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Nestlé Nutrition, part of Nestlé S.A., is a world leader in nutrition, health and wellness.  Gerber Products Company, founded in 1928, officially joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007. Nestlé Nutrition and Gerber’s combined resources and scientific research expertise have enabled the company to become a worldwide leader in early childhood nutrition. Gerber produces more than 400 food products, all of which are a part of the proprietary Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ nutrition system. The Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ nutrition system combines products, educational resources and services that are designed to encourage the early establishment of healthy eating habits in children from birth to preschool.

Principal Scientist - Chemist

Job Number 16005881 Company Nestle Nutrition Location Fremont, Michigan

Description

Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products is a company founded on the principles of nutrition, health and wellness. At Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products we understand the importance of giving our consumers food and beverages that taste great and help them enrich their lives. That's what "Nestle. Good Food, Good Life" is all about.
At Infant Nutrition, supporting the healthy growth, development and eating habits of children from infant to preschooler remains at the heart of everything we do. With strength of our GERBER, GRADUATES and GOOD START brands, we develop products, education and services that will enable us to become the trusted nutrition authority for consumers, retailers, healthcare professionals and regulatory agencies.
OUR MISSION is to help nurture a healthier generation, one baby at a time.
The opportunity has arisen for a Principal Scientist - Chemist to join our Nestle Nutrition R&D Centers, Inc. facility located in Fremont, Michigan.
Main purpose of job:
Provide technical leadership in Analytical Chemistry and expertise to support Global Infant & Toddler Meals & Drinks Nestle Nutrition innovation/renovation projects, research and development, and manufacturing.
Responsibilities include:
Act as a technical leader of Analytical Chemistry. Provide analytical services and ensure optimal functioning of the Chemistry laboratory in providing high quality analytical supports.
Responsible for developing and validating analytical methods and new technology advancement; identify, justify, adapt and implement new state-of-the-art technologies.
Responsible for maintaining the adequate Analytical Chemistry proficiency test programs. Responsible for performing root cause analysis and applying corrective actions if needed.
Responsible for ensuring technical adequacy and competency of analytical instrument and complying with Nestle GLP requirements for laboratory operation.
Create and maintain industry expertise on Analytical Chemistry through external networking and affiliations. Act as the M&D PTC liaison through the internal Nestle chemistry network.
Nestle is an 'Equal Opportunity Employer' and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment.

Qualifications

MS or PhD (preferred) in Analytical Chemistry or Food Chemistry;
Minimum 5-10 years (depending on degree) work experience in Chemistry laboratory;
Extensive hands-on experience performing various chemical analysis with specialties on chromatography (HPLC & GCMS);
Broad understanding on analytical instrumentation;
Competent in analytical method development and validation;
 
1. Highly developed ability to communicate efficiently internally and externally.
2. Highly developed technical skills on investigation and problem solving.
3. Effectively train and coach analysts to perform high quality analysis.

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

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