Senior Application Specialist - (R&D) – Food Flavoring

Location Bangkok
Job Type Full time
Salary up to 80,000 THB/Month

​Our client is a multinational food flavoring and ingredients company which is headquartered in the Netherlands. In Thailand they have a small manufacturing facility with around 15 employees, however they plan to increase production by 300% over the next few years. They are seeking a new product innovation specialist to join their team in Bangkok.


The sought-after candidate will report to the R&D Innovations Manager and assist with new product developments / flavoring development and trials / assessments for our client’s customers internationally. This will involve the following key responsibilities:

  • Taste and evaluate existing flavors, including dosage, related to customer’s target.

  • Apply flavor in sweet or savory applications and select the most performing ones, using sensory tests.

  • Carry out flavor application projects in compliance with delays, hygiene, quality and security.

  • Develop new product prototypes that effectively demonstrate opportunities for company’s products.

  • Work with flavorist on new products ranges and collections, and related presentations.

  • Prepare market surveys, products leaflet and marketing presentations and search for new food and beverage trends for effective developments.

  • Prepare flavor samples, product recipes, finished products, samples and presentations.

  • Be involved in HACCP and ISO norms.

  • Set up internal tasting sessions (evaluation panels).

  • Work closely with all R&D and Sales departments.

  • Coordinate between R&D laboratories and sales.


  • Degree in food technology or related field.

  • 5+ years’ experience in a R&D / Flavor Creation role preferably in a multinational food company.

  • Dynamic, fast and flexible team player within a multi-cultural team.

  • Fluent in English, computer literacy, knowledge of the food industry area.

This multinational food organization is renowned for truly valuing their employees. You will be rewarded with a generous pay package including other benefits and opportunities.