technical knowledge & support for the industrialization of new
products, and reformulations in the factory supporting Nestle' business
objectives. Participates as a team member in the NPDI process, to ensure
projects deliver safety, product quality and proper performance in the
plant operations. This position also supports both
internal and externally identified NCE (Nestle’ Continuous Excellence)
and ensure supply projects. Individual reports to Factory TAG
Commercialization project testing and start-up management of new and
reformulated products to deliver the business plan and to maintain
product quality and consistency.
coordination and management of plant trials
Interface for CTAG/R&D on New Product Development and Product/Process/Packaging
Product/Process Capability Development
Manufacturing Technical Subject Matter Expert
· Identify and
recommend opportunities to TAG and local management, utilizing the short
brief format and process that will enhance the efficient production of
high quality products at lowest possible costs.
· Ensures an
understanding of risks associated with job and complies with all safety
rules, procedures and work practices.
· Reports all
safety incidents and actively works with Plant Management team to ensure
a safe working environment.
safety concerns about processes or ingredients to CTAG and Plant
Commercialization Process Leadership:
· Is an active
participant in CTAG project teams to contribute to product design and
process capability decisions. Leads change
management activities of assigned projects in the factory from validation
trials and the industrialization phase through post launch.
· Leads factory
planning meetings to review trial requests and schedule necessary
· Leads factory
discussion on current project status and to assist the plant functions in
completion of required functional NPDI process activities.
Operations insight in discussions on changes affecting the plant
processes on assigned projects.
· Issues and
reviews the PTR (Plant Trial Request) and required forms that are
complete, accurate and outline the overall trial scope.
· Ensures the
optimal use of the production line time for trials to minimize disruption
to existing production schedules.
and leads the trial with CTAG/R&D/Engineering. Facilitates trial
after action review to ensure the project continues smoothly in the
for all accurate documentation of formulas and manufacturing
instructions, their development, maintenance, distribution, quality
assurance and confidentiality.
· Ensure proper
records of all recipes and test work is documented in files as per NQMS
guidelines and SOP’s.
company’s designs, formulations, processes, packages and reputations in
to TAG/R&D on New Product Development and Product/Process/Packaging
CTAG/R&D/Engineering during technical development discussions.
· Develops in
conjunction with CTAG Brand and Processing teams the overall design of
trial testing protocol for assigned projects.
· Ensures the
establishment of process control points and floor systems for assigned
· Works with
the CTAG developers on strategies for leveraging existing ingredients and
· Reviews PRT’s
and graphics approval information for completeness and accuracy for the
directly with the Production Operations Managers and other plant
functions on crewing required, yields and control points required for the
product to being commercialized.
· Develops SPC
trending analysis on weight control by ingredient.
· Ensures data
collection to understand the capability trends vs. targets and to
coordinate follow up action items.
· Leads closure
discussion for factory turn-over on assigned projects.
directly with the TAG/R&D/Engineering members to fully define how the
process will be tested to better understand the capability of the process
in a project.
technical coordination on post trial proof of
principle testing and next steps.
Manufacturing Subject Matter Expert:
the plant in general conversations as a subject matter expert on
working equipment/product knowledge guidance and support to the
TAG/R&D/ Engineering resources during the development of new
technology and processes.
guidance to operations during process upset situations and is involved in
the resolution process.
continuity with TAG/R&D/Engineering on future process capability
MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
· BS Degree –
Food Science or related field. Masters in Food Science preferred.
ability to manage multiple projects and interface with management and
· Some Travel
Required – 0% - 20% between manufacturing locations, Vendors and the
· 0-2 years experience in manufacturing or consumer goods
industry. Experience in food industry preferred.
Knowledge of Food Science and manufacturing
Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements
for food safety.
Knowledge of Data Analysis and problem solving.
Strong Communication and networking skills.
Project Management and organizational skills.
MS Office suite