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Savoury Raw Material/ Samples Supervisor

Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Northamptonshire, GB

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 72601 

Job Description

Job Function


    • Oversee and coordinate workload of the Savoury Samples Team
    • Coordinate daily meetings with Sample Technicians
    • Repeat Sample production for customer requests & presentations ensuring all samples are made correctly to a set recipe
    • Maintaining retained samples & ensuring procedures are followed and samples are stored correctly
    • Overseeing the daily despatch of samples, arranging courier collections etc
    • Responsibility for organising factory trial samples
    • Assisting in preparing application products for customer presentations
    • Supporting Technologists & Senior Technologists in the NPD process
    • Driving implementation of GMP in lab
    • Maintaining high standards of hygiene in lab
    • Training of Sample Technicians
Raw Materials
    • Coordinate stock control of Raw Materials, and regularly replenishment of required raw materials
    • Coordinating organisation of Savoury Store Room
    • Maintaining and replenishing raw material stock levels in the lab ensuring all ingredients used are within date
    • Organising stocks of raw materials where required
    • Overseeing stock control for packaging and lab equipment and organising replenishments when required
    • Managing storage of samples paperwork, improving traceability where required
    • Maintaining, updating & communicating a ‘standard’ raw material list
    • Co-ordinating assessment of raw material substitutes liaising with purchasing & NPD Manager
    • Co-ordinating the harmonisation of raw materials liaising with technical & NPD
    • Assisting NPD in sourcing raw materials from suppliers



•     Maintaining a hygienic & tidy environment and identifying areas for improvement

Job Requirements
  • Maths & English Language GCSE grade C / 4 a minimum
  • Show initiative
  • Experience using SAP Systems preferred
  • People Management
  • Organised & Motivated – able to manage departmental workload
  • Ability to follow recipes accurately
  • Attention to detail
  • Have an interest in food
  • Basic IT Competence
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Driven – ability to identify areas for improvement
  • Ability to motivate others

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are 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.

Visit us at to learn more about how we’re using Uncommon Sense to challenge expected, champion creators, and do more good for people and planet.