Business Unit Industry Specialist Savory

Firmenich SA

Key Responsibilities:


  • Technical Category Management
  • Manage regional technical support (recipe development, industry knowledge etc.) to identified key customers in the Savory segment including KGA’s.
  • Secure product development efforts as well as innovation deployments are geared towards white spaces in the segment as indicated by segment SBU lead.
  • o  Manage all projects with excellence (working closely with marketing and commercial teams to ensure relevant, consumer-oriented product development).
  • o  Segment Business Development
  • o  Provide strategic technical input into segment strategy led by SBU as well as support execution of that strategy from a technical perspective.
  • o  Support business development opportunities proactively with local technical teams as guided by segment SBU – for planning of Innovation Days and Promotions.
  • o  Support planning and execution of exhibitions, customer events relevant to the segment along with Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai. 
  • o  Continuously develop and increase technical category expertise (flavors, technologies…). Consolidate knowledge into relevant tools that can be shared internally and with clients. Coach local teams; train sales force.

We value:

  • o  Technical background in Food Science/Food Industry/Chemistry (Master) with at least 8-10 years of professional experience in a food or flavor industry, in the Savory segment.
  • o  Have a strong knowledge on food ingredients, basic flavoring ingredients and their interactions.
  • o  Have a strong knowledge of Savory segment, different kinds of applications including stock cubes, soups, sauces, meat, noodles and seasonings.
  • o  Strategic thinking capability, visionary, forward looking mindset.
  • o  Strong business development skill set.


We offer:


  • Entry to the exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
  • A culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
  • The opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • A dynamic working environment
  • Competitive benefits
  • Seniority level

    Mid-Senior level

  • Employment type


  • Job function

    Sales and Business Development

  • Industries

    Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Food & Beverages


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