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Application Specialist – Beverages

Are you our new Application Specialist?

Are you passionate about product development within all types of beverages from premium organic CSD´s to flavored spirits? Then join our passionate Application team at Einar Willumsen, Brøndby.

Einar Willumsen (EW) is a mid-sized international flavour house with strong Nordic roots, founded in 1901. We utilize state-of-the-art analytical equipment, highly competent and educated employees, and have over 120 years of experience in producing unique flavorings compounds, extracts and distillates for beverages and food applications. Our mission is to help our customers develop and market exciting and innovative new taste experiences for consumers. We use nature’s own recipes as inspiration for creating new exiting tastes.

We are looking for a passionate Application Specialist with the overall objective to develop new beverage applications hands-on using Einar Willumsen’s wide range of flavour solutions. You will work in a high-paced, collaborative and energetic environment optimizing key elements of beverage applications such as taste, stability, preservation and appearance with the goal to design the perfect balance between these elements.

As an Application Specialist you will interact strongly with Sales working on customer projects, be part of scaling up and overseeing productions, set new product specification with QC and oversee labelling and declarations in cooperation with Regulatory Affairs. You join a young team of 7 Application Specialists and one Laboratory Technician in Brøndby reporting to our Application Manager.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Full ownership of developing solutions for end-applications with focus on speed and commercial potential including cost
  • Technical application responsibility of products and compounds stability
  • Drive beverage innovation and new applications
  • Set up trials/samples on new products, ingredients etc.
  • Sparring partner with Flavour Creation
  • Ensure scalability and run actual pilot productions in our future pilot plant
  • Implement new products in our factories
  • Project management
  • Provide technical support to our Sales Team and customers
  • Ensure a complete understanding of existing and new technologies through customer visits, technology reviews and training



  • Sc or M.Sc in Food Technology, Food Science or comparable qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years’ practical experience from innovation in the food/ingredients industry
  • Creative and commercial mindset and strong personal drive to solve hands-on tasks
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Outstanding networking and cooperation skills
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude with high levels of energy and drive to achieve targets
  • Team player
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Passionate about beverages and food
  • Fluent in English and a Scandinavian language


We offer:

A fantastic informal and multinational work environment with room to be challenged and develop your beverage skills. A new canteen with home cooked lunch, social activities such as our runners club and an attractive salary package + pension + benefits are some of the things we also offer.

How to apply:

If you find the position interesting, please send your application and CV to job@ewflavours.com no later than 12 May 2024. As we wish to hire our new colleague as quickly as possible, we will call in relevant candidates on an ongoing basis.



Einar Willumsen (EW) was founded in 1901, and today we are the leading Nordic manufacturer and supplier of flavours, extracts, distillates and compounds for the food and beverage industry. Our headquarter is in Brøndby, and we have a subsidiary in Malmö. In EW, you get approximately 120 colleagues with approx. 10 different nationalities. EW’s largest shareholder is a foundation that donates part of the profits to cancer research and research in other diseases. We have a strong financial foundation for our ambitious growth strategy. EW is based on and still lives by strong Nordic values, such as flexibility, innovation, reliability and of course our overall motto: “When taste and speed matter”.