Senior Sweet & Beverage Flavourist – Ref: CDPJ1754

  • Company: Global Flavours & Spc. Ingredients Producer
  • Location: Germany
  • Scope: EMEA

The Role: My client who are a multi-million flavours & speciality ingredients producer are currently looking to recruit a new Senior Flavourist to be responsible for the creation & development of sweet & beverage flavours.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development from scratch robust reproducible, creative and innovative beverage and food flavors across a broad range of flavor types aligned with business needs (sensory, costs, regulation, innovation)
  • Development of successful matches
  • Support of Sales and Product Management activities with flavor expertise and participation in customer visits
  • Development of replacements for extinct materials, ensuring the integrity of formulas with new materials
  • Ensure the cost effectiveness of existing flavors and developing a rationalized tool box adequate for the market
  • Technical coordination of top tier and global accounts
  • Management of different complex development projects
  • Continuously optimization of the creative process and tools
  • Support product transfer process by adapting formulas to local requirements
  • Take personal responsibility for defined flavor & taste platforms and support the organization’s strategy

Required Skills & Experiences

  • Master degree of Science in Chemistry, Food Science/Food Technology or comparable education
  • At least 8+ years of experience as a Flavorist / Senior Flavorist with a major Flavor House
  • Proven development of successful innovative and complex flavors for sweet (confectionary) and beverage applications
  • Solid project management experience
  • Knowledge of flavor raw materials and flavor manufacturing processes and their application properties (liquid, spray drying, encapsulation)
  • Comprehensive understanding of commercial and economic aspects of the business
  • Familiar with EU regulation
  • Clear understanding of sensory and analytical tools supporting efficient and effective way of working
  • Fluent language skills in English and German appreciated


Charlie Packwood [+44 113 323 0994]

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