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Product Development Specialist, Coffee

Product Development Specialist, Coffee

Singapore, SG

Singapore, SG

Position Snapshot

Location:   Quality Road
Company: Nestlé R&D Singapore
Full-time
 

Position Summary

At Nestlé Research and Development Centre in Singapore, we support the global and regional product development of NESCAFE White Cup, MILO, Nestle Professional and Ice Cream. Together with our cross-category competencies in Packaging, Science & Technology, Pilot Plant Capabilities and External Partnerships, we help to advance Nestle’s businesses from the heart of Asia.


As a R&D Development specialist in formulation of Beverage Products, you will support the innovation and renovation of products and processes in response to business needs. You will be responsible for the recipe and product design according to requirements and leveraging existing or creating new knowledge. You will be part of the core team for projects with high business impact. You will interact proactively with colleagues from other functions/R&D centers and operations (factories, procurement, regulatory etc), as well as business partners & suppliers in order to meet the overall project objectives.
 

A day in the life of...

• Formulate and design recipe for powder Coffee mixes (dairy, non-dairy, plant based, white and black, foaming and non-foaming) at kitchen/pilot plant scale up to factory scale
• Contribute to overall project success by achievement of assigned project deliverables
• Support consumer tests design and execution in collaboration with Consumer Insights group
• Propose and develop innovative concepts & prototypes based on trends/business requirements
• Produce and dispatch samples with defined quality at agreed time, cost & quality
• Build knowledge on ingredients and their interaction in food matrices, scouting new relevant development, technologies addressing key consumer trends/needs/ regulatory framework
• Analyze, translate and apply science and technology into winning concepts and prototypes
• Manage stakeholders effectively through timely communication, reporting and presentation
 

What will make you successful

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in food science or related disciplines
• Several years of experience in product development/formulation, preferably powder/ beverages
• Knowledge about ingredients such as flavors, dairy & plant, texturizer, sweeteners
• Proven communication skills with different stakeholders (business/RD/market) & team player
• Working experience with consumers would be ideal
• Creative and solution oriented
• Ability to work on several projects in parallel
• At ease in an international environment & cross functional work internally and externally
• Comfortable with ad-hoc traveling
• At ease with IT systems

Show us that you are passionate about product development and has the capability to see the complete picture with focus on meeting customers and consumer’s needs. Your passion for food, your creativity and initiative, your dynamism, and your strong ability to work in teams is key element for this role. Finally, your ability to work under tight timing/budget and to use efficiently right network to support strong brand’s growth is what will set you apart from other candidates. If you are dedicated to apply to this position, and you want to make a difference to our performance, please apply in English at: www.nestle.com/jobs.

Position Snapshot

Location:   Quality Road
Company: Nestlé R&D Singapore
Full-time
 

Position Summary

At Nestlé Research and Development Centre in Singapore, we support the global and regional product development of NESCAFE White Cup, MILO, Nestle Professional and Ice Cream. Together with our cross-category competencies in Packaging, Science & Technology, Pilot Plant Capabilities and External Partnerships, we help to advance Nestle’s businesses from the heart of Asia.


As a R&D Development specialist in formulation of Beverage Products, you will support the innovation and renovation of products and processes in response to business needs. You will be responsible for the recipe and product design according to requirements and leveraging existing or creating new knowledge. You will be part of the core team for projects with high business impact. You will interact proactively with colleagues from other functions/R&D centers and operations (factories, procurement, regulatory etc), as well as business partners & suppliers in order to meet the overall project objectives.
 

A day in the life of...

• Formulate and design recipe for powder Coffee mixes (dairy, non-dairy, plant based, white and black, foaming and non-foaming) at kitchen/pilot plant scale up to factory scale
• Contribute to overall project success by achievement of assigned project deliverables
• Support consumer tests design and execution in collaboration with Consumer Insights group
• Propose and develop innovative concepts & prototypes based on trends/business requirements
• Produce and dispatch samples with defined quality at agreed time, cost & quality
• Build knowledge on ingredients and their interaction in food matrices, scouting new relevant development, technologies addressing key consumer trends/needs/ regulatory framework
• Analyze, translate and apply science and technology into winning concepts and prototypes
• Manage stakeholders effectively through timely communication, reporting and presentation
 

What will make you successful

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in food science or related disciplines
• Several years of experience in product development/formulation, preferably powder/ beverages
• Knowledge about ingredients such as flavors, dairy & plant, texturizer, sweeteners
• Proven communication skills with different stakeholders (business/RD/market) & team player
• Working experience with consumers would be ideal
• Creative and solution oriented
• Ability to work on several projects in parallel
• At ease in an international environment & cross functional work internally and externally
• Comfortable with ad-hoc traveling
• At ease with IT systems

Show us that you are passionate about product development and has the capability to see the complete picture with focus on meeting customers and consumer’s needs. Your passion for food, your creativity and initiative, your dynamism, and your strong ability to work in teams is key element for this role. Finally, your ability to work under tight timing/budget and to use efficiently right network to support strong brand’s growth is what will set you apart from other candidates. If you are dedicated to apply to this position, and you want to make a difference to our performance, please apply in English at: www.nestle.com/jobs.

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