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FLAVORIST Sweet Goods/Hot Drinks Europe

Country/Region:  CH
Job function:  CREATION



Sweet Goods/ Hot Drinks, Europe


Work Location: Satigny (Geneva), Switzerland


We have been innovators in the science of the senses since 1895. Today, with more than 10,000 colleagues in our global family, we are the largest privately-owned fragrance & taste company in the world, that combines creativity, innovation and latest advanced technology that empowers our talents to succeed in the marketplace. 


We are looking for extending our multicultural and most talented creators of taste that delivers positive food and beverages experiences to our customers and consumers. This position is based in Geneva, in our Sweet Goods European expertise Center. We count renowned creators among us but also applications and food science experts, sensory & consumer insights, as well several corporate and global teams.  


Are you the Talent we are looking for?

We are looking for a talent willing to grow and curious to explore our advanced creative tools, has ambition to learn and work in a fast and rewarding environment


Key Responsibilities:

Create winning taste & flavor solutions supporting our customers new developments, following proper current regulations of the industry, customer and consumer needs.

  • Provide high quality technical support to selected external customers as needed, by working with Sales, technical, Business Unit multidisciplinary teams in order to maintain relationships with our customers and participate in a team-selling approach. Nurture productive customer relationship
  • Collaborate closely with application, marketing, portfolio, pricing, consumer insights and identify creative opportunities to create innovative and consumer preferred tastes.
  • Proactively evaluate new raw materials and new technologies and assess potential for future usage in new creations. Support on Tonality expertise programs by delivering state of the art solutions
  • Support Quality Control and Operations in scaling up new formulations, and trouble-shooting potential quality issues.


We value:

  • BS degree in Food Technology & Food Science, Chemistry or Biology
  • Min 5 years of experience as FLAVORIST in creating winning Flavors and Taste solutions for Dairy, Hot Drinks and overall Sweet Goods applications,
  • Ability to embrace rapid technological changes and usage of intelligent creative IT tools
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to effectively prioritize work
  • Ability to work independently, curiosity to learn and autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel when needed and support on customer presentation and trainings
  • Very good communication and presentation skills. Ability to create compelling stories about our solutions
  • Leadership and strong project management skills (planification, communication, time management)
  • Fluent in English, additional languages highly desirable


We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment
  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of flavors and taste
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about environment and sets and achieve 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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