Food/Application Technologist (Bakery, Confectionery, and Dairy) for the Middle East region – 1 Year – Givaudan Suisse SA (Dubai Branch) Latest Job In Dubai UAE Careers In Dubai - Fresh Job In Dubai
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A Food/Application Technologist with the global leader in the creation of Taste & Wellbeing and Fragrance & Beauty, and a key member of our Regional Taste & Wellbeing Creation & Application team leading the Bakery, Confectionery, and Dairy categories and supporting our customers in the Middle East region, while being based in our Dubai office –Your future position?

The Taste & Wellbeing Creation and Application (T&WCA) organisation within Givaudan is at the forefront to discover and develop new innovative ingredients and flavours for all kinds of food applications focussing on the Beverages, Sweet Goods, Dairy, Bakery, Snacks, Savoury, Natural, and other exciting categories. We are a truly global organisation consisting of multidisciplinary experts from science, creation, application, and sensory science.

Application Technologist’s in Givaudan are specialists whose primary goal is to support customers by providing them with suitable flavours for their applications and guiding Flavourist’s in the flavour development process. To do so, Application Technologists analyse current flavour trends, forecast future trends, and assess consumer preferences and apply flavours to end applications.

We are currently expanding the T&WCA team and hiring a‘Food/Application Technologist’to focus on the Bakery, Dairy, and Confectionery categories for the Middle East region, which includes key markets in the GCC, Iran, and Pakistan. Reporting to the Taste & Wellbeing Technical Manager for the Middle East and based in our regional office in Dubai, you will be a key player in our T&WCA team.

The role offers excellent opportunities for personal and professional development. This is a full-time role with us on an open contract for 1 year to start with and work 5 days a week. The contract could be extended later depending on our business requirement with a high potential to become a permanent role with us.

You will mainly be responsible for evaluating and applying flavours in food applications for Bakery, Confectionery, and Dairy, including biscuits, crackers, cereals, fills, cheese, canned spreads, dairy drinks, yoghurt, ice cream, chilled desserts, chewing gum, chocolate etc., and selecting the optimal flavours for customer projects in the Middle East. You will contribute to our business growth by continuously demonstrating to our customers in the Middle East the use and benefits of our flavours in Bakery, Confectionery, and Dairy applications. You will proactively and reactively work on internal and customer briefs and develop bold ideas to help our customers bring consumer preferred and differentiating products to the market.

You will work for a company that touches billions of consumers more than a hundred times a day. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, Givaudan has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. Our passion is to collaborate with customers and partners to develop game-changing innovations in the food &beverage, fragrance and beauty industries. We have a culture that works to inspire, challenge and capture the heart and soul of consumers and customers. Our customers in the Middle East region have local, regional, and international profiles, bringing diversity and curiosity to your daily job.

Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, can deliver value, are skilled at fostering excellent relationships, have a strong passion for food technology, and have a highly discerning palate!

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for:

Providing technical support for our customers –

  • Responsible for all technical communications with customers in the Middle East region for Bakery, Confectionery, and Dairy applications to contribute to winning briefs and successful delivery of projects.
  • Develop concept presentations and present flavours and flavoured ready to eat products to customers.
  • Work with our customers to optimise their recipes.
  • Support our customers in trial productions of new recipes or implementing solutions from Givaudan.
  • Do customer visits, present ready-to-consume products or support customer trials.

Evaluation and selection of flavours –

  • Apply and evaluate flavours for Bakery, Confectionery, and Dairy applications for relevant briefs.
  • Proactively monitor flavour performance and stability
  • Select optimal flavours for projects according to all relevant requirements (taste profile, legislation, technical suitability, costs, etc.).
  • Prepare state-of-the-art flavoured products and samples for customer presentations and capabilitydemonstrations
  • Identify appropriate flavour delivery systems and technologies.
  • Translate market trends into new product concepts and developments.

Innovation –

  • Support in developing and implementing new technologies by working with the broader teams and Innovation Centres within the region and the wider Givaudan.
  • Support marketing initiatives, train our commercial force and customers on our new capabilities.

Knowledge sharing and expertise –

  • Serve as a technical expert and advisor for Bakery, Confectionery, and Dairy applications to the marketing, sales, flavour creation, and customers
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with our key customers, and able to gain their trust and respect.

Maintain systems –

  • Actively maintain the flavour performance data for the flavour portfolio by evaluating finished products and capturing profiles.

Prioritise safety –

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organised lab environment in accordance with Givaudan safety policies and hold others accountable for following these guidelines.

Job Opportunity Details

Posted Date:2021-11-19
Job Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role:Research and Development
Company Industry:FMCG; Food & Beverage Production; Chemicals Manufacture

Job Opportunity Details

Career Level:Mid Career

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