Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings, food and
cosmetic active ingredients and raw materials, as well as
functional ingredients. Its clients include manufacturers of
perfumes, cosmetics, food and beverages, the pharmaceutical
industry and producers of nutritional supplements and pet food.
Its sales of approximately 3.2 billion in the 2018 fiscal year
make Symrise a leading global provider. Headquartered in
Holzminden, Germany, the Group is represented with over 100 sites
in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the United States and
Symrise works with its clients to develop new ideas and
market-ready concepts for products that form an indispensable part
of everyday life. Economic success and corporate responsibility are
inextricably linked as part of this process. Symrise - always
inspiring more The Senior Sensory Analyst evaluates flavor raw
materials, intermediates and finished products versus their
respective reference standards and makes QC decisions based on the
A. Perform sensory valuation (taste, odor and color) of flavor
raw materials, intermediates and finished products using official
Symrise sensory analysis methods. Enters all relative evaluation
data into SAP or other quality databases and informs the Supervisor
when test results fail to conform to specifications.
B. Communicate and interact as required, with Production,
Technical Development and allied department personnel in matters
requiring sensory expertise of raw materials, finished products and
related process & product troubleshooting.
C. Maintain, update and control organoleptic standards according
to Quality Control SOP's.
A: Conform to documented Roles and Responsibilities for this
B: Responsible for observing all Corporate and Departmental Food
Safety GuidelinesKnowledge and Experience Requirements: (Either 1
AS in Chemistry, Biology, or a related field and 3 years'
experience performing sensory evaluation in a fragrance or flavor
QC or R&D laboratory. Senior Analyst will have 5+ year of
- High school or equivalent diploma and 5 years' experience in
performing sensory evaluation in a fragrance or flavor QC or
Skills & Abilities:
- Proficient skills with Microsoft office, SAP and collateral QC
computer systems -Knowledge and proficient skills with SAP and
collateral QC computer systems used by Symrise -Knowledge of
ISO-9001-2000, requirements as applicable to the Quality Control
- Able to accurately and consistently discern odor match quality
versus a specified standard and interpret quality impact of
perceived sensory differences.
- Able to determine priorities, organize resources and follow
through on work timelines.
- Able to clearly and effectively communicate quality matters to
divisional, operational, and external (e.g. vendors, customers)
personnel in verbal or written form.
- Strong organizational ability with focused attention to
- Able to effectively develop and implement corrective actions
supporting product quality, process efficiency and customer
satisfaction.We offer our employees excellent working conditions,
creative freedom, training programs and an attractive compensation
If you feel that you fit the above criteria then please apply by
using our online application system. Symrise highly values
sustainability and aims at providing feedback to your application
as fast as possible, therefore we kindly ask you to exclusively