Savory Application Technologist
International Flavors and Fragrances
Cairo, Egypt
منذ 16 يوم

Job Description

Our memories are a series of flavors : a cup of strong coffee or tea . . . a sweet dessert . . . a home-cooked meal from your childhood . . .

As a leading creator of flavor solutions for beverages, sweet goods, savory, and dairy products around the world, IFF helps our customers deliver on the promise of delicious foods and drinks that consumers love.

Our people passionate, creative, and experts in their fields combine creativity, brand understanding and consumer insights with our focus on R&D and innovation to bring our customers unique offerings that differentiate their products in the marketplace.

Why not see how far your career passion can take you? Come join the creative and empowered people who work at International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.

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Required Skills

BASIC CRITERIA Experience (Min requirement) Minimum 7 to 10 years’ experience in industrial food, pharmaceutical, ingredient or flavor industry

Minimum 4 years in the specific field of expertise Academic Qualification / Background Essential Minimum entry level is a BS degree in Food Science, Chemistry & Biochemistry or related disciplines.

Passed IFF internal sensory test & discriminative organoleptic skills Preferred Master & / or PhD preferred Knowledgeable in food safety, raw materials, food regulations, sanitation & production processes Average Time span at this level 4 -

6 years (dependent on individual and progress) Food Technologist Career Ladder Application Technologist Level II

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES ROLE SCOPE Established application & project planning ability utilizing creativity, innovation & presentation skills to provide best in class support to IFF clients.

Refining problem solving ability with confidence to liaise directly with customers (when needed). Constantly evolving knowledge of ingredients, customer bases, processes & flavor interactions in associated category applications.


Projects : Primarily medium potential (guideline; may vary based on business need)

  • Customer : Star & Strategic accounts / Aligned to Global
  • Independently work on star & strategic accounts with medium project potential. Aligned global account / s
  • Able to select & recommend appropriate flavor solution in compliance with client profile, legal, cost & stability requirements.
  • Know well the end product production process
  • Visit clients and present flavor solutions and new technologies
  • Partners Senior Food Technologists on regional / global briefs
  • Work in close collaboration with Sales / Marketing, Flavorists, S&CI, GRA & other departments to support project execution
  • Participate in category initiatives & / or new concept generation
  • Established time & project management skills
  • Engage management to obtain appropriate resource or expertise
  • Develop & improve application formulations using knowledge of industrial standards, country specific & client requirements.
  • Build clear knowledge of customer and competitive brands

  • Recipe ingredients / raw materials knowledge and function established
  • Develop & improve application formulations using knowledge of industrial standards, country specific & client requirements.
  • Build clear knowledge of customer and competitive brands
  • Work with plant to complete the successful scale up production, provide solutions with QA, QC when necessary
  • Maintain & continuously renovate application specific recipe database
  • Develops applications to maximize flavor performance
  • Provide flavor driven solutions utilizing creative problem solving skills
  • Review, re-new & renovate Flavor Bank in-line with established metrics
  • Build flavor attribute / language knowledge & articulate with others in the team / on projects
  • Proficient in IFFMan & recipe database
  • Established creativity, innovation & presentation skills
  • Share knowledge with the team & provide guidance to Trainee, Junior & Associate food technologist
  • Established interdepartmental networks / relationships (outside own functional area)
  • Strong relationship with strategic / star customers and related categories
  • Develop relationship with aligned Global customers
  • Support & Implement the C&A strategy in Star & Strategic projects
  • Clear understanding & execution of IFF processes
  • Engaged with key customer brands / products and consumer preference of the assigned segments / category
  • PROMOTIONAL CRITERIA (KPI) 15% Established business networks regionally Linked into customer brands / product directions Understands & operates to IFF procedures Feedback from Manager


  • Constantly listens to the voice of the customer and deliver above expectations
  • Establish effective client needs analysis
  • Build trust and confidence with internal and external customers

  • Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas
  • Easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions
  • Tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings
  • Eager to learn new things & has the ability to understand & apply new technology & skills quickly

  • Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all
  • Can represent his / her own interests and yet be fair to other groups
  • Is seen as team player and is cooperative
  • Easily gains trust and support of peers
  • Encourages collaboration
  • Can be candid with peers

  • Is a self-starter
  • Show positive attitude & passion
  • Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him / herself
  • Works to deploy strengths
  • Works on compensating for weakness and limits

  • Inspire and build the confidence of others to achieve targets
  • Set clear and stretch goals always trying to exceed them
  • Constantly manage and evaluate performance of self and others

  • Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers

  • Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings : one-on-one, small and large groups,
  • with peers, direct reports and bosses;
  • Is effective both inside and outside the organization, on both cool data and hot and
  • controversial topics;
  • Commands attention and can manage group process during the presentation
  • Can change tactics midstream when something isn’t working

  • Understands what is required to marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done
  • Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal
  • Uses resources effectively and efficiently

  • Has the functional and technical knowledge and
  • Skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
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