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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.

Innovation Engineer

Innovation Engineer - Your Future Position?

 

As an Innovation Engineer in Givaudan, you will contribute to projects of the Digital Space and support business teams to explore, test and prototype local digital innovation ideas, perform new tech start-ups and technologies scouting on the Chinese market. Sound interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity. If, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value and skilled at fostering strong relationships. In this exciting role you will:

 

Explore and prototype local digital innovation ideas

  • Collaborate with product managers and users to identify business needs in terms of new technologies.
  • Run necessary interviews, workshops and tests with the users to create, validate or adjust the design of the solutions.
  • Recommend relevant start-ups and partners to solve business problems.

Start-ups and Technology scouting

  • Keep up to date with Chinese landscape in terms of innovation and new technologies.
  • Redact reports on the Chinese innovation landscape.
  • Identify relevant start-ups and technologies and interact with them.
  • Raise awards around new technologies.

 

You?

Are you someone who wants to grow shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come to join us – and impact your world.

 

Your professional profile includes:

  • Master’s degree (PhD a plus) in, engineering, computer science or related technical discipline.
  • Fluent in English & Chinese (mandarin).
  • 1+ years of experience in development of IT software
  • 1+ years of experience working in a development team
  • Familiarity with digital and information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management.
  • Good communication, organization, presentation, interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Java, JavaScript and web-based development technologies
  • Ability to design a software solution from the technical standpoint
  • Knowledge of rapid development and visualization tools a plus
  • Entrepreneurial experience a plus

 

About Givaudan

 

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances, with its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating tastes and scents. 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 almost 16,000 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.



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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