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Innovation, Creation and Design Manager

Date: Nov 10, 2021

Location: Lima, PE

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of IFF Inc., we are looking for our next Innovation, Creation and Design Manager to join our NOURISH Business Unit Creative Center Team.

At IFF, the heart of our company is fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking “what if?” That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages. 

 

As the Innovation, Creation and Design Manager- Peru, you are a recognized specialist on the use and requirement of flavors who leads/coordinates timely project execution levaraging established regional netwoks in the aligned categories of Nourish BU. You will develop direct reports - identify, develop & execute specific individual/team training programs in collaboration with category aligned resource/expertise.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities


•Lead and/or coordinate execution of category aligned projects
•Engage management to justify & obtain appropriate project resource or expertise
•Recognized technical lead/coordinator to Sales/Marketing, Flavourist, S&CI, GRA & other departments to support the project execution
•Coordinates & sets project (team) priorities to ensure timely execution
•Participate in localizing category initiatives &/or new concept generation
•Strong timeline & project decision-making (management) skills
•Encouraging & enabling use of new & IFF approved materials (i.e. PoE) in flavors to offer IFF proprietary advantage
•High level knowledge of recipe ingredients/raw materials and their function
•Specialist on use & requirement of flavors for the aligned category
•Focus & coordinate work on application specific recipe database
•Advise & coordinate investigation of application formulation improvement
•Able to lead/coordinate local & regional projects (clear role play)
•Provides challenging & stretching tasks & assignments
•Fosters category aligned networks/relationships
•Implement C&A strategy at Star, Strategic & aligned global customers
•Understands market taste differences/preferences & ensures concept/submission alignment

 

Required Skills

 

•BS degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related disciplines
•Intermediate-advanced english skills

 

Preferred

 

•Knowledge of food safety, raw materials, food regulations, sanitation and production processes

 

Required Experience


Minimum 5 years’ experience in food, ingredients, flavors or pharmaceutical  industry.
•5 years relevant industry experience in the specific field of expertise.
•2 or 3 years exposure to interdepartmental cross-functional team roles (leader, participant, manager, etc).

 


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more…