Now Hiring: Flavorist

Vioryl SA is a Greek chemical company that has over 75 years’ worth of experience in the making of fragrances, flavors, fine chemicals, and agrochemicals. Vioryl offices are located in Afidnes, Attica Greece, while the manufacturing site is located at Thiva. Vioryl SA is currently looking for a Flavorist. More about the position is below.

About the Job

Title: Flavorist

Department: Research & Development

Reports to: Senior Flavorist

Position Summary

This position creates flavor solutions in alignment with R&D department goals and objectives.

Main Responsibilities 

• Create and develop cost-effective and commercially successful flavors, meeting good manufacturing practices and fully scalable to operations to fulfill business priorities and timelines

• Prepare flavor samples as requested for customer briefs, application needs, technology performance assessment, meet QC standards, perform physical testing

• Ensure the quality of flavor developments under commercial, stability, regulatory compliance manufacturing, sustainable and product safety aspects

• Continuously optimize existing formulas to ensure competitiveness and improve the success rate in the market

• Deliver new innovative flavor proposals and improve continuously relevant raw material know-how, to translate the latest trends into proactive creation concepts

• Collaborate with R&D, Sales, Regulatory, QA, Procurement, and any other department involved in a project, to develop products and share knowledge

• Contribute to discussions about R&D plans

Candidate Profile

• Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Food Science/Technology, Chemistry (or similar scientific discipline) or equivalent experience

• At least 5 years of experience as a Flavorist across various categories (confectionery, beverage, dairy, bakery, savory, cookies, coffee, lipsticks, etc.)

• Expert-level tasting skills with an intermediate-level ability to understand how to adjust a flavor formulation in the direction needed for flavor modifications

• Intermediate level knowledge of flavor performance and flavor performance improvement

• Understanding of consumer research and insights, marketing, and commercial functions to support effective cross-functional teamwork on innovation projects, using trend and competitor awareness to work on project briefs

• Ability to work accurately, quickly and with good laboratory practices required

• Ability to adapt to changing priorities and support multiple projects, as necessary

• Ability to differentiate tastes and smells is required. Must be able to consume a wide variety of foods, such as products that may contain wheat, eggs, milk, and other known allergens

• Good knowledge of written and spoken English

• Working knowledge of IT systems such as MS Office is essential


• Gross annual salary of €37.000 (€25.700 net-net)

• Health insurance policy provided by N.N

• Monthly allowance to commute

Next Steps

If the description above fits your experience and has captured your interest, please apply by sending your resume (CV) to mentioning “Flavorist."

Vioryl SA provides equal opportunities to all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, citizenship, marital status, etc.