Technical Services Associate Scientist

Hiring By - Biostaffic


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Posted 4 months ago
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At Nestlé Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life®, Nature's Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Orgain®, Nuun®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.
At Nestlé Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing.
Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers.
Position Summary:
As an Associate Specialist you will play a crucial role in the formulation of nutritional supplement products in diverse forms to support manufacturing operations. This entails collecting, evaluating, analyzing, and summarizing data, as well as addressing any manufacturing issues that may arise. Additionally, you will be responsible for evaluating new technologies and ingredients, as well as identifying opportunities for cost savings.
To ensure the highest quality standards, strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) is an absolute requirement for this role. By upholding these standards, the Associate Specialist will contribute to the overall success and excellence of our manufacturing processes.
Join our team as an Associate Specialist and be a part of our mission to deliver top-notch nutritional supplement products while continuously improving our operations.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Looks for innovative and better ways of doing things. Actively looks to eliminate non-value added steps of processes and procedures.
    • Collects and evaluates data, and authors technical summaries. Uses a variety of software tools and programs to input, retrieve and analyze data as needed.
    • Provides technical support to manufacturing including but not limited to formulation or process improvement, cost savings initiatives and trouble shooting.
    • Assists with creating new raw material specifications, master batch records, change controls, deviations or other required documentation in support of manufacturing existing in-line products.
  • Assists with scale up, validating and transferring technologies/processes to other internal manufacturing sites, or externally.
  • Keeps records of laboratory work and observations. Cleans and maintains lab equipment and rooms.
  • Explores and shares new scientific information, technologies, products and processes with the Technical Services team.
  • Manages and controls the maintenance of all electronic and non-electronic documents within Technical Services, including Master Batch Records. Independently performs audits to ensure data accuracy, compliance and harmonization among systems/documents. Exercises individual judgement in reconciling issues/discrepancies.
  • Project Management of Change Control projects and Master Batch Record(s) approvals as it relates to Tech Services/R&D. Monitors, expedites and tracks change control projects, Product Quote Requests and Master Batch Record(s) approvals as it relates to Tech Services/R&D.
  • Leads communication with Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Procurement and Nutrition Department to track progress and ensure that all internal and external work activities are conducted to appropriated standards, in accordance with Company policies, laws, quality standards, SOPs, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience and Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in lieu of a degree in Life Sciences or Engineering is required.
  • 1-3 years of familiarity with Nutraceutical/Pharmaceutical manufacturing, either as a research laboratory technician or a plant operations supervisor.
  • Recent college graduates with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related scientific field will also be considered, even without prior experience.
  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in MS Word and Excel, are necessary.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Expected high-performance behaviors for this role include exhibiting a positive attitude towards work and responsibilities, the ability to work collaboratively within teams, and maintaining effectiveness during major changes in work tasks or the work environment.
  • Aptability to new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Continuously seek ways to improve efficiency and quality while demonstrating creativity and intellectual curiosity in problem-solving.
  • Proficiency in mathematics, including solving basic algebraic equations, is required.
  • A working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) is expected.
  • Solid understanding of scientific principles to assist in formulation and manufacturing processes.
  • The ability to lift approximately 40 pounds is necessary for this role.
  • Please note that the work environment may involve exposure to powders, chemicals, and allergens such as peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish, and shellfish.
The approximate pay range for this position is $65,000.00 to $75,000.00. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.
Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Nestlé Careers (
Requisition ID: 286117
It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.
To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No



  • Associate

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 16, 2024
Company Overview
Nestlé Health Science
Nestlé Health Science

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Nestlé Health Science is a leader in the science of nutrition, committed to redefining the management of health.  We offer an extensive portfolio of science-based consumer care, medical nutrition and pharmaceutical therapies.  Headquartered in Switzerland, we have more than 12,000 employees around the world, with products available in more than 140 countries. We see opportunities to improve health through nutrition everywhere. Our expertise areas of active lifestyle nutrition, including vitamins, minerals, herbals and supplements (VMHS), medical nutrition, and pharmaceutical solutions, are rooted in science and cover every facet of health: prevention, maintenance, and treatment. We are redefining the way consumers and healthcare professionals approach the management of health. With a focus on areas including food allergies, metabolic health, gastrointestinal health, healthy aging, and adult acute care, we leverage our extensive research and development networks to unlock the power of nutrition. The wide range of solutions we offer across the spectrum of life has one common denominator: science-based products that help people live their best lives.
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