Savory Flavorist

Newark, NJ

Posted: 08/09/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 361.19KO Pay Rate: Open

Job Description

Savory Flavorist

As a Flavorist on our Commercial Team in our Savory team, your main focus will be to excel in flavor creation for customer briefs with the following expectations:

  • Utilize the Very Best of You: Formulate new flavor creations or modify existing formulations to meet project requirements, internal testing needs, or new technology development for selected flavor types.  Embrace creativity and innovation.  You will have complete ownership of created flavors
  • Collaborate and Mentor: Establish and maintain effective relationships with a broad number of internal partners in all functional areas.  Coach, train, mentor and manage flavor assistants.  Coordinate the participation of other technical functions to learn about all areas of the company (analytical chemistry, sensory, consumer understanding, regulatory, flavor delivery, manufacturing, etc.).  Maintain a safe, clean and organized lab environment in accordance with EH&S policies
  • Lead and Influence: Fully manage projects and provide flavors which meet all defined project needs, leading customer visit for flavor creation and product presentations at the customer.  Serve as technical expert to resolve flavor production issues and customer expectations.

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at

JO:  361.19KO

Job Requirements


  • Polytechnic or bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology or related area
  • Completion of flavorist training in an industry accepted program with 2+ years’ experience as a savory flavorist. Experience with savory process / reaction processing background required

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at

JO:  361.19KO



Meet Your Recruiter

Kristine O'Sullivan
Sr. Partner

The Food and Beverage Division specializes in the placement of technical professionals in the food and beverage industry from entry level to executive level candidates. I have a talented group of recruiters who specifically source Technical Sales Professionals, Scientists, Regulatory Affairs, Scientific Affairs, Executive Technical professionals, Quality Assurance, Product Development, Technical Service, Nutrition, Analytical and Corporate Chefs. We work on both a contingent basis for professional level searches and retained search for executive level searches. CPS, Inc. has been in the talent recruitment business for 40+ years and we recruit nationwide.

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