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Flavor Application Technologist - Beverages focus (12202) - Cincinnati, OH


Requisition ID 12202 - Posted 10/04/2014 - US - United States - Cincinnati, Ohio - Creation, Application and Evaluation - Regular - Full-Time

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To have the Word "Flavors" in Givaudan Flavors, we recognize this particular word contains alot of meanings. Flavour creation and application (FC&A) is a combination of art and science, intimately bound with human psychologies and cultures. Our flavour creation and application team is the foundation and creative force of the flavours business, whom develop innovative new food product concepts, evaluate new flavour profiles & delivery technologies and most importantly, assist our Account Managers in winning new business.

We currently are recruiting for a Flavor Application Technologist for our Beverage Applications group in Cincinnati, OH. The primary role for this position is to prepare flavored food products for customer projects, presentations and/or research projects and to maintain flavor data and recipe documentation for food products.


• Select optimal flavours for projects according to specified requirements (i.e., customer, regulatory, legislation, technical costs).

• Participate in evaluations of flavours in food applications for briefs, research projects and portfolio evaluations.

• Actively maintain the flavour performance data for the flavour portfolio through evaluation in finished product and capture of profiles.

• Assist in tasting sessions and presentations to customers/visitors.

• Maintain a safe, clean and organized lab environment in accordance with EH&S policies.


• B.S. in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology or related area required.

• Current or Prior experience in a food applications lab, production, or related area (preferred).

• Complete understanding of research documentation protocol.

• Complete knowledge of lab equipment and materials used to perform lab functions.

• Complete knowledge of Givaudan safety, hygiene and environmental guidelines/requirements.

• Understanding of basic food ingredients when used in application.

• Understanding of selected specific Givaudan food applications processes.

• Knowledge of our selected food products and their production processes.

• Basic understanding of the financial aspects of flavour selection (cost-in-use, margins, etc.).

• Demonstrates tasting skills and is able to effectively describe the flavour profile of the product.

Givaudan Flavors is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. M/F/V/D.

As the leading company in the Flavours and Fragrances industry, Givaudan creates and manufactures unique and innovative taste and smell solutions. We provide the passion and expertise for global, regional and local food and beverages manufactures as well as household, personal care and fine fragrance companies.

Givaudan people believe in their work. Our flavours and fragrances play an important part in consumers’ well-being from Australia to Zambia. From the fragrances which bring back happy memories to the flavours that improve diets by boosting the taste of healthy food. Givaudan employees believe they make a difference. With 9,000 employees across 40 different countries, our global organisation offers the distinctive experience of a market leader with the culture and friendliness of a small team.

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