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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 181 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Develop & Process Team Leader

Develop & Process Team Leader – Your future position ?


As the Develop & Process Team Leader, you will develop and prototype new fragrance capsule technologies, and prepare their transfer to the pilot phase, that will improve Givaudan’s business with the support of a dedicated team for fragrance capsule development.


Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, think beyond to predict the next market theme, deliver value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships. In this exciting role, reporting to the Head of Delivery Systems, you will :


  • Manage projects in the development phase moving out of the research progammes following our needs to respond to the mid and longer-term demands
  • Build appropriate strategies and complex development programmes to obtain mid to long-term goals, developing new and unique consumer-relevant Fragrance Delivery Systems from early prototypes to preparation for the pilot phase


  • Develop Scientific Excellence within the Develop & Process projects, with a clear visualisation of the scientific path to solve the defined development programmes
  • Manage, collaborate, and communicate internally and externally on development programmes across multiple disciplines
  • Enhance the ways-of-working with rigourous development methodologies and processes, such as a design of experiment approach and process-driven design


  • Protect the development programmes with intellectual property on new developments
  • Identify, set up, and manage external collaborations where necessary




  • Master with a strong technical background in Development of prototypes and products
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in relevant scientific environments
  • Creativity, Learning-on-the-fly, Perspective
  • Customer Focus, Business acumen
  • Communication and Listening skills for the best collaboration
  • Experience in Team Management 
  • Fluent in English and in French, ideally


Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave
  • Bonus
  • Profit sharing
  • Saving plan

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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