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Senior Flavor Application Technologist – Laboratory Manager, Fircol

DSM Austria GmbH

Job Description

On Site

The successful candidate will lead and manage Sweet Goods & Beverages Application Laboratory and Technical team in Fircol, motivating and mentoring in line with dsm-firmenich core values and competencies. They will facilitate a team approach and secure implementation of Zonal & Local Technical Goals
They will position dsm-firmenich as the flavor supplier to count on for competitive added value market knowledge, brand understanding, winning flavors and technologies. A great opportunity to work in an international environment and be part of a creative highly success oriented & motivated Team to develop great taste products.

Key responsibilities

•    Build strategic partnership with functions (Creation, Marketing, Collection Management), the European Technical Team, Sales, and other dsm-firmenich groups, and promotes collaborative team work to meet our needs and deliver on the strategy.
•    Tailor & deploy the strategy by focusing on our clients, our core categories, our core brands. Assess the results through the year, contribute to highlighting to REU Technical Management the beverages & sweet goods local needs for future strategy reviews and alignments.
•    Assure that laboratory and its equipment are regulatory serviced and maintained according to local regulations and dsm-firmenich HS&E policy.
•    Setting objectives, conducting progress reviews and CPI for the local technical in collaboration with REU Technical Management
•    Assure that the company Policy /Rules are enforced by the application team and Respect
good laboratory practices following established HSE rules
•    Carry out various food applications to highlight the performance of Firmenich flavors solutions.
and develop new foods/beverages formulations based on industrial standards and country specific requirements
•    Select and evaluate the right flavor solution in compliance with legal, costs, clients & applications requirements
•    Understand the commercial needs of the brief, the value and price criteria
•    Technical contact for certain key clients/categories

We bring

• An open, trusted and flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome.

• 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.

• Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity.

• A firm belief that working together with our stakeholders and suppliers is the key to achieving great things.

• An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future.

You bring

•    Secondary education – in a food related subject (Msc)
•    Good understanding and speaking / writing  in English
•    Significant experience in a laboratory position
•    Passion in food preparation/ tasting

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.

dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, 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.

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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Company Information
  • Total Jobs 11 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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