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Savory Flavorist

Date: Oct 19, 2021

Location: Dayton, New Jersey, US, 08810

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


As the Senior Flavorist (savory), you will have the opportunity to create and contribute to the formulation and development for some of the most exciting projects in the flavor and beverage industry. In this role, you will need to work independently, and as a team member on all brief types, working closely with sales on a regional level to drive creation and modification of winning flavors.  We welcome all Flavorist category experience, but the current focus is on the Savory Category with expertise in topnote and maillard reaction flavors. Need to be competent in the creation of chicken, beef, meat, vegetable, cheese, dairy, umami, and salt modulation


•    Demonstrates creation leadership potential through commercial projects and their execution
•    Creates flavors to fill gaps in the Flavor bank
•    Provides flavorist input into category initiatives and Platforms of Excellence
•    Actively assists operations to solve raw materials & manufacturing problems
•    Expert in raw materials & flavor creation techniques
•    Competent in flavor creation for specific technologies/delivery systems
•    Proactively evaluates & determines added value of new & unique materials
•    Increases own knowledge including - actively reading flavor chemistry literature
•    Mentor junior flavorist in specific technical areas/project exposure
•    Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
•    Acts with customers in mind
•    Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external customers to gain their trust and respect

Job Requirements


•    Four Year Degree/ (BS/BA in biological, chemical science, or food science) is required.
•    Flavorist would have a minimum of 7 years of experience in the flavor industry creative function.
•    Sr. Flavorist would have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the flavor industry creative function.
•    Fluent in English. Additional languages are highly desirable.
•    Excellent communication, computer, and math skills.
•    Proven artistic ability. Presentation skills, project management skills
•    Proven successful mentoring of flavorists from trainee level to flavorist

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey