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Senior Food Technologist, Beverage - Anaheim, CA

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  APPLIED TECH

Sr. Food Technologist- Beverage

Anaheim, CA.


CL P15


Create delicious beverage products with our West Coast Innovation Team! Collaborate with cross-functional technical experts, sales, insights, and flavorists to support customers in developing products. Deliver taste/ texture solutions to drive performance across a range of beverage categories.


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Pay range - $108K - 135K


Your key responsibilities

  • Manage/coordinate flavor applications and associated technical support of diverse project initiatives across the beverage category and can directly support customers with finished product designs from concept to consumer.
  • Excels in product formulation; develop beverage application bases and create new beverage concepts to showcase dsm-firmenich flavors, ingredients, technologies, and innovations
  • Actively participate on technical selling team to develop strategic relationships and customer intimacy through ways like leading working sessions and technical to technical customer interactions.
  • Project management: Manage briefs and champion required actions to meet project objectives, participate in work sessions with clients and deliver presentations in a technical capacity to clients as needed
  • Leverage technical knowledge in terms of flavors, ingredients, formulations and processes relating to beverages, while establishing and maintaining a network of working relationships within the technical community
  • Maintain knowledge of beverage client’s strategies, brands and products

We bring

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers;
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs

You bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or Masters in a related field preferred.
  • 5 + years of experience in Beverage product development and Great Project Management skills.
  • Great understanding of Thermal processing (pasteurization, HTST, UHT, and retort) and carbonation.
  • Knowledge of G.M.P’s (Good Manufacturing Practices), FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) and H.A.C.C.P (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points).
  • Great verbal and written communication skills. Good presentation skills including ability to present technical concepts to non-technical audience.
  • Must have computer skills, i.e. MS Office, Outlook, Excel, SAP, and Nutritional labeling software.

Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim

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