Job Description ROLE SCOPE Independent application & project planning ability seamlessly integrating creativity, innovation & presentation skills to provide best in class support to Our clients. Clearly displaying strong finished product knowledge with excellent problem solving abilities utilized into an established customer network (internal & external). Able to establish & guide cross-functional teams focusing on product, project or innovation development. Sharing & leveraging products & techniques in associated category/s on a regional bases.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT Project Potential: Medium to Large & selective Must Win projects (guideline; may vary based on business need) Customer: Star & Strategic accounts/Aligned to Global Demonstrated Team Player abilities; Leader and/or collaborator in Medium to Large & selective Must Win projects. Aligned global account/s Researching, refining & upgrading flavor solutions for client projects (i. e. profile, legal, cost & stability requirements, etc. ). Recognized trouble shooting, flavor solution & technology provider to aligned customer base Recognized liaison & collaborator to Sales/Marketing, Flavorists, S&CI, GRA & other departments to support the project execution Participate in category initiatives &/or new concept generation Strong timeline & project decision-making (management) skills Engage management to obtain appropriate resource or expertise TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE .
High level knowledge of recipe ingredients/raw materials and their function Develop & improve application formulations using knowledge of industrial standards, country specific & client requirements. Maintain & continuously renovate application specific recipe database Maximize flavor performance through recipe design Provide flavor driven solutions utilizing creative problem solving skills Build flavor attribute/language knowledge & articulate with others in the team/on projects Strong creativity, innovation & presentation skills Able & willing to mentor others in the organization – trainee, junior, associate, food technologist Key Responsibilities STRATEGY & BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE Fosters & drives interdepartmental regional and/or global networks/relationships Valued partner with strategic/star customers and related categories Established relationship with aligned Global customers Collaborate in development & implementation of the C&A strategy at Star, Strategic & aligned global customers Understands market taste differences/preferences & ensures concept/submission alignment Engaged with key customer brands/products and consumer preference of the assigned segments/category Fosters internal understanding of such brands/products & consumer preference Required Experience Minimum 10 years’ experience in industrial food, pharmaceutical, ingredient or flavor industry 5 years in the specific field of expertise 2 to 3 years exposure to interdepartmental cross-functional team roles (leader, participant, manager, etc. ) Academic Qualification / Background Essential Minimum BS degree in Food Science, Chemistry & Biochemistry or related disciplines.
Preferred Master &/or PhD preferred Knowledgeable in food safety, raw materials, food regulations, sanitation & production processes