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(Senior) Product Development Specialist - Infant Formula

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(Senior) Product Development Specialist - Infant Formula

(Senior) Product Development Specialist – Infant Formula(

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Product Development Specialist – Infant Nutrition


“I want to develop innovative and competitive products”


Nestlé Product & Technology Center (PTC),                        Undefined period of time contract, act rate 100%

Konolfingen, Switzerland     



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 and in addition it also provides technical assistance to our factories. If you wish to be part of our highly motivated team apply now for the position of:


Product Development Specialist


As an experienced Specialist within our PTC, you can make a difference in children’s lives from pregnancy to toddler by developing the next generation of infant nutrition products. In this challenging role you will be responsible to manage the development, innovation and renovation of infant formula products and processes from concept through all stages of development up to industrialization. With your supportive and coaching attitude you will become a trustful partner for the collaboration across functions. Show us that you are able to work collaboratively and that you can propose improvement ideas in a constructive way.



Key responsabilities


  • Responsible for the cross-functional development of new infant formula products aligned with given requirements and compliance by design (regulatory and quality)

  • Plan, prepare and coordinate the execution of bench scale and pilot plant trials ensuring industrial scalability (e.g. process capability)

  • Ensure accurate documentation and presentation of project results to the project team and to management

  • Manage Clinical trial productions to support clinically proven health benefits and scientific substantiation of new Infant Formula products

  • Drive new ideas in science and innovation, and build, document and protect knowledge

  • Manage relationship with external service providers


Formation et expérience


  • At least 5 years of experience in R&D as a Product Development Specialist, within the food industry with a preference for dairy or nutrition products; Factory experience would be considered a strong asset

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering, Food Science and technology or equivalent education, PhD would be a plus

  • Proactive, hands-on and winning attitude with strong communication and organizational skills as well as focus on results

  • Fluency in English required. German, French or other language skills would be considered as an advantage


If you want to make a difference in a child’s life and you think you’ve got the spirit and background we are looking for and are interested in this vacancy, we look forward to hearing from you. Please apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs

The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with 92.2 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2013, more than 330,000 employees worldwide and 468 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 why you should join us on http://www.nestle.com/


Primary Location

: Switzerland-Bern-Konolfingen


: Research/Development


: Nestec S.A.


: Full-time

Job Posting

: Jul 21, 2016, 5:20:51 PM