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Sr. Food Technologist, Beverage Category
Firmenich Inc. 2 reviews - Princeton, NJ




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

Responsibilities: Include but not limited to;

  • Develop beverage application bases to showcase Firmenich flavors and technologies
  • Actively participate on technical selling team to develop strategic relationships and customer intimacy for customers
  • Create new beverage concepts based on trends for proactive presentations
  • 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
  • Deliver presentations in a technical capacity to clients as required
  • Keep abreast of technical knowledge in terms of ingredients, formulations and processes relating to beverage products
  • 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
  • Maintain knowledge of client’s strategies, brands and products

Key Interaction :

  • Account Manager, Clients, Flavorists, Marketing Managers, Business Development Managers, Techno Chefs, Food Technologists and direct line manager


  • BS Degree in Food Science/Science/Science Technology or equivalent
  • Demonstrated technical track record in flavor application
  • 7+ years beverage industry/flavor industry experience


  • Project management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Self starter/operates autonomously with minimal or no supervision required
  • Technical/professional knowledge and skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Experience/track record of building strategic network of working relationships
  • Priority and decision making skills
  • Safe & ethical work standards
  • Ability to travel to customers
  • Effective presentations skills
  • Ability to multi-task various project initiatives and work stages

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!

* Subsidized Cafeteria!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

Job Type: Full-time


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