Flavorist - Savory or Sweet

Wauwatosa, WI

Posted: 08/08/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 362.19KO Pay Rate: 150,000

Job Description

Flavorist – Savory or Sweet

This position supports the company’s efforts to discover and commercialize new flavor technology & applications, in order to grow the business; the incumbent will participate in programs to increase core competency in flavor & related science as it relates to taste physiology, flavor perception, raw material agriculture and sustainability, flavor sustainability, as well as consumer drivers & insights.

  • Lead flavor research programs to deliver flavor chemistry fundamentals for key business priorities
  • Develop hypotheses and experimental plans to lead key flavor research initiatives
  • Conduct method development and flavor analysis to provide insights into flavor profiles (including flavor release techniques)
  • Interpret and correlate data through collaboration with product development, consumer & sensory science and statistics
  • Create robust strategic roadmaps for the flavor/food science group with cross-functional interaction and excellent project management skills
  • Develop and maintain state of the art knowledge in flavor analysis by staying abreast of upcoming consumer trends
  • Develop and enhance a network of external resources for collaborations

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at kosullivan@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  362.19KO

Job Requirements


  • BS Food Science or related
  • Minimum 5-year experience in the Food/Flavor industry, in an R&D / Flavor / Food Science-related capacity
  • Deep experience in established flavor characterization techniques including: Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry and sample preparation methods (purge and trap, static headspace, SPME, GCO, SAFE, aroma extract dilution analysis, etc.)
  • Strong experience in real time flavor analysis (PTRMS, SIFT-MS, APCI etc.)
  • Experience in non-volatile analysis and interpretation highly desirable
  • Knowledge in flavor generations, flavor-matrix interactions also desirable
  • Flavor Encapsulation and Taste physiology experience
  • Knowledge of sensory, consumer insights, and advanced statistical techniques is a plus
  • Excellent Project Management and leadership skills

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at kosullivan@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  362.19KO



Meet Your Recruiter

Kristine O'Sullivan
Sr. Partner

The Food and Beverage Division specializes in the placement of technical professionals in the food and beverage industry from entry level to executive level candidates. I have a talented group of recruiters who specifically source Technical Sales Professionals, Scientists, Regulatory Affairs, Scientific Affairs, Executive Technical professionals, Quality Assurance, Product Development, Technical Service, Nutrition, Analytical and Corporate Chefs. We work on both a contingent basis for professional level searches and retained search for executive level searches. CPS, Inc. has been in the talent recruitment business for 40+ years and we recruit nationwide.

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