Job Openings

Regulatory Compliance Officer

Posted: July 19, 2016
Location: Oakdale, Louisiana, USA

Description:

ABOUT US

Natural Advantage is a leading manufacturer of top quality natural kosher flavor ingredients for the food, beverage and flavor industries. Natural Advantage is committed to delivering excellence in research, development, and scale-up of unique, signature ingredients for our clients at an outstanding value. We provide specialty flavor compounds, trigeminal effects, customer specific and exclusive research, development and products.

GENERAL PURPOSE

The role of Regulatory Compliance Officer includes the execution of regulatory compliance document reviews, preparation of various documents supporting regulatory compliance, frequent direct interaction with customers and direct interaction with regulatory authorities where applicable. The incumbent will be responsible for reading, comprehending and applying subject matter expertise to flavor ingredient compliance.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Keeps current in regulations and prepares regulatory documents.
  • Provides product information to customers with respect to domestic and foreign regulatory requirements in the area of global regulations and related laws.
  • Reviews and makes necessary revisions to existing product specifications, safety data sheets, and other standard regulatory documents, as needed.
  • Works with teams to help develop necessary paperwork and documents for new product development and prepares the documentation
  • Working knowledge of local, state, & federal laws that impact our industry.
  • Ability to prepare local, state, & federal documents as required.
  • Ensures advanced knowledge and understanding of all relevant regulatory trends. Must possess attention to detail, sense of urgency and analytical capabilities.
  • Must be familiar with FEMA, IOFI & IFRA.
  • Will act as our representative to FEMA and attend quarterly meetings.
  • Must be motivated, proactive, and a team player.
  • Will report directly to Director of Technology

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years’ experience in the flavor industry, primarily in regulatory compliance
  • BS in Chemistry, Food Science, or related field required.

Senior Organic Chemist

Posted: July 19, 2016
Location: Oakdale, Louisiana, USA

Description:

ABOUT US

Natural Advantage is a leading manufacturer of top quality natural kosher flavor ingredients for the food, beverage and flavor industries. Natural Advantage is committed to delivering excellence in research, development, and scale-up of unique, signature ingredients for our clients at an outstanding value. We provide specialty flavor compounds, trigeminal effects, customer specific and exclusive research, development and products.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Participate in the R&D group consisting of 10 scientists. The incumbent will develop and transfer processes to Production. Compensation depending on education and experience

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Learn Processes commonly used at Natural Advantage.
  • Extrapolate current processes to new Natural Flavor and Fragrance materials.
  • Develop new processes for new target molecules and natural fraction from essential oils and fermentation broths.
  • Must be a team player, as well as self-motivated

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • PhD in Organic Chemistry or BS in Chemistry with experience
    • 5-10 years in the flavor and fragrance industry or related experience
    • Reports to President and CEO

    Benefits: Full package of medical, vacation, relocation expenses, 401-K, performance based compensation

    Company: Natural Advantage, LLC
    Contact Person: Todd Ardoin
    Email: tardoin@natadv.com

North American Technical Director (permanent position)

Posted: July 12, 2016
Location: Saint-Hubert, Québec , Canada

Description:

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Directly reporting to the Vice-president of Technical-commercial, the role of the Technical Director will be:

  • Managing and structuring of the various technical teams (R&D, application and legislation) throughout all sites in North America
  • Work together with the sales team, the marketing group and the administrator of the technical-commercial group to favor the link between sales and technical and to favor a better communication and work flow.
  • Favor education and the pursuit of technical expertise to promote the various talents of Foodarom’s technical team.
  • Coordinate the various longer term projects and plan for the capital expenditure needed over the year for the technical team.
  • Work together and cooperate with the European site and all other services of the company.
  • This position will be located in St-Hubert Quebec but will involve frequent traveling to the other sites of Foodarom in North America.

Qualifications required

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in a related technical field of Chemistry, Food Science or Biology.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in the flavor industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years as a team manager.
  • Good technical knowledge of flavor chemistry.
  • Positive attitude towards working in groups, facility with communication and ability to motivate teams.
  • Strategic aptitudes to foresee the needs of the technical group.

Required competencies: skills and aptitudes

  • Fluent in English and French.
  • Good aptitudes for communication
  • Strong management skills and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Well organized and favors team work

This position will be announced internally and externally and the application time for this position will terminate as of August 1st 2016.

Company: Foodarom
Address: www.foodarom.com
Email: info@foodarom.com

Flavorist or Jr Flavorist needed

Posted: June 24, 2016
Location: Downers Grove, IL USA

Description:

Flavorchem Corporation specializes in crafting flavor and color solutions for food and beverage products.

Since our inception in 1971, Flavorchem policy has been to create an atmosphere which encourages employee development while providing some of the best benefits in the industry.  We believe the heart of our business is our diverse, talented and dedicated team of employees.   We are committed to promoting employee engagement, optimizing morale, and fostering respect for all of our employees, to provide a positive and rewarding working environment.

We are looking for a flavorist or junior flavorist with at least 3 years of experience creating or duplicating flavors. Our flavorists are generalists, working on a variety of flavors for diverse applications. Candidates should have a Bachelor of Science, ideally in Chemistry or Food Science. Experience using gas chromatography is preferred. The position is located in our Downers Grove, IL office.

Our employees have an excellent benefit package which includes medical and dental insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, profit sharing, 401k, and tuition reimbursement as well as many employee events and functions.

Please forward resumes to the email address below.

Company: Flavorchem Corporation
Email: dbolsega@flavorchem.com

Flavorist wanted

Posted: June 21, 2016
Location: Long Island, NY USA

Description:

Fruitcrown Products, with over 75 years of service on Long Island, is seeking a Flavorist with 5+ years’ experience in the flavor industry. This is a highly visible, upfront position.

  • Rationalize flavors from our current library
  • Play an important role in new product development in the dairy, beverage and savory areas
  • Create and duplicate flavors
  • Conduct sensory panels to determine flavor duplication or finished product acceptance as a match to customer requirements
  • Establish and grow relationships with our flavor suppliers
  • Knowledgeable in industry trends, innovative
  • help solve appropriate technical problems

Please Email or call

Djagenburg@fruitcrown.com

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Company: Fruitcrown Products
Email: Djagenburg@fruitcrown.com
Phone: 516-3757321

Senior Perfumer and Evaluator

Posted: June 08, 2016
Location: Grasse, France

Description:

  • Perfumer with 10 years+ experience required by a multinational perfumery house, to provide creative, duplication, cost reduction and technical expertise in order to deliver fragrances that meet the customer’s requirements.
  • Should have an extensive knowledge of odor profiles of essential oils of various origins and the chemistry of components.
  • Also should have an expertise in GCMS operation and interpretation of analysis data.
  • Fragrance Evaluator with 5 years+ experience to coordinate Senior Perfumer.

Languages: French and English.

Email: perfumer.grasse@gmail.com

Certified Flavorist

Posted: May 31, 2016
Location: Carol Stream, IL

Description:

Primarily responsible for technical activities associated with development of new and existing flavor lines. Apply flavor development skills, project management skills to create and match new flavors as requested by our customers or to meet the strategies of Prinova Flavor Division. Perform all duties following established laboratory procedures and establish and document new procedures as necessary. Mentor Flavorist-In-Training thru flavorist certification process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Identify, source and maintain a library of raw materials both natural and synthetic to be used in the development of new flavors. Establish and foster relationships with raw material suppliers.

Work in close alliance with Flavor Regulatory Department to include most current required supporting documents for raw materials including: Product Specification, Safety Data Sheet, Allergen Statement, Country of Origin, Kosher Certificate and Statement of Continuing Guarantee, and Nutritional and other documentation as deemed necessary.

Develop liquid and dry flavors to meet the requirements of project requests within a reasonable timeframe that meets the needs of our customer and divisional strategies. Provide direct and ongoing communication with customers and sales representatives regarding project tracking/status and completion timeline.

Work in close alliance with Flavor Analytical Group for duplication efforts.

Conduct all development applying established Prinova product development procedures, establish and document new procedures as necessary. Ensure that Junior Flavorist and Flavor Compounders follow procedures when creating and compounding flavors under Flavorist directions.

Participate in ongoing flavor training and professional organizations to stay current with new developments and trends in the flavor industry. This including routine tastings of aroma raw materials with the flavor group.

Provide technical and sensory training of flavor raw materials to Flavor Applications and Quality staff.

Conduct and participate in sensory panels to determine the level of product duplication or acceptance as a match and that material both raw and finished comply with sensory standards.

Provide technical support and advise production on the commercialization and scale up of new flavors and flavor manufacturing processes.

Other duties as deemed necessary by President or Business Manager or Senior Flavorist.

Supervisory Responsibilities No direct supervisory responsibilities; however mentoring Flavorist-In-Training to qualify for Certified Flavorist status will be important.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience B.S or B.A in Chemistry or related field. Must be a Certified Member of the Society of Flavor Chemists. Strong and proven experience duplicating and creating successful flavors. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 10 years’ combined experience as a Flavorist/Flavorist in training.

Safety Responsibilities It is the responsibility of each employee to comply with occupational safety and health standards issued under OSHA and to follow all rules, regulations, and procedures established by the Company to ensure that their actions do not impact the health and safety of themselves or others.

Company: Prinova
Contact Person: Julie.kedzior@prinovausa.com

Regional Sales Manager, North America

Posted: May 23, 2016
Location: NJ, USA

Description:

Organica Aromatics Corporation USA is looking to hire a Regional Sales Manager to oversee the promotion and sales of its flavor & fragrance ingredients in the North American region. Responsibilities would include:

  • Promotion of the company’s ingredients in the region.
  • Focus on increasing the company’s market share.
  • Identify potential customers in the region.
  • Keeping in constant touch with the customer base and improving customer relations.
  • Coordinate submissions / samples to customers.
  • Maintain accurate and complete product/ customer submissions / samples and pricing records.
  • Close project / opportunities on a timely basis.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Be dynamic and highly motivated and creative thinker.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Have good computer skills in Microsoft Office ( Word, Excel, PowerPoint )
  • Self-starter, willing to take on projects, work unsupervised and take ownership to meet objectives.
  • Must have ability to prioritize tasks effectively and manage pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be a team player.

Background: 8 + years of sales experience in the flavor & fragrance industry.

The position would offer an attractive package and incentives.

Please email your resume to the address below.

Company: Organica Aromatics Corporation USA
Address: 20 Lake Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520
Email: hr.usa@organicaaroma.com

Senior Perfumer

Posted: May 23, 2016
Location: Guatemala

Description:

Perfumer with more than 15 years of experience in the development and creation of functional fragrances for home care, personal care and fine fragrances.

Fully bilingual in English and Spanish language, with commercial and technical vision.

Willing to live in Guatemala and travel around Latin America when is required.

We offer privileged position in a medium size company with growth potential, competitive salary, excellent working environment and housing in one of the most exclusive and paradisiacal areas of the country, with transport and insurance included.

Interviews will be made in WPC 2016 (Miami), if interested write to the email address below to schedule.

Email: latamcareer2016@gmail.com

Sales Manager

Posted: November 03, 2015
Location: el Prat de Llobregat, SPAIN

Description:

Leader in the sector of distribution of essencial oils and aromatic products, located in el Prat de Llobregat, company wishes to incorporate a SALES MANAGER.

Together with the General Management his/her mission is to DEFINE, PLAN and MANAGE the company's sales policy to achieve the ANNUAL SALES TARGETS and planned margins, maintain/increase the number of the company's customers, open up new markets, analysing market niches and guaranteeing at all times quality sales and service. Participating in the definition of the company’s commercial policy of his/her assigned international area, in collaboration with the General Management, while close monitoring the correct implementation of such policy.

  • Participating in the definition of the company’s sales policy, together with the Managing Director, and monitoring its implementation.
  • Drawing up his/her department’s ANNUAL SALES PLAN.
  • Responsible for designing and monitoring the company’s commercial strategy.
  • Achievement of assigned qualitative and quantitative goals.
  • Overseeing of effective implementation of the defined sales policy by his/her team.
  • Planning of activities of his/her sales team, establishing individual sales targets and overseeing their achievement on the basis of commercial standards and systematic, measurable and viable planning.
  • Overseeing sales administration.
  • Participating in commercial negotiations with large accounts and engaging in ongoing oversight of and direct action relating to the company’s main customers.
  • Analysing and understanding the market and existing or potential competitors, defining actions that help increase market share and the company’s position.
  • Coordination of his/her activities with different departments.
  • Management, control, oversight and motivating of his/her team.
  • Identification of department indicators, measurement and establishment of corrective measures with regard to visits, incidents, returns, low-profit customers, etc.).

Academic Training:

  • Higher education in economic or business science/international trade
  • Master’s degree from a business school and/or sales management

Specific Knowledge:

  • Communication.
  • Market Analysis and research.
  • Knowledge of the chemical, perfumes and fragrances' sector.

Background:5 years in a similar position

Computer skills:SAP and advanced office suite user

Languages:English, French and Spanish

Required skills:

  • Breadth of knowledge.
  • Efectiveness and efficiency.
  • Customer orientation
  • Flexibility
  • Company: Lluch Esseence
    Contact Person: Carmen Collantes
    Email: rrhh@lluche.com