Nutrition Health & Wellness Specialist

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

The Nestlé USA division is looking for a Nutrition, Health, and Wellness (NHW) Specialist. This position aims to strengthen our capabilities to drive business opportunities and create a competitive advantage in the marketplace through nutrition. This role will provide tactical support to the NHW team on product development, recipe management, and scientific literature review. This requires specialized knowledge in nutrition to distinguish scientifically proven health effects from perceived benefits and to assist with assessing health-forward project concepts for credibility. This role also will contribute to the successful implementation of Nestlé’s global nutrition strategy and tools in the U.S. market.

This position is hybrid based in Arlington VA or Solon OH.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Strategy execution: Ensure that the commitment to Nestlé’s nutrition strategy and tools is understood, embedded, and activated across assigned categories and brands.
  • Product development: Participate actively in I&R projects and advise cross-functional teams on nutritional requirements, claims, and other communications.
  • Metrics & measurement: Manage a complex claims dataset, analyze portfolio trends, and help translate findings into compelling messaging to drive growth through NHW.
  • Horizon scanning: Identify portfolio gaps and opportunities based on consumer trends, competitive landscape, nutritional science, public health and regulatory environments.
  • Communications support: Contribute to the development of a wide range of NHW communications, e.g., presentations, position statements, and survey responses.
  • Collaboration: Help foster a culture of teamwork and achievement on NHW activities and serve as a single point of contact to channel nutrition-related requests.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Must be a registered dietitian
  • At least 3 years of related work experience
  • Strong research, analytical and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Prior experience in CPG or food industry preferred

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