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Technical Product Development Technician

Technical Product Development Technician

 

Nestlé Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational knowledge, and uncompromised support to foodservice operations across the US. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. As a business serving other businesses, we’re focused on performing with speed, service, and precision to cook up delicious ideas for our clients both small and large. Satisfy your appetite for an exciting career at Nestlé Professional.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

- Support the needs of the Technologists and Customers by completing recipes and projects by the requested due date and in a quality manner within the test kitchen. The Frozen Technicians work as a team to make sure that the daily priorities of recipes, panels, product testing, shipping, etc. are accomplished.

- Plan and execute project work in an organized and professional manner. Maintain accurate and appropriate documentation to support development and traceability of assigned products.

- Take on project support with an attitude of engagement and ownership. Technician to work as an active partner with the Technologists.

- Conduct analytical testing in support of projects to include pH, colorimeter, % NaCl, washouts, and Brookfield and Bostwick viscosity testing.

- Strong computer skills are required for the position in order to support product traceability in FMS and data presentation in Word and Excel format. A working knowledge of SAP/Globe is a plus.

- Continually demonstrate proficient communication skills and ability to work in a team environment. The employee must be flexible to changing priorities and short timelines.

- Travel to satellite facilities and co-packers as needed in order to support mini-runs and production start-ups. Support mini-runs and production start-ups at the Harper facility as needed.

- Maintain the Test Kitchen area and equipment in a clean and organized manner.

- Order ingredients, stock supplies, inventory finished product samples, and assemble customer shipments.

- Actively participate in departmental activities such as panels, meetings and committees.

- The position requires some degree of working in extreme temperatures and typical commercial/industrial environments.

- Physically demanding work. Will work in a manufacturing environment as needed to accomplish goals. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds is needed for the role.

- Work schedule may vary depending on business needs.

- Other projects and duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

- High school graduate with 1-2 years college course work preferred, with an emphasis in mathematics or science.

- Previous experience in the Food Service or Food Manufacturing industry a plus.

 

 

EXPERIENCE: 

- Must be comfortable working in food manufacturing and culinary environments. SKILLS:

- Cooking skills and computer proficiency in electronic communication.

- Strong computer skills.

- Proficient in time management.

- Good math and problem-solving skills.

- Able to work in a fast-paced environment.

- Good communication and organizational skills.

- Able to work in a team environment.

- Demonstrates proficient communication skills and able to work in a dynamic team environment under short timelines.

 

217039 

 

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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Nestlé Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational knowledge, and uncompromised support to foodservice operations across the US. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. As a business serving other businesses, we’re focused on performing with speed, service, and precision to cook up delicious ideas for our clients both small and large. Satisfy your appetite for an exciting career at Nestlé Professional.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

- Support the needs of the Technologists and Customers by completing recipes and projects by the requested due date and in a quality manner within the test kitchen. The Frozen Technicians work as a team to make sure that the daily priorities of recipes, panels, product testing, shipping, etc. are accomplished.

- Plan and execute project work in an organized and professional manner. Maintain accurate and appropriate documentation to support development and traceability of assigned products.

- Take on project support with an attitude of engagement and ownership. Technician to work as an active partner with the Technologists.

- Conduct analytical testing in support of projects to include pH, colorimeter, % NaCl, washouts, and Brookfield and Bostwick viscosity testing.

- Strong computer skills are required for the position in order to support product traceability in FMS and data presentation in Word and Excel format. A working knowledge of SAP/Globe is a plus.

- Continually demonstrate proficient communication skills and ability to work in a team environment. The employee must be flexible to changing priorities and short timelines.

- Travel to satellite facilities and co-packers as needed in order to support mini-runs and production start-ups. Support mini-runs and production start-ups at the Harper facility as needed.

- Maintain the Test Kitchen area and equipment in a clean and organized manner.

- Order ingredients, stock supplies, inventory finished product samples, and assemble customer shipments.

- Actively participate in departmental activities such as panels, meetings and committees.

- The position requires some degree of working in extreme temperatures and typical commercial/industrial environments.

- Physically demanding work. Will work in a manufacturing environment as needed to accomplish goals. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds is needed for the role.

- Work schedule may vary depending on business needs.

- Other projects and duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

- High school graduate with 1-2 years college course work preferred, with an emphasis in mathematics or science.

- Previous experience in the Food Service or Food Manufacturing industry a plus.

 

 

EXPERIENCE: 

- Must be comfortable working in food manufacturing and culinary environments. SKILLS:

- Cooking skills and computer proficiency in electronic communication.

- Strong computer skills.

- Proficient in time management.

- Good math and problem-solving skills.

- Able to work in a fast-paced environment.

- Good communication and organizational skills.

- Able to work in a team environment.

- Demonstrates proficient communication skills and able to work in a dynamic team environment under short timelines.

 

217039 

 

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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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