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 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.
Sr. Sensory Science Project Manager (Kemptthal, Naarden or Cincinnati)
At Givaudan, Consumer and Sensory experts are expanding the world's expression through flavors while exploring the globe for ingredients to bring our customers unique propositions. Our Science and Technology Sensory Science Team guides the development of sensory performing flavors, helps the creation of knowledge and tools on flavoring, and develops sensory science tools and foundational knowledge.
Reporting to a Global Manager, the Sensory Project Manager provides industry-leading actionable sensory expertise leading key projects that contribute to identification, development, and commercial-ization of research projects including the very foundation of the methodology we use to stay number one in our industry. This position can be based in Kemptthal, Naarden or Cincinatti.
Manage and Influence: Build, initiate, plan, and determine success criteria for and execute research and cross-functional projects with team members. Build relationships and communication lines within the research organization and business partners. Promote communication between regions and func-tions to ensure transfer of best practice from one region or function to another.
Research and Collaborate: Monitor relevant literature and stay up-to-date with developments outside of Givaudan. Stimulate creative thinking and sensory method development to improve quality and efficiency. Identify potential outside collaborations. Lead the promotion of sensory capabilities and results to customers or university partners/scientific community.
Develop and Strategize: Provide industry-leading sensory expertise to support Givaudan's business and growth or customer initiatives. Develop and apply innovative sensory solutions to create a com-petitive edge for Givaudan. Identify areas of innovation and recommend projects according to needs. Develop, roll-out or produce new methodologies according to needs to expand sensory capabilities.
You? 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 work in a team as passionate as you? Then join us - and impact your world.
Advanced university degree in Sensory Science
Minimum 5 years technical functional in foods, beverages, personal care, flavor or fragrance industries
Business fluent in English, any additional language skills are an asset
Demonstrated proficiency and leadership in cross-functional project management and problem-solving in research and product development environment
Possesses knowledge of food and flavor sensory approaches