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Ingredient Specialist


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Ingredient Specialist

Ingredient Specialist

"Want to make advances in health that will change people's lives?"

Nestlé Health Science, Lausanne, Switzerland Undefined period of time contract,
act rate 100%

Are you ready to join a transformational company in healthcare? Nestlé Health Science is an innovative and fundamentally different type of company: a health science company engaged in advancing the role of nutritional therapy to change the management of health for consumers, patients and our partners in healthcare. Nestlé Health Science is accelerating the development of its established portfolio of consumer and medical nutrition brands and is investing in research and partnerships to build a pipeline of truly novel therapeutic nutrition.

Our intent is to bring forward nutritional therapies that have proven clinical and health economic value and improve the quality of people's lives. Nestlé Health Science plays a key role in the Nutrition, Health & Wellness ambition of our parent company Nestlé. We have privileged access to Nestlé's R&D network, including the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, a biomedical research Institute established at the same time as Nestlé Health Science, in January 2011.

With global headquarters in Epalinges, Switzerland, Nestlé Health Science already employs around 3,000 people. Our portfolio of nutrition solutions, diagnostics, devices and drugs, targets health areas including inborn errors of metabolism, paediatric and acute care, obesity, healthy ageing, gastrointestinal and brain health.

Bold, collaborative and focused professionals - passionate about helping build a transformational company - fit well in our organisation.

As an Ingredient specialist, you will be part of the Recipe & Ingredient Management Team, you will be responsible for managing NHSc Raw Material Specification (RMS) adhering to business rules defined in NHSc. You will be ensuring application of internal and external standards in creation and maintenance of ingredients specification. You will also lead or contribute to ingredient portfolio harmonization to reduce complexity and optimize cost, while maintaining high quality standards. Lastly, you will drive specification management tools & processes improvements and sharing best practices

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate and optimize global NHSc specifications, in alignment with Nestlé Group initiatives and procurement strategy
  • Create, revise obsolete ingredient specifications for NHSc key ingredients to support product development projects and ingredient harmonization initiatives
  • Be the contact point within NHSc for all issues related to raw material and lead ingredient harmonization projects within the organization
  • Provide guidance on ingredient monitoring, improve regular data quality
  • Act as the specification process contact point for NHSc:
    • Accountable for improving, implementing and documenting specification management processes to ensure data quality and process efficiency
    • Act as the NHSc Super User for the Ingredient Management tools
    • Share and train on ingredient management best practices

Required Profile
  • Master Degree in Food Sciences, Technology, or Quality Degree
  • At least 3-5 years of operational experience food industry; production, QA or successful experience in product formulation and project management
  • Good communication skills
  • Track record in transferring knowledge and training others
  • Ability to constructively challenge and to find solutions
  • Fluent in English, one additional European languages would be a plus (French, Spanish or German)
Show us that you are open, pragmatic and that you can take decisions. Your ability to work with IT tools, your strong analytical mindset and your good communication skills will greatly contribute and strengthen our team. Furthermore, your ability to conciliate different perspectives to reach the best compromise will be your main assets for this role. If you are interested about this position, apply in English on www.nestle.com/jobs. For more information, visit www.nestlehealthscience.com.

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