Food Technologist

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Employer
Location
Arlington, VA, United States
Posted
Mar 15, 2017
Closes
Mar 27, 2017
Ref
17001891
Contract Type
Full Time

Foods people love. The life you imagined. And the culinary capital.

We are writing a new chapter in our journey; Nestlé USA is opening its new U.S. headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, directly across from Washington, D.C.   As a part of this extraordinary moment, you have the opportunity to help build the Nestlé USA of today, and tomorrow.

Our new home in the D.C. area offers close proximity to world class restaurants, shopping, and museums. You are steps away from the world's largest museum, the Smithsonian, and renowned national landmarks such as the Washington Monument.  

Nestlé USA is transforming what we do, how we do it, and where we work.  Now is the time to define your future, and ours, too.   Find your fulfilling personal and professional life, matched with our competitive benefits, focus on innovation and limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career.

Discover the ways that Nestlé USA values and supports our employees and community.  Giving back continues to be a part of the Nestlé tradition.  As the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company, our focus is not only about nourishing our customers, it's about enriching you.


POSITION SUMMARY: 

Participate on project teams to deliver innovation and renovation portfolio and optimization/improvement projects.  Collaborate internally and externally to build relationships in order to continuously improve technical skills and personal development. 

Implementation of Innovation and Renovation strategy for the supported product categories in the market.
 Execute product/process development activities (e.g. bench top, pilot plant, and internal/external factory) to achieve project goals and deadlines to delight the consumer.

 

Introduction of new products and processes along with continuous improvement/optimization of current products and processes within factories.
 Collaborate internally and externally (marketing, T&P, raw material suppliers, etc.) in a team environment that supports and/or assists the development, industrialization, and launch of new products, quality improvements, compliance, and productivity cost savings. 

 

Ensure adherence to all products, processes, materials standards.  
Comply with Nestlé requirements (includes 60/40 ), external standards, and local regulatory framework. 

Continuous improvement of technical skills
 and personal development, while creating an internal technical network.


REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
  • A BS or MS degree in Food Science, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field.
  • Position requires approximately 20% travel.

 EXPERIENCE:

  • 0-3 years of product or process development experience in CPG

 REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and high performing environment
  • Exceptional organizational skills & ability to manage multiple projects and assignments
  • Strong communication skills: interpersonal, presentation, oral and written
  • Highly motivated, critical thinker, goal oriented and easily adapts to change
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Power Point, Word, Access

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