Senior Flavorist in Dayton, OH

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

International Flavors & Fragrances   •  

Dayton, OH 45402

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


11 - 15 years

Posted 58 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

It's an exciting time to be part of IFF, we are looking for our next Flavorist to become part of our industry-leading team. Are you passionate about flavor innovation and do you have the desire to collaborate with a global team? As a Flavorist at IFF, 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 today. Working in a collaborative team environment, IFF will be looking for you to drive innovation and creativity to assist our customers in enhancing existing product lines and in launching new cutting-edge product initiatives.

About You:

To be successful in this role you must have around 10 years of experience in the Flavor Industry within a creative function. A Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or Food Science is required to be in this role. You will also need to have completed a qualifying Flavorist Training Program and be a Certified Member of the Flavorist Chemist Society. It would be a bonus if you have a MS/PHD in biological or chemical sciences.

As a Flavorist, you will spend your time…

  • Lead flavor creation initiatives to meet customer and internal project requirements, identify potential risks and develop creative solutions to address technical flavor issues.
  • Proactively evaluate new raw materials and assess potential for future use in creating new flavors, partner with operations to solve potential manufacturing issues.
  • Serve as a technical expert in flavor creation techniques and provide meaningful input into category initiatives.
  • Collaborate with internal and external customers to provide insightful partnership and leverage trusting relationships.

Required Skills

  • Communication and excellent presentation skills
  • Proven successful mentoring of junior flavorists
  • Smelling skills – Olfactory
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to effectively prioritize
  • Fluent in English, additional languages highly desirable

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in flavor industry creative function OR 5 years experience as a certified Flavorist.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering or Food Science
  • Successful completion of a formalized Flavorist Training Program
  • Certified Member of the Flavorist Chemist Society

Leadership Behaviors

  • DRIVE INNOVATION. Formulate new flavor creations or modify existing flavors to meet project requirements.
  • COLLABORATE. Establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of internal partners; able to gain their trust and respect.
  • LEADERSHIP. Coach, mentor and manage flavor assistants in specific technical areas, provide project exposure and growth opportunities.

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages. Our 7,300 team members globally take advantage of leading consumer insights, research and development, creative expertise, and customer intimacy to develop differentiated products.

Job Location

Dayton, New Jersey, United States

Position Type



Valid Through: 2019-9-16