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Requisition ID: 44035 
Position Type:
FT Permanent 
Workplace Arrangement:  

About the role

The role supports flavour sales growth, flavour creation, flavour production and flavour library by working efficiently to support customer briefs while maintaining a vision of what will work best for customers.
Extend capabilities by collaborating with other flavourists to support initiatives and projects.
Develop flavours and interact with customers, other flavourists, sensory scientists, production, and suppliers to ensure that goals are met and that briefs are completed in a timely manner.
Have significant experience in his/her area of expertise and continue to share knowledge in flavour development.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create new and innovative flavour profiles
  • Work together with the end use applications teams to develop integrated flavour solutions
  • Learn and understand Kerry technologies in order to create differentiating flavour solutions
  • Support taste innovation programs through acquired knowledge and technologies available at Kerry.
  • Ability to formulate flavours that meet all regulatory guidelines and restrictions. Formulation of spray dried flavours, flavour emulsions, top notes and flavour extracts.
  • Ability to work with the flavour analytical group.
  • Have adequate understanding of GC/MS and other industry standards for flavour analysis.
  • Be a team player, able to work individually, also as part of the wider team.
  • Acquire a good understanding of the markets in which we operate and be able to interact at a high level of professionalism with customers.
  • Establish professional relationships and be a good communicator with commercial teams.
  • Support the development of Flavourist Trainees where required.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Life Sciences, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or relevant industry experience
  • 5+ years of active flavour work on the bench
  • Good background in organic chemistry, food chemistry, flavour applications.
  • Good math skills for problem-solving calculations.
  • Strong trouble-shooting skills
  • Strong and discerning sense of smell and taste
  • Cross category flavour experience is preferred, but specialized knowledge in flavours for sweet and beverage applications is essential.
  • Demonstrates passion for flavour creations
  • Demonstrates strong ability for problem-solving and complaint resolution
  • Demonstrates strong ability to work with cross-functional teams at multi levels within the organization.
  • Demonstrates professionalism
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Has no limitations to tasting a variety of materials

Beware of scams online or from individuals claiming to represent us. A Kerry employee will not solicit candidates through a non-Kerry email address or phone number. In addition, Kerry does not currently utilise video chat rooms (e.g., Google Hangouts) to conduct interviews. Refuse any request that asks you to provide payment to participate in the hiring process (e.g., purchasing a “starter kit,” investing in training, or something similar). Kerry will not ask you to pay any money at any point in the hiring process with the exception of reimbursable travel expenses. In addition, any payments made by Kerry will be from official firm accounts bearing the Kerry name.

Recruiter: #LI-RG1 
Posting Type: LI 

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