Fuerst Day Lawson USA, Inc.
Job Title: Flavorist
Contact: Sarah Thibodeau
Phone: (334) 448-5774
Job Type: Full time
Posting expires: 07/30/2015
This position contributes to the company's program aiming to discover and
commercialize new flavors, flavor technology and flavor applications with
the objective to grow the business. The candidate will lead the efforts to
increase the flavor competency e.g.: flavor perception, raw materials,
taste physiology, market trends and consumer culture.
Essential Job Functions
Use natural and artificial ingredients to develop flavors based on
Use natural and artificial ingredients to replace obsolete flavors of the
Lead company efforts to deliver understanding of the consumer trends
Lead testing methodology to provide insights into flavor profiles
Interact directly with customers interpreting briefs and delivering product
Interpret and correlate data through collaboration with product
development, sensory panels, and consequently the customers
Support procurement team as it relates to securing raw materials
Support regulatory efforts as it relates to use of raw material
Cooperate with cross-functional team on NPD
Administer/manage formulas library and related SOP documents
Preferred college BS in Food Science or Chemistry rated field. This can be
substituted with “on the job” training and /or experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience in flavor environment
Conceptual understanding of test methods i.e.: Organo-leptic,
pH, color, GC, etc.
Project management skills
Place of work: Phenix City, AL/Columbus, GA
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing
needs of the organization.