Flavourist (m/f/d)

Date: May 25, 2024

Location: Darmstadt, DE

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 41084

Are you interested in high-quality, natural, and tasty nutrition?

We are! It’s our ambition to shape the future of nutrition.

Döhler is a leading global producer of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, beverage, lifestyle and nutrition industries. We use innovative technology to process plant-based raw materials and enrich products such as lifestyle drinks, cereals, dairy, and confectionery goods for almost every well-known brand. Close to 10.000 dedicated employees in more than 70 countries share one common goal - to ensure that millions of people around the world enjoy the products created by us.

We strive to inspire and empower our employees in everything we do, and we invite you to join our team – together WE BRING IDEAS TO LIFE.


Your Role

  • You will develop new flavours as part of innovation and customer projects
  • You are cooperating with the application and development departments in developing new successful flavours
  • Optimisation and development of flavours with the help of analysis and test results from the Flavour Analytics, Shelf-life Testing and Sensory & Consumer Science departments will be part of your tasks
  • You adapt existing flavour recipes to special technological requirements, regional market requirements or particular customer specifications
  • You coordinate the evaluation of flavour raw materials and flavours
  • You will be part of the international R&D Flavours group for the transfer of expertise and expert support of innovation roll-outs
  • You are expert support for the sales organisation and product management


Your Profile

  • You hold a university degree in chemistry or food technology or equivalent qualifications
  • You are trained as a flavourist and have at least 5 years of proven successful experience as a flavourist
  • You have the ability to work in a team and with a high level of initiative
  • You have an analytical, results-oriented style of working
  • You have experience in the development of natural flavours, mainly for beverage, bakery, confectionary and dairy applications
  • You have excellent sensory and creative skills
  • You are fluent in English, German language skills are an advantage
  • You are competent in using common MS Office programmes, preferably good SAP skills
  • You have good knowledge of food and flavour law


Your Benefits

  • Culture: Friendly and informal atmosphere, family-owned company, flat hierarchies, short communication channels, and helpful colleagues
  • Impact: You are an integral part of our business success and make an important contribution to the future of nutrition
  • Empowerment: You can fully unleash your potential and have the opportunity to take on responsibilities
  • Digitalization: We maintain excellent partnerships with market-leading innovators, allowing you to access and work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Anniversary and special payments
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Additional benefits: Christmas parties, events, financial benefits, and online shop discounts (e.g., IT leasing, mobile phone contracts, shopping, and travel discounts, etc.)


Equal opportunities for all

We welcome applicants, who are just as diverse as we are - regardless of age, ancestry, disability, ethnic origin, gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, social background or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Become a part of our team and apply online trough our career portal to the attention of Luisa Rhein. Please note that we are unable to consider or return application documents sent by mail.