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Application Technologist (Senior)

Location: Paris, France
In our Taste & Beyond Application Laboratory, you will work within a team of 6 people who are in charge of technical development for our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Develops new application formulas and prepares various food products for Sweet Goods (dairy, bakery, confectionery and pharmaceutical) and Beverages according to the newest industry standards.
•    Develops new creative and innovative food concepts.
•    Selection & Evaluation of flavor performance in the application by applying those in existing food application recipes according to regulatory, cost, customer and food requirements.
•    Be the technical contact/coordinator for specific clients and key categories and prepare and deliver technical presentations to customers.
•    Participate in clients meeting and visits.
•    Execute and lead projects effectively and efficiently from brief to submission in collaboration with cross-functional teams in Europe.
We Value:

•    BSc. graduate food science and/or food technology or Engineer/Master
•    Minimum 5 years of work experience in food Dairy mainly, then occasionally in Beverages, Bakery & Confectionery with excellent laboratory practices.
•    High sensory sensibility.
•    Understanding of the commercial needs of the brief, the value and cost criteria.
•    Understanding of interaction between flavor and food matrix.
•    Capable of handling multiple projects at the same time in a methodical manner, with short deadlines.
•    Good communicator with a team spirit and service orientated mindset.
•    Accurate, rigorous and well organized.
•    Proactive, autonomous and able to take initiatives.
•    Willing to travel.
•    Fluent in French and English.
We Offer:

•    A challenging job with a corresponding compensation
•    The chance to work in a fast-moving and rewarding team environment
•    To be part of an organization where innovation is the core of our business
•    Opportunities for collaboration with other labs, sales, flavourists, marketing and sensory within Firmenich
•    Opportunities to progress within Firmenich for the individual with the right attitude


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