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Project Director- Citrus, Princeton, NJ



We currently have an incredible opportunity for a Citrus Tonality Project Director based in our Princeton, NJ offices.

Key Responsibilities:
• Design, organize and staff the Citrus Tonality projects assigned by Tonality leader.
• Drive Tonality projects to ensure effective delivery of targeted solutions.
• Design and drive Citrus Tonality and Palette developments from research to launch by leading a cross-functional team ;
Cover all facets of the project Including:
 - market & competitive landscape (solutions, new technologies, Flavors best sellers)
 - regulatory landscape
 - Internal experts views
 - customers insights and validation of prototypes
 - consumer insights and validation of prototypes
• Ensure that the project teams operate in an environment that generates innovative, patentable and/or cost-effective solutions to solve identified technical problems;
• Works closely with other teams including Regional & Global Teams, Human Insights, Innotech Team and external partners to ensure that the product or technical solution is launched to the zones with the appropriate supporting documents
• Connect with customers during the development and the promotion of Firmenich Natural platform.
• Develop and provide training required to launch new products/solutions to key global clients or to internal Firmenich sales people, marketing or applications people;
• Acts as a mentor and provides guidance and direction to more junior members of the team and /or customer team applications specialists;


We value:
• Demonstrates a thorough understanding of Flavors & Clean Label solution performance in applications.

• Exposure to and passion for citrus, flavors or ingredients.
• Ability to work under tight timeline, ability to handle multiple projects.
• Strong cross-functional partnering and communication skills
• Demonstrated creativity and ideation skills.


• BS/BA degree required
• 10+ years of relevant experience.
• Flavors, Ingredients or CPG experience required


We offer: 
• High Challenge and High Reward Environment
• 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!
* Subsidized Cafeteria!
* Tobacco-Free Campus!
* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!