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Senior Food Technologist

Country/Region:  US
Job function:  APPLIED TECH

•    Manage/coordinate flavor applications and associated technical support of diverse project initiatives for the beverage category, with emphasis on alcohol beverages
•     Develop beverage application bases to showcase Firmenich flavors and technologies
•    Actively participate on technical selling team to develop strategic relationships and customer intimacy
•    Be the go to person for all beverages technical and flavor solutions
•    Create new beverage concepts based on trends for proactive presentations
•    Project management - Manage briefs and champion required actions to meet project objectives
•    Autonomously plan and execute day to day project and lab activities  
•    Participate in work sessions with clients
•    Maintain an organized, clean and safe laboratory environment
•    Facilitate lab maintenance, building and environmental safety standards as required
•    Keep abreast of technical knowledge in terms of ingredients, formulations and processes relating to alcoholic beverages
•    Leverage internal and external resources to bring insight, expertise and efficiency into project executions
•    Establish and maintain network of pertinent working relationships with technical community 
•    Deliver presentations in a technical capacity to clients as required
•    Maintain knowledge of beverage client’s strategies, brands and products


•    7 years expereince with Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science/Science/Science Technology or equivalent
•    5+ years with Mater's Degree industry/flavor experience working in the beverage category including alcohol beverages
•    Demonstrated technical track record in flavor application
•    Ability to travel to customers in North America


•    Project Management experience
•    Ability to multi-task various project initiatives and work stages
•    Self -starter/operates autonomously with minimal or no supervision required
•    Technical/professional knowledge and skills
•    Experience/track record of building strategic network of working relationships
•    Priority and decision making expertise
•    Safe & ethical work standards

•    Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes 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 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!


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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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