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R&D Specialist for Coffee

R&D Specialist for Coffee

Position Snapshot 
 
Location: Orbe Switzerland 
Company: Nestlé Product Technology Center Coffee Orbe
Act. Rate: 100% 
Type of contract: Permanent contract 

 
What we offer at Nestlé
 
Flexible work policies in terms of core hours. 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  

 

The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Coffee (NPTC Coffee) is the leading R&D organization that discover, develop and deploy coffee and beverage products and technologies for in-home and out-of-home consumption. It consists of units in Konolfingen (CH), Marysville (USA), Orbe (CH) and Singapore and provide new products and processes to all Nestlé markets worldwide.  

Our mission – to delight the consumer wherever, whenever, however by delivering moments of genuine pleasure and indulgence - drives the need for us to attract, select and develop the right people for the right jobs throughout the value chain of our business.

 

As a “R&D Specialist for Coffee”, you will lead key innovation projects to foster business growth for our iconic brands (Nescafé Gold & Classic, Starbucks @ Home, Nescafé Azera, Blue Bottle Coffee and more). 
You will collaborate on a day to day with multidisciplinary teams (Marketing, Operational, Finance, Technical, Consumer& Sensory insight) to ensure the success of the projects. 
In this position, you will have the unique opportunity to support from ideation all the way through factory industrialization the delivery of innovative and competitive products, processes and systems that match business needs and delight consumers.

 

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 R&D Specialist for Coffee

 

  • Propose, plan and deliver projects for the NPTC and/or markets up to industrializations for new concepts, products, processes and systems
  • Write and update process guidelines and manufacturing instructions with full compliance to Nestlé requirements
  • Identify and mitigate risks and opportunities linked to the project and provide alternative solutions
  • Drive stakeholder alignments and the key-decisions periods
  • Develop further competences in the coffee category and enjoy lots of great coffee tastings
  • Propose innovative ideas to contribute to business growth and propose activities to contribute to large company initiatives

 

What will make you successful

 

  • Solid Product Development experience dealing with new technologies, improving, and implementing processes in R&D environments. Experience on flavors is a strong advantage.
  • Holding a bachelor’s degree in food or chemical engineering
  • Experience working in a green coffee producing market
  • Experience in leading multidisciplinary team and influencing without authority
  • Q Arabica Grader Certified
  • Strong ability to complete complex tasks and work autonomously
  • Strong communication skills in English, Spanish and Portuguese is an asset
  • Experience in Operations, technical and commercial function would be a plus
  • Good negotiation skills would be a plus

 

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win.
We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day.
Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.

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: Orbe Switzerland 
Company: Nestlé Product Technology Center Coffee Orbe
Act. Rate: 100% 
Type of contract: Permanent contract 

 
What we offer at Nestlé
 
Flexible work policies in terms of core hours. 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  

 

The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Coffee (NPTC Coffee) is the leading R&D organization that discover, develop and deploy coffee and beverage products and technologies for in-home and out-of-home consumption. It consists of units in Konolfingen (CH), Marysville (USA), Orbe (CH) and Singapore and provide new products and processes to all Nestlé markets worldwide.  

Our mission – to delight the consumer wherever, whenever, however by delivering moments of genuine pleasure and indulgence - drives the need for us to attract, select and develop the right people for the right jobs throughout the value chain of our business.

 

As a “R&D Specialist for Coffee”, you will lead key innovation projects to foster business growth for our iconic brands (Nescafé Gold & Classic, Starbucks @ Home, Nescafé Azera, Blue Bottle Coffee and more). 
You will collaborate on a day to day with multidisciplinary teams (Marketing, Operational, Finance, Technical, Consumer& Sensory insight) to ensure the success of the projects. 
In this position, you will have the unique opportunity to support from ideation all the way through factory industrialization the delivery of innovative and competitive products, processes and systems that match business needs and delight consumers.

 

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 R&D Specialist for Coffee

 

  • Propose, plan and deliver projects for the NPTC and/or markets up to industrializations for new concepts, products, processes and systems
  • Write and update process guidelines and manufacturing instructions with full compliance to Nestlé requirements
  • Identify and mitigate risks and opportunities linked to the project and provide alternative solutions
  • Drive stakeholder alignments and the key-decisions periods
  • Develop further competences in the coffee category and enjoy lots of great coffee tastings
  • Propose innovative ideas to contribute to business growth and propose activities to contribute to large company initiatives

 

What will make you successful

 

  • Solid Product Development experience dealing with new technologies, improving, and implementing processes in R&D environments. Experience on flavors is a strong advantage.
  • Holding a bachelor’s degree in food or chemical engineering
  • Experience working in a green coffee producing market
  • Experience in leading multidisciplinary team and influencing without authority
  • Q Arabica Grader Certified
  • Strong ability to complete complex tasks and work autonomously
  • Strong communication skills in English, Spanish and Portuguese is an asset
  • Experience in Operations, technical and commercial function would be a plus
  • Good negotiation skills would be a plus

 

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win.
We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day.
Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.

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.

Orbe, CH

Orbe, CH

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