Sensient Technologies

Sensient’s innovative technologies create fresh, unique solutions tailored to meet the needs of today’s educated consumers. Our name communicates what we do: Enhance SENSory experiences through specialized ingredIENTs, delivered through proprietary TECHNOLOGIES.

Sensient Technologies Corporation has facilities around the world that produce a broad range of innovative products for many of the world’s best-known consumer and industrial companies. We provide customized food and beverage systems, pharmaceutical colors and coatings, cosmetic and personal care formulations, specialty inks and colors, and other fine chemicals.

Nov 27, 2018
Sensient Colors LLC is looking for Chemical Production Operators based on future business needs for our St. Louis, MO production plant facility.     We offer an excellent benefits package that includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision care, life insurance, and 401(k).   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:   This position will perform a variety of duties within the production areas.  Responsibilities may include the following: Repackaging of product, weighing and blending of product and assisting other production operators in the production of finished color.  Accurately follow written procedures, accurately weigh ingredients and complete the necessary documentation to support the process.  Maintain a safe and sanitary work area by ensuring the work area is clean and kept in a good working order.  Must be able to lift and maneuver up to 50 pounds of product. Must have excellent mechanical aptitude.    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:   Previous manufacturing experience is preferred. High School diploma, or equivalent, is required.
Sensient Technologies St. Louis, MO, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Job Summary:   To perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot, repair, redesign and install plant equipment, machinery, and buildings in a safe and professional manner with a varying degree of supervision within company and governmental guidelines.  To work within the guidelines of good manufacturing practices at all times.   Responsibilities:   Repair and maintain machinery, buildings and equipment. Redesign and install equipment as assigned. Use and operate Color Maintenance Department tools, machinery and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.  Adhere to all GMP procedures. Must be able to work from blue prints and sketches to troubleshoot and perform repairs on machinery and equipment with minimal instruction from Supervisor. Will assist higher grade mechanics as needed and help in training of lesser grade mechanics.   Must be proficient in Electrical/PLC/Control Maintenance Skills:   Capable of troubleshooting process & non-process equipment using a PLC Capable of troubleshooting electrical systems from 480V to 5V Capable of troubleshooting vendor supplied turn-key controls Able to read & work from electrical schematics Run conduit both EMT, ENT, Plastic, Rigid, and Run cable tray Must be familiar with latest version of NEC and pull wire Replace electrical components in starters, MCC components, and be able to change and properly fuses Capable of repairing equipment when an identical component is not available Must also be proficient in two (2) of the following maintenance skills.    1)         Refrigeration and air-conditioning   Charge refrigeration systems Change compressors Replace belts Replace fans Replace motors Change electrical components Clean condensers Adjust regulating valves   2)         Pipe fitting and Mechanical   Work from blue prints and sketches Determine size routes and materials Thread pipe Glue pipe Solder pipe Weld and clean pipes Hang pipe Align pumps and motors Pour concrete bases Erect equipment Remove equipment Hoist equipment Lubricate equipment Shore and support equipment Rebuild pumps and other rotating equipment   3)         General Welding   Fabricate and weld guards, hand rails, etc. Equipment repairs Determine material for compatibility Capable of welding stainless steel and aluminum Must be able to work from blue prints and drawings                REQUIRED EDUCATION:    High school diploma or equivalent. 
Sensient Technologies St. Louis, MO, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Job Summary Sensient's  Flavors & Fragrances Group  is seeking a Regulatory Intern! Responsibilities Support the Regulatory Affairs team in serving as a regulatory resource to internal customers: interpreting regulations, providing information to address external customer needs, providing guidance in the development of products to internal customers by accurately maintaining technical databases related to raw materials, formulas, and finished products. Support the Regulatory Affairs team in serving as a regulatory resource to external customers:  providing routine and standard technical information in areas of subject matter expertise/core technology; serving as a secondary resource for non-routine or confidential information disclosure.   Qualifications Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively – written and verbal -  with a variety of internal and external contacts. Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and handle multiple tasks in a effective manner.    Attention to detail is essential for this position. Must be able to develop the ability to review, interpret and summarize technical information.   Education & Experience Seeking a degree in a scientific field such as chemistry, food science, or nutrition.  Must be at least entering Junior year and have a 3.0 GPA.
Sensient Technologies Hoffman Estates, IL, USA Graduate
Nov 27, 2018
Sensient Colors is looking to hire an experienced Sales Account Manager based in the Philippines.     JOB SUMMARY: With our vast array of Flavors and Colors for the food and beverage industries you will develop new sales within key customer accounts. The Sales Account Manager will be part of the SEA commercial team and reports to the Sales Director. We have various internal support structures established to help ensure your success.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Selling value-added flavors and/or Colors to the food and beverage industries in the Philippines Creatively grow existing business and obtain new customer accounts Effectively develop and expand a strong customer relationship at all relevant levels Handle multiple accounts and partner with decision makers for innovative new product development projects Develop, implement, and manage account-specific strategies Deliver accurate short and medium term sales planes and forecasts based on analysis with regard to sales, cost, markets, new business development and customers Contribute information to market strategy by monitoring competitive products and reactions from accounts Leverage Sensient's internal resources such as marketing, product development, technology & innovation, manufacturing and distribution   EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Ideally BSc in a life science discipline, i.e. chemistry, chemical engineering or in a similar, relevant discipline A minimum of 3-5 years of successful B2B sales experience in the  raw material  food or related industry Ability to manage significant business opportunities to grow the company’s position as the leader in its field Full business fluency in English Excellent communication skills, experience in working both autonomously as well as in a team Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and handle multiple tasks in an effective manner Willing and able to travel to multiple customers throughout the assigned territory Self-sufficient worker with excellent time- and territory- management skills
Sensient Technologies Philippines Full time
Nov 27, 2018
JOB SUMMARY:   We are looking for a talented flexible and versatile  Product Manager  to undertake marketing projects for the benefit of our cosmetic business unit in Asia. You will assist marketing manager on the management of a product range, its pricing, inventory, documentation, rationalization; you will work on trends and with sales on understanding market conditions and product value proposition. You will organize promotional events that can make a difference for our company’s success according to trends and customer requirements.    The goal is to reach out to the market and cultivate the customer’s interest in our products and services in ways that strengthen our reputation and facilitate our continuous growth.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Product introduction and product documentation management Assistant Marketing Manager with new product launches by ensuring completion of products’ launch package (documentation, coding, samples…) Ensure data consistency over all technical documentation for Sensient’s products by working with cross-functional teams. Manage Product issues such as specifications, quality, viability, long-term supply, packaging, and transportation with other departments as needed. Manage Product Specification Revision Process to ensure all involved parties are aware of product changes, specifically affecting product specifications. Work with customer service and account managers to address inquiries related to missing documentation or product information. Seeks ways and methods to better serve customers both external and internal. Provide assistance for tradeshow organization   Product complexity and harmonization management Improve portfolio efficiency by identifying items that add complexity to the portfolio and come up with suggestion to address the issues. Coordinate with Product Managers of other Sensient Cosmetic Technologies affiliate to ensure best in class communication of products’ status, and products’ changes.   SKILLS & ABILITIES: Proven experience as marketing executive or similar role Good understanding of market research techniques, data analysis and statistics methods Familiarity with social media and web analytics (e.g. WebTrends) Excellent communication and people skills Strong organizational and time-management abilities Creativity and commercial awareness EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education preferably in marketing or technical area Excellent writing skills in English Fluent in English and Chinese 5 years minimum experience in the cosmetic industry At least 2 years of marketing experience preferably within manufacturing companies. Understanding of manufacturing for consumer packaged goods companies. Good understanding of cosmetic market environment in Asia (regulation, competition, market needs and requirements)   ABOUT SENSIENT NEW GLOBAL INNOVATION CENTER IN SINGAPORE: Sensient new global innovation center GIC will bring together scientists and technologists from many different Sensient business units, including : Food colors and flavors – Pharmaceutical - Sensient natural ingredients – Bionutrients - Cosmetics – Fragrances. With a focus on new product development and application extension, the Center will exemplify deep collaboration and cross-pollination of Sensient Groups. This will allow the teams to innovate in a broader sensory context of flavor, color, texture, sight and aroma.
Sensient Technologies Singapore Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Cosmetic Application Technologist for South China Responsibilities -Develop skin care and make-up formulations in lab to present Sensient cosmetic ingredients’ benefits for promotion -Deliver product trainings to South China distributors -Deploy Sensient ingredients into customers’ applications and do trouble-shooting for customers   Knowledge and Skill Requirements : -Diploma or Master Chemistry degree  -5-10 years working experience in cosmetic industry  -Experienced in make up and/or skin care formulations, with solid experience in resolving formulation issues  -Work independently with limited supervision and good presentation skill -Team player and good communication skills with ability to multi-tasks -Good English is preferred -25% travel for South China visit
Sensient Technologies Shanghai, China Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Job Summary:    This position's primary responsibility is to assist in meeting and exceeding customer needs and expectations with respect to regulatory issues.  Assists with the completion of customer’s technical questionnaires for business unit customers.  Responsible for initial review of customer specifications.  Helps with the development of standard operating procedures.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Apply regulatory knowledge to make compliance decisions on products we manufacture. Keeps abreast of changes in regulations, including attending trade conferences and seminars –  including trade association representation. Identification of sales restriction by market and/or region as dictated by Regulatory statutes. Reviews customer's specifications and determines company's ability to comply.  Communicates compliance with appropriate parties. Facilitates both national and international product registrations, regulatory submissions and reports (FDA, EPA, and EU collaboration required). Reviews and makes necessary revisions to technical data sheets, safety data sheets, and other standard regulatory documents, as needed before submission to internal and external customers Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in science discipline or related field. Three years of regulatory experience required. Knowledge of industry specific laws in home country required. Working knowledge of how to determine global chemical inventory (TSCA, etc.) for products. Skills & Abilities: Able to apply regulatory knowledge to make compliance decisions on products we manufacture Requires organizational skills to maintain large volumes of information in various stages of completion. Ability to react quickly to customer needs and work with minimal supervision.   ABOUT SENSIENT COLORS:   Sensient Color Group is a leading developer, producer and supplier of natural and synthetic color systems for customers around the globe. The Company's high-performance products play a central role in the manufacture of foods and beverages, cosmetic and pharmaceutical colors and coatings, inks for commercial and consumer printers, and colors for agricultural uses, household cleaners and paper products. The Color Group is located in St. Louis, Missouri.
Sensient Technologies St. Louis, MO, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the safe loading, unloading, and securement of specialized agricultural harvest equipment. Transports this equipment intrastate as well as interstate.  Assist in the maintenance and record keeping of all commercial highway equipment.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Be able to safety load and unload equipment on low bed trailers.   Be able to safely secure all types of equipment and miscellaneous items.   Must work independently and be able to make sound adjustments   Knowledgeable and capable of inspecting commercial vehicles according to standard practices.   Must be able to perform minor repairs on commercial vehicles and agricultural equipment   Perform all driver-required record keeping according to DOT rules and regulations SKILLS & ABILITIES: Class A driver’s license in good standing, with the following endorsements; Air Brakes and doubles.  Must meet D.O.T.  requirements. This position is responsible to plan routes that would be most efficient to meet timelines set by production requirements. Take into account to plan routes that will meet but not exceed hour of service requirements set by the U.S Department of Transportation.   This position will take a leadership role when equipment is being loaded or unloaded from low bed trailer for transportation.  Insure that equipment is loaded and unloaded in a safe and efficient manner by providing oversight to others who are helping in this process.   Poor planning of routes could result in loss of production.  When hours of service or rules that are related to driving a commercial vehicle are broken can result in fines to the company and to the Truck Driver. Inadequate load securement can result is loss of high value harvest equipment. This position will have daily contact with the department manager and other department staff. Contact as required by the job with field supervisors, growers and the general public while driving on public roads. Incidental contact with California Highway Patrol and other public agencies while traveling on public highways.   This position will spend approximately 40% of time working in the shop. Intermittent The remaining 60% will be driving and moving harvest equipment. Subject to intermittent lifting of 50-125 lbs.  Pushing or pulling of 50 lbs.  Walking on unleveled ground or dirt roads. This position will be exposed to all types of weather climates, from extreme heat (110 F) to very cold (32 F).  Approximately 90 days of overnight travel will be required.   EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma, must have sufficient ability to meet all administrative requirements.  This includes applicable regulations and good record keeping and documentation skills. ABOUT SENSIENT NATURAL INGREDIENTS: The Sensient Natural Ingredients group is part of Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group and is one of the largest producers and distributors of dehydrated onion and garlic products as well as chili powder, paprika, chili pepper and dehydrated vegetables such as parsley, celery and spinach. These ingredients are used in many of today's popular convenience foods. The Natural Ingredients unit is located in Turlock, California.
Sensient Technologies Livingston, CA, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Job Summary: Reporting in to the Group Marketing Director, the Product Manager oversees day-to-day activities for Sensient’s range of products in Food Flavours and Colours. This position is responsible for product pricing, specifications, viability, as well as product management issues such as Product Line Management, and development of new product resources.  The position also works with sales on new opportunities and feasibility of those opportunities. This position will also be responsible for identifying products and/or market applications to extend product offerings. This position is located at Sensient’s Global Innovation Center in Singapore. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:          Identify sensory trends across all market segments for food flavor and color, as well as extract.        Works with new product development teams to develop, quantify and implement new projects and drive innovation.        Lead ideation and marketing (including promotion tool across all platforms) program for food flavor and color as well as extracts for all market segment        Support new product launches for food flavor and color as well as extracts and track successes        Validate value proposition of Sensient product portfolio for key market segment as well as key customers        Analyze key cost drivers and assist in the development and implementation of pricing strategies and monitors gross profit margins.        Lead cross functional teams to drive new opportunities and provide direction to meet business objectives.        Develop and execute pricing plan in accordance with divisional objectives and marketplace conditions.        Review and analyze product line volume, price, and profit results against divisional objectives and budgets and explain variances.        Collect, analyze, and interpret market and competitive intelligence information to support divisional strategic and marketing plans.        Support the direct selling effort with the Director of Marketing, Regional General Managers, Sales Directors, and Vice President of Asia Pacific.        Work on Special Projects as requested.       Education & Experience:        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education; preferably in marketing or technical area.        5-7 years of marketing experience in related industry, preferably with at least 2 years within manufacturing companies selling to consumer packaged goods companies.        Understanding of manufacturing for consumer packaged goods companies. Skills & Abilities:        Strong written and verbal communication skills.        Ability to analyze internal and external data with regard to sales, costs, markets, and customers.  Competencies:        Execution/Results Driven        Develops Self & Others        Customer Focus        Collaboration        Know Your Business        Planning & Priority Setting        Influence & Persuasion        Global Mindset        Strategic Thinking        Communication        Entrepreneurial (Creativity/Leading Change/Innovation) Working Environment/Physical Demands:        Work is in a professional office environment.        Periodical exposure to laboratory and manufacturing plant conditions.
Sensient Technologies Singapore Full time
Nov 27, 2018
JOB SUMMARY: Seeking an experienced Industrial Electrician with 3-phase, 480V, and industrial troubleshooting experience to assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand, power, and precision measuring tools. The Electrician diagnoses malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem. The Electrician is responsible for the connection of wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components. Responsible for observing and following all safety regulations with required PPE .   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures. Maintain electrical equipment to meet regulatory codes at the country, state and federal levels. Demonstrate safe and proficient use of shop tools (both hand and power). Demonstrate mechanical knowledge Competent with programming of VFD’s. Knowledge and ability to troubleshoot PLC’s a plus Understand basic process controls, PID, I/P, 4-20 milliamp ,0-10 millivolt and proportional valves Must be physically capable of performing work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures. Proficient in testing electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, motors using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and meggers Perform installation and maintenance work as part of a team of skilled trade workers.    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Have up to 2 year’s experience as an electrician working in an industrial environment Excellent understanding of safety rules in an industrial setting Must be familiar with industrial and electrical codes Must be able to work rotating shifts during a 6-month production season Strong mechanical, analytical, and solution driven skills Excellent communication ability State certification a plus Possess strong electrical and mechanical abilities Must be able to use basic tools and machinery Awareness of operational machinery problems in short proximity Strong ability to read measure devices and blueprints Customer Service: ability to relate with and work with several people irrespective of their background Critical Thinking: once a problem is identified, industrial electricians should be able to deal with it critically. Candidate must have a strong desire to be a part of a high growth company with an entrepreneurial spirit and a fast-paced, results-orientated culture. Perform duties in a work environment that will be hot, cold, dirty and fast-paced.
Sensient Technologies Livingston, CA, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
JOB SUMMARY:   We are looking for an experienced and driven Sales Account Manager to join our commercial team. The successful candidate will be field-based in Guangzhou and have responsibility for a wide Asian area. The position reports to the National Sales Manager. You will grow our revenue with local customers and distributors and be responsible for strengthening Sensient Cosmetic Technologies image with existing and new customers.  We have various internal support structures established to help ensure your success.    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage a portfolio of local accounts  Your portfolio also consists of a network of distributors that you expand, retain, and animate Identify new business opportunities, and prospect new markets Understand perfectly your customer portfolio, know the different decision makers and build strong business relationships with them You work closely with internal teams (marketing, R & D, regulatory...) Finding new customers, offering them our products Following-up offers Visiting customers and participating in various trade exhibitions Making reports of visits and sales You will be responsible for the optimal availability of products and their volume and market share growth of products SKILLS & ABILITIES : Significant experience in sales of cosmetics products with cosmetic accounts Excellent communication and presentation skills and taking initiative is part of who you are Fluency in Mandarin and very good English skills Demonstrated advanced selling & negotiation skills Ability to identify customer business needs/opportunities and recommend solutions Team player with strong communication skills, results driven with an action and execution mentality, entrepreneurs, used to taking calculated risks. Flexible regarding business trips and travel. Fluent spoken and written Mandarin and very good English skills Good IT Skills (MS Office - ERP). EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Preferably a Master’s degree in the field of chemistry, biochemistry or cosmetics. Minimum five years of experience as a B2B raw material or cosmetic ingredients sales manager.
Sensient Technologies Guangdong, China Full time
Nov 27, 2018
JOB SUMMARY   The Engineering Manager, reporting to the Director of Operations and Engineering, will be responsible for the development, engineering, implementation, and monitoring of all aspects of capital projects for all production facilities.  This job will also be responsible for communicating project goals and objectives, including cost, scheduling, resource management, technical performance and deliverables.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Establishes investment needs through analyzing production processes, facility needs, and available budgets. Works with the plants and stakeholders in development of Capital Appropriation Requests.  Develops adequate documentation to justify proposed investments according to Sensient procedures, including defining project scope, preparing project budget, and establishing project schedules. Identifies appropriate vendors (contract engineers, equipment manufacturers, etc.). Executes projects according to the developed plans. Coordinates development, procurement and installations. Development of Milestone charts and managing/ tracking capital projects. Monitors project performance after implementation and supports projects owners. Manages capital project financial records, including invoicing and budgets. Leads process documentation, centerlining and optimization.  Partners with manufacturing, quality and R&D on establishing good-run settings and optimizing them through continuous improvement. Partners with R&D to develop process engineering requirements for new product development Identifies equipment that meets the needs of new products developed by R&D in the innovation process Supports plant maintenance staff by defining reliability requirements for equipment. Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership, exploring opportunities to add value, and coordination with internal and external staff. Ensures projects and programs are completed on time and on budget Manages the activities of project engineers and process engineers to support department objectives. Approximately 50% travel primarily in the United States, however, occasional trips to Europe and LATAM are possible. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES A minimum of 10 years related experience, preferable within the food and beverage or the specialty chemical industry.  At least 5 years’ experience must be plant-based.  Previous experience as a plant engineering manager is a strong plus. Experience managing capital projects of >$10M is required Experience managing direct reports Ability to communicate with peers, management, plant employee and contractors is vital. Ability to multi-task numerous projects and understand the urgency around them. Effective analytical and problem solving skills.  EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering or related discipline.  A Master’s Degree is a plus, but not required. MBA preferred, but not required WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS Travel required ~50%, so flexibility and availability is essential.
Sensient Technologies Hoffman Estates, IL, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
JOB SUMMARY:   This position is responsible for the cleaning of equipment and other areas of the facility as designated by the Supervisor. This individual will also supervise the sanitation crew as well as perform hands on Sanitation tasks. The successful candidate must demonstrate competency in English in reading, writing and verbal communication, and will need to understand and execute written Sanitation SSOP’s. The individual will also be responsible for training employees in the SSOP’s and making sure that the assigned work is being completed and documented in a safe and effective manner. The individual must be comfortable both as a leader as well as working independently. This role reports to the Sanitation Supervisor.  A high performer in this position will identify problems or discrepancies in the existing programs, and will seek and implement solutions to support continuous improvement within the food safety and Sanitation programs with little to no supervision. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:   Assist in in the managing of the Sanitation cleaning schedule by insuring that the schedule is being followed and that the completed tasks are documented Train and develop new employees in the various Sanitation tasks, safety procedures and equipment use Communicate with the Supervisor on shift to determine equipment or area availability Perform Sanitation tasks including those that require the use of power equipment Other duties as assigned   SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability to work with hazardous chemicals Ability to climb stairs and ladders Must be able to work in high places up to 30’ high Ability to lift 50 lbs. Must be able to work in tight places Must be able to work in confined spaces Must be able to twist and bend down to reach under and between equipment Must be able to wear a harness Ability to work in hot and humid environment Must be able to assemble and disassemble equipment using various hand and power tools Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and start times Must be able to follow written instructions Must be able to work with minimal supervision Must be able to follow all safety instructions Must be able to follow all GMP procedures Must be able to don all of the required personal protective equipment Must be able to perform lock-out Tag-Out procedures Must be able to drive a forklift Must be able to drive a Jenie Boom Must be able to work on and drive a scissor lift Must be able to drive a floor scrubber Ability to work collaboratively within teams and influence others English written and oral communication skills Able to work independently and to handle multiple priorities under minimal supervision EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:   Requires the ability to read and write English Previous Sanitation experience preferred Previous leadership experience preferred   ABOUT SENSIENT FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES:   Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group  develops, manufactures and distributes flavor and fragrance systems that are found in thousands of consumer products worldwide. The company's specialty systems are essential components of food, beverage, household and personal care products. Sensient’s value-added flavors and fragrances enable our customers to excel in highly competitive global markets. The Flavors & Fragrances Group is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.   ABOUT SENSIENT NATURAL INGREDIENTS:   The Sensient Natural Ingredients group is part of Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group and is one of the largest producers and distributors of dehydrated onion and garlic products as well as chili powder, paprika, chili pepper and dehydrated vegetables such as parsley, celery and spinach. These ingredients are used in many of today's popular convenience foods. The Natural Ingredients unit is located in Turlock, California.
Sensient Technologies Turlock, CA, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Job Summary: The job provides exposure and training in a regional supply chain organization. The role will assist the Supply Chain Director APAC in managing and tracking regional projects with the aim to accelerate delivery of benefits. The intern will involve directly in the Regional Freight Forwarding tender including organization, analysis and business award recommendation. He/she will assist in establishing regional information infrastructure to enable collaboration and sharing of best practices between supply chain members in the region, as well as to assist in establishing management reports on key supply chain performance.   Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Work closely with supply chain team members across the APAC region.   Help to run the Regional Freight Forwarding Tender process including analysis leading to final business award Track progress of regional projects, provide help in data collection and analysis as needed Establish reporting mechanism on regional buying savings Consolidate regional forecasts quarterly and provide forecasts to the manufacturing sites Set up APAC Supply Chain folders in Intranet to allow efficient sharing of information Consolidate key supply chain KPIs and establish dashboard for management review Organise monthly APAC Supply Chain calls and act as secretary to the team Provide assistance on ad hoc supply chain projects as required Perform research on supply markets, new suppliers and materials as requested Promote collaboration and communication of supply chain team members in APAC   Education & Experience: Undertaking or completing a degree course   Skills & Abilities: Motivated & a Self-starter Eager to learn, a fast learner Resourceful with good problem solving skills Strong written and oral communication skills   Working Environment/Physical Demands: Work is in a professional office environment Regular communication with supply chain team members in APAC countries
Sensient Technologies Singapore Graduate
Nov 27, 2018
Company Overview Sensient Technologies is a leading supplier of flavors, fragrances and colors used to make a diverse variety of foods and beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, home and personal care products, specialty printing and imaging products, computer imaging and industrial colors. Our goal is not only to supply our customers with the highest-quality flavors, fragrances and colors available, but also to partner with our customers in creating world-class products.   Job Description   A key leadership position that coordinates cross-functional team work and is committed to providing safe food and safe E2E operations to our customers and operations team.  This position is accountable for the empowered supervision of operations and responsible for the execution of all safety, environmental, quality, E2E operational, and team development activities. These responsibilities will be performed in compliance with all company and regulatory programs including, but not limited to:  OSHA, EPA, ISO, FDA - HACCP and GMP, USDA and Corporate Policies. This role is expected to develop and utilize engaging and empowering tactics such as process mapping, team development and individual accountability, continuous improvement, LEAN practices, a system utilization to drive sustainable results.   Position Summary Responsibilities Work with EH&S leader to insure that all safety programs are executed with an E2E perspective to protect the safety of all employees. Utilize structured problem solving techniques to improve first pass quality levels of finished product. Insure operational compliance on all work instructions and procedures for GMP, HACCP, USDA, and Quality programs. Plan, organize, and ensure qualification of assigned personnel to meet the production on time and right the first time. Manage OT requirements to achieve customer requirements. Approve timecards in Kronos. Complete required checklist items daily for safety, environmental (scrubber, WWTP, and cooling water), food quality/safety, etc Complete equipment pre-operation tests and mid-process quality checks for salt, pH, etc. Print and insure quality of intermediate and finished goods labels in compliance with USDA, FDA, and Sensient policy Instilling a culture of accountability that utilizes positive discipline processes providing adequate coaching, verbal, and written documentation of all actions taken. Possibly recommending termination if all coaching efforts fail to realize intended results. Ensure production is aligned with maintenance in the execution of maintenance activities and timing to provide the most efficient use of planned and unplanned downtime. Lead daily production and/or warehousing meetings and follow up on prioritized escalated issues for completion. Insure the system management of the shop floor is accurately executed hourly and daily. Print, issue materials, and close WOs no more than three days in advance of production, and complete no more than 24 hours after the materials have been added. Improve receiving, inventory management, and shipping operations that minimize working capital investment and maximize operational productivity. Track and report on selected KPIs and cost savings projects If USDA production supervisor; primary contact for USDA supervisor, new label approval, pre-op checks, protocol development, management, and documentation of all processes   SKILLS & ABILITIES     Collaborative, technically competent, and high standards leadership style (references required) Present ideas effectively and visually using the full Microsoft Office Suite of products (testable) Demonstrate JD Edwards, ERP system, usage to streamline information flow (testable) Project management, or management of change experience Food certification and education in USDA and FDA production, or willingness to complete Demonstrate problem solving and preventative action implementation (testable) Waste Water Treatment Plant certification is a plus   EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Associates degree minimum BS/BA Degree, in Food Safety, Engineering, or Supply Chain discipline a plus Minimum of five years’ experience in warehousing or production management within food or chemical industries.
Sensient Technologies Harbor Beach, Michigan, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for all aspects of harvesting and planting the “crop” in a manner which will meet goals and objectives of the division, through direct supervision of harvest supervisors and indirect supervision of all salary, hourly and maintenance field personnel responsible for planting, harvesting and delivering crop for dehydration.  Plan, coordinate, organize and schedule daily production meeting the processing needs of the California processing plants.  Provide effective leadership to all contacts inside and outside the Company, which are necessary to further the goals and objectives to the Company.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:   1.            Through direct supervision and leadership of harvest supervisors and indirect supervision of all field staff, position is directly responsible for planting to harvesting (field production operations) and delivering crop for dehydration.   2.            Directly responsible for planning, organizing and scheduling all aspects of field production operations and to communicate such plans as necessary.   3.            Provide leadership and direction to field staff ensuring specific objectives relating to all aspects of field production are understood and work toward minimizing risks to crop and Company.  Directly responsible for ensuring adequate training of employees which will meet all requirements of operations including safety, and Job Safety Analysis training.     4.            Ensure daily staffing is appropriate for conditions aligned with current objectives and are able to meet specific objectives of safety, quality, production and cost on a daily base.    5.            Communicate as necessary to all contacts inside and outside the Company, which are necessary to achieve safety, quality, production and cost on a daily basis.   Position must aggressively participate with multiple key associates on a daily basis. Key associates may include: harvest supervisors, labor coordinator, field coordinators, trucking dispatchers, general field labor, maintenance staff, director of field operations, field representatives, seed department personnel, growers’ contacts, research personnel, plant operations personnel, administrative personnel, etc.  Participation must be thorough and effective, analytical and interpretive in nature.     Position is directly responsible for daily performance and upkeep of planting/harvesting equipment.   Working with the maintenance superintendent and through harvest supervisors, maintenance staff and through equipment operators, position oversees all aspects of harvesting equipment.  Provide effective leadership to personnel meeting daily equipment needs including operating, service, maintenance and repair.    11.         Constantly work toward the improvement of safety, quality and production.   12.         Promote department and divisional constant improvement efforts as assigned.   13.         Performs all other duties assigned.   SKILLS & ABILITIES:   Analytical/Interpretive Complexity   Position involves a high level of analyzing and interpreting ever changing conditions related to safety, labor requirements, crop conditions, field conditions, equipment requirements, production requirements and quality impact.  Leadership and directions must be based upon an active constant effort of analyzing and interpreting.     Planning   Planning skills must include the ability to formulate and maintain schedules for multiple objectives.   Schedules include labor requirements, production up time and downtime, trucking/delivery, equipment usage, in-house maintenance, etc.  Planning and scheduling criteria are established by working through harvest supervisors and with various inside and outside contacts.   Independent Choice   This position entails a great deal of independent choice.  There is substantial policy interpretation related to labor, supervision, cost factors, quality factors, equipment usage and daily crop production.  Independent decisions of position have a large impact on a wide range of important issues.  Working through others position must constantly develop multiple options toward meeting immediate and long term goals and objectives.   Management/Leadership Controls   A high level of leadership is accepted with this position.  This position must provide effective leadership to numerous personnel within in the field operations.  A high level of leadership skills is required to align personnel and various contacts with immediate and long-term goals and objectives.   Extent of Management   This position directly manages all aspects of field production operations.  This position is directly responsible for all field personnel who control the production equipment and labor that are germane to daily field production.    Directly and indirectly manage all field production staff.  Directly manage salary harvest supervisors (3-4), indirectly manage salary field representatives (2-3), salary mechanic/supervisors (7–9), and 50-100 hourly field personnel.    Revenue and Asset Accountability   There is no revenue accountability.  However, revenue streams from field production operations are significant.  This position must have a detailed understanding of revenue streams and must provide planning, direction and leadership to all inside and outside contacts which, further revenue accountability.  Position is responsible for daily upkeep of all field equipment assets, including use, maintenance, service, repair, transportation, safety and control.    Budget Accountability   There is no direct budgetary accountability.  However, position is directly responsibility for controlling daily harvest costs within crop budgets of labor, maintenance overheads and raw material overheads.  Position is required to provide direction and leadership assuring best value for money spent.      Impact of Decisions   Decisions made pertaining to use of equipment and labor can effect the economics of direct and overhead associated costs.  Position must have an understanding of downstream impacts of the immediate production process.  Daily decisions made during field production can affect the cost of production and the cost of quality.  Creativity and proper judgement must be used effectively to reduce processing and production costs and improve finished product quality either directly of indirectly.  Best-fit decisions through organization, attention to detail and scheduling will effect overall harvest and production costs.  Ability to focus on these “best-fit” decisions is a must.    Contacts   Daily contact is made with all levels of personnel within the department.  Daily contact is also made with several contacts outside the department.  Due to the geographic nature of field production, most contact will be made via mobile communication.   Develop sound working relationships with all contacts so that expectations are timely known and our goals and objectives are achieved in an efficient manner.    Working Conditions:   Work is performed in many types of environments.  Daily work during field production is performed  outside and subject to the elements.  Weather conditions can be extreme with temperatures ranging  from over 110 F to below freezing. Extensive travel from the Mexican border to the Oregon border, approximately 40,000 miles per year is entailed.  Extensive over-night travel will be required during harvest and planting. Most field production conditions are usually very dusty and require long hours in the field 10 to 14 hours per day.   During periods of non-production, work is in an office setting.  Office work comprises about 10 % to 15 % of annual work time.   EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:   B.S. in Agriculture related field, or, seven to ten years’ experience in agricultural harvesting position in row crops.  Minimum of seven to ten years’ experience in agricultural harvesting of row crops.  Position must have a solid understanding of general farming, specifically, planting, cultural practices pre-harvest operations and mechanical harvest.  Detailed knowledge of mobile agricultural equipment is required.  A detail understanding of equipment systems and consumables parts with revenue and budgetary understanding.  Good computer skills are necessary.  
Sensient Technologies Livingston, California, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Job Summary: The Planner is responsible for the raw material and finished product stock management, master production schedule, as well as for developing an improved forecasting and MRP process for the company to meet customer deadlines. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Analyze and prepare production plans. Forecast consistently with demands. Assist with department objectives. Set up MRP parameters according to life cycle product and manage MRP parameter maintenance on intermediates and finished products Communicates with internal and external customers; production, shipping, quality control, and customer service. Review, on a daily basis, JD Edwards (JDE) generated MRP messages for production and procurement. Review and issue purchase requisitions to meet production schedule. Coordinate movement of raw materials to meet production schedule. Work with the master production and sales schedule to be aligned with sales forecast planning and develop an MRP linked to it. Determine stock levels, replenishment quantities, and minimum stock level to achieve targeted availability while optimizing stock levels and transportation costs. Hold daily Open Order Meetings to review open orders with Customer Service. Follow-up and expedite deliveries of open work orders. Inform the Director, Operations and Supply Chain, Customer Service Representatives, and Sales Director of any and all changes in lead time policies. Maintain excellent working relationships with all personnel inside and outside of Sensient Thailand. Meet regularly with production supervisors to discuss issues affecting schedule feasibility; overtime planning. Responsible for accuracy of supply and demand data in JDE to provide excellent customer service information. Responsible to constantly seek improved ways and methods to better service customers, external and internal. Negotiate cost reduction projects as assigned by the Director. Monitor inventory levels and participate in inventory reduction initiatives. Responsible for stock management and purchases of traded items from affiliates and 3 rd  party suppliers.  Education & Experience: BBA in logistics and supply chain management At least 5 years of related business experience. Skilled in production/material planning. Experience with MRP tools and forecasting software Computer literate, especially in Excel and Word.   Skills & Abilities: Skills in JDE software Excellent oral and written communication skills. Good English Good organizational skills. Competencies: Execution/Results Driven Develops Self & Others Customer Focus Collaboration Know Your Business Analytical & Strategic Thinking Communication Organization Accountability Planning & Priority Setting  Entrepreneurial (Creativity/Leading Change/Innovation) Working Environment/Physical Demands: Work is in a professional office environment. Periodical exposure to laboratory and manufacturing plant conditions.  
Sensient Technologies Bangkok, Thailand Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Cordinador de Laboratorio   Objetivo General: Administrar las actividades del personal de laboratorio de control de calidad para garantizar la calidad e inocuidad del producto, así como la satisfacción de cliente interno y externo. Principales responsabilidades:   -       Coordinar y administrar las actividades analíticas FQ y microbiológicas de CC -       Atender y solucionar las reclamaciones de los clientes -       Elaborar y revisar certificados de Análisis de los productos de clientes -       Elaborar, revisar y modificar procedimientos y métodos de prueba -       Liberar lotes de producto terminado del área de especialidades. -       Atender auditorias de clientes, internas y gubernamentales -       Supervisar las actividades del equipo de Aseguramiento de Calidad y mejorar la calidad de los productos, materiales y/u operaciones   Competencias:   -       Ingles 90% -       Análisis de problemas y toma de decisiones -       Comunicación asertiva -       Trabajo en equipo -       Manejo de personal   Conocimientos:   -       Sistemas de Calidad, BPM y BPL -       Uso de equipo de laboratorio -       Uso de tablas ANSI z1.4 -       Metodología de mejora de la calidad   Educación y Experiencia   -       Química en alimentos -       Ingeniería en alimentos -       Ingeniería química
Sensient Technologies Lerma de Villada, State of Mexico, Mexico Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Job Summary:   The Sensient Technical Service Manager is a professional technical support position. The role will manage the Industrial Colors Technical team, and will coordinate all activities for this group, including interactions with other departments and business units. This includes functioning as a brand ambassador to enhance the Sensient Colors impact with customers and prospects. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Work with, influence and establish a business relationship with all influencers and decision makers at key accounts Provide technical guidance to colleagues and/or customers to understand their needs and identify modifications and/or new product ideas Lead cross function teams to ensure alignment of objectives and development of suitable methodologies Maintain continuous contact with Quality Assurance and Quality Control management On a regular and frequent basis, solicit from prospects new product development requests and submit to the Technical Director for review / development Attend strategic tradeshows to develop client relationships and support business opportunities Education & Experience: Master’s degree in chemistry is required, a PhD is preferred 5 years of personnel management experience 5 years of formulation experience Demonstrated experience of project management Knowledge of agricultural chemicals, coatings or polymers is preferred Skills & Abilities: A high level of self-sufficiency and discipline is necessary for a Technical Service Manager to operate the region while planning activities for maximum utilization of time Technical sense, persuasive ability and social ability should be at sufficient level to establish rapport with all levels of influencers and decision makers to include customers, buyers, managers and directors Maintain a high level of credibility and confidence and provide adequate information to the sales, marketing and technical staff so that there is proper utilization of internal resources to support actions necessary to secure business in the market place Working Environment/Physical Demands: Work is in a professional office and laboratory environment Periodical exposure to manufacturing plant conditions Requirement for international travel to meet customers or project needs and to facilitate interaction with the sister Industrial Colors business unit in the UK ABOUT SENSIENT COLORS: Sensient Color Group is a leading developer, producer and supplier of natural and synthetic color systems for customers around the globe. The Company's high-performance products play a central role in the manufacture of foods and beverages, cosmetic and pharmaceutical colors and coatings, inks for commercial and consumer printers, and colors for agricultural uses, household cleaners and paper products. The Color Group is located in St. Louis, Missouri. ABOUT SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION: Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.  Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Sensient Technologies St. Louis, MO, USA Full time
Nov 27, 2018
JOB SUMMARY: Innovation Scientist that is a, qualified, knowledgeable food scientist responsible for new development, renovation, applications work and providing technical expertise on multiple projects in a fast paced environment. This position is focused on developing food ingredients and their applications and reports to the Director of Marketing and Innovation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Keep update on developments in related science, technology and Industry trends Effectively contribute to the ideation by leading or participating in brainstorming, as appropriate Plan and conduct development / renovation work on assigned projects – including exploration, experiment design and execution, documentation, related analytical work, shelf life and sensory studies, develop nutritionals etc. Be creative, plan and execute related applications work     Solve problems and provide technical expertise to different functions of the business and support to customers as required Work closely with culinary expert and other members of R&D Work closely with cross functional teams and different departments Provide and present prototype product samples and applications samples to customers, and cross functional teams  Participate in scale up work at pilot plant and factory scales   SKILLS & ABILITIES: Thorough understanding of nutrition, food chemistry, shelf life and sensory studies Thorough understanding of different food, beverage and ingredient products and processes General understanding of other functions - Operations, QA, Sales, Marketing and Finance Customer focus and understanding of product costs and financial and business implications  Computer literacy – MS Word, Excel, Power Point, R&D and labeling Software e.g. Genesis  Lift up to 30 pounds, Color vision for product development and evaluation purpose Working in the laboratory, pilot plant and factory environment and prolonged standing are part of the day to day duty.       EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: BS / MS degree in Food Science or related field Three years or more industrial R&D experience preferably in ingredients development and their applications Seasonings/blending experience a plus
Sensient Technologies Turlock, CA, USA Full time