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Global Technical Director Soft Drinks and Hot Drin

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Global Beverage Unit strategy development and implementation process with key technical insights and provide critical analysis of capabilities required to deliver the strategy
  • Responsible for the identification, framing and piloting of new business opportunities in the beverage sub-categories, in connection with regional Marketing & Business Development teams
  • Lead a Global Technical Category Network, connecting beverage experts across the organization in order to facilitate the  exchange of information worldwide
  • Develop appropriate training programs for the global beverage applications teams
  • Drive selected technical customer interactions
  • Identification and scoping of potential external partnerships in the Beverage area
  • Direct report to Vice President Global Strategic Beverage Unit

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Food Science or a closely related Applied Science.  Master degree preferred.
  • 15+ years of experience in the beverage industry
  • Previous global experience a plus

 

We value:

  • Strong organizational and analytical capabilities
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Service mindset to ensure customer satisfaction / resolution
  • Proven track record in strategy development
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Suite Applications:  Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook

 

 

We offer:

  • 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 beauty and fragrance industries
  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively

 

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!