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Application Technologist Taste & Beyond

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Location: Cologne, Germany


Key Responsibilities:


  • Experiences in multiple food categories e.g. Beverages and Sweet Goods
  • Facilitate team approach and secure implementation of Zonal & Local Technical Goals
  • Position Firmenich as the Taste & Beyond supplier to count on for competitive added value market knowledge, brand understanding,  winning Taste & Beyond solutions and technologies
  • Build strategic partnership with functions in the BU’s (Creation, Marketing, Collection Management), the European Technical Team, Sales, and other Firmenich groups, and promotes collaborative teamwork to meet our needs and deliver on the strategy
  • Taylors & deploy the strategy by focusing on our clients, our core categories, our core brands. Assess the results through the year, contribute to highlighting to ZEU Technical Management the beverages & sweet goods local needs for future strategy reviews and alignments
  • Carry out various food applications to highlight the performance of Firmenich Taste & Beyond solutions.
  • Develop new foods/beverages formulations based on industrial standards and country-specific requirements


We Value:

  • Secondary education- in food-related subject (Bachelor / MSc)
  • 5-10 years of experience in a laboratory position
  • passion in food preparation/ tasting
  • High sensory sensibility
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication skills and work effectively individually and as a team member


We Offer:

  • To play a key role in our purpose to improve the quality of life of our workforce, our families, our local communities and society at large 

  • Our expertise goes beyond smell and taste: it is the sum of our peoples' passions and knowledge that allows us to create the best solutions for our customers’ products. 

  • 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 flavors, taste, beauty and fragrance industries 

  • Leadership, learning, training and development plans 

  • Be part of a creative highly success-oriented & motivated Team to develop great taste products
  • Opportunities for collaboration with other labs within Firmenich



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