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Now Hiring: Sr. Food Technologist, Beverages at Firmenich

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Firmenich is currently searching for a senior food technologist, beverages to work at its Lakeland, Florida location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage briefs and champion required actions to meet project objectives with minimal or no supervision
  • Mentor applications resources to optimize team performance and maximize opportunity to win commercial projects
  • Lead project teams, plan, execute and provide technical leadership
  • Develop application bases, (as required) to showcase Firmenich flavors and technologies
  • Support product development, sensory evaluation and maintain flavor collections
  • Establish and maintain pertinent working relationships with both internal and external contacts
  • Actively participate as technical lead for our sales team to develop strategic relationships and customer intimacy
  • Grow to serve as the go to person for all technical and flavor solutions while championing assigned projects from initialization until completion

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related field
  • Beverage product development and formulation expertise, Citrus experience highly preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of application development experience
  • Experience working in food preparation and/or processing
  • Must be computer savvy, comfortable with learning and proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Excel skills required

We value:

  • Keeping abreast of pertinent industry technical knowledge in terms of ingredients, formulations and processes
  • Maintaining an organized and efficient laboratory environment providing direction for the team
  • Leveraging internal and external resources to bring insight, expertise and efficiency into project executions
  • Contributing technical expertise to account, category and strategic planning
  • Ability to multitask various project initiatives and work stages
  • Effective presentations skills and delivering presentations in a technical capacity to clients as required
  • Maintaining and up to date working knowledge of the customer's strategies, brands and products
  • Ability to manage and execute a diverse set of application initiatives

We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve ambitious sustainability objectives

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

  • Generous Paid Time Off!
  • Quarterly Bonus Potential!
  • Retirement Plans!
  • 401(k) with Company Match!
  • Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!
  • Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!
  • Flexible Spending Accounts!
  • Tobacco-Free Campus!
  • And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

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