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Global Innovation Senior Savory Flavorist

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drives all innovation related creation activities around Taste modulation
  • Participate to other Global Savory creation projects in particular those benefiting from presence in the US
  • Creates innovative distinguishing savory flavors using ingredient tools for salt and/or umami taste modulation
  • In collaboration with research or external partners identifies, test, validate breakthrough taste modulating ingredients
  • Actively contributes to the digital transformation of creation for Taste modulation
  • Champions the use of modeling tools for salt umami creation briefs
  • Provide training and is the divisional salt umami creation expert, the go to person for the Taste modulation in Savory Foods
  • Provide ad hoc Expertise support to Regions for high value sophisticated briefs
  • Maintains and develops communication network with the Regions and affiliates on taste related activities and topics

We value:

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant working experience as flavorist with specialization in the salt umami taste related domain
  • University degree in Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Food Technology, Food Science or other relevant domains
  • Strong flavor expertise paired with in depth understanding of taste interactions, flavor technology and regulatoy environment beyond salt umami
  • Creativity paired with a passion for flavor and digital technologies

We offer:

  • A highly creative, diverse, scientific and imaginative environment in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • An opportunity to be part of an international innovation cummunity that tackles the future of food and diet transformation with direct business impact
  • 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 objectives

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

 Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly.


We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!




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