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Senior Food Technologist, Nutrition Category
Firmenich Inc. 2 reviews - Anaheim, CA





Firmenich is the largest private company in the Fragrance & Flavors industry, founded in 1895 in Geneva, Switzerland.Led by our passion for taste and smell, we put our creativity and innovation to work to develop fragrances and flavors for the world’s most desirable brands, delighting billions of consumers every day.

We currently have an immediate opening for a Sr. Food Technologist, Nutrition Category in our Anaheim, California location.

SCOPE: Manage/Coordinate flavor applications and associated technical support of diverse project initiatives for the nutrition category

RESPONSIBILITIES: Include but not limited to;

  • Develop application bases to showcase Firmenich flavors and technologies in nutritional products
  • Actively participate on technical selling team to develop strategic relationships and customer intimacy for customers on the West Coast
  • Create new nutritional product concepts based on trends for proactive presentations
  • Project management - Manage briefs and champion required actions to meet project objectives
  • Autonomously plan and execute day to day project and lab activities
  • Participate in work sessions with clients
  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe laboratory environment.
  • Facilitate lab maintenance, building and environmental safety standards as required
  • Keep abreast of technical knowledge in terms of ingredients, formulations and processes relating to nutritional products
  • High level of “proficiency" with Firmenich tools for communication and project systems
  • Leverage internal and external resources to bring insight, expertise and efficiency into project executions
  • Establish and maintain network of pertinent working relationships with technical community
  • Deliver presentations in a technical capacity to clients as required
  • Maintain knowledge of West Coast nutritional client’s strategies, brands and products


Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science/Science/Science Technology or equivalent required


  • 5+ year’s nutrition industry/flavor industry experience
  • Demonstrated technical track record in flavor application
  • Project management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Self -starter/operates autonomously with minimal or no supervision required
  • Ability to multi-task various project initiatives and work stages
  • Technical/professional knowledge and skills
  • Effective presentations skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Experience/track record of building strategic network of working relationships
  • Priority and decision making
  • Safe & ethical work standards
  • Ability to travel to other Firmenich sites in North America and to West Coast customers

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • nutrition product development: 5 years

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