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Flavour Scientist

Flavour Scientist

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: Nestle R&D Center (Pte) Ltd

Type of contract: Permanent

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world.  At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. A Nestlé career empowers you to make an impact locally and globally, as you are provided with the opportunity to make a mark and stand out, as long as you seek it.  With Nestlé, you are enabled and encouraged to grow not only as professionals, but also as people.

 

We are looking for a Flavour Scientist with expertise in the fields of in-process flavour generation and sensory perception. In this role, you will be developing new technologies for flavour generation through mastery of natural ingredients and processing methods and supporting the scale up and transfer of the developed technologies to the relevant product categories.

 

A day in the life of...

  • Lead R&D project streams related to flavour and aroma generation and sensory perception. Collaborate and provide flavour science expertise to project managers and product developers to solve business related opportunities in Product and Technology Development projects.
  • Design and execute experimental plans to study how ingredients, formulations, processes and packaging impact flavours, aroma, and their sensory perception. Transfer scientific findings into applications in Product and Technology Development projects.
  • Engage with relevant functions e.g. quality, pilot plant, procurement, legal to accelerate innovation and commercialization of developed technologies
  • Identify and engage relevant external partners to accelerate innovation
  • Supervise students and student projects and provide mentoring/coaching to junior team members
  • Monitor and leverage scientific developments in the area of flavour and aroma generation, and sensory perception for new innovative concepts, technologies, and processes.

What will make you successful

  • PhD in Food Science & Technology, (Food) Material Science, or related fields, with more than 5 years of industry experience, particularly in the area of flavour generation and sensory perception and its application to Product and Technology developments.
  • Knowledge of flavour and aroma characterization techniques
  • Prior exposure to product development and manufacturing activities, especially ready-to-drink, powdered beverages, ice cream and culinary products, is a plus.
  • Good consumer/customer understanding
  • Problem solving skills using root-cause analysis
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (including presentations) in English
  • Excellent interpersonal/teamwork skills and a good sense of the business-technical interface

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: Nestle R&D Center (Pte) Ltd

Type of contract: Permanent

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world.  At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. A Nestlé career empowers you to make an impact locally and globally, as you are provided with the opportunity to make a mark and stand out, as long as you seek it.  With Nestlé, you are enabled and encouraged to grow not only as professionals, but also as people.

 

We are looking for a Flavour Scientist with expertise in the fields of in-process flavour generation and sensory perception. In this role, you will be developing new technologies for flavour generation through mastery of natural ingredients and processing methods and supporting the scale up and transfer of the developed technologies to the relevant product categories.

 

A day in the life of...

  • Lead R&D project streams related to flavour and aroma generation and sensory perception. Collaborate and provide flavour science expertise to project managers and product developers to solve business related opportunities in Product and Technology Development projects.
  • Design and execute experimental plans to study how ingredients, formulations, processes and packaging impact flavours, aroma, and their sensory perception. Transfer scientific findings into applications in Product and Technology Development projects.
  • Engage with relevant functions e.g. quality, pilot plant, procurement, legal to accelerate innovation and commercialization of developed technologies
  • Identify and engage relevant external partners to accelerate innovation
  • Supervise students and student projects and provide mentoring/coaching to junior team members
  • Monitor and leverage scientific developments in the area of flavour and aroma generation, and sensory perception for new innovative concepts, technologies, and processes.

What will make you successful

  • PhD in Food Science & Technology, (Food) Material Science, or related fields, with more than 5 years of industry experience, particularly in the area of flavour generation and sensory perception and its application to Product and Technology developments.
  • Knowledge of flavour and aroma characterization techniques
  • Prior exposure to product development and manufacturing activities, especially ready-to-drink, powdered beverages, ice cream and culinary products, is a plus.
  • Good consumer/customer understanding
  • Problem solving skills using root-cause analysis
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (including presentations) in English
  • Excellent interpersonal/teamwork skills and a good sense of the business-technical interface

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