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Process Developer, France, Savory Flavors Europe

Research and Development
005039 Requisition #


The company is developing a technology with the aim to market a new range of natural flavor solutions to the industry. In that perspective, we are hiring a Process Developer able to conduct the technical aspect and to manage the project as a whole. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the development of this technology within the R&D team and under the leadership of the Technical Service Manager based in Strasbourg and within the defined timeframe. He/She will be the daily interface of multiple stakeholders, including partners within the company and externally.

The project is initially based in France and designed for the European market, but will require multiple contacts internationally with potential travels abroad up to 20%.

One year temporary position as from August 2020, based in Illkirch, France. If successful, this innovative project will lead to further exciting opportunities supporting the new range of natural flavor solutions that will be launched like, Product Management, Engineering or Technical service within Sensient Corporation.



Delivering process and product development within a defined period. In specific, the candidate:


  • Develops and optimizes on lab and pilot scale a range of natural flavor solutions taking into account sensory, cost, regulatory, and reproducibility aspects
  • Becomes the process expert of the technology within the 12 months period for industrial upscaling and process transfer
  • Manages and coordinate the project thanks to high level and constant collaboration with Flavorists, Regulatory, Sales & Marketing, Quality, Operations, EHS and external partners.
  • Reports on a timely manner to various stakeholders and Management
  • Is a technical solution provider, identifying roadblock, reporting and solving problems for delivering next technical stages.



  • Being passionate with food processing with an innovative mindset.
  • High level of focus required with strong attention to details.
  • Willing to learn as well as delivering result.
  • Excellent communication written and oral, and networking.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Skilled in IT and digital tools.



  • Engineer, Ph. D., or Master Degree in Food Science/Technology or Chemistry, with knowledge about Industrial Bioprocess or Biochemistry
  • First experience in Food Technology/ Processing or Bioprocess of minimum 1 year - more senior candidate can also be accepted.




Sensient Flavors & Fragrances Group develops, manufactures and distributes flavor and fragrance systems that are found in thousands of consumer products worldwide. The company's specialty systems are essential components of food, beverage, household and personal care products. Sensient's value-added flavors and fragrances enable our customers to excel in highly competitive global markets. The Flavors & Fragrances Group is located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.




Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands.  Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package.  For more information, visit our website at http://www.sensient.com


Equal Opportunity Employer

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