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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 2019, the Company employed over 14,900 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion and a free cash flow of 12.7% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Technical Colour Lead APAC

Your Future Position?
As the Technical Lead for Colours, you will report to the head of the WI-Centre in Singapore, which is a part of Asia Pacific Regional Innovation. You will be an essential member of a team of regional technical experts cutting across the Food & Nutritional Ingredients categories (like Colours, Fruit & Vegetables, Preservation and Nutritional Ingredients) and working with the Food & Beverage platforms in Regional Innovation.


As the regional go-to technical expert in Asia Pacific on natural colors, you will provide scien-tific information, technical training and recommendations on colours, related quality and regulatory requirements, and knowledge of sourcing and extraction. You will manage projects to improve existing products in response to Technical Requests, identify and fill gaps in the portfolio and be active in the implementation of the Food & Nutritional Ingredients strategy for Asia Pacific. 


You will work with Sales to meet customer requirements across the region and also be the Natural Colors liaison for Asia Pacific in our collaborations with the global Science & Technolo-gy and global Product Management teams, and other regional teams. You will also work with the regional Food & Nutritional Ingredients Business Development team, Regulatory, Opera-tions & Quality, Procurement and other departments.


Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Regionalize the natural colors portfolio for Asia Pacific , and identify and fill portfolio gaps
  • Address regulatory and product requirements in the markets
  • Implement formula modifications, stability testing and supporting standardiza-tion/production scale-up
  • Develop new colour blends and support integrated solutions for Food & Beverage (F&B) applications
  • Explore new raw material sourcing to fill portfolio gaps
  • Conduct technical training for local Technical teams, Sales and customers
  • Manage the Natural Colours laboratory, including tasks such as ordering supplies, main-taining inventory and handling purchase orders and invoices.
  • Ensure that the lab environment is well maintained (calibration and maintenance of the lab equipment)


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


Your professional profile includes:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Science (chemistry or chemical engineering )
  • 5+ years (for Masters) to 8+ years (for Bachelors) hands-on industrial R&D experience (natural colour, nutraceutical or chemical industry)
  • Details oriented person who can partner with technical departments (QC, QA), production / purchasing and Sales Department
  • The ability and interest to conduct hands-on work on color matching in the laboratory and work together with pilot plant and manufacturing scale environments
  • Understand natural colorants behavior across all food segments 
  • General knowledge of food manufacturing processes
  • Display customer focus, ability to drive results, build effective teams and communicate effectively
  • Creative and able to drive innovation


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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.
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