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Flavor Chemist

Company: Lucta
Location: Mahwah
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:Independently develops flavors in accordance with legislative and customer guidelines. Manage the development of sweet flavors with a focus on bakery and wellness. This includes flavor creation, duplication, and selection of flavors to be sent to customers. Performs continuous formula optimization for costs, performance, and production efficiencies. Improves and expands the flavor portfolio by the creation and introduction of new flavor profiles.The person filling this position must be personable, cooperative, and supportive of all associates in the lab. Must be technically competent with a knowledge of raw materials and compounding techniques. Ability to supervise and educate and advise technicians. Must be respectful of keeping all company information confidential.SPECIFIC DUTIES.Responsible for the timely processing of all projects. Develops flavors as outlined by an approved technical project using GRAS and FDA approved ingredients.Functions as an internal resource in the use of basic raw materials and provides an understanding of material functionality.Develops flavors based on market trends to give Lucta a competitive advantage in the marketplace.Help create a strong technical image by supporting local and global Innovation Teams and Business Units.Act as a contact between the flavor laboratory and the sales force, customers, and other departments of Lucta.Oversees first-time production of new flavors or critical flavors in production while resolving and troubleshooting any technical or formulae related issues that may arise.Manages and trains (lab technicians and trainees) in the areas of flavor development, compounding, and basic lab procedures.Establishes correct nomenclature for newly developed flavors consistent with local regulations and requirements.Works closely with Procurement, Business Units, Regulatory, Analytical, Operations and Quality Control to develop successful products.JOB QUALIFICATIONS:B.S. in Science discipline is required. Strong knowledge of flavor and raw materials. Basic flavor regulatory knowledge of FEMA, GRAS and FDA CFR21.At least 2 years minimum of flavor development/formulation experience after successfully completing trainee program, with knowledge of U.S. and international flavor regulations. Must have passed the SFC Certified Membership Exam.Ability to identify technical problems related to developing flavor/systems and troubleshoot these issues.Knowledge of Flavor Development and Flavor processing best practice inclusive of testing protocols. encapsulation, stability validation and construction protocols.Must have a basic understanding of food ingredients, essentials oils, botanical extracts, chemical/molecules and other specialty aromatic ingredients and their application in development.Good communication, interpersonal skills. The ability to document project work, project management abilities and computer literacy are required. A basic knowledge of flavor production, product applications, market trends and understanding of laboratory equipment.We are an Equal Employment Opportunity ( EEO ) Employer.It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of FFS/Lucta not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.

Keywords: Lucta, Hackensack , Flavor Chemist, Other , Mahwah, New Jersey

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