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Senior Food Safety Specialist

Senior Food Safety Specialist

Nestlé in the United States, part of Nestlé S.A., is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future – for individuals and families, for our thriving and resilient communities, and for the planet. We are transforming our product portfolio – from pet care, premium water, frozen meals, and infant nutrition – to meet changing consumer needs by focusing on high-growth food, beverage and consumer categories.

Our operations in the U.S. are composed of seven operating companies: Nestlé USA, Nestlé Purina, Nespresso, Gerber, Nestlé Health Science, Nestlé Professional, and Information Technology at Nestlé all focused on our mission of ”Good Food, Good Life.” Our organization offers tremendous potential for professional growth and achievement, opportunities to make an impact on a global scale, and substantial rewards for a job well done.

Position Summary

  • Provide food safety and regulatory technical guidance to Global Nestlé Nutrition Meals & Drinks and Healthy Snacks Innovation/Renovation projects, research and development, and manufacturing.  Ensure compliance by design through quality and food safety support of NDC Fremont led Innovation/Renovation projects.
  • Develop and conduct ingredient, packaging and product safety assessments and strategies to manage safety and compliance risks.  Assess, develop, and execute action plans to address complex technical and regulatory challenges associated with food ingredients, finished products, packaging and processes.
  • Project team member engaged in Innovation / Renovation projects assuring Quality function deliverables throughout project stages including:  food safety risk assessments, preliminary HACCP, preliminary QMS, input to the Manufacturing Dossier, and Technical Acceptance.
  • Supports Technical Assistance requests from external Nestle functions.
  • Develops and supports model HACCP, model Quality Monitoring Schemes, SOPs  and other Quality System requirements
  • Create and maintain internal networks with relevant PTC/R&D units and NRC.  Maintain industry expertise through external networking and affiliations.
  • Responsible to follow and uphold all Food Safety, Food Quality, Occupational Safety, Health and Environment policies and procedures as pertains to role.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree required and PhD preferred in a scientific/regulatory area (chemistry, toxicology, food science, etc.)
  • 8+ years applicable industry experience in Operations and/or RD
  • Demonstrated communication skills with varied audiences
  • working experience with risk assessment and HACCP desirable.   

 

Skills

  • Ability to understand and include broad science knowledge to understand and evaluate a variety of technical and regulatory situations
  • Communicate, interpret and apply information from  technical experts in areas of chemistry, microbiology, and toxicology
  • Functional technical Leadership
  • Technical curiosity
  • Understands business operation
  • Risk assessment and problem solving
  • Professional networking
  • Commitment to providing safe/compliant products

Requisition ID

76488120 

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.

 

Nestlé in the United States, part of Nestlé S.A., is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future – for individuals and families, for our thriving and resilient communities, and for the planet. We are transforming our product portfolio – from pet care, premium water, frozen meals, and infant nutrition – to meet changing consumer needs by focusing on high-growth food, beverage and consumer categories.

Our operations in the U.S. are composed of seven operating companies: Nestlé USA, Nestlé Purina, Nespresso, Gerber, Nestlé Health Science, Nestlé Professional, and Information Technology at Nestlé all focused on our mission of ”Good Food, Good Life.” Our organization offers tremendous potential for professional growth and achievement, opportunities to make an impact on a global scale, and substantial rewards for a job well done.

Position Summary

  • Provide food safety and regulatory technical guidance to Global Nestlé Nutrition Meals & Drinks and Healthy Snacks Innovation/Renovation projects, research and development, and manufacturing.  Ensure compliance by design through quality and food safety support of NDC Fremont led Innovation/Renovation projects.
  • Develop and conduct ingredient, packaging and product safety assessments and strategies to manage safety and compliance risks.  Assess, develop, and execute action plans to address complex technical and regulatory challenges associated with food ingredients, finished products, packaging and processes.
  • Project team member engaged in Innovation / Renovation projects assuring Quality function deliverables throughout project stages including:  food safety risk assessments, preliminary HACCP, preliminary QMS, input to the Manufacturing Dossier, and Technical Acceptance.
  • Supports Technical Assistance requests from external Nestle functions.
  • Develops and supports model HACCP, model Quality Monitoring Schemes, SOPs  and other Quality System requirements
  • Create and maintain internal networks with relevant PTC/R&D units and NRC.  Maintain industry expertise through external networking and affiliations.
  • Responsible to follow and uphold all Food Safety, Food Quality, Occupational Safety, Health and Environment policies and procedures as pertains to role.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree required and PhD preferred in a scientific/regulatory area (chemistry, toxicology, food science, etc.)
  • 8+ years applicable industry experience in Operations and/or RD
  • Demonstrated communication skills with varied audiences
  • working experience with risk assessment and HACCP desirable.   

 

Skills

  • Ability to understand and include broad science knowledge to understand and evaluate a variety of technical and regulatory situations
  • Communicate, interpret and apply information from  technical experts in areas of chemistry, microbiology, and toxicology
  • Functional technical Leadership
  • Technical curiosity
  • Understands business operation
  • Risk assessment and problem solving
  • Professional networking
  • Commitment to providing safe/compliant products

Requisition ID

76488120 

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.

 

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

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