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Group leader biotransformation & colloidal science (M/F)

Group leader biotransformation & colloidal science (M/F)

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Do you recognize yourself? We are meant to work together!

Position Snapshot:

 

  • Location: Lisieux, France
  • Company: Nestlé Development Center Dairy
  • Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
  • Type of contact: Permanent contract 
  • PhD in Food Science & Technology, Food Material Science or related fields
  • Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
  • Dynamic international working environment
  • Attractive package, caring management, flexible working hours or remote work, allow you to evolve in a pleasant environment. You benefit from training throughout your career, aimed at promoting your development towards different roles within the Group
     

Position Summary:

 

Our Research & Development Center in Lisieux / France develops for Nestlé, new products, processes and packaging in the areas of Dairy. It is part of the global Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy (NPTC) where Innovation & Renovation pipelines to support growth and profitability of our Dairy Business are developed via a consumer centric approach. It ensures scientific, technological and manufacturing excellence through the development of the right competences.

As a “Group Leader Biotransformation & Colloidal science”, your main mission will be to lead and manage a group of scientists as part of NPTC Dairy Science & Technology Department. You will develop dairy and plant science and technologies to achieve new functionalities and product offerings across our Dairy Categories. If you are passionate about innovation, sustainability, nutrition and people development this challenge is for you. 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different categories, 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 a:

 

•    Organize, structure and develop the team to deliver on objectives
•    Apply, build and strengthen knowledge / expertise in the team; keep up with developments in allied research fields, scientific and analytical disciplines
•    Lead and manage a portfolio of Knowledge Building projects to contribute to the Product Development I&R Pipelines
•    Contribute to build and execute the Science & Technology Department strategy as part of the Leadership Team 
•    Participate together with NDC Lisieux Leadership Team to site management, ensuring compliance and alignment cross-function 
•    Maintain and develop scientific network; collaborate closely with other R&D Units
•    Represent NPTC Dairy within the company (e.g. R&D, Strategic Business Unit, Procurement) and with third parties (e.g. Universities, suppliers, startups) in the field of expertise
 

What will make you successful:

 

•    PhD/MSc in Physical-chemistry or Food Science / Food Material Science, or related fields
•    Managing experience of scientific/technical cross-functional projects in the field of dairy and plant-based. 
•    Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork spirit
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills (including presentations)
•    Strong passion and curiosity for innovation and disruptive concepts
•    Fluent in oral and written English is a must
•    Knowledge of French
•    Entrepreneurial mindset
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.
Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.


 


 

 


Do you recognize yourself? We are meant to work together! If you are ready for an exciting professional experience filled with unique challenges and opportunities, we look forward to receiving your application.Whoever you are, wherever you come from, we are convinced that diversity and performance go hand in hand: we pay the same attention to all applications.The inclusion of differences is Nestlé in France's strength.We are signatory of the Diversity Charter and the Charter of l’Autre Cercle.#inclusivecompany #WeAreNestle

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Do you recognize yourself? We are meant to work together!

Position Snapshot:

 

  • Location: Lisieux, France
  • Company: Nestlé Development Center Dairy
  • Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
  • Type of contact: Permanent contract 
  • PhD in Food Science & Technology, Food Material Science or related fields
  • Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
  • Dynamic international working environment
  • Attractive package, caring management, flexible working hours or remote work, allow you to evolve in a pleasant environment. You benefit from training throughout your career, aimed at promoting your development towards different roles within the Group
     

Position Summary:

 

Our Research & Development Center in Lisieux / France develops for Nestlé, new products, processes and packaging in the areas of Dairy. It is part of the global Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy (NPTC) where Innovation & Renovation pipelines to support growth and profitability of our Dairy Business are developed via a consumer centric approach. It ensures scientific, technological and manufacturing excellence through the development of the right competences.

As a “Group Leader Biotransformation & Colloidal science”, your main mission will be to lead and manage a group of scientists as part of NPTC Dairy Science & Technology Department. You will develop dairy and plant science and technologies to achieve new functionalities and product offerings across our Dairy Categories. If you are passionate about innovation, sustainability, nutrition and people development this challenge is for you. 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different categories, 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 a:

 

•    Organize, structure and develop the team to deliver on objectives
•    Apply, build and strengthen knowledge / expertise in the team; keep up with developments in allied research fields, scientific and analytical disciplines
•    Lead and manage a portfolio of Knowledge Building projects to contribute to the Product Development I&R Pipelines
•    Contribute to build and execute the Science & Technology Department strategy as part of the Leadership Team 
•    Participate together with NDC Lisieux Leadership Team to site management, ensuring compliance and alignment cross-function 
•    Maintain and develop scientific network; collaborate closely with other R&D Units
•    Represent NPTC Dairy within the company (e.g. R&D, Strategic Business Unit, Procurement) and with third parties (e.g. Universities, suppliers, startups) in the field of expertise
 

What will make you successful:

 

•    PhD/MSc in Physical-chemistry or Food Science / Food Material Science, or related fields
•    Managing experience of scientific/technical cross-functional projects in the field of dairy and plant-based. 
•    Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork spirit
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills (including presentations)
•    Strong passion and curiosity for innovation and disruptive concepts
•    Fluent in oral and written English is a must
•    Knowledge of French
•    Entrepreneurial mindset
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.
Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.


 


 

 


Do you recognize yourself? We are meant to work together! If you are ready for an exciting professional experience filled with unique challenges and opportunities, we look forward to receiving your application.Whoever you are, wherever you come from, we are convinced that diversity and performance go hand in hand: we pay the same attention to all applications.The inclusion of differences is Nestlé in France's strength.We are signatory of the Diversity Charter and the Charter of l’Autre Cercle.#inclusivecompany #WeAreNestle

Beuvilliers, FR

Beuvilliers, FR

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