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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 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Savoury Flavourist


Flavorist - Your future position?

As a Flavorist with Givaudan, the global leader in fragrance and flavour industry, you will manage flavour development projects, in order to ensure effective and successful creation process in cooperation with customers, according to business objectives and EH&S policies. In this exciting role you also will:

  • Formulate new flavour creations or modify existing flavours to meet customer requirements, internal testing needs, or new technology development for multiple flavour types
  • Prepare flavour samples as requested for customer briefs, applications needs, technology performance assessment, QC standards, physical testing, etc.
  • Participate in the evaluation of materials developed internally or from external sources and assess potential for flavour creation
  • Execute daily tasks and fully manage assigned projects and provide flavours which meet all defined project needs, considering when relevant good manufacturing practices, sample scale-up, production requirements, regulatory compli-ance, etc.
  • Serve as technical expert and advisor to internal and external partners and customers for ingredient and flavour per-formance for multiple flavour types
  • Contribute to discussions of research plans, sensory results/insights, making experimental observations and helping to make connections to related, but separate technologies
  • Coach, train, motivate, and mentor flavour assistants



Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who need a new challenge and bring excellent contribution to company? Then come and join us - and impact your world.

Your professional profile includes:

  • Polytechnic or Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology
  • Minimum 3-6 years of experience as a Seasoning Creator AFTER completion of Givaudan Flavourist Trainee Programme or accepted industry equivalent
  • Expert level tasting skills with an intermediate level ability to understand how to adjust a flavour formulation in the direction needed for flavour modifications
  • Intermediate level knowledge of raw materials and flavour ingredients with an expert level ability to formulate selected flavour types to deliver flavour performance for customer briefs, problem solving processes, research and development needs, etc. 
  • Intermediate level ability to interface with customers and effectively discuss the flavour creation needs for selected flavour types and provide direction to help solve flavour performance issues in their applications
  • Intermediate level knowledge of local and regional regulatory requirements for flavours
  • Ability to prepare and present complex flavour creation related technical presentations
  • Intermediate level knowledge of analytical methodologies (G.C. HPLC, Mass Spec.)
  • Expert level knowledge of flavour manufacturing equipment and processes
  • Intermediate level knowledge of flavour performance and be able to formulate using this data to improve flavour performance


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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