Nestle Associate Technical Applications Specialist in Solon, Ohio

Foods people love. The life beyondwhat you imagined. And the city that rocks.

When you partner Nestl USA and Northeast Ohio,the result is a rich experience that offers you a fulfilling personal andprofessional life.

Did you know that the Cleveland metropolitanarea is consistently ranked as one of the most affordable and livable regionsin the US? From its diverse communities to its endless arts,entertainment and sports experiences, Cleveland continues to rock.

At our Nestl USA Cleveland campus, located inthe Solon suburb of Cleveland, you will discover the ways that Nestl USAvalues and supports our employees and community. Offering you a strongculture with competitive benefits, you will have limitless opportunities tolearn, and advance your career. Giving back continues to be a part of theNestl tradition. As the world s leading nutrition, health and WellnessCompany, our focus is not only about nourishing our customers, it s aboutenriching 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 Nestl requirements (includes 60/40+), external standards, and local regulatory framework.

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

    Qualifications

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

The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Category: Operations, Nestle USA, Entry Level