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The People Co. / Develop Jobs
up to £50,000 plus package
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

An experienced flavourist required for this innovative, well-established business, working with a wide range of clients and products.


This is the chance to join a world leading organisation with an international presence who are at the forefront of innovation. This unique opportunity will see you becoming part of a successful NPD team and work with a wide range of clients and products.  

Key Accountabilities.

  • To drive and proactively engage with the Innovation teams, commercial teams, suppliers and customers to submit and develop ideas for business growth and follow innovation best practices
  • To be at the forefront of and drive marketing, application, and flavourings formulation innovation
  • To enable flavours team to manage scale up through pilot to commercial volumes
  • To support the introduction of flavours in the market
  • Own, improve, and follow the innovation / development end to end process
  • Take fully responsibility of the activities of the flavours team including regulatory/ compliance requirements.

The Person.

  • A food related degree qualification preferably in Food Science (or related science subject)
  • Highly experienced individual with exceptional level of understanding in relation to flavours creation and process across several categories including beverage, functional systems and bakery including the areas of concept development through to launch
  • Previous experience in application of flavourings in food product development and formulations. Having experience of dealing both with the retailer and QSR sectors
  • A track record in flavour concept, process and bringing product to market
  • To lead a team and motivate by example, ensuring each member of the team has continual professional development
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, working with the others within the senior innovations team reporting to the Group Innovations Director
  • As a “Foodie” with a keen interest in food trends, oversee the team working on customer briefs to develop concept ideas within the company and customer guidelines.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and work under pressure
  • Attention to detail

Ref: 41410JC

To apply, send your CV to our People Consultant James Constable and she will have a chat with you about the role and your experience.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.



Development is critical to any business in the fast-paced world of food and consumer goods. Whether it’s new or existing product development, evolving processes or packaging, achieving the right blend of experience and fresh ideas is key. Our Develop division focuses on innovative roles which manage how a product tastes, looks, smells or functions - and how recipes are scaled up and products safely packaged. From packaging technologists to process managers and product development directors, our People can help.

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