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Product Development Technician (TAG)

Product Development Technician (TAG)

 

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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

We’re seeking a dedicated Technical Application Group (TAG) Technician to bolster our product development efforts, playing a crucial role in the Innovation and Renovation portfolio of our Foods Division. The perfect fit for this role would be someone with a keen interest in Food Science, complemented by hands-on experience in a laboratory, bench top, or factory setting.

 

As a TAG Technician, you’ll be expected to uphold the highest levels of integrity, adhere to protocols and instructions, and be a collaborative team player. We’re a team driven by a shared passion for spearheading innovation while maintaining the utmost quality standards, and we’d love for you to join us on this journey.

 

Strong communication skills and the ability to organize work effectively are prerequisites for this role. The aim of this position is to equip individuals with the necessary experience and skills to progress within the TAG organization. We believe in nurturing talent and providing avenues for growth, and we look forward to seeing our TAG Technicians flourish and advance in their careers.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Product Development Support

- Execute product development formulation work in bench top/pilot plant under guidance of a TAG Specialist

- Support product development by leading raw material onboarding activities under TAG Specialist guidance

- Collaborate with TAG Specialists to establish high-quality standards, facilitating the development of ‘IN/OUT’ product specifications for factory distribution to ensure consistency and quality in our production process

 

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Product Development Support

- Support TAG Specialist by leading shelf-life studies. The TAG Technician will be responsible for organizing the sample preparation, tasting coordination as well as results reporting and archiving

- Develop an understanding of our product portfolio and competitive set through various analytical and tasting activities

- Support samples collection and shipment for marketing requests for photo shoots, food shows, etc…

- Support TAG Specialist throughout the Technical Acceptance process with sample and documentation preparation, as well as sample shipment coordination

- Support sample preparation at Consumer Testing location if needed

 

Receiving/Shipping of Samples

- Work with Specialists & NDC staff to coordinate incoming and outgoing shipments in a timely manner

- Organizing and maintaining non-NDC storage areas to accommodate samples

 

Administrative

- Support TAG Specialist with material ordering for trials at different locations.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

- Bachelor degree in a Food or Science related field or equivalent experience

 

EXPERIENCE:

- Some laboratory or factory experience, preferably in the food industry.

- Technical training in scientific or food-related field

- Food science or technology background will be a plus

 

SKILLS:

- Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

- Strong attention to detail.

- Must be able to handle multiple assignments successfully.

- Must be precise and accurate, well-organized worker with excellent time management.

- Must be able to perform in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

- Good mathematical (basic statistical skills highly desirable), problem-solving and analytical skills.

- Computer literate and proficient user of Word Processing/Spreadsheet/Databases applications.

- Self-starter – possess strong initiative, professional, team player attitude.

- Precise and conscientious worker.

- Well developed interpersonal skills.

- Sense of responsibility.

- Ability to work independently.

 

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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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

We’re seeking a dedicated Technical Application Group (TAG) Technician to bolster our product development efforts, playing a crucial role in the Innovation and Renovation portfolio of our Foods Division. The perfect fit for this role would be someone with a keen interest in Food Science, complemented by hands-on experience in a laboratory, bench top, or factory setting.

 

As a TAG Technician, you’ll be expected to uphold the highest levels of integrity, adhere to protocols and instructions, and be a collaborative team player. We’re a team driven by a shared passion for spearheading innovation while maintaining the utmost quality standards, and we’d love for you to join us on this journey.

 

Strong communication skills and the ability to organize work effectively are prerequisites for this role. The aim of this position is to equip individuals with the necessary experience and skills to progress within the TAG organization. We believe in nurturing talent and providing avenues for growth, and we look forward to seeing our TAG Technicians flourish and advance in their careers.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Product Development Support

- Execute product development formulation work in bench top/pilot plant under guidance of a TAG Specialist

- Support product development by leading raw material onboarding activities under TAG Specialist guidance

- Collaborate with TAG Specialists to establish high-quality standards, facilitating the development of ‘IN/OUT’ product specifications for factory distribution to ensure consistency and quality in our production process

 

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Product Development Support

- Support TAG Specialist by leading shelf-life studies. The TAG Technician will be responsible for organizing the sample preparation, tasting coordination as well as results reporting and archiving

- Develop an understanding of our product portfolio and competitive set through various analytical and tasting activities

- Support samples collection and shipment for marketing requests for photo shoots, food shows, etc…

- Support TAG Specialist throughout the Technical Acceptance process with sample and documentation preparation, as well as sample shipment coordination

- Support sample preparation at Consumer Testing location if needed

 

Receiving/Shipping of Samples

- Work with Specialists & NDC staff to coordinate incoming and outgoing shipments in a timely manner

- Organizing and maintaining non-NDC storage areas to accommodate samples

 

Administrative

- Support TAG Specialist with material ordering for trials at different locations.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

- Bachelor degree in a Food or Science related field or equivalent experience

 

EXPERIENCE:

- Some laboratory or factory experience, preferably in the food industry.

- Technical training in scientific or food-related field

- Food science or technology background will be a plus

 

SKILLS:

- Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

- Strong attention to detail.

- Must be able to handle multiple assignments successfully.

- Must be precise and accurate, well-organized worker with excellent time management.

- Must be able to perform in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

- Good mathematical (basic statistical skills highly desirable), problem-solving and analytical skills.

- Computer literate and proficient user of Word Processing/Spreadsheet/Databases applications.

- Self-starter – possess strong initiative, professional, team player attitude.

- Precise and conscientious worker.

- Well developed interpersonal skills.

- Sense of responsibility.

- Ability to work independently.

 

307032 

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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