FONA International creates and manufactures flavors for the food, beverage, and nutritional industries, making products taste great by helping customers from original product concept to ongoing manufacture. FONA is the independent alternative in a highly competitive flavor industry.
How to Get Hired
We asked FONA International Inc for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
FONA’s hiring philosophy is about identifying Willing, Able, and Growing talent. Willing: We look for people who demonstrate a willing, can-do, action-oriented attitude- people who seek to go the extra mile and are willing to “lift the heavy end of the box” within their teams. Able: We seek subject matter expertise and a drive for excellence. Growing: Results matter. We seek people who want to grow themselves and our business and believe in achieving results and impact.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Like many other employers, it’s about who you know! Get to know their people and ask for a referral to an open position. FONA values the input of our employees and trusts their referrals.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
We look for willing, able and growing experts with the will to win. Experienced sales executives in the food ingredient industry, knowledgeable and action-oriented food scientists and flavorists, and creative marketers are among the areas we most regularly seek people who want to do their best work with the best team in the industry.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Explore the FONA website at www.fona.com. Their site provides great information for candidates under the Careers page. It’s also a great resource to get a feel for what FONA is all about – how they do things, the kinds of people that are part of the FONA team, and the values and culture that drive their success. To view the most current available positions, click on Company and then scroll down to Careers and select Career Opportunities on the next page.