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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Flavours Application Technologist

As Flavours Application Technologist you will participate in flavour application and provide technical expertise to drive operational excellence and establish successful cooperation with customers, according to business goals and EH&S policies. You will be based in Sant Celoni and will report to the Technical Manager Iberia.

You will:

  • Execute daily brief-related tasks including flavour selection, product evaluation, and application development
  • Lead evaluations of flavours in food applications for briefs, research projects and portfolio evaluations
  • Select optimal flavours for projects according to specified requirements (i.e. customer, regulatory, legislation, cost) and suggest improvements for the most common applications
  • Identify appropriate flavour delivery systems and technologies for customer projects in specific applications
  • Act as technical expert and advisor to marketing, sales, flavour creation, and customers for specific applications
  • Coach, train, and motivate technicians and technologists
  • Maintain the flavour performance data for the flavour portfolio through evaluation in finished product and capture of profiles
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized lab environment in accordance with EH&S policies and hold others accountable for following these guidelines


  • Polytechnic/Bachelor's Degree/Master's Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or Biology
  • 3 or more years of experience in a food applications lab, production, or related area (sweet goods or dairy segment preferred)
  • Fluent English and Spanish
  • Understanding of selected food applications, ingredients, and processes with practical experience in customers' food manufacturing environment
  • Basic understanding of many of the flavour reactions/interactions in common food products
  • Project management skills
  • Basic technical problem solving skills in a specific applications area
  • Ability to translate market trends into innovative products for selected customers

Our benefits

  • Attractive compensation package with benefits
  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development
  • A creative team environment that will inspire you

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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