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Group Leader Material and Recipe Management

Nestlé Schweiz

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Group Leader Material and Recipe Management

Group Leader Material and Recipe Management(

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Group Leader Material and Recipe Management


“Working together and standing apart”


Product Technology Center, Konolfingen, Switzerland          Undefined period of time,

                                                                                                act. Rate 100%


Our Product Technology Centre (PTC) in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develops for Nestlé worldwide, new products, processes and packaging concepts in the areas of Milk and Nutrition. In addition it also provides technical assistance to our factories.


As a Group Leader Material and Recipe Management (MRM), in the Manufacturing department, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with and influence the R&D community as well as manufacturing sites throughout the Nestlé world.  Your drive for results will be critical to ensure ideas are translated into actions for quick wins that help the business to be more effective.  In this role, you will lead our team to ensure specifications, recipes, and products are compliant with Nestlé policies and standards and applicable regulatory requirements.


Key responsibilities


         Develop, coach, and lead direct reports in material management and recipe management activities

         Ensure adherence to internal and external standards in defining the specification requirements for ingredients and products

         Ensure adherence to the compliance by design process for new products relating to materials and recipes

         Interact with R&D community, Procurement, Regulatory Scientific and Affairs, Application Groups, Factories, and Business in matters related to material and recipe management

         Deliverables met for material and recipe management for the introduction of new products utilizing a stage gate process

         Continuous improvement/optimization in the tools and processes related to material management and recipe management

         Ensure the introduction of new products under the responsibility of PTC Konolfingen are compliant with all internal and external requirements


Education and experience


         Minimum Bsc, ideally Master Degree in Food Science or Technology, or equivalent

         At least 7 years of experience in food industry with a preference in dairy or nutrition

         Factory experience appreciated, ideally within Nestlé

         Experience leading teams and/or direct reports

         Fluent in English required and other language knowledge considered a plus

         Knowledge of SAP-Recipe Management and/or SAP-Environment, Health, and Safety


Show us that you have the strategic mind combined to excellent problem structuring and issue identification. Your coaching and mentoring skills will be key assets for our team. Your management of results impact and your interactive skills will be very important for your and our success. If you are interested in joining the PTC Konolfingen as a Group Leader Material and Recipe Management, please apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs


The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with 91,6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2014, more than 339,000 employees worldwide and 442 factories in more than 86 countries. We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.


Primary Location

: Switzerland


: Research/Development


: Nestec S.A.


: Full-time

Job Posting

: Apr 15, 2016, 10:47:52 AM