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Mar 19, 2019
For more than half a century, we’ve focused on a single mission at Custom Culinary®: to create the finest-quality, most authentic bases, sauces and gravies for our foodservice and food processing customers. Developed by our culinary specialists to deliver made-from-scratch taste and inspired results in just minutes, our products bring exceptional aroma, flavor and consistency to all your signature dishes. True Taste begins with Custom Culinary®. Purpose of the Position Executes Custom Culinary ® Product Development projects and technical initiatives to develop new and optimized products for Branded and key accounts that support the overall Custom Culinary ® business strategy.   Major Duties & Responsibilities Functions as a scientist to develop new and optimized products in execution of technical activities that support Branded and customized products for key accounts that align with the overall Custom Culinary ® business strategy. Applies science, culinary and engineering knowledge to deliver the highest quality products that are based in research, production technology, ease of manufacturing, financial parameters, quality control, packaging, nutritional requirements, regulatory requirement, USDA and FDA applications. Works with some independence, exercising ingenuity and judgement in the approach to tasks. Responsible for the design, planning, execution, and reporting of experiments and commercialization of projects with intermediate complexity. Works within multiple priorities, projects and timelines concurrently. Uses scientific theory, technical understanding and creative problem-solving skills to approach projects. Communicates project progress internally to manager and externally as directed. Completes new product development and product formula maintenance activities to drive efficient production of safe and regulatory compliant food products. Follows Product Development processes to ensure efficiencies and effectiveness of function. Maintains GLP's, GMP's, and all required laboratory records, using electronic systems and written protocols. Supports department activities including product maintenance, cost savings initiatives and innovation as defined by the organizations long range plans. Supports departmental objectives around continuous improvement and cost savings opportunities Acts as a consultant to colleagues on appropriate current materials and vendors to use to meet technical and commercial requirements.May approve new raw materials, aid in definition of raw material status and rationalization of category and consult in Quality related issues. Represents Product Development in professional business relationships with Custom Culinary ® customers and suppliers, academics, government and corporations in the food industry. Responsible for maintaining the security of all information regarding product formulas and related confidential information.   Problem Solving/Decision Making: Understanding project parameters including customer procedures, product development processes, internal manufacturing capabilities and technical resources to meet project objectives. Interacting with cross-functional teams to provide technical information required to effectively respond to internal and external customer needs.   Knowledge and Experience: Minimum level of education:BS in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Chemistry, Culinology or related technical degree.  Culinary experience is beneficial Experience minimum would be 2-4 years of Research & Product Development experience within the food industry. Experience in working directly with customers and manufacturing facilities.   Work Environment Describe the working conditions related to the job including physical requirements, equipment used, time constraints, public contact, etc. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is required to taste or smell. The employee will be required to use industrial and residential cooking appliances and analytical equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
Griffith Foods Inc. Medina, OH, USA Full time
Mar 19, 2019
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 Customer Complaint officer for a permanent contract to be filled as soon as possible. Key activities are: Customer complaints coordination:  Transmits information to the site for investigation, root cause analysis and CAPA implementation Cascade any difficulty met in RCA to either the manager and the plant manager Challenges and checks feedbacks received from the site Answer to Naturex sales team Statistical data’s: Defines typology for customer complaints Issue and communicate statistical reports at local and global level to assess performances related to customer complaint’s rate and handling reactivity Benchmark and continuous improvement: Participates to site reviews for customer complaints to ensure the implementation of a continuous improvement process. Profile: Bac +3 / +4, scientific background Experience in Quality Assurance and Quality Control process English- reading, writing and speaking Skills related to HSE and Food Safety: Familiar with risk analysis, HACCP, biology, food safety SAP Experience Strong Communication skills both verbal and written forms
Naturex Avignon, France Full time
Mar 19, 2019
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 Quality Lab Coordinator for a permanent contract to be filled as soon as possible. About the position:   • Develop and Align: -Drive Implementation of Global Quality Lab Standards and Practices Review and Audit Quality Laboratory Practices and Performance. -Perform Gap -assessments & assess compliance to Analytical and QC Lab Standards. -Support implementation of Givaudan Quality Laboratory Programs. -Contributing Participate in Givaudan Quality Laboratory Coordinator Network. -Propose and develop Policies and Guidelines. Drive implementation of Policies and Guidelines.   • Partner and Deliver: with sites to provide training & solutions to close gaps in compliance. -Provide technical direction in partnership with plants for 17025 lab certifications and to close gaps. -Lead Process Changes in Quality Labs as well as assessing compliance to standards.   • Lead and Influence: -Provide for Superior Customer Experience. Provide Technical support for Customers Inquiries or Continuous Improvement. -Assessments of Customer trends and deliver technical support in terms of education and business solutions. -Propose improvements to Global QLP Standards. Manage Harmonization of Naturex Quality Lab Standards.  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 work in a team as passionate as you? Then come join us - and impact your world. Your professional profile includes: • Bachelor of Science Degree, chemistry preferred, with 10-15 years of related experience, preferably in the flavors industry. • Strong Sensory & Analytical Skills, with understanding of good Quality Lab processes with good experience in Flavor, food, chemical or pharmaceutical industries. • SAP Experience • Strong Communication skills both verbal and written forms  • Project management skills
Naturex Avignon, France Full time
Mar 19, 2019
Key Responsibilities: Manage client relationship and servicing Respond to briefs Create opportunities for briefs Lead internal team towards client expectations Lead brief to adoption process Manage sales and collaborate with supply chain to ensure optimal service and continuity   We value: Business & Sales Acumen Leadership Drive to open opportunities and win – high achiever Attention to job well done – check for quality Technical background in Home Care products Perfumery knowledge   We offer: Incentive based remuneration Flexible working arrangements Be part of dynamic and result oriented team Medical and well-being benefits Training programs Company Car
Firmenich London, UK Full time
Mar 19, 2019
We have an immediate opportunity for a Project Director to join the Firmenich Global Engineering team - America’s Region. The role will be initially based in our New Ulm, MN manufacturing site.  The project Director will lead a significant project expansion at our New Ulm site, and once this project is completed will support Capital Projects located within the America’s region.    Key Responsibilities: Directly manage the internal lead disciplines, purchasing, construction and OEF's project manager in all phases of the capital project. Development of capital project estimates, preparation, and submission of project summaries for approval. Conducting all relevant project reviews with participation of key project team members; design, operability & maintainability, process hazards analysis, constructability. Participate in preparation of Pre-Conceptual, Basic & Detailed Engineering design packages of capital projects and assistance of technical purchasing, qualify outside engineering firms, develop RFP's, and evaluate bid proposals. Perform the basic engineering studies including appropriate safety and quality reviews in order to prepare the project’s investment files within +/- 10% accuracy prior to approval. Manage the overall project capital goods purchasing effort, specifically the issuing of purchase orders to selected equipment and instrumentation vendors through technical purchasing. Monitor, control and report on performance against project quality, budget and schedule original plan.   We value: Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills Excellent in handling interdisciplinary complexity (technical solution, number of customers and stakeholders, disciplines, contractors …), influencing up and across and driving change Independence, challenges and control of own activities Availability for regional mobility   Requirements: BS degree in Engineering Graduate degree in Engineering, Business, or Project Management is preferred Minimum of 15 years’ experience of demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in executing major engineering capital projects, preferably in a chemical, and/or ingredients manufacturing environment Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing practices   We Offer:   A highly visible regional role delivering capital investment projects to the One Operations organization Join an organization that focus in developing its resources expertise in Engineering Project Management aimed at achieving superior projects execution Being part of a result oriented organization culture that foster team collaboration Work for a world leading company in environmental and sustainability initiatives
Firmenich New Ulm, MN, USA Full time
Mar 19, 2019
The Communications Director will lead and execute a proactive, strategic communication plan for the Flavors business globally, reporting into the President of Flavors and working in close alignment with the Company’s Corporate Communications team and Global Flavors Executive team.    Key Responsibilities : Reputation building to support business growth and attract top talent, building on Firmenich’s Corporate Purpose   Position the Group as a leader in the Flavors industry via : - Proactive external communications on President, Senior leadership team and creators - Creative Excellence, key innovations & technologies - Naturals - Clean label - Sustainability    Build Thought-leadership : - Lead the editorial strategy cutting across traditional & social media and industry events; - Create and curate high-end inspiring content to amplify business launches, events & strategic projects; - Develop Brand Ambassadors across Group   Contribute to Group’s Corporate Purpose Campaign : Build Employee Engagement - Lead engaging news across internal channels - Build dialogue across the Business from social media to face-to-face - Drive engagement and empowerment campaigns  - Contribute to Group’s Corporate Channels   Lead Issues Communications for the Business : - Support, manage and contain potential reputation issues or crisis - Engage in industry association events (i.e. IOFI) - Feed into Corporate Issues Management and Position Statements   Provide additional communications support across the business to : - Senior leaders; providing direction on content for presentations - M&A team; acting as communications leader on M&A activity and integrations - Marketing teams in support of digital marketing and communications efforts  - Other support provided as needed   We Value : - The courage to challenge others’ thinking to ensure the best outcome - The ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment with a positive outlook and opportunistic mindset - Independent leadership and being ‘hands on’  - A constant learning journey for our employees with robust feedback and coaching for their personal and professional success   Requirements : - A minimum of 10 years of experience in business and corporate communications - Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is a plus - Experience supporting a Global Executive Team with impact and influence - Experience as a communications leader for M&A and integrations - Ability to travel globally
Firmenich Princeton, NJ, USA Full time
Mar 19, 2019
We currently have an immediate opportunity for a Research Scientist to join our Materials Science, R&D Group in our corporate headquarters located in Princeton, NJ.   This is an excellent opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team within our Materials Science Group, which is responsible for developing new Flavor and Fragrance delivery systems.     Responsibilities: Leading/supervising, with the support of line manager, one or more technology development projects in line with global R&D strategy Developing new research proposals, and leading research activities within a collaborative research and innovation environment to create and optimize novel eco-friendly Flavor & Fragrance delivery systems Filling patent applications to secure and strengthen the company’s intellectual property Advancing technical fundamentals and capabilities of the team, delivering valuable prototypes, and converting research output into impactful communications and peer-reviewed publications    Actively collaborating and communicating to contribute meaningfully to the organization   Profile: PhD in  Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Colloid Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Polymer Science or Biomaterials Engineering Strong scientific fundamentals and publication record Understanding of colloid chemistry, interfacial science, polymer sciences, emulsion/interfacial polymerization, encapsulation, bottom-up assembly or synthesis of delivery systems and relevant characterization techniques Practical experience synthesizing or assembling colloids or delivery systems using biopolymers, biomaterials,  green chemistry,  biomineralization or biodegradable building blocks Competent and motivated to undertake independent research into new material development and/or bioactive delivery systems with ability to  assess structure-property relationships and/or performance application Experience oin industry-related R&D enviornment Agile, tenacious and able to adapt to the needs of long-term and fast-moving projects whilst maintaining time managment and attention to details   Must be able to manage own time, resources and research activities effectively Strong team player able to work effectively in a team environment, maintain strategic collaborations and partnerships and interface with other departments locally and globally Proficient in English with excellent communication, interpersonal and  technical writing skills
Firmenich Princeton, NJ, USA Full time
Mar 19, 2019
We currently have an immediate opportunity for a Vice President, Savory to join our Flavors Division at the North American Headquarters in Princeton, NJ.   Responsibilities: Contribute to the overall growth of Zone North America Flavor Division by managing and driving growth and profitability for the Savory North American business unit.  Be an active member of the Flavor Management Team for North America and drive zone talent development, strategy and achievement of key targets. Develops and ensures execution of Zonal Savory Strategy in collaboration with the Global Savory Business Unit Leader. Support development, alignment and drive execution of Global Core Category Strategies into the Zone Segment Savory Strategy Builds, motivates and leads the Zone Segment community and mentor in line with Firmenich core values. Team consists of applications, Product management, marketing and business development personnel Champion innovation for the Savory segment which includes working with teams to identify business needs and launching new technologies/solutions and collaboration with the SBU Work in conjunction with sales to determine client base and deliver on strategic objectives (category focus) and achieve financial targets Establishes and nurtures productive customer relationships at senior levels Full Sales and Business Margin responsibility Capex & Opex expense responsibility for North America Savory Business Develops and Maintains best in class environment fit for business purpose Develop and implement positive, disruptive business models Ensures effective project management & vitality in line with Operational Rules, Client Segmentation and Category Focus Identifies potential partnerships and M&A opportunities Guarantees company ethics and protects IP Participate in specific projects as a part on ZNA Management Role Fosters behaviors that are customer-centric     Profile: BA/BS in Business or Science. 15+ years of Food & Flavor Experience (international and/or global experience preferred) Ideal profile includes a combined - Commercial/Sales background Effective Change Leader and Entrepreneurial mindset a must Proven track record of driving sales revenue for a Business Unit Strong Financial Acumen /Analytical – understanding of P&L Strong communication and organizational skills Proven ability to think creatively and with a strong curiosity to drive new ways of working and disruptive thinking Proven track record in influencing teams to achieve results Proven contribution to company's sales growth Excellent reputation with clients Proven ability to drive excellence in execution for projects in order to achieve set goals Excellent interpersonal skills Ability to evolve in a multi-cultural environment Strategic thinking with strong conceptual ability Excellent communication, presentation, leadership, and organizational skills Product, category, and consumer trend knowledge Travel up to 30%
Firmenich Princeton, NJ, USA Full time
Mar 19, 2019
**This position can be based in Vienna or Wellingborough**   In this position you will be:   The Go To Person for customer back-office questions including pricing and commercial conditions. Establish a solid rapport to customer commercial team globally as well as customer care Europe, financial controlling, regulatory and supply chain Support regulatory team in reporting for specifications Govern key elements for the Ways of Working with the account, introduction and training on account topics to new team members globally Periodic reporting (weekly, monthly, quarterly routines) for internal purposes and on specific customer requests Support teams for budget and forecast processes Support and Manage key customer projects Maintain and update Wave as sharepoint Prepare key meetings, with customer and internal External and internal co-ordination of contracts and commercial agreements, calculate and oversee settlement, monitor A/Rs     Requirements:      8 years of experience in a commercial support or data analytical role Experience in F&F industry will be a plus Bachelor Education (economics, marketing or technical). Master Degree will be a plus High level of English, other languages will be a plus Strong knowledge of PPT and Excel
Firmenich Vienna or Wellingborough Full time
Mar 19, 2019
Position description:  in her/his capacity of Business System Lead, the BSL P&A is a senior technician in his/her specific area of responsibility covering business processes, best practices, systems and design of solutions. S/he performs functional second level support for applications and systems, analyzing and solving incidents and problems, identifying root causes and reporting critical issues to the management. All Affiliates in a Region are in scope of the responsibility of the BSL P&A, along with coordination with other BSA (Business System Analyst)/BSL involved in the same activity in other Regions. S/he manages business analysis for change requests and projects by overseeing and collaborating closely with the business stakeholders to understand business needs, processes and data sources. S/he translates the business needs into clearly defined and documented detailed requirements and project plans, develops functional specifications and use cases, obtains consensus and sign-off on deliverables, writes and coordinates UAT plans and execution, serves as the conduit with software development and technical teams, and transitions changes and application to operational mode and people. S/he may provide subject matter expertise to the management, the team and the users in alignment with the IS Strategy, as well as project management or project coordination activities related to applications changes or releases. Manufacturing / Production Support   Provide daily support to shop floor personnel in use of current MES and ERP as well as other applications used during manufacturing activities.   Understand work flow that is used in various areas of the manufacturing / production groups.   Understand and comply current and future safety requirements on shop floor.   Manage various types of projects with shop floor managers and supervisors in support of manufacturing activities.   Work with shop floor managers and supervisors to write specifications for new functionality of current ERP and MES systems.   Work with developers to test new functionality in conjunction with the shop floor personnel.   Deploy new functionality and upgrades to MES systems in conjunction with IS technical groups.   Troubleshoot problems with various shop floor equipment including manufacturing work stations, scales, KVM, bar code readers, label printers, RF hand held terminals and mobile weighing stations.   Understand batch splitting functionality in support of Automated Compounding Machines. Engineering Support   Provide daily support to Maintenance and Engineering staff for the applications they use.   Work with Engineering staff in the design, development, and implementation of engineering projects that require computer hardware and software, IT solutions and infrastructure to be used in the manufacturing areas.   Work with Engineering staff to troubleshoot and repair various shop floor equipment including but not limited to manufacturing work stations, scales, KVM Equipment, bar code readers, label printers, RF hand held terminals and mobile weighing stations. Warehouse Operations   Understand and support inventory movement of materials stored in the Automated Warehouse.   Understand and support Warehouse Management System (WMS)   Work with operations personnel to troubleshoot problems with WMS and work with WMS vendor to resolve problems that are related to the software that controls inventory movement.   Work with business community to define new functional requirements in support of WMS operations.     Work with WMS Vendor to develop, test, and deploy new functionality for WMS.   Troubleshoot problems and interfaces between WMS and ERP. Automated Compounding Machine (ACM) Support   Understand different batch management systems used by different vendors to operate ACMs.   Work with operations personnel to troubleshoot problems with ACMs and work with ACM vendor to resolve problems that are related to the software.   Work with business to define new functional requirements in support of ACM operations.   Work with ACM vendor and local engineering to troubleshoot problems with machines.   Ensure backup computer hardware and software is functioning and is updated as needed.   Support and troubleshoot problems with ERP to ACM interface. After Hour support:   Be part of the Global After Hour Support Team  Manufacturing hours Emergency support  On site intervention possible within 1 hour Interpersonal Skills   Team player skills, able to motivate as well as to build a partnership with the user communities   Strong communicator and listening skills, capable of working effectively with technical staff (on-site and remote), business representatives, and management.   Skilled negotiator able to build and manage the customer relationship and enlist the support of other IS functions as necessary   A highly motivated individual capable of working under own initiative after taking direction from management, and seeing tasks through to completion without significant guidance.   Able to work with others in a consultative manner while providing firm direction and decisions when appropriate.   Able to work well with people within and external to the company.   Process orientation, with excellent planning, organization, and personal time management skills.   Analytical skills, to critically evaluate multiple-source information, decompose high-level information into details and distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs.   Strong customer-focus orientation.   A high tolerance for stress. Technical Skills   Expert knowledge of business processes, best practices and systems.   Knowledge of IS quality and service processes management.   Strong understanding of platforms and technical alternatives to be considered.   Strong project management skills.   Strong knowledge of systems analysis techniques, application design, and development methods. Qualifications   5+ years of experience as BSA (Business System Analyst).   3+ years of experience managing systems and projects in support of a business operation.   Educated to degree level or equivalent professional qualification.   Fluent in English   Willing to spend a few months in a foreign affiliate.  
Firmenich Shanghai, China Full time
Mar 19, 2019
Alcoholic Drinks is one of the global core categories for Firmenich in the current strategic cycle. Join us for this stimulating journey!   The ideal candidate’s mission will be to drive the marketing initiatives and actions for the alcoholic drinks category to deliver Firmenich growth objective by providing targeted, relevant and consistent marketing insights and support to our clients and sales organization.   JOB RESPONSIBILITY   •Drive the alcoholic drinks category in Europe from a business development/marketing perspective in close contact with the Technical Category Manager and in line with the flavor strategy. •Build the regional Alcoholic Drinks category strategy; understand the category drivers and trends; identify with affiliates and commercial teams future opportunities, turn these opportunities into actionable projects through qualification and inclusion in pipeline. •Act as a partner for building and deployment of global alcohol strategy, exchange regional insights/needs/tools/pipeline regularly with global business unit and other regions. •Work closely with the technical category manager to ensure the Alcoholic Drinks category expertise is continuously updated and promoted. Ensure the right portfolio of flavor solutions for Alcoholic Drinks and promote it accordingly. Fill the gaps with collection managers, application, creation and sensory. Develop the right promotion tools to sell our expertise (promotion of tonalities, differentiating technologies, inspiring concepts) with the proper push to sales. Track effectiveness and get learning for future improvements. •Ensure proper client briefs execution by providing the right targeted marketing support to clients. Work with sales to build strong client relationships, understand clients’ strategies, priorities and brands and provide them with the most relevant flavor solutions. •Participate actively to cross-segments/cross-categories marketing initiatives to further develop marketing expertise and flavor/consumer knowledge. •This position will allow you to have regional and global exposure increasing your network and boosting your career development. PROFILE   •Studied Marketing, business education or food science/technology •5 -10 years experience in marketing in the flavor industry or in the beverages industry. Alcoholic Drinks knowledge is clearly an asset. •Fluent in English. A second language – in particular French - is a clear asset •Good project management, analytical and organizational skills •Business development and a proactive mindset •Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as influencing skills •Ability to make effective and impactful presentations (internally and to clients) •Proficient in MS Office applications •Expertise in digital marketing will be valued •Enthusiastic, proactive and able to motivate others •Strong team player able to partner with people from different functions •Flexible to travel within Europe
Firmenich Anaheim Full time
Mar 19, 2019
Our global account team, Division Perfumery, managing Firmenich’s long term business relationship with one of our most strategic, global clients, is currently looking for a   Senior Account Manager   who has the ability to drive profitable sales growth, communicate and inspire at all levels and achieve objectives within both, a multicultural, multi-disciplined and multi-geographical team environment and a highly developed, expert-to-expert client relationship.   Responsibilities:   The Senior Manager will lead, as a part of a global team, the strategy for a global category of great strategic importance:   Translate global account and platform strategies into a solid, strategic and visionary Business Plan for own category, maximizing sustainable, profitable sales growth; put in place and lead a solid global proactive program to support client’s needs; Communicate, implement, monitor and drive the Business Plan (incl. vision, strategy, budgets, long term sales goals, profitability improvement, strategic initiatives, etc.); lead the organization by setting priorities; Bring the relationship with the client to the next level, continuously improving & re-inventing our “best in class” collaboration model and leveraging the new colocation; Execute pricing strategies within company set targets and regional specificities; Interact with global account team and collaborate with Regional Development Centers to ensure mutual success and, mobilize required Firmenich resources towards our P&L objectives.   Profile:   Education: Undergraduate/University diploma, advanced scent/smelling training Experience: ideally min. 7-10 years international, B2B account management in F&F industry and/or Fragrance Development Expert with commercial track record Capabilities: excellent business acumen great business management skills comfortable with high complexity drive and resilience to overcome obstacles excellent listener and networker mobilizing people and team player enthusiastic and proactive stress resistant and capable to work in a fast paced environment analytical mindset, humility and capacity to anticipate business needs   Languages: English, French IT skills: Basic Microsoft applications (Powerpoint, Excel, Word), Outlook, Project Master, Lync   Travel requirements:  every 2 weeks in Europe for 2-3 days, global travel 3-4 times per year
Firmenich La Jonction, Geneva, Switzerland Full time
Mar 19, 2019
Missions:   * Develop new foods/beverages formulations based on industrial standards and country specific requirements in the Sweet Goods and Beverage Categories  * Select and evaluate the right flavor solution in compliance with legal, costs, clients & applications requirements * Ensure to have the right flavor solutions for the category * Address future technical category needs * Understand the commercial needs for the category/market * Be the technical contact/support for the key category customers/markets * Prepare and lead external/internal workshops/trainings * Visit clients, affiliates * Promote teamwork amongst departments to meet customer needs  * Mentor and Coach other (jr) Flavor Technologist and share experiences * Foster synergies with other Sweet Flavor categories and leverage best practices * Manage various administrative internal systems/tasks related to projects briefs and keep daily record on laboratory work and results * Establish new protocols for use/stability of ingredients/flavors or laboratory equipment * Respect good laboratory practices following established HSE rules * Able to run scale up trials at customers   Requirements:   *Food Science Technology Degree *5 years of experience in Product Development *Strong experience with Sweet Goods or Beverages *High level of Turkish and English
Firmenich Istanbul, Turkey Full time
Mar 19, 2019
Scope: Lead the strategy, execution and growth of multiple categories within the Beverage segment for the North America Flavors Division   Key Responsibilities :   Leadership : Lead strategy and category business plans to ensure BU meets growth and profit targets Understand market dynamics, trends and technical challenges to deliver relevant solutions Apply strategic thinking to identify business opportunities and explore new business models relevant for the categories Act as strategic partner for commercial community, demonstrating strong business acumen and actively engaging with customers (approx. 50%) Drive Project Pipeline/ Vitality Provide direction to the category team composed of Applications and Marketing to ensure successful execution of strategic plans   Operational: Contribute to the overall growth of Zone North America Flavor Division by managing and driving growth and profitability in the respective categories Develop and execute the zonal business plan strategies for each respective category; Aggressively drive category growth; proactively scope new business opportunities, new customers and new ways of working Manage pricing and margins for new business in respective categories to ensure long-term profitability.  Build multi-level relationships at Strategic and Focused Accounts, facilitate a team approach, communicate, build trust and empower the team to play key roles on the selling team thus positioning Firmenich as supplier of choice Consistently deliver Firmenich Value Proposition to clients Actively seek to understand our client's marketing and technical innovation strategies to better align Firmenich capabilities and innovation pipelines with our client’s needs   Profile/Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required 10 plus years of experience in a business development role in a related field/industry In-depth experience in beverages required, flavors or CPG experience a plus Strong cross-functional partnering , relationship building and communications skills Strong customer focus Strong project management and prioritization skills Strong communication skills Ability to work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines while managing multiple projects Ability to travel-approximately 30% domestically
Firmenich Princeton, NJ, USA Full time
Mar 19, 2019
Provide insights from consumer research to support fragrance marketing and business development, with an aim of helping the various lines of business to achieve their objectives and better positions themselves to target clients in China   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Design and implement consumer research (both qualitative and quantitative) with the following day-to-day responsibilities:   Develop project plans and brief research agencies implement global CI methods and tools at regional/local level Monitor fieldwork and provide progress reports Review deliverables (including questionnaires / discussion guides, and reports) from research agencies and work closely with them to make sure all deliverables meet the project objectives and requirements   Analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative research findings and provide insightful reports and presentations with a compelling “story” and a point of view (as opposed to just data and information) to inform business decisions Present research findings to internal business stakeholders and external clients and be able to explain the implications to clients’ business as and when required  Work closely with the regional/global CI team on regional/global research projects and provide on-the-group support in project implementation when required Identify consumer trends with a view to integrating these trends into business plans and strategies Collect secondary data from various sources to support business and strategy planning as and when required   CANDIDATE PROFILE: At least 3 years of solid customized research experience gained from research agencies and/or client companies Ability to design and execute quantitative and qualitative research projects independently from start to finish Excellent data analysis and interpretation skills to identify and communicate the business implications Comprehensive experience in market research project management, including questionnaire/discussion guide design, sampling, fieldwork management, analysis and presentation of results Strategic thinking and understanding of how to turn research data into succinct and strategic intelligence Good understanding of FMCG and business-to-business industry e.g. skin care, hair care, fabric care, house care (useful but not a must) Excellent written and spoken English at report writing and presentation-level is a plus
Firmenich Shanghai, China Full time
Mar 18, 2019
Job Description   Position Overview: The Product & Field Marketing leader, EMEA drives the execution of the Pharmaceutical Excipient Business Unit strategy in the Region. He/She is the champion in the Region for the Business Unit and works closely with Regional SAFI Sales, Application, Innovation, and communication to maximize regional growth and profitability.  The Product & Field Marketing leader, EMEA will provide marketing leadership within the designated region by identifying and characterizing market trends and segments, prioritizing growth opportunities, positioning and pricing, and creating and capturing value through differentiated product and service offerings. Specifically, the Product & Field Marketing leader for EMEA will: Lead development and execution of regional marketing strategy for EMEA based on global Pharmaceutical Excipient strategy- the strategy will include a commercialization roadmap based on current year priorities from global strategy, while considering longer-term business objectives. Map the current market and closely monitor key market segments and sub-segments driving current and future growth for the business.  Work closely with sales, applications, and customers, while leveraging other sources of information to identify trends and customer needs.  Develop and maintain comprehensive understanding of Pharmaceutical Excipient business in the Region (market data, channel analysis, competitive analysis, areas of opportunity etc.) Drive opportunities to generate business growth via customer projects.  Work with Sales, channel partners, strategic marketing, and application teams to prioritize and execute on opportunities and generate new sales. Direct promotional campaigns and develop specific new product launch plans for the region. Manage and execute overall brand strategy for the region, including tradeshow participation and other promotional opportunities. Champion the value-selling approach to positioning and pricing our products to support our premium market position in the Region. Manage regional pricing, within global guidelines, to maximize business unit profitability. Balance the short-term actions needed to deliver budgeted revenue and profit with the long-term activities to build a sustainable growth business. Be an energizing representative of the Business Unit towards the Sales organization. Champion good leadership behaviour and demonstrate DuPont core values in their approach to colleagues and work activities in general.   Job Qualifications   Essential:   Bachelor’s degree in technical field or business Minimum 3-4 years of experience in the Pharma industry in either Technical service, and/or marketing  Experience evaluating and developing new business opportunities. High degree of autonomy, self-drive and positive energy with a strong sense for communication. Demonstrated “can do” attitude with positive approach to problem solving. Strong business acumen, attention to detail, and analytical skills. High degree of customer focus. Experience working in a highly matrixed environment. Ability to quickly diagnose and problem solve. Ability to work and influence cross functional resources  Preferred: Master’s degree in technical field or Advanced business degree (MBA). 3-4 years of experience in the Pharma Industry. Experience in Sales and either Product, Strategic Marketing or business development Strategic Planning Experience. Technical experience with Pharmaceutical Excipients
DuPont Nutrition & Health Copenhagen, Denmark Full time
Mar 18, 2019
THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES  Your key responsibilities: • Introducing the next generation of production strains of existing and new products and their processes at industrial scale • Improving the current process technology and introducing new technology • Gaining and sharing knowledge about fermentation processes, internally in DuPont’s production network and externally • Supporting internal/external operations teams • Analysing and troubleshooting production/process issues at industrial scale to remain competitive in the market Together with the team you will: • Drive the technical Project Team in its effort to support technology, process efficiency and continuous improvement to bio ingredients • Set up clear expectations and take responsibility for translating the overall business goals into operational goals for manufacturing and technical teams  • Be responsible for driving and reporting of project savings     Job Qualifications Your qualification profile: You hold a Ph.D. or Master in Engineering (biotechnology/chemical engineering), and have 2-5 years of experience in production and continues improvement of large scale fermentation processes. Your know-how and experience include: • Practical industrial experience in the following disciplines: Process biotechnology, fermentation, process control and process optimization • Large scale production experience in aerobic fermentation is mandatory • Experience with project teamwork in an international environment is a plus • Fluent in English is mandatory, Danish is a plus Besides having the above technical skills, your personal skills will include: • Strong technical understanding and background • Multitasker that can easily prioritize • A problem solver that can quickly come up with solutions to complex matters • Strong drive, coaching and communication skills • Organisational talent and high ability to work with many different people LOCATION - Grindsted 
DuPont Nutrition & Health Grindsted, Denmark Full time
Mar 18, 2019
Design and implementation of Finished Formats for Probiotics and other dietary supplements. Support efforts on Product Design and Finished Format solutions, supported by dedicated R&D teams located in Madison, US and Beijing, China. Partner closely with the Sales and Business colleagues in the direction of projects Leverage internal and external relationships in the innovation and commercialisation of new successful Finished Format products for probiotics and other bioactive ingredients. Identify, develop and manage a network of specialised R&D partners and tollers to enable commercialisation of various innovative and consumer-friendly products and applications.  Communicate results to Manager and project/program stakeholders on a regular basis  Serve as direct liaison for key customers on projects Use emerging industry trends for new product development and to identify new technology and perform research as needed to support product development Communicate results to Manager and project/program stakeholders on a regular basis. Job Qualifications A B.S/M.S in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Food Science, or related field 1-3 years' experience in the development of successful and consumer-friendly Finished Format products containing probiotics for dietary supplement or pharmaceutical industry  Demonstrated ability to lead and to deliver results under pressure and time constraints  Possess excellent oral and written communication skills for presentation of scientific concepts and results to internal and external customers and stakeholders. 
DuPont Nutrition & Health Shanghai, China Full time
Mar 18, 2019
DuPont Nutrition & Health (N&H) is an industry leader that offers a wide range of sustainable, bio-based ingredients which combined with in depth knowledge of food and nutrition along with current research and expert science delivers unmatched value to the food, beverage, dietary supplement and pharmaceutical industries. N&H is part of DowDuPont, a globally listed company, which came to life following the merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont in 2017. DowDuPont has a turnover of approximately $62 billion, employs around 98,000 FTEs and is headquartered in Wilmington, USA.  The Cork Facility has become a leading edge continuous process operation which produces various grades of cellulose product. With brands like Avicel and AcDiSol, these products are used as a binder, compression and disintegration aid for pharmaceutical tablets and a suspension aid in pharmaceutical liquids, creams and food products. Key responsibilities:  Provision of production support to plant equipment, processes and production personnel in areas of responsibility Setting and introduction of appropriate process control standards and ongoing monitoring of the operation of the process control operation Troubleshooting process problems and development and introduction of appropriate solutions for their long-term prevention Development of process improvements or upgrades and establishment of such improvements in process plant Optimisation of the process and process equipment for most economic production of quality product Leading and implementation of site programs such as Cost Improvement, Debottlenecking, Quality Service & Reliability and Process Safety in process areas of responsibility Addressing identified Safety, Health and Environmental issues in areas of responsibility including upgrading of equipment, procedures, standards, etc. to comply with or address new and/or revised legislation, standards or identified risks. Job Qualifications Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent Knowledge of chemical or pharmaceutical plant processes, process improvement techniques and chemical equipment. Min 3+ years of work experience  Demonstrated excellent team working ability Analytical problem-solving ability Excellent PC skills Good influencer / relationship builder  Desire for career progression
DuPont Nutrition & Health Cork, Ireland Full time
Mar 18, 2019
Position Overview: The Product & Field Marketing leader, EMEA drives the execution of the Pharmaceutical Excipient Business Unit strategy in the Region. He/She is the champion in the Region for the Business Unit and works closely with Regional SAFI Sales, Application, Innovation, and communication to maximize regional growth and profitability.  The Product & Field Marketing leader, EMEA will provide marketing leadership within the designated region by identifying and characterizing market trends and segments, prioritizing growth opportunities, positioning and pricing, and creating and capturing value through differentiated product and service offerings. Specifically, the Product & Field Marketing leader for EMEA will: Lead development and execution of regional marketing strategy for EMEA based on global Pharmaceutical Excipient strategy- the strategy will include a commercialization roadmap based on current year priorities from global strategy, while considering longer-term business objectives. Map the current market and closely monitor key market segments and sub-segments driving current and future growth for the business.  Work closely with sales, applications, and customers, while leveraging other sources of information to identify trends and customer needs.  Develop and maintain comprehensive understanding of Pharmaceutical Excipient business in the Region (market data, channel analysis, competitive analysis, areas of opportunity etc.) Drive opportunities to generate business growth via customer projects.  Work with Sales, channel partners, strategic marketing, and application teams to prioritize and execute on opportunities and generate new sales. Direct promotional campaigns and develop specific new product launch plans for the region. Manage and execute overall brand strategy for the region, including tradeshow participation and other promotional opportunities. Champion the value-selling approach to positioning and pricing our products to support our premium market position in the Region. Manage regional pricing, within global guidelines, to maximize business unit profitability. Balance the short-term actions needed to deliver budgeted revenue and profit with the long-term activities to build a sustainable growth business. Be an energizing representative of the Business Unit towards the Sales organization. Champion good leadership behaviour and demonstrate DuPont core values in their approach to colleagues and work activities in general. Job Qualifications Essential: Bachelor’s degree in technical field or business Minimum 3-4 years of experience in the Pharma industry in either Technical service, and/or marketing  Experience evaluating and developing new business opportunities. High degree of autonomy, self-drive and positive energy with a strong sense for communication. Demonstrated “can do” attitude with positive approach to problem solving. Strong business acumen, attention to detail, and analytical skills. High degree of customer focus. Experience working in a highly matrixed environment. Ability to quickly diagnose and problem solve. Ability to work and influence cross functional resources  Preferred: Master’s degree in technical field or Advanced business degree (MBA). 3-4 years of experience in the Pharma Industry. Experience in Sales and either Product, Strategic Marketing or business development Strategic Planning Experience. Technical experience with Pharmaceutical Excipients
DuPont Nutrition & Health Neu-Isenburg, Germany Full time

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