Chief Flavorist / Citrus – Cranbury, NJ
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 32,000 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 250 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 38 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com. Job Title: Chief Citrus Flavorist (Cranbury, NJ) WFSI DivisionThis is a full time exempt positionPosition Summary:
Citrus Expert to lead the Global Platform for CitrusA Senior/Chief Flavorist responsible for leading the citrus category in flavor creationDrive sales in the organization through original creation of innovative winning flavorsExcellence in matching capability in the citrus category Job Responsibilities:
Lead the Global Platform for Citrus Flavors ? The platform is a team of cross functional leaders who are focused on increasing the competency of WFSI in the citrus category.
The leader is responsible for facilitating and ensuring all platform initiatives are completed and driving sales across the organization in the citrus categoryDevelop from scratch creative and innovative citrus FlavorsIntroduce new citrus raw materials & identify ingredient companies offering novel materials.
Develop a strong network of relationships across the citrus industryDevelop and nurture partnerships with citrus suppliers & research institutesWork with Analytical to develop a robust database of citrus flavor & ingredient analysisDevelop stable citrus systems for beverage including emulsion, encapsulation and spray dry templates. Work closely with Purchasing to ensure best pricing and quality of materialsWork with the global flavorist community to ensure transfer of knowledge.Participate in flavorist Training program developing flavor creation techniques for citrus flavors.Work with Marketing to promote the citrus category and message the citrus competencyWork with sales and global sales to identify opportunities for the citrus categoryParticipate on all high potential citrus projects.Work with R & I to develop innovative raw materialsWork closely with Sensory/consumer insights to develop emotionally evocative and preferred citrus flavors?
Flavor Creation Skills :
>12 years? experience in flavor creation with a proven track record of expertize and sales in the citrus categoryLeadership ? The position requires excellence in leadership
and project management skillsCommunication ? The position requires well developed communication skills , able to communicate at all levels and good presentation skillsGlobal Experience ? able to demonstrate knowledge of and appreciate different cultures Travel- Able and free
to travel all over the globe Science Degree or higher (chemistry /Food Science preferred) at a reputable educational establishmentCertification from the flavor chemists Society if the flavorist is from the USFull working knowledge of all flavor raw materials, flavor chemistry flavor creation & compositionGood knowledge of manufacturing processes and delivery technologies Highly developed proj