Flavourist - (NPD)

Employer
REED Scientific
Location
Hereford
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
15 Mar 2019

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Category
Food Science
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REED Scientific are looking for a Flavourist to work alongside our clients current creative team. We are looking for a person with knowledge and history within the Flavour Industry, who is looking for a new challenge to further their career.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may also be assigned.
* Creation and matching of flavours mainly for the UK market with some knowledge of other markets an advantage.
* Assessment of raw materials both new to the division and new batches for production.
* Creation of paperwork to accompany the newly developed flavours - MSDS's and Specifications.
* Ability to develop flavours in both liquid and powder formats, also knowledge of spray drying a bonus.
* Provide technical advice to the sales team on products currently in development with our customer base.
* Provide technical advice to the commercial team on the scale up of flavours from lab to production.
* Conduct and participate in sensory evaluation sessions to establish the closeness of a match and establish that both raw material and finished product comply with sensory standards.
* Develop a good knowledge of the flavour library to avoid duplication of profiles of a flavour and ensure the correct product is sent to the customer.
* Knowledge of GCMS and HPLC an advantage.
* Provide technical advice to customers directly relating to the use of flavours, their legislative status etc.


Requirements

To be considered for the role you will have achieved a degree or equivalent in Chemistry or related Food Science subject area.

The ideal candidate will have industry experience as a Flavourist
Ability to test flavours in a wide variety of applications.
Understanding of the product development process.
To be able to present your work in a presentation format to customers when accompanying sales representatives in a customer facing role.

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