Dufil Prima Foods Plc is one of the fast-growing FMCG companies in Nigeria with eight processing locations across the nation. Over the past 17 years in the Nigerian market, Dufil Group has had a remarkable impact on the Nigerian culinary landscape. Our Product, Indomie Instant Noodles which appeals to several demographic groups has grown to become a household name across the country.

Job Position: Savory Flavorist (Seasonings)

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking to recruit applicants that will lead flavor development in seasoning to meet consumer aspirations by providing timely support to the business.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Create and present seasoning concepts in consumer product categories especially Noodles.
  2. Develop a robust pipeline of savory flavors in seasonings with high consumer preference.
  3. Introduce new Savory/Culinary raw materials.
  4. Supervise first production of formulas.
  5. Build technical competence in seasoning formulation along with other internal stakeholders.
  6. Be able to trouble shoot flavor selection which complies to regulatory requirements and parameters.
  7. Stay ahead of consumer flavor trend and translate into culinary application.
  8. Conduct or participate in surveys for consumer insights.
  9. Participate in sensory analysis and shelf life studies.
  10. Develop and nurture partnerships with key suppliers.
  11. Manage and build knowledge in the respective domain and provide flavor guidance in response to business needs.
  12. Work closely within Product Development and other stakeholders in Operations, Marketing, Consumer Insights.

Job Requirements

  • Science Degree or higher (Food Technology / Chemistry preferred) from reputable educational institution.
  • 6-10 years relevant experience in savory flavor creation in a reputable organization.
  • Proven track record of success in creating flavors and seasonings in West Africa.
  • Full knowledge on flavor raw materials, flavor creation and composition.
  • Creative and innovative thinking with an understanding of ingredients and local palette preference (Nigerian cuisine) along with in-depth industry knowledge.
  • Minimum of second-class, lower division.
  • 25 to 30 years of age.

Application Deadline
7th April, 2023

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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