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Technical lead on project teams to deliver innovation and renovationportfolio and optimization/improvement projects. Represent TechnicalApplication Group as subject matter expert for product/packaging/process totransfer knowledge to the factories. Collaborate internally and externally toestablish relationships in order to continuously improve technical skills andpersonal development.
Implementation of Innovation & Renovation strategy for thesupported product categories in the Market. Implement/executeproduct/packaging/process development activities (e.g. mockup, bench top, pilotplant, distribution testing, and internal/external factory testing) to achieveproject goals and deadlines to delight the consumer & customer.
Introduction of new product, packaging, and processes within thefactories and external manufacturers. Collaborate internally and externally(marketing, T&P, raw & pack material suppliers, etc.) in a teamenvironment to develop, industrialize, and launch new products, qualityimprovements, compliance, and productivity cost savings.
Continuously improve/optimize current product, packaging, and processeswithin factories and external manufacturers according to local business needsand supply situation and/or implementation of initiatives. Develop, approve,maintain, and sustain the product, packaging, and process standards andspecifications.
Ensure adherence to all product/packaging/process standards. Complywith Nestlé requirements (includes Nutritional Requirement, Sustainability,Packaging Safety), external standards, and local regulatory framework. Developand/or assist in the development of market level product/packaging/processstandards within the Nestlé systems.
Continuous improvement of technical skills and personal development,while growing internal and external networks.
Develop expertise for product/packaging/process mastership within TAG.Develop the competencies required for product/packaging/process mastership toenable manufacturing excellence. Provide mentorship and input to Operations forStandard Operating Procedures.
Provide first line support to factories. Ensure knowledge transferrelated to product/packaging/process mastership to eliminate the root cause ofassistance requests.
REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUMEDUCATION LEVEL:
– A BS or MS degree in FoodScience, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Packaging Science, PackagingEngineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
– Position requiresapproximately 20-50% travel.
– Prefer minimum 3 years ofproduct/packaging/process development experience in CPG or related field ofwork in factory environment
– Ability to work in a dynamicand high performing environment
– Ability to run multipleprojects and assignments
– Strong communication skills:interpersonal, presentation, oral and written
– Highly motivated, criticalthinker, goal oriented and easily adapts to change
– Computer Skills: MicrosoftOffice applications: Excel, Power Point, Word, Project
– Preferred: SAP and CAPEPalletization Program
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.