Product Development Specialist Ready to Drink

23.01.Employee100%

The Nestlé Group is the world's largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291'000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Product Development Specialist Ready to Drink

The Nestlé Group is the world's largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291'000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy
Konolfingen, Switzerland
Permanent contract
Full Time

Position Summary

We at Nestlé Research & Development in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develop for Nestlé worldwide new products, processes, and packaging concepts in the areas of Dairy and Nutrition.

Within the Product Development Department of NPTC Dairy, and more specifically in the Children Health & Growth Solutions Team, we are looking for an open-minded and entrepreneurial Product Development Specialist working with us to shape the future of school-age nutrition products. This includes development of dairy and plant-based product solutions designed for children in critical transformation stage at the age of 5 years and above.

As member of our international and diverse team, you are responsible for developing innovation and renovation of nutritious ready-to-drink and/or ready-to-eat product solutions. You apply, build, and maintain knowledge and expertise in this area, and collaborate with other scientific, quality, and manufacturing experts. In addition, you provide technical assistance to our factories.

A day in the life of...

· Drive the development of innovative, tasty, nutritious and cost competitive products which meet consumer needs
· Plan, coordinate, and execute prototyping, product development and/or projects in alignment with business plans
· Design, plan and execute trials on laboratory/kitchen/benchtop/pilot plant scale and support the execution of factory trials in collaboration with market operation teams
· Coordinate, optimize and validate prototypes, raw materials, analytics, sensory, shelf-life and costs.
· Deliver final product propositions together with scientists, manufacturing, quality, regulatory functions, and collaborate closely with marketing, consumer and global project management team
· Build, document and present knowledge and exchange on latest methods, trends, developments, and coach peers
· Participate in internal networks to promote cross-fertilization between different sites and departments

What will make you successful

· BSc/MSc/PhD Degree in Food Technology/Science/Engineering
· Minimum 3 years of experience in Food Product Development/Manufacturing/Research & Development in Ready-To-Drink Dairy products and/or Plant based products
· Hands-on experience in Dairy and/or Plant-based product development with focus on liquid processing technologies and recipe design of products stored at ambient temperature. Experience in fermentation technology and/or powder technologies is a plus.
· Proven track record in driving recipe design and process optimization in global innovation projects which led to a new product launch
· Strong drive and result focus combined with entrepreneurial and innovative mindset
· Excellent communication skills with good sense of teamwork and sharing culture
· Fluent in English (oral and written), at ease in international environment

Avenue Nestlé 55 1800 Vevey

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23.01.2021
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Avenue Nestlé 55 1800 Vevey

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