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R&D Specialist - Flavours

R&D Specialist - Flavours

York, YN, GB, YO91 1XY

York, YN, GB, YO91 1XY

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé Product Technology Centre

 

R&D Specialist – Flavours

 

York

 

Up to £40,000 depending on experience + bonus + benefits

 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to use during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you.

Position Summary

 

NPTC Confectionery (York) is the leading centre for confectionery research & development and works closely with Nestlé world-wide.  Our objective is to provide ideas, technical innovation and scientific support including product, process, technology and packaging development necessary for the future growth and profitability of the confectionery business.

 

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a R&D Specialist specialized in Flavours to join the Food Chemistry team here in York.  It’s a role requiring you to apply your scientific expertise to help develop confectionery products that consumers will love.

A day in the life of...

 

As R&D Specialist you will drive the collection, interpretation and application of scientific findings into the development of new product concepts and solving existing business issues opportunities. You will also be required to contribute setting-up and implementing the future scientific strategy in this field.  This will require working both with business partners and with scientific experts in the flavour world (within Nestlé and in academia).

 

Key Responsibilities will include:

 

Act as flavour expert for the company, bringing innovation into the business by leveraging internal networks, and external partners such as academic institutions and suppliers.

Build and document knowledge and share about latest methods, trends and developments in the area of flavour. 

Propose, plan and deliver technical and scientific support in projects.

Provide accurate and on-time support to operation with effective (quality, cost and on-time) and sustainable solutions.

What will make you successful

 

You’ll have the following skills and experience:

 

You will possess a Higher University degree (PhD or equivalent) in the field of Flavour Chemistry, Food Science, Food Chemistry or similar.

You have previously worked in an R&D environment in the food industry or in a flavour house. Confectionery experience is a bonus.

Be able to communicate complex scientific results/research areas in an easily understood way that instils credibility across the business.

Have experience interacting with product development groups, being able to translate science into working prototypes.

Work with team members both internally and externally in a proactive, cooperative manner.

Have the willingness to transfer knowledge and be able to coach & mentor junior colleagues, placement and PhD students.

Excellent networking skills and proactivity.

What You Need to Know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

 

The closing date for this role is Friday 5th March 2021

 

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

 

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

 

Right to work in the UK

 

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. We have assessed this role and it would be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. Financial support could be available from Nestlé to assist with the immigration fees associated with the Skilled Worker route. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé Product Technology Centre

 

R&D Specialist – Flavours

 

York

 

Up to £40,000 depending on experience + bonus + benefits

 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to use during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you.

Position Summary

 

NPTC Confectionery (York) is the leading centre for confectionery research & development and works closely with Nestlé world-wide.  Our objective is to provide ideas, technical innovation and scientific support including product, process, technology and packaging development necessary for the future growth and profitability of the confectionery business.

 

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a R&D Specialist specialized in Flavours to join the Food Chemistry team here in York.  It’s a role requiring you to apply your scientific expertise to help develop confectionery products that consumers will love.

A day in the life of...

 

As R&D Specialist you will drive the collection, interpretation and application of scientific findings into the development of new product concepts and solving existing business issues opportunities. You will also be required to contribute setting-up and implementing the future scientific strategy in this field.  This will require working both with business partners and with scientific experts in the flavour world (within Nestlé and in academia).

 

Key Responsibilities will include:

 

Act as flavour expert for the company, bringing innovation into the business by leveraging internal networks, and external partners such as academic institutions and suppliers.

Build and document knowledge and share about latest methods, trends and developments in the area of flavour. 

Propose, plan and deliver technical and scientific support in projects.

Provide accurate and on-time support to operation with effective (quality, cost and on-time) and sustainable solutions.

What will make you successful

 

You’ll have the following skills and experience:

 

You will possess a Higher University degree (PhD or equivalent) in the field of Flavour Chemistry, Food Science, Food Chemistry or similar.

You have previously worked in an R&D environment in the food industry or in a flavour house. Confectionery experience is a bonus.

Be able to communicate complex scientific results/research areas in an easily understood way that instils credibility across the business.

Have experience interacting with product development groups, being able to translate science into working prototypes.

Work with team members both internally and externally in a proactive, cooperative manner.

Have the willingness to transfer knowledge and be able to coach & mentor junior colleagues, placement and PhD students.

Excellent networking skills and proactivity.

What You Need to Know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

 

The closing date for this role is Friday 5th March 2021

 

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

 

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

 

Right to work in the UK

 

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. We have assessed this role and it would be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. Financial support could be available from Nestlé to assist with the immigration fees associated with the Skilled Worker route. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process

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