• Singapore
  • $60,000-96,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 12 days ago
POSITION INTRODUCTORY; Scientist requires creativity, in addition to an above-average sense of taste and smell as well as experience in oil extraction. He / She to have a good memory for scents. Abi POSITION INTRODUCTORY; Scientist requires creativity, in addition to an above-average sense of taste and smell as well as experience in oil extraction. He / She to have a good memory for scents. Ability to combine essential oils, plant extracts and aroma chemicals to create both artificial and natural flavours. Have the knowledge to conduct tests and setting the processes of systematic testing in a laboratory environment on how flavours perform in various products, engineer flavours that develops a variety of products. RESPONSIBLITIES; The incumbent is responsible for executing and/or managing the chemist / flavourist for the tasks listed below: 1. Flavour development Manage R&D projects related to flavour development. Act as primary interface, collaborate, and provide flavour science expertise to R&D managers and blenders in all projects assigned. Formulate hypotheses, design, and report experimental plans to build in-depth understanding of flavour generation, flavour release, and how ingredients, product recipes and processes impact flavour generation and perception, as well as the application of new flavour technologies. Provide knowledge support for product pricing, product costing etc. 2. Chemical process / oil extraction Performing extraction of material or materials from botanical products by various methods Optimization of extraction methods, purification of separated components and their analysis Analysis of isolated compounds and interpretation of the obtained results Selection or development of analytical methods for determining the physicochemical and technical properties of substances and the improvement of these methods Performing physicochemical and technical tests of raw materials, semi-finished products, and products Maintaining a database of raw materials and samples and its updating 3. Others Perform testing and report writing on test result including maintaining of database, files & logbooks, analyse & conducting of experiments. Perform troubleshooting & resolve quality issue. Ensure proper care and usage of equipment and the workplace, including maintenance of equipment to ensure proper calibration of equipment Compliance with health and safety rules, fire safety and internal regulations Any other ad-hoc laboratory works assigned. REQUIREMENTS; PhD / Bachelor's/Undergraduate degree in Chemistry or food science or at least 5 years relevant working experience as Scientist in any industry such as consumer product development, flavour technologies, project management etc. Knowledgeable in the chemical analysis Experience in extracting compounds from plant material by various techniques (cold extraction, supercritical fluid extraction, solvent extraction, steam distillation) Knowledgeable in use of various laboratory equipment including spectrometers and spectrophotometers Experience in conducting research work independently Proper and accurate record keeping of all tests and experiments performed and ensuring timely reporting Good computer skills (MS Office) Ability to work in a team, creative thinking in resolving issues, diligent in work attitude, and accurately capture data Able to organize work in a systematic manner, responsible attitude, honesty in the implementation of assigned tasks, reliable and committed in undertaking assigned tasks Able to work under time pressure and to withstand stress OTHERS; Working Location: 401 Commonwealth Drive, #07-01/02 Haw Par Technocentre S149598 5 working days per week,flexible time available Remuneration commensurate with relevant working experience and knowledge


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