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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 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at

Seasoning Creator

Seasoning Creator

Seasoning Creator - Your Future Position?


As a Seasoning Creator you will deliver the best innovative solutions, evaluation samples, technical support and recommendations to customers. Support local sales and business development initiatives. Manage all projects a on the Snack & Savoury segments according to business objectives and EH&S policies. You will report to the Senior Flavourist.


In this exciting role based in Mumbai, India you will:


  • Create seasoning samples according to the customer briefs, applications need, technology performance assessment, Givaudan Creation norms, QC standards, physical testing
  • Formulate new seasoning or modify existing seasonings to meet customer requirements, internal testing needs, and for new technology development
  • Help evaluate seasoning materials developed internally or from external sources and assess their potential for seasoning creation
  • Manage commercial project pipeline in your work queue providing seasonings that meets all the defined customer needs which also meets good manufacturing practices, sample scale-up, production requirements, regulatory compliances
  • Participate in presentations and project work for customers
  • Manage commercial project pipeline. On time and high-quality solution completion of projects based on the brief
  • Run pilot scale lab equipment for production of prototypes
  • Monitor flavour and seasoning performance and stability in food products
  • Participate in running flavour application/seasoning creation training courses
  • Provide support and exchange information with other Givaudan seasoning creators and other colleagues
  • Supporting to manage lab facilities, keep lab clean with all ingredients in stock ready for use with expiry dates
  • Document and report results
  • Be a technical expert and advisor to marketing, sales and customers for ingredients and flavour performance for multiple seasoning types
  • Participate and learn about all departments directly related to executing customer briefs (analytical chemistry, sensory, consumer understanding, regulatory, flavour delivery, manufacturing)
  • Provide technical support to resolve seasoning production issues and customer complaints with complete ownership
  • Coach, mentor and motivate seasoning creators
  • Contribute to account development plans
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organised lab environment observing EH&S policies and hold others accountable for following these guidelines



Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and work in a team as pas-sionate as you are? Then come join us - and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Food Technology, Food Science, Chemistry & Biology
  • Completion of Givaudan or any industry equivalent Seasoning Training programme will be an added advantage.
  • 8 or more years of working experience in seasoning creation
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Solid sensory skills
  • Expert level tasting skills with an ability to understand how to adjust a seasoning formulation in the direction needed for modifications
  • Expert knowledge on multiple commodity replacement such as Salt, Fat, MSG, and Sugar
  • Knowledge of multiple raw materials, seasoning ingredients, taste molecules (such as amino acids, enzyme modified flavour tools) and applications with an ability to create multiple seasoning types to deliver performance for customer briefs, processes, research and development needs
  • Demonstrated Project management skills and leading projects
  • Knowledge of local and regional regulatory requirements for seasonings
  • Demonstrated experience presenting creative seasoning creations related technical presentations to customers
  • Knowledge of application equipment, ingredients, and manufacturing procedures for producing snack products.
  • Knowledge of seasoning manufacturing equipment and processes involved commercially


Our Benefits

  • Attractive package with benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development
  • A creative team environment that will inspire you
  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave


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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