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Quality Specialist Infant Cereals and Healthy Snacks

Nestlé SA
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Quality Specialist Infant Cereals and Healthy Snacks

Position Snapshot  
Location: Orbe, Switzerland   
Company: Nestlé Nutrition R&D
Act. Rate: 100%
Type of contract: Permanent position 

What we offer at Nestlé 
Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you! 
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development 
Modern -smart office- locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces 
Dynamic international working environment 
Attractive additional benefits  

Position Summary  

The Nutrition -Strategic Business Unit- (SBU) is part of the Nestlé Group. Our mission is to nurture a Healthier Generation. We will achieve this by leading the way in research and development of science-proven nutrition solutions and by partnering with parents and healthcare professionals around the world. At the heart of our mission is the knowledge and understanding that nutrition in the first 1 000 days of life, from conception, through pregnancy and throughout the child-s first two years of life - has a direct and significant impact on health and performance in later life. Our product portfolio includes such trusted and well-recognized brands as NAN, NIDO, LACTOGEN, NESTOGEN, GERBER, CERELAC, SMA and ILLUMA.

Our Nestlé Research & Development Center Orbe, Switzerland, develops for Nestlé worldwide new products, processes and packaging concepts for Infant Nutrition. In addition, it also provides technical assistance and engineering support for major Capital Investment Projects to our factories.

As Quality Specialist Infant Cereals and Healthy Snacks, you will ensure Quality and Food Safety by Design by providing scientific and/or technical guidance to projects with the aim of delivering flawless, innovative and competitive products/processes, in response to business and consumer needs. You will also support the markets with your specific expert knowledge and provide technical assistance. In addition, you will work to develop and approve new suppliers with a high impact on the business, ensuring baby food requirements and deadlines are met, with a strong focus on chemical contaminants. 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don-t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

A Day in the Life of a Quality Specialist Infant Cereals and Healthy Snacks

  • Promote Quality awareness across the company.
  • Provide support to projects assigned, ensuring quality and food safety by design from the early stages of the development up to their launch in factories. 
  • Ensure on-time delivery of key documents (HACCP, QMS and any other required quality documents depending on project scope).
  • Develop and approve suppliers according to Quality and food safety requirements for infant and toddler Nutrition application, together with procurement, Ingredient advisors, CTAG/ market QM and MRM team. 
  • Assess the suitability of raw materials for applications in baby food and maintain the database of approved materials, with focus on chemical contaminants.
  • Contribute to competence development of quality professionals.
  • Provide accurate and on-time support to operations with effective (quality, cost and on-time) and sustainable solutions. Give operational support, assistance in industrialization start-ups, follow-up product launches. 
  • Develop and/or update standards and guidelines based on business priorities, using latest knowledge, methods, standards, trends and ensure roll out to factories.

    • What will make you successful

  • Degree level in a related field (Food Technology; Engineering; Manufacturing; Microbiology...).
  • Proven QA experience regarding safety and hygiene requirements.
  • Minimum 5 years of R&D/Operations/Factory experience in Infant Nutrition production. 
  • Infant Food and chemical contaminant knowledge as well as experience in auditing suppliers are a plus.
  • Fluent in English - Other languages would be an advantage.

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win. We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people-s lives that we touch every single day.

Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.

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