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Country/Region:  ID

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

This function will be reporting to the Marketing Manager Taste Division and will be based at dsm-firmenich Indonesia Headquarter - Jakarta.


Key Responsibilities:
Consumer and Sensory Insights:
•    Conduct in-depth market research to identify consumer preferences, behavior, and emerging trends in the flavor industry.
•    Analyze market data and customer feedback to understand consumer needs, desires, and pain points.
•    Develop surveys, questionnaires, and consumer tests to gather consumer insights.
•    Coordinate sensory evaluations to support and validate the ongoing projects
•    Utilize sensory data to support R&D Team in optimizing product formulations and promoting our flavor solutions to the clients.

Marketing Analysis & Product Development:
•    Create persuasive marketing materials and product presentations using market data for both internal and external stakeholders
•    Monitor market activities in food & beverage industry, including product launches, food service trend, pricing, and marketing strategies.
•    Provide regular updates on market insights for marketing presentation and innovation activities.
•    Collaborate closely with the R&D team to translate consumer and sensory insights into innovative and data-driven product concepts and flavor development.

Cross-functional Collaboration:
•    Work closely with the sales team to understand customer needs and ensure alignment between marketing efforts and sales objectives.
•    Collaborate closely with other teams, such as product development, sales, and regional team, to achieve company goals


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;
•    A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;
•    Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;
•    A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;
•    An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future;


You bring:
•    Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Market Research, Food Technology/ Science, or a related field.
•    Proven experience 2-3 years in consumer research, market insights, or sensory evaluation within the flavor or food industry or a related field.
•    Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret data to extract valuable insights.
•    Excellent communication, story-telling and presentation skills to convey complex ideas effectively.
•    A Team player who is able to initiate collaboration and work in a cross-functional team environment.
•    Good knowledge of food and beverage trends and consumer behavior.
•    Strong project management skills to deliver against tight deadlines
•    Experience in using market research tools and software will be beneficial.
•    Advanced knowledge in operating MS Powerpoint, MS Excel and Design software (optional)
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
•    Independent, creative, detail-oriented with ability to multi-task.

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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