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R&D Process Engineer

R&D Process Engineer

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: Nestle R&D Center, Singapore

Type of contract: Permanent

 

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world.  At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.  A Nestle career empowers you to make an impact locally and globally, as you are provided with the opportunity to make a mark and stand out, as long as you seek it.  With Nestle, you are enabled and encouraged to grow not only as professionals, but also as people.

 

We are looking for a R&D Process Engineer to plan, organize and perform a broad range of research and/or development activity by utilizing a high level of advanced, specialized knowledge to create differentiating technology while using professional judgment with minimal supervision.

 

A day in the life of...

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve multiple objectives, including, but not limited to:
    • Plan, organize and perform trials and experiments (bench-top, pilot plant, and factory scale) as required to complete process and product development projects.
    • Drive product and process conceptualization, development and scale-up. 
    • Interface on a project implementation team by assisting with hand-off from development to start-up and providing technical training as required to the operating company personnel
  • Function as a project team leader as assigned. Required activities include, but are not limited to:
    • Provide effective project leadership and be mentored by technology champions as needed for development.
    • Fulfilling all requirements of the Product Development Process and Nestec regarding “absolute” deliverables for each phase.
    • Complete all required documentation and project reporting in a timely manner
    • Adherence to Company policy on protection of patent rights and intellectual property.
  • Further develop R&D expertise and competence in the manufacture of pet food (dry, wet, treats) including the monitoring and evaluation of new technologies.
  • Research and propose R&D projects utilizing technical innovations/renovations applicable to Nestlé Purina’s business strategy.
  • Conduct all activity in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and all required Company policies and procedures.
  • Effectively communicate results through oral presentations and timely, written technical documentation and reports
  • Provide technical leadership to create original, differentiating technology with a high level of ability to apply relevant scientific knowledge to products/processes
  • Further develop R&D expertise and competence in the manufacture of pet food (dry, wet, treats)
  • Provide a resource to the Business that can be used to coordinate the building of new or the renovation of existing pet food facilities
  • To provide an additional and credible source of Technical Support to the Markets
  • Develop Nestlé Purina’s core competence in all areas of pet food manufacturing by monitoring and evaluating new technologies
  • Develop particular knowledge in the areas of pet food manufacturing
  • Maintain and improve upon the communications between R&D and external contacts
  • Possess a recognized expertise and keep current in engineering discipline
  • Propose and execute projects utilizing technical innovations/renovations that may be applicable to Nestlé Purina’s business strategy
  • Actively acts as an expert consultant within Nestlé Purina and Nestlé in area of technical expertise
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with vendors and counterparts at other Nestlé operations
  • Training of personnel from the client companies and within the Center as required
  • Expected to support business request and provide inputs autonomously
  • Travel up to 30% depending upon project and trial needs. Majority of travel will be regional and international
  • Practice safety in the work area

 

What will make you successful

  • B.S. in Engineering
  • A minimum of five years experience in a similar field
  • Manufacturing experience within a production, engineering and maintenance role
  • Specialized knowledge in food processing or preferably meat processing experience is preferred
  • Broad range of technical knowledge outside area of specialty
  • Skilled in quality assurance
  • Skilled in data analysis
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Pro-active/Self-Starter
  • Good sense of business/technical interrelationships
  • Computer literacy

 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: Nestle R&D Center, Singapore

Type of contract: Permanent

 

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world.  At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.  A Nestle career empowers you to make an impact locally and globally, as you are provided with the opportunity to make a mark and stand out, as long as you seek it.  With Nestle, you are enabled and encouraged to grow not only as professionals, but also as people.

 

We are looking for a R&D Process Engineer to plan, organize and perform a broad range of research and/or development activity by utilizing a high level of advanced, specialized knowledge to create differentiating technology while using professional judgment with minimal supervision.

 

A day in the life of...

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve multiple objectives, including, but not limited to:
    • Plan, organize and perform trials and experiments (bench-top, pilot plant, and factory scale) as required to complete process and product development projects.
    • Drive product and process conceptualization, development and scale-up. 
    • Interface on a project implementation team by assisting with hand-off from development to start-up and providing technical training as required to the operating company personnel
  • Function as a project team leader as assigned. Required activities include, but are not limited to:
    • Provide effective project leadership and be mentored by technology champions as needed for development.
    • Fulfilling all requirements of the Product Development Process and Nestec regarding “absolute” deliverables for each phase.
    • Complete all required documentation and project reporting in a timely manner
    • Adherence to Company policy on protection of patent rights and intellectual property.
  • Further develop R&D expertise and competence in the manufacture of pet food (dry, wet, treats) including the monitoring and evaluation of new technologies.
  • Research and propose R&D projects utilizing technical innovations/renovations applicable to Nestlé Purina’s business strategy.
  • Conduct all activity in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and all required Company policies and procedures.
  • Effectively communicate results through oral presentations and timely, written technical documentation and reports
  • Provide technical leadership to create original, differentiating technology with a high level of ability to apply relevant scientific knowledge to products/processes
  • Further develop R&D expertise and competence in the manufacture of pet food (dry, wet, treats)
  • Provide a resource to the Business that can be used to coordinate the building of new or the renovation of existing pet food facilities
  • To provide an additional and credible source of Technical Support to the Markets
  • Develop Nestlé Purina’s core competence in all areas of pet food manufacturing by monitoring and evaluating new technologies
  • Develop particular knowledge in the areas of pet food manufacturing
  • Maintain and improve upon the communications between R&D and external contacts
  • Possess a recognized expertise and keep current in engineering discipline
  • Propose and execute projects utilizing technical innovations/renovations that may be applicable to Nestlé Purina’s business strategy
  • Actively acts as an expert consultant within Nestlé Purina and Nestlé in area of technical expertise
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with vendors and counterparts at other Nestlé operations
  • Training of personnel from the client companies and within the Center as required
  • Expected to support business request and provide inputs autonomously
  • Travel up to 30% depending upon project and trial needs. Majority of travel will be regional and international
  • Practice safety in the work area

 

What will make you successful

  • B.S. in Engineering
  • A minimum of five years experience in a similar field
  • Manufacturing experience within a production, engineering and maintenance role
  • Specialized knowledge in food processing or preferably meat processing experience is preferred
  • Broad range of technical knowledge outside area of specialty
  • Skilled in quality assurance
  • Skilled in data analysis
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Pro-active/Self-Starter
  • Good sense of business/technical interrelationships
  • Computer literacy

 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

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