Nature is beautiful, surprising, creative, and generous. Inspired by nature’s many gifts, Naturex sources, manufactures and markets natural specialty ingredients for the food, health and cosmetic industries.

Whether it’s delivering functional, sensorial, or technological properties or replacing an additive, Naturex turns customer challenges into healthy, authentic and effective solutions. In line with consumer expectations, the company actively supports the global shift to natural through its portfolio of colors, antioxidants, specialty fruits & vegetables, phytoactives, and numerous other plant-based natural ingredients.

The Group’s strong commitment to sustainability, continuous innovation process, and the talent of its people are at the heart of its success.

Headquartered in Avignon, France, Naturex has experienced steadily-increasing growth throughout the last 25 years. The group posted €404.4 million in sales in 2016 and employs 1,700 people worldwide.

 FROM NATURE TO YOU

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Nov 27, 2018
Naturex is a French company developing, producing and marketing natural specialty ingredients for the agri-food, health and cosmetics industries. Expert in the plant world, the group aims to actively contribute to the supply of natural solutions, through an offer oriented towards two strategic sectors: health & wellness, and food. Naturex offers a comprehensive range of natural colors and antioxidants, fruit and vegetable specialties, flavors and phytoactives, and contribute to the development of healthier and more effective products. With the talent of its employees, the group places sustainable development and innovation at the heart of its priorities. Naturex, headquartered in Avignon, France, employs 1,700 people internationally. The company recently joined the Givaudan group. Givaudan and Naturex join forces to meet growing consumer demand for natural products. We are recruiting a Purchasing Category Manager - Extracts, Aromas & Colors (M/F). About the position : Under supervision of the Global Purchasing Category Manager, you oversee the coordination and the management of your raw material ranges, in connection with purchasing offices and other internal departments (R & D, Quality Assurance, Business Units, Supply Chain ...). You are committed to securing supplies of these raw materiaPuls, streamlining the portfolio, ensuring its integrity and adequate quality. Your main missions are: §   Definition and monitoring of the raw material purchasing strategy - Design and implement a purchasing strategy in line with the company's overall purchasing policy - Translate this strategy into orientations and priority actions for the purchasing subsidiaries - Participate in the development and monitoring of category budgets - Monitor raw material market trends in these categories. §   Management and development of categories - Guarantee the coherence of the material portfolio (management of the catalog of materials, quality specifications ...) - Contribute to transversal projects (innovation, development, crisis resolution ...) - Coordinate the sourcing of new materials - Evaluate risks and implement risk reduction strategies. §   Animation and monitoring - Animate the network of the purchasing subsidiaries on the categories and follow their activity - Create and monitor reporting indicators - Analyze and present the purchasing activity and the evolution of the markets. This position is based in Avignon, France with travel up to 10% of the time. The profile -Scientific master’s dergree, with specialization in Purchasing -Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar position or purchase of raw materials, ideally in the natural extracts sector -Inter-cultural management and project management experience -Knowledge of agricultural sectors -English & French required (Operational languages) -Ability to communicate and convince, Understanding of technical subjects, Adaptability, Autonomy, Rigor, Reliability.  
Naturex Avignon, France Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Recently acquired by Givaudan, Naturex is an international leader in plant extraction and the development of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, health and beauty sectors. Naturex operates its personal care business unit, through Givaudan’s Active Beauty division. Givaudan and Naturex have joined forces to meet the growing consumer demand for natural, clean label and organic products. As the R&D Manager, you will lead the green fractionation within Givaudan’s Active Beauty R&D Organisation. Based in Avignon, at Naturex, you will work closely with the rest of Givaudan’s Active Beauty R&D team to deliver new and improved natural personal care products in line with the business strategy. You will work in partnership with our customers to develop innovative concepts and provide support on technical issues. Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships. In this exciting role, you will: •  Drive the R&D activity  in green fractionation and design internally and externally to develop new products and drive the R&D pipeline in line with the business strategy • Be the expert in the technology field  and its potential advancement, developing strong application knowledge within the end use markets and monitoring competitor and patent activity • Work with Category Managers  to determine the R&D needs in the field and agree the priorities • Provide technical support and training  for internal and external customers meetings and presentations, leading to formation of strong technical relationships • Lead, Inspire, Manage and Develop the R&D Technical team , organising the activity and respecting and applying Good Laboratory Practices • Support external scientific communications   You? Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world. Your professional profile includes: • PhD or Master’s Degree, in relevant scientific discipline • 5+ years Cosmetic Industry Experience, ideally with a Cosmetic Ingredients supplier • People Management experience • Fluency in English is essential, fluent French preferred • Presentation skills • Good knowledge of cosmetic industry regulations and Good Laboratory Practices • Experience of managing external collaborations
Naturex Avignon, France Full time
Nov 27, 2018
We are looking for a Specialist in Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) The role is based in Bischofszell in Switzerland   THE ROLE Reporting to the head QHSE for Switzerland, your main activities are the followings: - Management of a safety management system, certified according to OHSAS 18001 - Hazard recognition - Clarifying the causes of occupational accidents and other incidents - Give advice to line managers - Preparation of documentation (procedures, authorizations ...) - Organization of internal and external training - Planning and implementation of preventive measures - Conceptual creation and execution of internal security audits - Organization of emergency preparedness - Creation of monthly key figures, statistics, reports and evaluations - Cooperation with authorities and other interested parties - Waste management - Evaluation of various environmental indicators (air emissions, waste water, energy consumption, etc.) and reimbursement of the CO2 levy Participation in various projects related to safety and environment   THE PROFILE - Successfully completed studies in the field of chemistry, natural sciences, occupational safety, engineering or comparable education - Several years of professional experience in HSE - Training as a safety specialist (preferably SUVA recognized) - Analytical, structured and solution-oriented way of working - Communication skills and assertiveness - Fluent German and English   If you are a motivated person and have a quick grasp, a systematic and structured way of working, we look forward to receiving your complete application.   We offer you a challenging job with varied tasks in a progressive and pleasant environment.
Naturex Bischofszell, Switzerland Full time
Nov 27, 2018
We are looking for a  Sales Manager Food  for  the South Indian market THE ROLE Directly report to the India Sales Director, you are responsible for developing sales in a geographical sector and a particular market. You manage and develop a professional customer portfolio for the Food sector, to whom you promote Naturex products. As the client's first point of contact, you guarantee sales and ensures customer satisfaction. Tracking and developing the customer portfolios  - Working to establish quantified targets in your area and aligning your own actions to achieve them - Expanding and developing existing accounts with a view to building customer loyalty - Creation of customers' plans and tracking their development - Continuously improving his/her market knowledge, especially by discussing matters with customers Sales and advice to the customer portfolios - Organize and conduct sales prospect - Drawing up and negotiating sales proposals up to contract signing - Providing an interface between R&D and the customers in specific development projects - Answer any commercial or technical request and propose new solutions - Managing the after-sales follow-up and monitoring customer satisfaction - Managing a network of local distributors Monitoring sales - Managing a network of local distributorsReporting regularly on your sales activities and results The role is based in Mumbai and will involve travels. THE PROFILE With an Agricultural engineering or Business degree, you have a first experience as a Sales Manager in the area of food in a B to B business, ideally in the ingredients and on the specified region. You speak fluent English and ideally a second language. You have mastered methods of selling, you have excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills. You have proven perseverance, persuasion, reactivity and adaptability skills.
Naturex India Full time
Nov 27, 2018
We are looking for a  Sales Manager Nutra  for our Chinese office. The role is based in  Shanghai  and involves frequent travel. THE ROLE Reporting directly to the Sales Director Greater China, you are responsible for developing sales in a geographical sector and a particular market. You manage and develop a professional customer portfolio, to whom you promote Naturex products. As the client's first point of contact, you guarantee sales and ensure customer satisfaction.   • Tracking and developing the customer portfolios - Working to established quantified targets in your area and aligning your own actions to achieve them - Expanding and developing existing accounts with a view to building customer loyalty - Creation of customer plans and tracking their development - Continuously improving his/her market knowledge, via customer visits.   • Sales and advice to the customer portfolios - Organise and conduct sales prospects - Drawing up and negotiating sales proposals up to contract signing - Providing an interface between R&D and the customers in specific development projects - Propose solutions to all commercial and technical requests - Managing the after-sales follow-up and monitoring customer satisfaction - Managing a network of local distributors   • Monitoring sales - Reporting regularly on your sales activities and results     THE PROFILE With an Agricultural engineering or Business degree, you already have some experience as a Sales Manager within a B to B business, ideally in the ingredients sector. You speak fluent Mandarin and English. You have mastered the methods of selling and have excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills. You have proven perseverance, persuasion, reactivity and adaptability skills.
Naturex Shanghai, China Full time
Nov 27, 2018
We are looking for a  Technical Support and  Applications Manager  as a permanent contract. SCOPE Mexico, Caribbean and CA – based in Mexico nd involves travelling in all regions. He/she may be required to travel to France and other countries, if necessary for training. REPORTING TO Regional Technical Manager based in Sao Paulo   MAIN ACTIVITIES You will be in charge of the development of the activity locally: - Provide technical support and /or training to clients and to the sales force during customers’ visits (on site and off site), providing excellent service in terms of technical understanding and product presentations. - Propose and manage applications projects to test all categories of Naturex ingredients (antioxidants, colors, flavors, fruit and vegetable powders, etc) in specific food matrices: from formulae and process development to performing stability tests in various conditions. It requires the ability to work in a variety of settings, including bench top and pilot plant. - Roll-out existing ways of working and stay abreast of new or improved methods of aging and of analysis to characterize the stability of food products - Manage and run the local Applications Lab: manage the local relationship with a cross-functional team (sales, marketing, R&D, etc), ensure accuracy of information and maintenance of the premises and equipment with a hands-on approach - Stay abreast of technical trends, regulatory evolutions, and market trends through involvement with outside organizations, professional contacts, etc - Prototypes : Preparation of prototypes accordingly to HACCP, to present to customers and also for trade shows and events.   PROFILE Required to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Food Science or related discipline. Broad knowledge and culture of the food industry (confectionary, beverages, bakery, dairy, meat) – formulas and processes Good to have experience with antioxidants and/or oils and fats Good to have experience with chemical analysis Must have fluent English Practical, pragmatic, results orientated Independent, committed, open and adaptable, with a developed verbal and written communication skills – charisma and an outgoing personality will be a must for trainings and demonstrations sessions. Hands-on approach PC-based computing experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Naturex Mexico Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Naturex Inc, a leading manufacturer of all natural botanical extracts, is currently searching for a  QC Chemist  for it's South Hackensack, NJ location. Responsibilities: In accordance with established procedures, perform a variety of routine and non-routine tests, analyses, and technical procedures that require the use of advanced techniques, equipment, and instrumentation specific to assigned laboratory and the area supported. Process samples for examination. Make and record observations, perform calculations, and collect and prepare data for evaluation. Keep supervisors informed of work status, atypical results, and any problems encountered. Participate in special studies to analyze causes of problems or atypical results. Report results of assigned procedures and maintain related records. Performs all technical and record keeping duties in conformance with all applicable company and regulatory policies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements, standard operating procedures, good laboratory practices, good manufacturing practices, and safety and health requirements, as applicable. Work independently and/or under limited supervision. Requirements: BS in physical science (Chemistry preferred) 3+ years of experience Ability to approve raw materials and compounds based on internal and vendor specs. Working knowledge and good trouble shooting practice of QC analytical instruments (i.e. HPLC, GC, HPTLC, flashpoint, specific gravity, refractive index, and various color tests) Computer literate with Excel competency Naturex offers a competitive salary and vacation plan, along with an excellent benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k, Short & Long Term Disability. At Naturex, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we embrace it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Naturex is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know Job Responsibilities: In accordance with established procedures, perform a variety of routine and non-routine tests, analyses, and technical procedures that require the use of advanced techniques, equipment, and instrumentation specific to assigned laboratory and the area supported. Process samples for examination. Make and record observations, perform calculations, and collect and prepare data for evaluation. Keep supervisors informed of work status, atypical results, and any problems encountered. Participate in special studies to analyze causes of problems or atypical results. Report results of assigned procedures and maintain related records. Performs all technical and record keeping duties in conformance with all applicable company and regulatory policies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements, standard operating procedures, good laboratory practices, good manufacturing practices, and safety and health requirements, as applicable. Work independently and/or under limited supervision. Requirements: BS in physical science (Chemistry preferred) 3+ years of experience Ability to approve raw materials and compounds based on internal and vendor specs Working knowledge and good trouble shooting practice of QC analytical instruments (i.e. HPLC, GC, HPTLC, flashpoint, specific gravity, refractive index, and various color tests) Good MS office skills with Excel competency Excellent work ethic and ability to multitask in a fast paced, dynamic environment Strong team player
Naturex USA Full time