Nestlé Research in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develops for Nestlé worldwide, new products, processes and packaging concepts in the areas of Dairy and Nutrition. In addition, it also provides technical assistance to our factories.
The Nestlé Product and Technology Center (NPTC) Nutrition is part of the Nestlé Strategic Business Unit Nutrition. Our mission is to nurture a Healthier Generation. We will achieve this by leading the way in research and development of science-proven nutrition solutions. At the heart of our mission is the knowledge and understanding that nutrition in the first 1'000 days of life, from conception, through pregnancy and throughout the child's first two years of life - has a direct and significant impact on health and performance in later life. Our product portfolio includes such trusted and well-recognized brands as NAN, NIDO, NESTOGEN, LACTOGEN, GERBER, CERELAC, SMA and ILLUMA.
We are looking for an OTC Manufacturing Product Development Specialist who will be responsible for the development, innovation and renovation of maternal nutrition products for pregnancy and lactation period as well as products for prematurely born infants (babies with specific needs).
A day in the life of a Manufacturing Product Development Specialist
Ensure that the requirements in safety, quality & regulatory are met, from prototyping to commercial launch
Meet financial and consumer expectations as per the innovation framework
Develop technical expertise for core nutrition technologies
Execution of trials up to industrialization (technical trials)
Ensure qualification & development of new raw materials leading to RMS & RMP
Provide strong scientific, technical guidance to team members and support projects to deliver innovative and competitive products/Processes/systems in the field of activity in response to business and consumer needs
Provide coaching to PDS and Associate PDS colleagues
What will make you successful
Degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry or Food Technology
3+ years experience in developing new OTC products (pills, tablets, capsules or equivalent)
An experience within a pharmaceutical manufacturing company would be a great asset
An experience in dairy or other food technology environments would be a plus
Cross-technology and product group experience
Proven ability to manage multiple stakeholders
Cross-functional and factory experience desirable
Strong written and oral communication skills in English
If you like complex environments, and want to make a difference to our company's performance, please apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs.
We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 328,000 people strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than 89.5 billion CHF in 2016, we have an expansive presence with 442 factories in more than 86 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.