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Senior Product Development Specialist - Infant & Toddler Nutrition

Senior Product Development Specialist - Infant & Toddler Nutrition

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Position Snapshot 
 
Location: Konolfingen, Switzerland  
Company: Nestlé Product & Technology Center (NPTC) Nutrition 
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contract: Permanent contract
 
What we offer at Nestlé 
 
Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you! 
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development 
Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces 
Dynamic international working environment 
Attractive additional benefits  

 

Position Summary  

 

At Nestlé Nutrition, our mission is to nurture a Healthier Generation. We aim to achieve this by leading the way in Research and Development of science proven nutrition solutions and by partnering with parents and healthcare professionals around the world. From pre-conception to adulthood, we are widening our reach and opening up new opportunities across the lifelong nutrition journey.
 
As a Senior Product Development Specialist, you can make a difference in children’s lives from pregnancy to toddler by developing the next generation of Infant Nutrition products. In this challenging role you will be responsible to manage the development, innovation and renovation of Infant Formula products and processes from concept through all stages of development up to industrialization in close collaboration with experienced manufacturing specialists. You will lead the product and process development part and interact proactively with other strategic functions such as R&D, QA, Commercial, Regulatory to ensure overall project objectives, such as quality, timing and budget.

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

 

A Day in the Life of a Senior Product Development Specialist

 

  • Drive the product and process development of Nutrition Business specific for Infant Follow-on formula and Growing-up milks, in collaboration with experienced specialists, from concept to industrial scale and deliver product(s)/process(es) solution(s) at defined quality, time and costs.
  • Drive nutrition-based development and deliver innovative powder, liquid and plant-based product/process solutions to support the innovation pipelines.
  • Have experience with sustainability and project management combined with product development.
  • Provide technical assistance to Nestlé Nutrition, markets, factories and suppliers.
  • Facilitate and coach within the product development, the project team and enhance the interaction and collaboration between the various specialists, across R&D Units, Nutrition Business and with external partners, e.g suppliers.

 

What will make you successful

 

  • Master’s degree in food science, Technology, Engineering, Chemistry or equivalent education, a PhD would be a plus, but not required.
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in the field of NPTC, NDU, CTAG, Application group or similar technical functions would be required.
  • Proactive, innovative, hands-on, and winning attitude with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Knowing the SAP and other required IT tools would be an asset.
  • Ideally first experience working with the Chinese Market and being familiar with the specific requirements.
  • Ideally bringing a deep understanding of some specific competence such as liquid processing, enzymatic treatments, or other unique unit operations to the Infant and Toddler Category.
  • Proven track record of successfully industrialized and launched products.Coaching young product development talents
  • Fluent English is required, German, French or other language skills would be an advantage.

 

At Nestlé Research and Development in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland, we develop for Nestlé worldwide new products, processes and packaging concepts for a broad range of products of our Nutrition, Dairy, Health Science and Coffee businesses. In addition, we also provide technical assistance to our factories.

 

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Position Snapshot 
 
Location: Konolfingen, Switzerland  
Company: Nestlé Product & Technology Center (NPTC) Nutrition 
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contract: Permanent contract
 
What we offer at Nestlé 
 
Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you! 
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development 
Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces 
Dynamic international working environment 
Attractive additional benefits  

 

Position Summary  

 

At Nestlé Nutrition, our mission is to nurture a Healthier Generation. We aim to achieve this by leading the way in Research and Development of science proven nutrition solutions and by partnering with parents and healthcare professionals around the world. From pre-conception to adulthood, we are widening our reach and opening up new opportunities across the lifelong nutrition journey.
 
As a Senior Product Development Specialist, you can make a difference in children’s lives from pregnancy to toddler by developing the next generation of Infant Nutrition products. In this challenging role you will be responsible to manage the development, innovation and renovation of Infant Formula products and processes from concept through all stages of development up to industrialization in close collaboration with experienced manufacturing specialists. You will lead the product and process development part and interact proactively with other strategic functions such as R&D, QA, Commercial, Regulatory to ensure overall project objectives, such as quality, timing and budget.

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

 

A Day in the Life of a Senior Product Development Specialist

 

  • Drive the product and process development of Nutrition Business specific for Infant Follow-on formula and Growing-up milks, in collaboration with experienced specialists, from concept to industrial scale and deliver product(s)/process(es) solution(s) at defined quality, time and costs.
  • Drive nutrition-based development and deliver innovative powder, liquid and plant-based product/process solutions to support the innovation pipelines.
  • Have experience with sustainability and project management combined with product development.
  • Provide technical assistance to Nestlé Nutrition, markets, factories and suppliers.
  • Facilitate and coach within the product development, the project team and enhance the interaction and collaboration between the various specialists, across R&D Units, Nutrition Business and with external partners, e.g suppliers.

 

What will make you successful

 

  • Master’s degree in food science, Technology, Engineering, Chemistry or equivalent education, a PhD would be a plus, but not required.
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in the field of NPTC, NDU, CTAG, Application group or similar technical functions would be required.
  • Proactive, innovative, hands-on, and winning attitude with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Knowing the SAP and other required IT tools would be an asset.
  • Ideally first experience working with the Chinese Market and being familiar with the specific requirements.
  • Ideally bringing a deep understanding of some specific competence such as liquid processing, enzymatic treatments, or other unique unit operations to the Infant and Toddler Category.
  • Proven track record of successfully industrialized and launched products.Coaching young product development talents
  • Fluent English is required, German, French or other language skills would be an advantage.

 

At Nestlé Research and Development in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland, we develop for Nestlé worldwide new products, processes and packaging concepts for a broad range of products of our Nutrition, Dairy, Health Science and Coffee businesses. In addition, we also provide technical assistance to our factories.

 

#LI-Hybrid
 

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Konolfingen, CH

Konolfingen, CH

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