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About Nestlé health science

Created in 2011 by the world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company, Nestlé Health Science is a unique health science company focused on advancing the role nutrition plays in changing the course of health for consumers, patients and healthcare professionals. Focused on delivering quality-of-life benefits through nutritional solutions, we harness scientific and clinical advances to improve health through managed nutrition. With approximately 3,000 employees around the world and a global presence in about 50 markets, we invite you to impact the future of health with us.

Senior Scientist

Job Number 18000655 Company NHSCNPTC Location Bridgewater, New Jersey


Societies are ageing and age and lifestyle related diseases are spiraling. At the same time, scientific understanding of health, disease and the potential of nutrition – as an integral part of managing health and disease – is growing.

Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is a company on a mission and on the move, motivated by the opportunity to forge a major therapeutic role for nutrition in the management of health and establish a new industry between food and pharmaceuticals, capturing this opportunity with safe, effective and cost-effective solutions and become a leader in the area of therapeutic nutrition.

NHSc is
a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nestlé Group, created in 2011. We have over 3,000 employees around the world with a wide mix of capabilities – from chemical and bio-medical engineers, food scientists
to regulatory specialists, medical delegates (and health economic experts that reflect our dynamism and intent to create.

Position Summary:

Execute process and product development by innovation and renovation of new medical nutrition products and technologies from conception to first plant production while maximizing efficiencies. Deliver challenging, high visibility projects with independent decision making and minimal management supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

*Document, report and present project results to project team and/or to management

*Develop and commercialize competitive medical nutrition products to gain and maintain share in the marketplace.

*Establish close relationships to support the markets/businesses (Scientific & Technical Assistance) to improve performance, product quality and installing new lines

*Lead NCE by example; full accountability of owned NIMS Process. Establish, develop, implement and maintain the owned process (objectives, KPIs, related documents) taking into consideration both planned and unplanned changes.

*Document, report and present project results to project team and/or to management

*Employee is responsible to follow and uphold all Food Safety, Food Quality, Occupational Safety, Health and Environment policies and procedures as pertains to role.

*Coach less experienced associates on product development best practices


Experience and Education Requirements:

BSc, MSC, or PhD in engineering, technology or sciences or equivalent          

Minimum 5-7 years applicable science/engineering or related discipline

Prior Experience with and or knowledge of:

Nutritional formulations

Aseptic process development

 Emulsion technology

 Protein/mineral interactions

 HCN institutional and retail business

 Business operating systems and software

 Sensory science              


 Preferred Skills:

 Effective consensus building 

 Strong communication skills                            


In addition to the above, you have to demonstrate your ability to work constructively with everyone who contributes; to be open to fresh ideas and leverage diversity of backgrounds and experiences; and to act with integrity. You also have to demonstrate your ability to focus on what matters and make choices; to deliver against clear, actionable and measurable priorities, and to work with a lean and nimble mindset. Finally, you will have to demonstrate your ability to challenge the status quo and to help us change the way people view nutritional therapies in health management, with a can-do attitude and passion.






The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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