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Laboratory Scientist

Laboratory Scientist

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

 

 

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join our Science & Technology (Digital and Analytical Solutions) team as a Laboratory Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the laboratory, ensuring compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs), execute and support various analytical initiatives. The Laboratory Coordinator will also play a crucial role in maintaining inventory, managing equipment, and implementing new digital and analytical solutions within the analytical units.

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the analytical labs, and chemical storage units, in collaboration with area users, Safety, Quality, and other stakeholders.
  2. Create training modules on the defined ways of working (WOW) and ensure new employees review them upon joining Nestle, while established employees review them annually.
  3. Coordinate equipment calibrations, ordering of consumables, and cross-center audits. Develop SOPs with a RACI matrix, as necessary.
  4. Monitor and maintain inventory of chemicals, materials, and analytical equipment. Facilitate proper disposition of assets by establishing connections with local universities.
  5. Create SOPs for analytical methods for specific analytical equipment, incorporating input from method reviewers.
  6. Execute analytical testing (such as gas chromatography/olfactometry, liquid chromatography, dough rheology, sauce emulsification, tribology, and texture profile analysis) and interpret analytical results by following validated procedures within agreed timelines.
  7. Ensure laboratory safety and housekeeping activities are implemented and maintained to the highest standards.
  8. Support the implementation of digital initiatives relevant to analytical units
  9. Maintain the S&T Analytical Solutions SharePoint and other repositories to ensure audit-readiness.
  10. Champion scouting of new analytical methodologies to elevate our analytical competencies in the field of physical characterization for Frozen & Chilled products, while maintaining the strong competence in flavor research.
  11. Act as a SPOC for analysis of Frozen & Chilled Foods for different Nestlé R&D centers and NQAC labs.

Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in a scientific discipline, preferably in Chemistry, Food Science, Chemical Engineering or a related field with minimum 5 years of experience. Ph.D. is a plus.
  2. Proven experience in laboratory management or coordination, preferably in a scientific or research environment.
  3. Strong knowledge of laboratory operations, including SOP development, equipment calibration, and inventory management.
  4. Dexterity with analytical methods and equipment commonly used in food science or related fields.  Proven experience in running and troubleshooting GC-MS is required.
  5. Experience in flavor analysis such as GC-MS/O.
  6. Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  7. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with SharePoint or other document management systems.
  8. Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
  9. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  10. Knowledge of digital solutions and their implementation in laboratory settings is desirable.
  11. Experience in building strong collaboration and partnerships external/internal

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for laboratory management and analytical solutions, we encourage you to apply for this position.

 

 

Visa processing is possible for domestic candidates.


76898255 

299409 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

 

 

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to join our Science & Technology (Digital and Analytical Solutions) team as a Laboratory Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the laboratory, ensuring compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs), execute and support various analytical initiatives. The Laboratory Coordinator will also play a crucial role in maintaining inventory, managing equipment, and implementing new digital and analytical solutions within the analytical units.

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the analytical labs, and chemical storage units, in collaboration with area users, Safety, Quality, and other stakeholders.
  2. Create training modules on the defined ways of working (WOW) and ensure new employees review them upon joining Nestle, while established employees review them annually.
  3. Coordinate equipment calibrations, ordering of consumables, and cross-center audits. Develop SOPs with a RACI matrix, as necessary.
  4. Monitor and maintain inventory of chemicals, materials, and analytical equipment. Facilitate proper disposition of assets by establishing connections with local universities.
  5. Create SOPs for analytical methods for specific analytical equipment, incorporating input from method reviewers.
  6. Execute analytical testing (such as gas chromatography/olfactometry, liquid chromatography, dough rheology, sauce emulsification, tribology, and texture profile analysis) and interpret analytical results by following validated procedures within agreed timelines.
  7. Ensure laboratory safety and housekeeping activities are implemented and maintained to the highest standards.
  8. Support the implementation of digital initiatives relevant to analytical units
  9. Maintain the S&T Analytical Solutions SharePoint and other repositories to ensure audit-readiness.
  10. Champion scouting of new analytical methodologies to elevate our analytical competencies in the field of physical characterization for Frozen & Chilled products, while maintaining the strong competence in flavor research.
  11. Act as a SPOC for analysis of Frozen & Chilled Foods for different Nestlé R&D centers and NQAC labs.

Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in a scientific discipline, preferably in Chemistry, Food Science, Chemical Engineering or a related field with minimum 5 years of experience. Ph.D. is a plus.
  2. Proven experience in laboratory management or coordination, preferably in a scientific or research environment.
  3. Strong knowledge of laboratory operations, including SOP development, equipment calibration, and inventory management.
  4. Dexterity with analytical methods and equipment commonly used in food science or related fields.  Proven experience in running and troubleshooting GC-MS is required.
  5. Experience in flavor analysis such as GC-MS/O.
  6. Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  7. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with SharePoint or other document management systems.
  8. Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
  9. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  10. Knowledge of digital solutions and their implementation in laboratory settings is desirable.
  11. Experience in building strong collaboration and partnerships external/internal

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for laboratory management and analytical solutions, we encourage you to apply for this position.

 

 

Visa processing is possible for domestic candidates.


76898255 

299409 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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