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Innovation Project Coordinator

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

Location: Vienna, Austria


This is an early career position and invite young graduates with up to 2 years job experience.


We believe in being creators of talent. Investing in our people is what matters the most and we are committed to provide an environment that promotes learning, develops new skills and experiences and delivers impact. We want you to grow and develop at Firmenich, meet your career aspirations and maximize your potential, all while embracing your own unique talents. 
That's why from day one, you will be taking on the co-ordination of one of our innovation projects in the area of SmartProteins® for meat, cheese and seafood analogs. Through our innovation program we drive to deliver solutions to our customers for savoury food products that taste just great, are of excellent texture and optimized nutritional value.  You will be collaborating closely both with a passionate team of technical experts for products and ingredients assessments as well as regional customer teams. This position is reporting into the innovation program leader. 
Key responsibilities:

•    Orchestrate product evaluations and establish meaningful database
•    Manage related data and derive insight to share across stakeholders
•    Manage distinct project streams both at development and deployment end
•    Monitor the market landscape and actively engage in our partner ecosystem
•    Build and continuously maintain program innovation related materials
•    Continuously collect market intelligence


We value:


•    Degree or background in food processing or food technology. Nutrition and/ or sensory knowledge is a great asset
•    Customer focus with a good sense of urgency
•    Practical lab work experience
•    Solid project management skills
•    Well-organized and data driven


If you wish to:


•    Enter into the exciting and inspiring world of Taste & Beyond
•    Work in a global and intercultural environment
•    Develop innovation management skills
•    Seek out opportunities and turn thoughts into actions
•    Engage with customers in the food industry 

We are looking forward to your application!

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