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Global Waste Elimination Specialist

Global Waste Elimination Specialist

       

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Prilly (VD), Switzerland 
Company: CPW 
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100% 
Type of contact: permanent 

 

In this role you will have the chance to contribute to the business-driven global waste elimination initiative which is a CPW internal program on cost savings across the value chain. You will drive and identify global cost saving opportunities for ingredients, recipes, packaging and manufacturing, in conjunction with the regions, R&D, procurement and marketing in order to deliver against the Waste Elimination objective. 

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different functions and regions. You will experience the dynamics of a joint venture while working closely with the 2 parent companies. 
Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

 

Deadline for applications: 15.10.2022
Travel rate: 5-10% 
Please note that for this position only Swiss nationals and/or holders of a valid work permit will be considered

 

Position Summary

 

As a Global Waste Elimination Specialist, you will be….

 

Leading the execution of global cost saving projects in collaboration with cross functional teams and regions and engaging with key stakeholders to facilitate approval of the initiatives

 

Organizing, facilitating, and executing ideation sessions (across brands, markets, factories) to identify waste elimination opportunities across the whole value chain (ingredients, packaging, process…) 

 

Benchmarking internally and externally different costs and practices 

 

Acting as a key global Waste Elimination contact for regions and supporting them to achieve their waste elimination targets 

 

Contributing to the global waste elimination pipeline fill

 

Acting as an ambassador for waste elimination across the whole organization by engaging with internal stakeholders

 

Collaborating closely with the 2 parent companies Nestlé and GMI to find synergies on cost saving opportunities and to ensure support 


What will make you successful

 

  • Degree or equivalent in Food Science, Food Technology or related technical / scientific field.
  • 5 years+ technical or procurement experience (ideally breakfast cereals or similar category) in factory or R&D positions
  • Recognized expertise in raw and packaging materials 
  • Practical application of engineering, science and technology. Ability to develop strategies based on business needs/opportunities
  • Project management experience 
  • Experience in working in a cross-functional environment
  • Solid understanding of financial basics and business P&Ls
  • Experience in internal and external benchmarking
  • Experience with cost saving ideation tools (recipe deep dives, E2E walks, LEAN,...)
  • Sound judgement of complex situations, ability to evaluate and analyse data in order to define and lead relevant actions/plans
  • Effective communication skills and courage to challenge when appropriate 
  • Ability to manage conflicts and negotiations in a constructive way to achieve beneficial results for the business
  • Ability to deliver results and provide leadership and guidance across the organization in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and demands 
  • Ability to develop constructive, cooperative, respectful and trusting working relationships with others. Strong personal integrity and ability to receive and act on feedback
  • Proven track record in delivering results through others, functional leadership and complex stakeholders management


Established in 1990 and Headquartered in Switzerland, CPW is a long-standing partnership between Nestlé and General Mills, bringing together the world-class capabilities of both companies. Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) is a leading global breakfast cereal company and the maker of Nestle Breakfast Cereals, including favourites such as NESQUIK®, FITNESS®, CHEERIOS® and CHOCAPIC®. With more than 50 brands to suit all ages and lifestyles globally, CPW strives to make breakfast better with nutritious, tasty and convenient food that helps people start their day in the best possible way. CPW has a strong global network with 3,850 employees, 15 factories, a Global R&D network, and we operate in more than 130 markets. Visit wwww.nestle-cereals.com

 

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.

     

       

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Prilly (VD), Switzerland 
Company: CPW 
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100% 
Type of contact: permanent 

 

In this role you will have the chance to contribute to the business-driven global waste elimination initiative which is a CPW internal program on cost savings across the value chain. You will drive and identify global cost saving opportunities for ingredients, recipes, packaging and manufacturing, in conjunction with the regions, R&D, procurement and marketing in order to deliver against the Waste Elimination objective. 

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different functions and regions. You will experience the dynamics of a joint venture while working closely with the 2 parent companies. 
Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

 

Deadline for applications: 15.10.2022
Travel rate: 5-10% 
Please note that for this position only Swiss nationals and/or holders of a valid work permit will be considered

 

Position Summary

 

As a Global Waste Elimination Specialist, you will be….

 

Leading the execution of global cost saving projects in collaboration with cross functional teams and regions and engaging with key stakeholders to facilitate approval of the initiatives

 

Organizing, facilitating, and executing ideation sessions (across brands, markets, factories) to identify waste elimination opportunities across the whole value chain (ingredients, packaging, process…) 

 

Benchmarking internally and externally different costs and practices 

 

Acting as a key global Waste Elimination contact for regions and supporting them to achieve their waste elimination targets 

 

Contributing to the global waste elimination pipeline fill

 

Acting as an ambassador for waste elimination across the whole organization by engaging with internal stakeholders

 

Collaborating closely with the 2 parent companies Nestlé and GMI to find synergies on cost saving opportunities and to ensure support 


What will make you successful

 

  • Degree or equivalent in Food Science, Food Technology or related technical / scientific field.
  • 5 years+ technical or procurement experience (ideally breakfast cereals or similar category) in factory or R&D positions
  • Recognized expertise in raw and packaging materials 
  • Practical application of engineering, science and technology. Ability to develop strategies based on business needs/opportunities
  • Project management experience 
  • Experience in working in a cross-functional environment
  • Solid understanding of financial basics and business P&Ls
  • Experience in internal and external benchmarking
  • Experience with cost saving ideation tools (recipe deep dives, E2E walks, LEAN,...)
  • Sound judgement of complex situations, ability to evaluate and analyse data in order to define and lead relevant actions/plans
  • Effective communication skills and courage to challenge when appropriate 
  • Ability to manage conflicts and negotiations in a constructive way to achieve beneficial results for the business
  • Ability to deliver results and provide leadership and guidance across the organization in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and demands 
  • Ability to develop constructive, cooperative, respectful and trusting working relationships with others. Strong personal integrity and ability to receive and act on feedback
  • Proven track record in delivering results through others, functional leadership and complex stakeholders management


Established in 1990 and Headquartered in Switzerland, CPW is a long-standing partnership between Nestlé and General Mills, bringing together the world-class capabilities of both companies. Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) is a leading global breakfast cereal company and the maker of Nestle Breakfast Cereals, including favourites such as NESQUIK®, FITNESS®, CHEERIOS® and CHOCAPIC®. With more than 50 brands to suit all ages and lifestyles globally, CPW strives to make breakfast better with nutritious, tasty and convenient food that helps people start their day in the best possible way. CPW has a strong global network with 3,850 employees, 15 factories, a Global R&D network, and we operate in more than 130 markets. Visit wwww.nestle-cereals.com

 

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.

     

Prilly, CH

Prilly, CH

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