Application Specialist - Food Technologies

Bangkok / 30k - 50k

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 flavors 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.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in food technology or related field.
  • 3 to 5 years experience in food sciences or technology.
  • 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.

Salary: Up to 50k/month

Location: Bangkok

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