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Flavorist

Requisition ID 40568
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Research and Development 
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Posting Type DNI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Create, revise, and optimize flavors for sweet, beverage and alcoholic markets.

Cross-functional role with multiple product development teams in sweet, dairy and ingredient markets.

Connect with customers on creating flavor solutions for their products.

Mentoring younger flavorists for their formal certifications.

Key responsibilities

SKILLS:

Master understanding of flavor ingredients and botanicals for flavor creation.

Prior experience creating flavors (liquid and powders).

Deep understanding of flavor operations (liquid blending, emulsions and spray drying)

Strong understanding of FEMA GRAS, CFR, USDA and TTB guidelines and restrictions.

Good presentation skills and sensory lexicon.

Qualifications and skills

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree in food technology, Chemistry or a related Applied Science

10+ years’ experience in the Flavor industry

Must be a member of the Society of Flavor Chemist

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

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