Job Number: nest-00027368
Relocation: Availability of relocation assistance for this position is
yet to be determined.
Position responsible for planning and
implementing assigned projects and tasks within the Pizza Division.
Individual will play a technical leadership role on various innovation and
renovation projects. Position works closely with other members of the
product development, packaging development, enabling applications,
regulatory and labeling groups, while developing strong cross-functional
relationships throughout the division. This role will provide exposure to
the business categories, suppliers, and manufacturing network of Nestle
1. Manage product development activities (e.g. bench top and pilot plant
development, experimental design test work, evaluate results with team and
determine direction, maintain appropriate records of work, etc.) to meet
project goals and deadlines.
2. Work closely with marketing, manufacturing, quality, suppliers, and
packaging in a team environment to commercialize new product initiatives,
line extension, quality improvements, and productivity initiatives.
3. Plan, organize, and conduct pilot and plant trials.
4. Work with Sensory team to execute consumer product guidance tests,
report results and recommend next steps.
5. Understand, create, implement, and rectify product and process
6. Develop and implement technical solutions to a wide range of formula and
7. Maintain technical skills and personal development through completion of
REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
' A BS or MS degree in Food Science, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering
or related field
' Position may require approximately 25% travel
' Prefer minimum 2 year of product or process development experience in
food industry or related field
' Solid understanding of chemistry of food products, analytical testing,
formulations and processing used in food manufacturing
' Firm understanding of the product development process including pilot
plant development, consumer testing, factory scale-up and commercialization
' Strong analytical and problem solving skills, technical competence and
' Ability to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines
' Highly motivated and goal oriented
' Good oral and written communication skills, communicate and work
effectively with cross functional team members and management
' Must be a team player and possess good interpersonal skills
' Ability to work with suppliers to deliver technical solutions
' Understanding of food manufacturing processes and plant capabilities
' Basic understanding of interrelationships of product, process and package
' Knowledgeable of and follows Food GMPs and Safety procedures.