Sweet & Beverage Flavourist

Sensient Colors UK Ltd
  • Post Date: 3rd May 2019
  • Apply Before: 30th June 2019
  • Applications 0
Job Overview

The successful candidate will be part of the Sweet Flavors Europe Technical team creating unique ingredients for the food industry. The preferred candidate will be self-motivated, a natural leader, questioning and pay attention the detail. They will enjoy the challenge of working in a multi-discipline, cross-site, technical team. They will take the lead to efficiently and successfully complete projects starting with creative development on the bench through to pilot plant application trials and finally to the manufacturing environment working closely with Sales, Applications and Supply Chain colleagues.


  • Creating new innovative flavour concepts which meet the customer expectations in terms of quality, application and price
  • Responsible for the evaluation and validation of flavor concepts in specific applications such as dairy, confectionery and bakery products, working closely with the Applications Team
  • Working efficiently in cross-functional, multi-site technical project teams, the successful candidate will have the flair and desire to use and develop their scientific & technology skills to create world class solutions
  • Responsible for creating commercially feasible flavors, adhering to formula guidelines, regulations and scale-up procedures
  • Use their knowledge of raw materials and recipes to rapidly and efficiently duplicate competitor products in accordance with project parameters and customer requirements
  • To apply sensory & analytical understanding and techniques into product evaluations interpreting the results and feeding them back to the project team with recommendations for next steps
  • To manage and train Application Technologists, Junior Flavourists and Interns supporting their development and ensuring they deliver against agreed targets
  • To undertake raw material & product stability trials, using a range of analytical methodologies and report the results back to the Technical team
  • To support the Operations team when there are quality issues with the raw materials, processing or finished products
  • To contribute to the local, regional and global product libraries ensuring information is accurate, up to date and readily available



  • Good people and communication skills, with written and oral English a must
  • Ability to work within short time-frames
  • Capability to stay focused under pressure and translate results directly into new product which meet our customer’s requirements


Job Detail
  • SalaryTBC
  • ExperienceFlavour creation experience in the food industry, ideally in the Sweet or beverages category
  • QualificationsA bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or Food Science/Technology