Dubai Recruitment Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Jan 20, 2017Full time
Application Technologist II Application Technologist – Your future position? As an Application Technologist in Dubai, you will be our internal food expert and part of the Flavour application Savoury and Snacks team. Reporting directly to the Local Technical Manager Middle East, you will be mainly responsible for supporting the evaluation of flavours in food applications. Sounds interesting? This could well be the perfect opportunity for you if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships and have a passion for food technology and a highly discerning palate. In this exciting role you will be responsible for: Prepare flavoured food products for customer projects, presentations and/or research projects Select optimal flavours for projects according to specified requirements (i.e., customer, regulatory, legislation, cost) Participate in evaluations of flavours in food applications for briefs, research projects and portfolio evaluations Manage flavour data and recipe documentation for food products 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 You ? Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world. Your professional profile includes: Primary Qualifications: Polytechnic or B.S. in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology and 2 - 3 years experience in a food applications lab, production, or related area (preferred) Masters Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, and 0-1 years experience in a food applications lab, production, or related area (preferred Technical Skills: Understanding of most food ingredients when used in application Understanding of multiple Givaudan food applications processes Knowledge of most of our customers’ products and their production processes Thorough understanding of financial aspects of flavor selection (cost-in-use, margins, etc.) Demonstrates tasting skills and is able to effectively describe the flavour profile of the product and provide direction to flavourists for flavour modifications Basic understanding of the most common flavour reactions/interactions in common food products A basic understanding of project management Your future employer? Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 4.4 billion in 2015. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 80 locations, the company has more than 9,500 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.