Global Technical Director Soft Drinks and Hot Drinks - Princeton, NJ

  • Firmenich
  • Oct 14, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:Support the Global Beverage Unit strategy development and implementation process with key technical insights and provide critical analysis of capabilities required to deliver the strategyResponsible for the identification, framing and piloting of new business opportunities in the beverage sub-categories, in connection with regional Marketing & Business Development teamsLead a Global Technical Category Network, connecting beverage experts across the organization in order to facilitate the exchange of information worldwideDevelop appropriate training programs for the global beverage applications teamsDrive selected technical customer interactionsIdentification and scoping of potential external partnerships in the Beverage areaDirect report to Vice President Global Strategic Beverage Unit Requirements:Bachelors in Food Science or a closely related Applied Science. Master degree preferred.15+ years of experience in the beverage industryPrevious global experience a plusWe value:Strong organizational and analytical capabilitiesAbility to work in a matrix organizationExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsService mindset to ensure customer satisfaction / resolutionProven track record in strategy development Strong Project Management skillsProficient in the Microsoft Suite Applications: Excel, Word, Powerpoint and OutlookWe offer:The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industryA fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industriesLearn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectivelyReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteranAt Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:* Generous Paid Time Off!* Quarterly Bonus Potential!* Retirement Plans!* 401(k) with Company Match!* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!* Flexible Spending Accounts!* Tobacco-Free Campus!* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!