– Grand Rapids, MI
This Sr. Food Technologist position has primary
accountability for growing top- and bottom-line of the nutrition business
by developing new product platforms and line extensions, or making
improvements to existing products.
Assistance for Product/Process Innovation & Renovation Projects:
o Determine & execute all elements of product
development, including technical strategic direction, timeline
development, risk management, and technology transfer.
o Partner with brand group, co-create project
direction, and lead the overall technical execution.
o Accountability for the overall success of the project.
product and process related technical assistance to our M&D factories
and Co-manufacturers where appropriate.
Technical assistance to Purchasing and Quality Assurance by evaluating
alternative ingredients, suppliers or supplier manufacturing locations.
Formulations and Procedures databases where appropriate and required.
AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
· BS degree in
Food Science or related discipline.
The ideal candidate would possess 2-5 years of experience in
a product development role within the food industry.
technical understanding of applicable technologies, preferably with
demonstrated tactical execution skills involving development of new
products, and ideally from concept through commercialization.
with development of thermally-processed products desired.
· Ability to
solve technical problems associated with product development with
effectively with cross-functional input through the planning and
technical leadership and project management within cross-functional teams
to influence strategic project direction.
independently with minimal supervision in technical disciplines after
· Ability to
leverage out-sourced project support.
Nestlé is an ‘Equal Opportunity Employer’ and is
looking for diversity in
candidates for employment.