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Senior Application Scientist (13741)

Senior Application Scientist (13741)

Job Description

As a Senior Application Scientist in the Science + Technology organization, your main focus will be to apply your food and flavor science expertise to initiate, support, execute and lead research projects in line the strategy mainly in the area of beverages, dairy and sweet goods applications.


  • Develop and execute tactical plans to deliver on functional strategy
  • Initiate, coordinate, design and execute complex technical programs under Global S+T direction
  • Lead complex research projects
  • Execute complex programs and provide technical leadership within their area or group, determine project success criteria in collaboration with team members
  • Mentor other scientists
  • Manage external collaborations

Success Profile

  • University degree + 10 years job training; or MS + 7 years training; or PhD and 4 years job training in Food and Flavour Science.
  • In-depth understanding of the flavour business preferred, or comparable experience with specialized technology.
  • Possesses extensive knowledge in food and flavour science.
  • Experience in formulating beverages, dairy and/or sweet goods applications.
  • Knowledge of processing technology.
  • Knowledge in sweeteners technology.
  • Possesses extensive food and beverage business and industry knowledge.
  • Understand customers challenges.
  • Demonstrate creativity to solve highly technical problems (specialist) or solve a broad range of complex problems (generalist).
  • Is a recognized expert, has a track record of achievements, being up-to-date about the newest methods/techniques/developments in this area.
  • Work well in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Effectively communicates complex issues.
  • Effectively represents Givaudan’s S+T program externally.

Givaudan Flavors is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. M/F/V/D

As the leading company in the Flavours and Fragrances industry, Givaudan creates and manufactures unique and innovative taste and smell solutions.  We provide the passion and expertise for global, regional and local food and beverages manufactures as well as household, personal care and fine fragrance companies.

Givaudan people believe in their work. Our flavours and fragrances play an important part in consumers’ well-being from Australia to Zambia.  From the fragrances which bring back happy memories to the flavours that improve diets by boosting the taste of healthy food.  Givaudan employees believe they make a difference. With 9,000 employees across 40 different countries, our global organisation offers the distinctive experience of a market leader with the culture and friendliness of a small team.


Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Science
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 13741
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Senior Application Scientist (13741)

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