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Associate Food Technologist

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Shanghai, CN, 200062

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

As the Associate Food Technologist, you will be trained under guidance to develop skills & technical knowledge to become a Food Technologist professional. You will demonstrate knowledge gained & ability to work under guidance/mentorship on assigned projects. Provide assistance to the application team under supervision. 
You will have strong interaction with other technical personnel, sales, operations, process development, commercialization and customers to successfully create systems and apply flavors leading to new business for new IFF.

Job Requirements

Responsibility:
1) Manage the assigned customers’ accounts with senior staffs’ guide:
•    Partners senior staffs producing acceptable applications with basic knowledge of flavors, ingredients and customer bases;
•    Exposure & awareness of regulatory affairs, legislation restrictions & impact on projects;
•    Gradually to master the development of various beverage bases;
•    Exploring Flavor Bank to find appropriate project recommendations; 
•    Evaluating flavor performance in different applications;
•    Evaluation & selection techniques for relevant projects;
•    Listening, informing, communicating & generally interacting with relevant project team members 
•    Be able to interact with other functions, vendors and supplies;
2) Laboratory work requirements
•    Gradually to master the laboratory instruments under Laboratory safety requirements.
•    Strictly comply with EHS guidance.
•    Undertake assigned laboratory administrative work

Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s degree or above. Major in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related disciplines. 
•    Passed IFF internal sensory assessment.
•    The ability to learn and be flexible in a rapidly changing business environment is essential.
•    Strong communication skills and a positive winning team attitude is a must.
•    Around 1-2 years’ working experiences in industrial food, pharmaceutical, ingredients or flavor industry.