Assistant in the Coffee Sensory Laboratory
Romont, Svizzera
vor 12 Std.

Position Summary

Nestlé Nespresso has been one of the most successful operating unit of the Nestlé Group, the world's leading food, beverage, nutrition and wellness company.

It has pioneered the portioned coffee market to provide premium coffees and related products / services, both in-home and out-of-home.

While benefiting from Nestlé's expertise, Nestlé Nespresso is a strategic business unit in its own right, with its unique business model, having the end-to-end responsibility from coffee sourcing to marketing, delivering premium coffee products and services to the end-consumer through its diverse sales channels (Retail, e-Commerce, CRC).

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As Assistant in the Coffee Sensory Laboratory, you will assist the Sensory Specialist and Panel leaders in all practical aspect of sensory testing and follow sensory laboratory good practices

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 an Assistant of the Coffee Sensory Laboratory

  • Administer sensory tests following the Sensory Specialist's and Panel Leaders instructions and according to best practices (build session in sensory software, prepare and code samples, provide samples to panelists
  • Manage products under tests (procurement, storage and disposal)
  • Provide support in screening, training and monitoring performance of internal and external panels or provide support on those activities.
  • Maintain records of external panel attendance and administers panels information
  • Responsible for implementing good laboratory practices and safe laboratory behavior
  • Keep sensory equipment and facilities clean, organized and operational. Order material / supplies as required and suggests improvements
  • Administers products under tests as well as sensory references (incl. manufacturing, ordering if relevant)
  • What will make you successful

  • Studies as laboratory Technician or CFC with significant experience
  • Experience in sensory laboratory and knowledge of sensory evaluation methods is a strong plus
  • Strong interest in Coffee Products
  • Technical training in scientific or food-related field is a plus
  • Planning and organizational skills combined with proactivity
  • Ability to work autonomously but with a strong service orientation
  • Communication & relational skills
  • Computer literate MS Office
  • Fluent in French
  • Good knowledge of English (oral and written)
  • 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.

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