Grass Greener Group

GrassGreener Group™ is executive consultancy firm strongly positioned in the global ingredients market.

From our offices in the U.K. and the Netherlands, the GrassGreener Ingredients™ team assists organisations in the global ingredient markets to recruit key members of staff throughout Europe, APAC and the US.

GrassGreener Group™ are more than just another executive search and selection business. We are also world class innovators and have been acknowledged as award winning game changers. The future of recruitment is already here, we know because we created it.
One of the ways we have achieved so much is through our proven recruitment process strengthened by a tool that assures 96% of our placements are still with the company after 12 months, it’s called i-intro®. 

Dec 06, 2018
Responsibilities Creation of Flavours: Creating ‘Fit for Purpose’ flavours that are specifically designed to meet customer needs Development of Liquid and Dry Flavourings, Emulsions and Compounds Full formula management and responsibility of all personally developed formulas. Including entry onto IT systems and legal suitability. Training Junior and Trainee Flavourists: Responsible for guidance, supervision and training of some members of the team Help create a training platform with specified levels and performance matrix Production, Purchasing and Customer Support: Guidance on first production runs, production issues and general production related questions Customer support and guidance for NPD and for production questions Raw material assessment and evaluation for alternative vendor process, raw material replacement, quality issues and availability Project Management: Management, co-ordination and monitoring of specific internal projects Structure and provide a project plan Projects will be associated to varied areas by typically will be process, system, technology or developmental in their nature Prioritise projects and associated tasks General Responsibilities: Connect with the European team and provide support for EU and Global projects – travel across Europe will be required Manage or provide assistance for harmonisation and production projects Have a commercial approach to all activities Good understanding of EU flavour regulations Project Management with associated activities, timelines and goals. Providing status updates to all relevant people Skills and Abilities Project Management Skills Supervisory and Management knowledge including training, mentoring and monitoring Clear and concise written and spoken communication skills Ability to present written information in a structured and balance way appropriate to the needs of the reader Experience 8+ years industry related experience Some supervisory/Management experience Educated to degree level in a related subject Knowledge Comprehensive understanding of EU Flavour and food/labeling regulations Excellent knowledge of flavouring raw materials, their benefits, usage and functionality Flavour suitability and requirements Understanding of emulsions, extraction, spray drying and compound development Personal Attributes and other requirements Autonomous and able to work without supervision Good organisational skills Ability to multitask Willing to travel and occasionally work unsocial hours Be a good team worker demonstrating loyalty and commitment to the organisation and team members Ability to work under pressure
Grass Greener Group Northamptonshire, UK Full time
Dec 06, 2018
Overview: Our client is looking for someone with a keen interest in product development, with the ability to evaluate, prepare presentations and recommend flavours for beverage application.  Responsibilities: Formulation and production of all beverages in line with customer requests. Research and innovation for new concepts which can be applied in the beverage sector. Create formulations for emulsions and compounds and continued development to improve them according to specific rule, regulations and requests. Monitor change in the industry, new trends and marketing information. Collaborate with commercial team and direct with customers of various size. Assist in other areas of flavours and applications lab when necessary. Ensure both office and lab area of work are clean and tidy. Maintain safe/hygienic working practices to ensure safety of self/colleagues and clients. Reports to: Senior Development Technologist - Beverages Key Interfaces: Flavourists, Sales, Development Technologist Requirements: Ideally looking for someone with a minimum of 4 years related experience Comprehensive understanding of beverage creation English and German languages are essential Ideally educated to a degree level in a related subject Good organisational skills Strong project management capabilities
Grass Greener Group Germany Full time