• International Flavors & Fragrances
  • $56,030.00 -114,710.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

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Great taste takes more than great ingredients. That's why we go above and beyond. Every day.

Tastepoint is the newest name in taste, backed by more than a century of experience. We are fueled by passion and enhanced by the technology and insights of IFF. Our purpose is to be the spark that advances our customers. We're an agile, energetic product development partner with a fresh perspective. Tastepoint captures the essence of our customers' ideas, and the imagination of their consumers. Together, we'll create a fresh take on taste. We solve customer challenges and craft consumer delight.

In this position you will have the opportunity to create and contribute to the formulation and development for some of the most exciting projects in the flavor and beverage industry. In this role, you will need to work independently, and as a team member on all brief types, working closely with sales on a regional level to drive creation & modification of winning flavors. We welcome all Flavorist category experience but the current focus is on the Savory Category with expertise in topnote and maillard reaction flavors. Need to be competent in the creation of chicken, beef, meat, vegetable, cheese, dairy, umami and salt modulation.

Required Skills

How you will spend your time.......

* Demonstrating creation leadership potential through commercial projects & their execution

* Creating flavors to fill gaps in the Flavor bank

* Providing flavorist input into category initiatives

* Actively assists operations to solve raw materials & manufacturing problems

* Expert in raw materials & flavor creation techniques

* Competent in flavor creation for specific technologies / delivery systems

* Proactively evaluates & determines added value of new & unique materials

* Increases own knowledge including - actively reading flavor chemistry literature

* Mentor junior flavorist in specific technical areas / project exposure

* Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers

* Acts with customers in mind

* Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and external customers to gain their trust and respect

Required Experience

About You......

* Four Year Degree/ (BS/BA in food science biological, or chemical science) is required.

* Flavorist would have a Minimum of 7 years of experience in the flavor industry creative function.

* Sr. Flavorist would have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the flavor industry creative function.

* Completed qualifying Flavorist training Program and/or proven track record at equivalent level...Certification from the Society of Flavor Chemists

* Fluent in English. Additional languages highly desirable.

* Excellent communication, computer and math skills.

* Proven artistic ability. Presentation skills, project management skills

* Proven successful mentoring of flavorists from trainee level to flavorist
Associated topics: biochemistry, ceramic, chemistry, coating, formulation, glass, latex, material science, polyurethane, rubber

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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