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Junior Sensory Coffee Lab Manager Nespresso

Nestlé Schweiz

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Junior Sensory Coffee Lab Manager Nespresso

Junior Sensory Coffee Lab Manager Nespresso (

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  180000E3 )

Junior Sensory Coffee Lab Manager for Nespresso
“Incredible challenges and limitless potential and wonderful coffee”
Nespresso, Romont, Switzerland                                          Undefined period of time contract, act rate max. 90%
Nespresso pioneered the portioned coffee segment and has been continuously innovating to deliver the highest quality coffee experiences to consumers worldwide. The company has transformed the coffee culture and is the reference for portioned coffee worldwide.  We focus on both direct-to-consumer and business-to-business sales. Nespresso is strongly positioned in the most dynamic and fastest growing segment of the global coffee market. The strength of the brand, the quality of our coffees and our unique service offering provide us with exciting growth opportunities to further engage coffee lovers who demand authentic quality and moments of pleasure.
As a Junior Sensory Coffee Lab Manager for Nespresso, your main responsibility will be to plan and run panel tasting sessions. You will also do the administration of sensory panels and related activities together with laboratory procedures.                        
Frequent business trips will be required to our Headquarter at Nespresso International based in Lausanne.                                                          
Key responsibilities
  • Responsible for the day to day work in Romont and Lausanne
    • Lab management (small team)
    • Team cohesion and coaching
    • Responsible for sensory results
    • Ensuring optimal lab conditions
    • managing with and without authority (managing multiple team direct and indirect)
    • facilitate headquarters sensory activities in multiple sensory laboratories
  • Act as a Panel leader/sensory technician/coffee tasting
    • animate panels - help other sensory technicians - participate to tastings
  • Quality management system
    • renovate lab quality management system
    • Ensure the integrity of the laboratory quality system management (for Audit purpose, Security & GLP)
    • Maintain tracking tools and KPI's and keep procedures up to date
Required Profile
  • HES Engineer, Technician grade, DUT or Bachelor with major in sensorial methodology, food industry processes or equivalent.
  • 3 years’ experience with strong knowledge in tools and good laboratory Practice
  • Knowledge in Coffee is a plus
  • Skills in management/team coordination is required
  • Good experience in sensory evaluation at technician level
    Comfortable with scientific and statistical knowledge (ANOVA, PCA, discriminative tests)
  • Good knowledge in Windows environment software
  • Able to handle thorough preparation (meticulous, hands-on, precise to prepare Quality audits)
  • Able to manage a trained panel
  • At ease in Communication both oral & written.
  • Fluent in French and English, both written and spoken
Show us that you have the capability to work in team but also to be autonomous. Your strong planning, organization and coordination skills are key elements. Your service orientation and your curiosity will be really appreciated. If your profile corresponds to the description, please apply in English atwww.nestle.com/jobs.
The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89,5 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2016. It is present in 191 countries around the world, has 418 factories and its 328,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us onwww.nestle.com.

Primary Location

:   Switzerland-Fribourg-Romont


:   Research/Development


:   Nestec S.A.


:   Part-time

Job Posting

:   Jan 17, 2018, 3:35:17 PM