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Principal Flavorist- Citrus - Princeton,NJ

Key Responsibilities:

  • Per Customer Request or project brief – lead and manage creative briefs to meet project objectives
  • Ensure timely and quality brief execution
  • Maintain organized and efficient laboratory equipment and environment
  • Provide technical flavor support to internal and external customers as needed
  • Provide ongoing creative support in the development of winning collections
  • Work with Sales and Business Unit to maintain relationships at our customers and participate in a team-selling approach; accompany account executives as needed
  • Participate in the global Flavor Creation community, collaborating with colleagues in other zones as needed in flavor creation or creative insights
  • Adhere to good creative practice, formulating to producing high quality, winning flavors that meet profit objectives



  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology or Chemistry
  • 10 years of experience creating winning flavors for Sweet Goods and Beverages applications
  • Membership in Society of Flavor Chemists
  • Ability to Travel


We Value:

  • Good Project Management Skills
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Team Player with good communication skills
  • Ability to build & maintain strategic working relationships


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!