Global R&D Flavorist Savoury
Kemptthal, Switzerland
vor 2 Tg.

Consumer appetite for exciting and diverse taste experiences in food and beverages is phenomenal. That’s why we focus on, invest in, and care so much about innovation programs that are inspired by technology, haute cuisine, consumer understanding and, of course, nature itself.

Givaudan, the world leader in the Flavors Industry, is looking to find our next Flavorist in our Science + Technology (R&D) organization.

Here's the twist we are looking for someone that is Kemptthal or Naarden based, but for at least the first year, will spend 4-

6 months training in the United States in our Cincinnati, Ohio location. As a Flavorist, your main focus will be to excel in flavour creation innovation, as a passionate learner, you will continue your career path working within a truly global team.

  • Challenge yourself and others : Formulate new flavor creations or modify existing flavors to meet project requirements, internal testing needs, or new technology development at an expert level for selected flavor types.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with a broad number of internal partners; able to gain their trust and respect.

    Serve as technical expert to resolve flavor production issues and customer complaints and complete ownership of created flavors.

    Coach, train, mentor and manage flavor assistants and collaborate and learn from other flavorists.

  • Drive Efficiencies : Formulate new flavor creations or modify existing flavors to meet project requirements, internal testing needs, or new technology development at an expert level for selected flavor types.
  • Serve as technical expert and advisor to internal and external partners and customers for ingredient and flavor performance at an expert level for selected flavor types

  • Manage thru Operational Excellence : Coordinate the evaluation of materials developed internally or from external sources and assess potential for flavor creation .
  • Coordinate the participation of other technical functions to learn about all areas of the company (analytical chemistry, sensory, consumer understanding, regulatory, flavor delivery, manufacturing, etc.

    Maintain a safe, clean and organized lab environment in accordance with EH&S policies. Execute daily tasks and fully manage assigned projects and provide flavors which meet all defined project needs, leading customer visits for flavor creation and product presentations at the customer when required.


    Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment?

    Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us - and impact your world.

    Your professional profile includes :

  • MS or PhD in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, with 1-4 years experience as a Flavorist.
  • Preferably already working in a Savory category or high interest in Savory research and applications.
  • Knowledge of Maillard Chemistry, creation of process flavors, experimental design and analytical methodologies (G.C. Mass Sec, HPLC)
  • Knowledge of raw materials and flavor ingredients with an ability to formulate many flavor types and formulas, and flavor modifications.
  • Givaudan Flavors is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M / F / V / D

    Your future employer?

    Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over.

    With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that engage your senses’.

    The Company achieved sales of CHF 4.7 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 98 locations, the company has more than 10,476 employees worldwide .

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