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Flavor Application Specialist

Country/Region:  TR
Job function:  APPLIED TECH


Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Key Responsibilities: 


  • 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 and be the technical contact/support for the key category customers/markets
  • Prepare and lead external/internal workshops/training and visit clients, affiliates
  • Promote teamwork amongst departments to meet customer needs
  • 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

We Value: 

  • Food Science Technology Degree or similar
  • 2 years of experience in Food Product Development
  • Demonstrated experience with Beverage or Sweet Goods categories 
  • Passion in food preparation/ tasting
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively individually as well as a team member
  • Fluent level of Turkish and English

We Offer:


  • A flexible working time model for an optimal work-life balance
  • An international team that drives the business forward with competence and ambition
  • Capital-forming benefits and performance-related bonus payments
  • Coffee, tea, fruit and a meal allowance
  • Private health insurance
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objective


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.

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