Flavorist - Beverages

Chicago NW suburbs, IL

Posted: 04/26/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 148.23KG Experience:

Job Description

Flavorist – Beverages

This role will work in the Beverage and/or Functional Nutrition Business Unit.  The Flavorist will independently create and evaluate flavors for a variety of applications with the use of proprietary technologies.  This role will interface with customers, multiple R&D teams, responding to specific project requests.  Additionally, the Flavorist promotes the commercialization of flavors with QA/production and supports any challenges in the flavor manufacturing plant.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Creation of flavors for products providing great tasting and cost optimized flavors for Industrial Customers
  • Self-directing on complex projects including planning and leading cross functional project teams, defining, and assessing project requirements and designing and managing experiments
  • Commercialization of flavors (understanding of processes and operations for product manufacture) and troubleshooting problems
  • Interface and communicate project status with customers and commercial team
  • Supervise and instruct lower-level employees
  • Proactively evaluates and assess new ingredients and technologies and work to develop areas that may need improvement

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristen Gawrys at kgawrys@cps4jobs.com

JO:  148.23KG

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS in Food Science/Technology, Food Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field
  • Certified member of the Society of Flavor Chemist
  • At least 10 years of total experience in the field of flavor development, preferably beverages
  • In-depth understanding of ingredients and technology involved with flavor formation, application and stability
  • Knowledgeable in raw materials, manufacturing processes, quality assurance programs and food regulations
  • An in depth understanding of ingredients and technology along with their impact on product taste and functionality
  • Skilled in catalog of flavor raw materials and functionality, processing methods
  • Experienced in commercialization of flavors in production; QA release and trouble shooting
  • Has excellent ability in taste discrimination and flavor descriptor vocabulary

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristen Gawrys at kgawrys@cps4jobs.com.

JO:   148.23KG


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