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Junior Pet Food Formulation Specialist, France

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Junior Pet Food Formulation Specialist, France

Junior Pet Food Formulation Specialist, France (

Job Number:

  170006Q8 )


Junior Pet Food Formulation Specialist, France


“Market-leading products and headline-making projects”


Nestle Purina Petcare EMENA, Noisiel, France and UK      Defined period of time contract 1 year, act rate 100%


Deadline for application: 25 th of August 2017


Are you ready to join a small but very multinational team in a challenging role? Nestle Purina Petcare Europe is creating in 2014 its European Center of Operations Excellence, bringing together experts from several countries in Product Development, Engineering, Quality Management, Procurement and Project Management.


At Nestlé Purina Petcare, we are passionately committed to enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them. Our dedication to pets, and their owners, directs everything we do, every day, everywhere. Today, Nestlé Purina Petcare is one of the world's leading pet care companies. We offer an attractive and dynamic work environment with a high focus on developing people.


As a Junior Pet Food Formulation Specialist you will ensure execution and Continuous Improvement of formulation processes to deliver Business Excellence in formulation. You will also be responsible to define formulation strategy across Nestlé Purina Petcare factories in zone EMENA, in collaboration with the other relevant functions to deliver best-in-class recipes: compliant vs relevant regulations, on time, on quality and at optimum cost.



Key responsibilities


  • Ensure that each recipe used at factory level complies with European Regulations, FEDIAF and Nestle internal Guidelines for Food Safety, Nutrition and Labelling (LSS)

  • Provide guidance to other technical functions through recipe simulations to answer specific business needs linked to formulation

  • Support Product Platforms during recipe development, including: Innovation & Renovation process, sourcing, crises and final recipe structure validation

  • Ensure accuracy of formulation tools database to predict recipe characteristics

  • Design next generation formulation systems

  • Lead and/or support initiatives to continuously understand and improve formulas in order to reach best-in-class palatability for our products

  • Drive cost-reduction initiatives through scenario planning, recipe routine optimization and benchmarking across factories

  • Provide guidance on nutritional testing requirements for recipe changes



Required Profile


  • MSc / BSc in food science or related area

  • Operational experience in Product Development or Ingredient Development

  • 1 to 3years of experience in R&D or operations

  • Experience in a factory is a strong plus

  • Understanding of the business environment

  • Fluent in English

  • French or another language is a plus

  • Mobility/willingness to travel, driving license


To be successful, you would need to demonstrate excellent networking abilities. Your ability to demonstrate continuous improvement mindset through standardization and to adapt your communication style to different levels of management and experts will contribute to your and our success. If your profile corresponds to the description, please apply in English at www.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 on www.nestle.com .


Primary Location

:   Switzerland


:   Research/Development


:   Nestlé Business Services


:   Full-time

Job Posting

:   Aug 21, 2017, 11:05:25 AM