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Global Flavorist Trainee Program

Country/Region:  CN
Job function:  CREATION



Flavorist Trainee - Sweet
Shanghai, China


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Key Responsibilities:
•    Master on-the-bench flavor creation and design in line with our Good Creative Practices.
•    Acquire a robust understanding of manufacturing, analytical and quality capabilities paired with basic research and food science understanding.
•    Work on concrete and supervised creation cases and understand the various challenges that may be encountered whilst creating.
•    Learn and practice our state-of-the-art creation, project and portfolio management tools aligned with our digital transformation strategy.
•    Acquire a perfect understanding of your market and its key categories.
•    Successfully pass all the regular checkpoints including a final defense at the end of the 2 years of training.


We value:
•    A minimum of a two-year university (bachelor) degree in chemistry, food chemistry, food technology, food science, or broader chemical engineering and science degrees.
•    Creative and Innovative with an above-average sense of taste and smell.
•    Intuitive with an innate curiosity and genuine interest in Food and Beverages.
•    Good technical understanding of chemistry and physical chemistry.
•    Effective Teamwork and productive working relationships in a multicultural environment.
•    Fluent Professional English and local language.


We offer:
•    An exciting 2 Year Flavorist Apprenticeship Program comprising 10 Months in our Center of excellence in Switzerland and 14 Months in your home affiliate.
•    Courses with top-class instructors including Master Flavorists and industry-renown partners.
•    A broad curriculum comprising all the aspects of the métier.
•    Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company.
•    Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment, sets, and achieve ambitious sustainability objectives.
•    A Junior Flavorist position if you succeed at the end of the apprenticeship.

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.

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