Support the TAD team and Confections division through the development of new
products per product development project briefs, participation in and leading
cost savings initiatives and process and product improvements.
Work in close collaborating within cross functional teams lead by the
factory, head office or other Nestle organizations ( NBI,
EMD, PTC….) and representing the technical function.
Support the Divisions key objectives under Execution, Innovation and People:
Actively participate and lead improvement initiative aimed at increased
product quality and consumer satisfaction, process efficiency and reduce
production and product costs. Coordinate and assist in factory trials for
products and processes changes. Provide “on-line” technical assistance
to Nestlé factories and Affiliates, Customer facilities and Contract
Manufacturers to increase process and product performance. Organize and
conduct shelf live studies as required on new products or products that may be
influenced by any changes to formulation, process and packaging. (50%
of the time)
Develop laboratory scale new product concept samples applying food science
skills. Utilize existing pilot plant processes and procedures to
produce product for market research and/or test market. Assist in the
industrialization of new products and processes in various Nestle or co-man
manufacturing locations, ability to travel is required. (25% of the
Full participation in BBS initiatives, performance evaluation systems,
mandatory compliance training related to the Nestle principles and locale
Collaboration with any cross functional team member in accordance with the
leadership frame work competencies to ensure productive and efficient work
environment. Adopt and utilize comment Nestle processes and systems ( SAP, NPDI, NEL....) and assemble necessary documentation
( PMD, PM,.. ) as required to maintain efficient communication, NQMS
compliance and a base for continues improvement. Utilization of
computer and mathematical skills for project management and project
documentation purpose (min. Word, Excel, basic statistics). (25% of the
Guidance and supervision will be provided from Manager TAD and technical
project managers as assigned by project.
Position is contributing to the divisional financial goals in regards to “new
product sales” and “waste reduction” (cost savings), as well as strategic
goals such as consumer satisfaction and safety.
REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
College degree in food science or equivalent.
Up to three years of product development or factory experience in the
confections, or confections related fields, ideally chocolate confections.
Advanced math skills and computer skills in Word and Excel. Hands on cooking
and baking skills as it relates to use of kitchen appliances and tools as
well as basic analytical instruments such as scales, thermometers,
calipers/micrometers, refractometers. Good understanding of food safety