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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.

Senior Application Technologist

 

About the Company:

 

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.

 

About the Role

 

As the UK & Ireland Senior Application Technologist for Functional & Nutritional Ingredients, you will manage application projects to support customer and market needs. You will work with sales, marketing, and product development teams to achieve the UK Growth Strategy and drive delivery of our business objectives.

 

You Will:

 

  • You will be the main point of contact for application briefs where the primary need is from our Functional & Nutritional ingredient portfolio
  • Perform daily brief-related tasks and apply knowledge to select optimal functional/nutritional ingredients for applications, evaluations and customer requirements
  • Maintain the performance data for ingredients through evaluation in the finished product and capture relevant details in appropriate systems
  • Serve as a local technical expert and local project lead for Functional and Nutritional Ingredient applications across multiple ends
  • Deliver complex product-related technical presentations including translating market trends into innovative application demos for key customers
  • Support customer visits and product presentations
  • Provide technical input in key business meetings such as segment meetings.
  • Consistently participate as a local champion for new technologies
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized laboratory environment following EH&S policies and hold others accountable for following these guidelines

 

You Have:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology or Equivalent
  • 5+ years experience applying Functional or Nutritional ingredients in a food or Beverage applications lab or related area 
  • Understanding of selected food applications, ingredients, and processes with experience in customers’ food manufacturing environment
  • Effective communication skills through verbal and written platforms with both customers and colleagues at all levels
  • Technical problem-solving skills and understanding of how to adjust functional and nutritional ingredient formulations to provide the best solutions for our customers
  • Project management skills and the ability to successfully lead selected customer projects
  • Experience participating in customer projects including customer visits
  • Ability to translate market trends into innovative products for selected customers

 



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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