Experienced Global Green Coffee Champion in R&D environment
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16.06.2019 | Employé | 100%

Experienced Global Green Coffee Champion in R&D environment

Experienced Global Green Coffee Champion in R&D environment
"Working together and standing apart"
Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage (NPTC),                     Permanent contract,

Orbe, Switzerland                                                                                        act. Rate 100%


The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage in Orbe is the leading Nestlé Coffee and Beverages Competence Centre that develops products and production processes for in-home and out-of-home consumption. The product category departments consists of units in Konolfingen, Marysville, Orbe and Singapore and provide new products and processes to all Nestlé markets worldwide. They are the owner of the science and technology roadmaps for its category.

Our mission - to delight the consumer wherever, whenever, however by delivering moments of genuine pleasure and indulgence - drives the need for us to attract, select and develop the right people for the right jobs throughout the value chain of our business.


We are looking for a Global Green Coffee Champion that will lead the development and application of Green Coffee Expertise ensuring Nestlé coffee-businesses are leading innovators within the coffee category.

Key responsibilities  
  • Inspire the organization with passion for coffee and coffee expertise direct and indirectly

  • Co-develop the global standards for green coffee management, including oversight and maintenance of sensory references and standards

  • Lead the green coffee expertise management within the NPTC organization and support the global network of Nescafé green coffee champions

  • Lead of NPTC coffee expertise among all Nestlé coffee businesses and partnerships

  • Provide technical expertise and support to the global coffee business at Nestlé for strategic and project based activities, incl. matching green coffee to new coffee concepts and product development

  • Lead interface for R&D and Procurement activities relating to Green Coffee

  • Representation of Nestlé in external/industry green coffee organizations

Education and experience  
  • 5 to 10 years minimum working experience in green coffee trading, procurement, commercial or industry roles - with mainstream and specialty coffees

  • Strong knowledge in pre and post-harvesting techniques, coffee origins and regions

  • Strong green coffee sensory skills

  • Ability to rapidly comprehend technical information linked to coffee, and to turn complex coffee knowledge into simple compelling stories

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Pedagogical skills, strategic and pragmatic thinking, very creative execution

  • Creative and innovative spirit
  • Project management or product development experience

  • Travels may be required
  • Native or equivalent level in English 

If you are proactive, rigorous, reliable, enthusiast and curious and are passionate about coffee from Farm to Cup, then please apply


If you believe you have the profile we are looking for and are interested in this opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you at www.nestle.com/jobs !


The Nestlé Group is the world's largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2018. It is present in 190 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 308,000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.


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