Phone: +91- 011-23062536