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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.

Food Application Technologist, Beverages

Do you have a passion for food? Do you relish the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team to promote market leading flavours? Do you love utilising your Beverage Application experience to provide targeted solutions to customers? If you are driven and a dynamic Beverage Technologist, then this role is for you!

We foster a positive environment of openness and curiosity where we craft and share innovative ideas that delight, surprise and touch everyone’s lives. Sound interesting?

You will have the opportunity to conduct flavour application and provide technical expertise in non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverage products. You will be responsible for managing projects, effective record keeping and maintaining beverage laboratory practices and equipment according to business goals and EH&S polices.

It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs and foster strong relationships internally and externally. Do you have strong commercial and marketing acumen? Do you have a can do attitude?


In this exciting new role, with a delivery mindset you will:


Develop our Business: As a highly self-motivated leader, you will be engaged in this exciting period of change in our Oceania Business. You will have the ability to formulate non-alcoholic and Alcoholic Beverages as required from customer briefs and apply knowledge during flavour selection, evaluation and application development. You will responsible for the selection of optimal flavours for projects according to specified requirements and lead the evaluation of flavours in application for briefs, research projects and portfolio evaluations. You will also serve as a technical expert and advisor to marketing, sales, flavour creation and customers for specific applications.


Position our Products:  Be part of a dynamic team, contributing with passion, and working towards creating success. Actively maintain the flavour performance data for the flavour portfolio through evaluation in finished product and capture profiles. Maintain a safe, clean and organised lab environment in accordance with EH&S policies and implement these polices for others to follow these guidelines. Demonstrate leadership through coaching, training and motivating technicians and technologists.


Impact the bottom line:   Be an integral member of a broader team who are working together to deliver targeted solutions to customers. With strong project managements skills you will lead large customer and development projects. Execute the translation of market trends into innovative products for customers. Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers while establishing trust and respect.


Service our Customers: Undertake customer visits to service customer needs and provide technical support to our sales and marketing teams. Ensure effective communication with the Sales team and other functions within the business. You as a beverage application technologist can use your creativity and application knowledge to support key account managers in delivering clear value propositions to our customers and ensure they receive the right flavour and product concept for their unique brand.




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


Your professional profile includes:


  • Polytechnic or Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, chemistry, Biology. 7-10+ Years of experience in Beverage Application.
  • Alcoholic Beverage Experience is highly desirable
  • Non-alcoholic and Alcoholic Beverage manufacturing experience is highly desirable.
  • Expert knowledge of Beverage ingredients, formulating beverages, laboratory equipment and functions.
  • Demonstrates tasting skills and able to effectively describe flavour profiles of beverages.




  • Strong project Management skills.
  • Ability to participate in meetings during customer visits.
  • Love working in and contributing to a positive team environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across various functions and disciplines towards One business goal.
  • Authentic, reliable with high integrity.
  • Sound judgement, analytical and decision making skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication ability and presentation skills.
  • All applicants must have legal rights to work in Australia as Givaudan will not sponsor a work visa.
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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.
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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