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Chef Designer for culinary solutions (m/f/d)

DSM Austria GmbH

Chef Designer for culinary solutions (m/f/d)

In this role you will develop culinary solutions and demo products that best showcase our capabilities to our internal and external customers.

You will lead Key projects, developing, producing and presenting professional demo presentations showing the effects of our Taste, Texture and Health products.

At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work to not only benefit our People, Customers & Communities but also drive business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.

Your key responsibilities

  • Developing concepts and prototypes in line with client and industry processing parameters
  • Lead projects effectively and efficiently from brief to customer presentation
  • Assist the Savory business and provide focus clients the best culinary services
  • Demonstrating the efficiency of dsm-firmenich products in savoury foods from chef to shelf
  • Support Creation, Marketing, Sensory and Consumer insights teams
  • Support & contribute to selected Global Culinary promotions and events
  • Recording recipe developments using dsm-firmenich software

We bring

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome
  • Type of employment: Full time for 38,5 hours / week, unlimited contract

You bring

  • A degree in Culinary Arts or equivalent Chefs education (Bachelor level required)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Culinary Chef Rol, preferably in the Flavor or Food ingredients industry
  • Ability to Multitask various projects in detail
  • Strong organizational skills and strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience and understanding of Culinary Food formulation for Food Industry
  • Passion for food and pride in delighting curious demanding customers

Our application process

Interested in this role? Then please apply online via our career portal.

The process is basically based on the dsm-firmenich application procedure, which is described on the dsm-firmenich career website. For data protection reasons, we can only accept and process applications via our career portal.

For further information, please contact Vanessa Kolm, Talent Acquisition Business Partner,

Eqal opportunities commitment

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.

As a committed equal opportunity employer, we ensure our recruitment practices are inclusive and fair. We encourage  the recruitment of a diverse workforce, representative of the communities in which we work, by using inclusive language, diverse interview panels, diversified sourcing strategies. Selection is based on qualifications, competency, experience, performance history and fit with the team to advance fair and equitable opportunity.

Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, backgrounds, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

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Company Information
  • Total Jobs 16 Jobs
  • Category Private Company
  • Region Worldwide
  • Full Address Erber Campus1, 3131 Getzersdorf
  • Number of employees 600 in Austria / 1400 global
  • Branche Biotechnologie
  • Foto credits (c) DSM - Austria GmbH


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