Nestle Internship – Product Development Specialist

Website Nestlé

Job Description:

Develop new products and improve existing products, ingredients, and processes by applying technical, Food Science and culinary skills. Capable of working at a rapid pace to respond to external and internal demands while simultaneously handling multiple project requirements. Possesses the ability to interact effectively with Marketers, Chefs, the technical community, and co-manufacturers to develop relevant and timely Nestle Professional Custom products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and improve technical, culinary, and professional skills through completion of appropriate training and activities.
  • Participate in team and departmental activities (taste panels, meetings, committees, task forces)
  • Generate value analysis/process improvement ideas on an ongoing basis.
  • Utilize computer systems (recipe, nutritional databases, HACCP, departmental systems)
  • Maintain precise and appropriate documentation to support development and commercialization of assigned products.
  • Coordinate product development and commercialization activities within immediate work team and within cross-functional groups (planning bench test work, resource management, communication of key deliverables/outcomes)
  • Assist in training of new hires and be able to provide clear and concise direction to technicians regarding daily test work.
  • Plan, execute, evaluate and accurately document test work to optimize product design of assigned projects.
  • Develop working relationships with key suppliers, Marketing, Sales, R & D, Commercialization and Manufacturing Services contacts

Job Requirements:

  • Requires ability to cover production start-ups across all shifts.
  • 3-5 years food industry experience with Master of Food Science or Technology degree or 5-7 years food industry
  • Must be comfortable working in food manufacturing and culinary environments.
  • Requires the ability to travel at approximately 10%.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science or related field.
  • Must be able to work on technical challenges with suppliers and customers.

Job Details:

Company: Nestlé

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Solon, OH, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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