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Ingredient Senior Specialist

Nestlé Schweiz

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Ingredient Senior Specialist

Ingredient Senior Specialist(

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Ingredient Senior Specialist


“I want to work for a company that thinks global and acts global”


Nestlé Research and Development Center, Amiens, France / Permanent role (full time position)


Job Summary:


Plan, organize and perform a broad range of ingredient research and/or development activities utilizing, specialized knowledge to create differentiating technology.


Essential Functions:


·         Develop ingredients solutions, design, and manage trials and experiments as required to deliver project solutions that meet the requirements defined.

·         Lead trials / experiments on pilot and factory scale to achieve all briefed objectives on time.

·         Work with suppliers in order to achieve Nestle Standards.

·         Function as key contact for ingredient information.

·         Develop solutions for applications involving ingredients or functions associated with ingredients as needed across Markets.

·         Participate and contribute as a member of a cross-functional team. Actively drive product and process conceptualization, development and scale-up. Interface on a project implementation team by assisting with hand-off from development to start-up and providing operational training as required.


Additional Responsibilities:


·         Demonstrate technical leadership by searching constantly for new opportunities.

·         Maintain and improve upon the communications between R&D and external contacts.

·         Keep current in scientific discipline.

·         Continue development of project leadership skills and technical expertise.





·         B.S. in Food Science, Nutrition, Grain Science or related discipline

·         A minimum of ten years experience

·         Good understanding of commercial & technical interrelationship in a multi-cultural environment

·         Viewed as knowledgeable in raw material and food, ideally pet food, formulation and / or

advanced food processing know how, ideally pet food processing

·         Proven ability to understand ingredient interaction with processing parameters

·         Solid understanding of nutrition and ingredient attributes

·         Solid understanding of ingredient processing, food safety systems, and regulatory requirements



Primary Location

: Switzerland


: Research/Development


: Nestec S.A.


: Full-time

Job Posting

: Jan 5, 2016, 1:35:57 PM