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Technical Development Manager - Anaheim, CA

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Actively engage in customer facing interactions along with Sales 
  • Attend and represent Firmenich in external forums such as industry shows, expos 
  • Ensures Pricing and Profitability targets managed through project lifecycle in alignment with Sales  
  • Leads Application teams and manages lab operations  
  • Demonstrates extensive technical knowledge and business acumen 
  • Applies strategic thinking to projects 
  • Builds an environment for team growth 
  • Liaises with regional and global teams  
  • Builds strategic working relationships (internal & external) 
  • Is responsible for client facing presentations, organizes technical work sessions 
  • Understands technical challenges and identifies gaps to prioritize Innovation needs 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science  
  • Minimum of 8 – 10  years of progressive experience in the Flavor industry with at least 1-2 years managing a team 
  • Ability to travel up to approximately 25% 
  • Technical development and team leadership experience 
  • Commercial experience 


We offer: 

  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry 
  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries 
  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively 


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran 


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features: 

  • Generous Paid Time Off! 
  • Quarterly Bonus Potential! 
  • Retirement Plans! 
  • 401(k) with Company Match! 
  • Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage! 
  • Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children! 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts! 
  • Tobacco-Free Campus! 
  • And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs! 

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim

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