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Senior Oral Care Flavourist

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

To be the regional Oral Care Flavorist and lab manager in our Singapore site for developing, researching and formulating flavor solutions to meet global and regional customer briefs and market trends. You will be providing guidance for proactive projects leading to the addition of new flavors, new ingredients and new technologies to deliver innovative solutions to customers. 


Reporting to the Global Category Leader Oral Care based in Geneva, Switzerland.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead Oral Care Flavor creation to meet customer requirements, application developments, QC standards etc
  • Perform daily tasks and manage assigned projects and provide flavors which meet all defined project needs, considering when relevant good manufacturing practices, sample scale up, production requirements, regulatory compliance
  • Evaluate materials developed from global innovation or from external sources and assess potential for flavour creation for the region
  • Be the technical expert and advisor to all partners and customers for ingredient and flavour performance for multi flavour types
  • Contribute to discussions of innovation pipelines, sensory results/insights, making experimental observations and making connections to related, but separate technologies
  • Coach, train, motivate and manage compounder and application specialist


We Value:

  • Master degree
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as Oral Care/Confectionary/Mint creation
  • Required strong knowledge in Oral Care applications & Mint
  • Expert level tasting skills
  • Solid analytical skills to propose flavor performance improvement
  • Knowledge of global and regional OC flavors regulatory requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure and dealing with ambiguity
  • Ability to resolve technical problems related to flavor/systems and base interaction related to Oral Care finished products
  • Consumer Insights & Sensory understanding is strongly recommended
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Winning and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Creative, Innovative, resilient, hands-on
  • Technical & proactive solution provider


We offer:

  • Join a highly socially and environmentally responsible company
  • Work in global and intercultural environment
  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • Creative mindset to inspire our customers and consumers worldwide
  • Leadership, training and development

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