Coffee Engineering Specialist

Employer
Location
Columbus, OH, United States
Posted
Sep 02, 2016
Closes
Mar 29, 2017
Ref
16002767
Contract Type
Full Time

 

Position Description:

Manage the development, innovation and renovation of products/processes/systems from inception through all stages of development. Build his/her expertise and apply his/her knowledge in the field to provide relevant scientific/technical guidance in response to business and consumer needs (NHW, 40/60 ). Manage product and project portfolio in NPDI and mentor Associate Specialist. Bring mechanical skills to project team especially related to the equipment design, selection and operation of equipment delivering the innovation

Position Summary:

  • Lead or support projects and contribute significantly to the attainment of business objectives through the application of advanced, specialized equipment and operational knowledge.

  • Provide technical guidance on processes, processing parameters, and equipment to team members.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Manage or function as a core team member in the development, innovation and renovation of products/processes/systems from inception through all stages of development. Bring mechanical skills to project team especially related to the equipment design, selection and operation of equipment delivering the innovation.

    • Provide projects  budget and resources management skills

    • Lead or support project through development and implementation stages. This includes collaborating fully across Nestle sites and also with external partners, as required.

    • Develop innovative solutions, including equipment design/ modifications as needed during project development. This also includes integration into science/technology networks and platforms.

    • Maintain/strengthen high quality of core competency within the group.

    • Investigate and evaluate new technologies, concepts, processes, products or equipment, and develop applications of findings to new uses.

    • Communicate progress, both orally and written,  to all levels of Nestle Management

  • Supervision and training of operators in pilot plant and factories.

  • Comply with Nestlé Integrated Management System and all other company policies and procedures.


Requirements and Minimum Education Level:

Mechanical Engineering degree and/or PhD or equivalent

Minimum 3-5 years of R&D or/and operating/factory experience specializing in mechanical processing equipment

Plus to have an economical education or understanding on finance/costing and marketing
Up to date knowledge of quality, safety and hygiene requirements