• Technical Manager Jobs in France

  • International Flavors & Fragrances India Ltd
  • France
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  • 10 - 13 Years
  • Posted : 27 days ago

Job Description:

Tracking Code 6891-292 Job Description Naturals ingredients, Technical manager

IFF-LMR, a leader in natural extracts for flavors, fragrances and cosmetics, is looking for a Technical Manager to join its team of passionate employees This position will have responsibility over the whole Naturals business

The right candidate should be a good communicator and a subject matter expert who can effectively interface with internal teams, senior management, suppliers and customers

We are looking for a senior person (at least 10 years experience in the F&F industry), with strong knowledge of natural extracts (both for fragrances and flavors) and a masters degree in chemistry ( preferably a PhD)

He/she will be well organized, a team player, and able to effectively manage the demands of multiple simultaneous projects He/she will be a member of the Technical Direction This position is based in Grasse, France and will include some travels He/she will manage a lab assistant

Main Roles and Objectives of the Mission

The candidate is the privileged interlocutor of IFFers, customers and suppliers on every matter concerning LMR products, their qualities, characteristics and applications

Main responsibilities

The candidate will have 4 main responsibilities

Technical support (35 PERCENT )

Knowledge of products, resolution of problems related to non-compliance or claims linked to the quality of products sold
Technically assist the sales team knowledge of products, customer projects or developments, selections, evaluations, benchmarking
Technically assist the operations team resolution of non conformances, optimization of the stock usage (monitoring of blocked, expired or slow-moving stocks), creation and revision of bills of materials
Technically assist the marketing team help generate brochures, compendiums, movies and other marketing materials with accurate technical information
Participate to key visits (France and abroad) through olfaction and tasting sessions whenever required and in coordination with the in-house technical perfumer

Quality (20 PERCENT )

Participate to the sensory control of all products purchased, manufactured, blended and sold
Help QC define and maintain the quality standards of LMR products


Learn about market trends and participate to the selection of materials that may be of interest to perfumers or flavorists, in close collaboration with R&D

Projects (35 PERCENT )

Coordinates the development of new products for the F&F industry (creative catalog and external clients) with R & D, Operations and IFFs internal teams; in charge of defining the security stocks needed for new products and the planning for new launches with Operations and R&D
Participate to the rationalization of the product catalog and maintenance of the mapping score card of our products
Benchmarking of our products vs competition

Develop new tools to evaluate the performance of our ingredients in coordination with internal teams at IFF


Passionate about sustainable development
Graduate degree (BAC 5) with PhD in chemistry preferred
Knowledge of aromatic raw materials, green chemistry/agronomy
fluent in English and French Other languages appreciated
Strong advocate and effective communicator
Collaborative and team-oriented
Self-motivated and highly organized, thrives in a dynamic environment
Able to adapt, as IFF-LMR strongly grows
At ease with computer systems (Pack office, SAP)
Driving license appreciated


At least 10 years professional experience in the F&F industry, including directly relevant R&D experiences
Experience of working in muti-cultural environments

Job Location Grasse, France Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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