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Technical Applications Group Specialist

Technical Applications Group Specialist

 

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestlé Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life®, Nature’s Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Nuun®, Persona Nutrition®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

 

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

 

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

Product & process lead on medium complexity innovation and renovation portfolio and optimization/improvement projects (single recipe, line extension, small recipe renovation, low CAPEX need).  Represent Technical Application Group as subject matter expert for product and process to transfer knowledge to the factories.  May act as technical lead if required. Collaborate internally and externally to build relationships in order to continuously improve technical skills and personal development.            

 

I&R Projects including Productivity & Consumer Complaints/Strategy and Execution:
- Participate in I2L project teams to contribute to product design and process capability decisions
- Lead factory planning discussions to assess risks, manage the changes, review trial requests, and schedule necessary resources
- Lead factory discussion on current project status and to assist the plant functions in completion of required functional I2L process activities
- Provide Operations insight in discussions on changes affecting the plant processes on assigned projects
- Demonstrate trial and product qualification leadership
- Technical project manager when PM is not assigned leading smaller cross functional teams of <10 people typically at 1 or 2 physical locations."        

 

Qualifications and Requirements

Minimum of 5 years Consumer Packaged Goods (food preferred) product development
experience, including
- Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Engineering, other related fields or at least 10 years of liquid processing experience in lieu of degree
- Demonstrated knowledge of technical and manufacturing processes
- Demonstrated ability to get results working with cross functional teams
- Demonstrated ability to thrive in a cross functional team environment
- Strong focus on achieving individual results and meeting deadlines
- Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo to generate innovation
- Participation in Consumer Research (focus, groups, CLTs, or other consumer research)
- Prior Operations/Factory experience (any area)
- GSTD Certification/DMAIC participation
- Technical Project Management experience
- Technical lead on medium complexity projects
- Understanding of product development process from concept through commercialization
- Influence and contribute to R&D led project

191697 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestlé Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life®, Nature’s Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Nuun®, Persona Nutrition®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

 

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

 

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

Product & process lead on medium complexity innovation and renovation portfolio and optimization/improvement projects (single recipe, line extension, small recipe renovation, low CAPEX need).  Represent Technical Application Group as subject matter expert for product and process to transfer knowledge to the factories.  May act as technical lead if required. Collaborate internally and externally to build relationships in order to continuously improve technical skills and personal development.            

 

I&R Projects including Productivity & Consumer Complaints/Strategy and Execution:
- Participate in I2L project teams to contribute to product design and process capability decisions
- Lead factory planning discussions to assess risks, manage the changes, review trial requests, and schedule necessary resources
- Lead factory discussion on current project status and to assist the plant functions in completion of required functional I2L process activities
- Provide Operations insight in discussions on changes affecting the plant processes on assigned projects
- Demonstrate trial and product qualification leadership
- Technical project manager when PM is not assigned leading smaller cross functional teams of <10 people typically at 1 or 2 physical locations."        

 

Qualifications and Requirements

Minimum of 5 years Consumer Packaged Goods (food preferred) product development
experience, including
- Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Engineering, other related fields or at least 10 years of liquid processing experience in lieu of degree
- Demonstrated knowledge of technical and manufacturing processes
- Demonstrated ability to get results working with cross functional teams
- Demonstrated ability to thrive in a cross functional team environment
- Strong focus on achieving individual results and meeting deadlines
- Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo to generate innovation
- Participation in Consumer Research (focus, groups, CLTs, or other consumer research)
- Prior Operations/Factory experience (any area)
- GSTD Certification/DMAIC participation
- Technical Project Management experience
- Technical lead on medium complexity projects
- Understanding of product development process from concept through commercialization
- Influence and contribute to R&D led project

191697 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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