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Sr Technologist - Flavor



Canton, MA, US

Department Description

Dunkin Brands is one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants with franchisee-reported sales of $9.3 billion for the full-year 2013.  All of this remarkable success is due to the hard work of our motivated and dedicated team of approximately 1,100 employees.


We are poised for even greater success, and we need enthusiastic people who are looking for career growth at a company that encourages innovation and nurtures entrepreneurial thinking.  We are expanding our brands – Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins and need hard working, energetic people to help us reach our goals.  If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, have a positive attitude and are looking for a company that invests in its employees, then please apply!

Brief Description

We are currently seeking a Sr. Technologist to join the Dunkin' Brands team!

The Senior Technologist will manage development/production of the International Flavor of the Month (FOM) list as well as additional market specific and seasonal flavors.  The Senior Technologist will be assisting our international joint venture partners such as Korea & Japan, to develop and scale up new flavors, innovate relevant new products and platforms for review by sub-committee and work with bring chosen ideas to market test.

Detailed Description

The primary accountabilities for this position include:

·         Engage with our international Joint Venture partners to help create new flavor development and FOM list and reformulation of  existing flavors.

·         Work with the innovation team members to help fill our innovation pipeline for use in our new Consumer Feedback Tool

·         Partner with supply chain to aid in finding local supply of necessary ingredients that conform to our Baskin Robbins high standards for taste, quality, and availability

·         Maintain existing and develop new supplier relationships to keep the tool box full of new ideas and solutions

·         Evaluate and optimize products, procedures and ingredients to minimize costs

·         Work with team members to execute tasting internally and off-site, both domestically and internationally.

·         Responsible for multiple projects at once and be able to meet/exceed expectations and deliverable timelines

·         Handle day to day issues and challenges to insure product success and on time delivery

·         Participate in post project evaluations with team members and cross functional groups to improve future products and platforms. 


Job Requirements

The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

·         BS in Food Science preferred

·         General knowledge of food formulations and product development in a corporate environment

·         4 plus years’ experience working in a food development laboratory

·         The ability to evaluate foods from ice cream to bakery, cheeses, eggs, and sandwich meats


·         Key Competencies:

·         Be able to work in a lab and kitchen environment

·         Must have excellent communication (oral and written), documentation, and computer skills and be able to use them within all levels of the company.

·         Business savvy and strategic planning.

·         Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

·         Frequent heavy lifting, 25 lb.  Physical labor of food processing: pushing, pulling, lifting of food materials.

·         Occasionally working irregular hours for product preparation and sampling events.

·         Extended periods of standing and physical work required for some events and bench work.

·         Able to work in food manufacturing facilities to aid in scale up of bench products to meet the finished target requirements for flavor and functionality.

·         Temperature extremes:  inventory management, maintenance, and stock walk in freezers and refrigerators.

·         Exposure to food allergens

·         International and domestic travel for both product and development and support of sampling events.  Travel will be approx. 10% – 20% of the position.



Additional Details

How To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply by clicking the link below. You can also view all jobs on our career site at  


Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and considers all applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, gender, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation or veteran status or any other legally protected category.


We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you require a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please email us at and include the nature of your request, your name and preferred method of contact.  Requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case by case basis.  Any application materials submitted will not be considered and we will not respond to any inquires made that are unrelated to requests for reasonable accommodation by individuals with disabilities.



Professional Area

R & D (Product & Concept)




Amount of Travel

Work At Home



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