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R&D Trainee

R&D Trainee

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: R&D Singapore – Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences Singapore Hub

Type of contract: 2 years traineeship programme

 

Position Summary

Over the last 5 years, the 800 employees of our Nestlé Research organization have published around 1000 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and filed about 80 patents every year. Nestlé Research also collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Nestlé Research delivers game-changing scientific discoveries to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future (learn more about Nestlé Research at www.nestle.com/randd). Nestle Research is present in Asia: with hubs in Singapore and Beijing, where our teams are working with the global Nestlé community to advance innovative science-based solutions to address major nutrition challenges in Asia-Pacific.

 

Our team is currently looking for an R&D trainee in Nutrition Science. In this role you will propose, define and lead project activities for healthy ageing in the adult and senior nutrition domains. In collaboration with internal and external partners, your role would be to translate business needs into research approaches, transferring scientific findings to business applications. In return, we offer excellent career development and mentoring opportunities with established senior scientists and business professionals to support your career aspirations.

 

A day in the life of...

  • Develop and execute research activities in projects in the healthy ageing domain.
  • Propose and support research projects to address key research questions of relevance for business applications.
  • Manage relationships with a network of internal and external partners (scientists and clinical investigators).
  • Provide scientific support to colleagues in business units (scientific, medical and regulatory affairs, innovation and marketing teams).
  • Contribute towards transfer of scientific knowledge and learnings into business relevant applications
  • Contribute to the development of scientific publications.
  • Effective dissemination of scientific outcomes to internal and external stakeholders.

 

What will make you successful

  • Master’s degree in Nutrition Science, Biological Sciences or related field. Recent Ph.D. graduates are welcome.
  • Publication history in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience in conducting nutrition and/or epidemiological research
  • An entrepreneur mindset and/or evidence of previous innovation or entrepreneurial activity is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English.

 

Show us your excellent communication skills and capacity to convey complex scientific topics to non-scientific audiences. Your ability to work in teams and collaborate while being autonomous and a self-starter would be key.
 

 

 

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.

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: R&D Singapore – Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences Singapore Hub

Type of contract: 2 years traineeship programme

 

Position Summary

Over the last 5 years, the 800 employees of our Nestlé Research organization have published around 1000 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and filed about 80 patents every year. Nestlé Research also collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Nestlé Research delivers game-changing scientific discoveries to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future (learn more about Nestlé Research at www.nestle.com/randd). Nestle Research is present in Asia: with hubs in Singapore and Beijing, where our teams are working with the global Nestlé community to advance innovative science-based solutions to address major nutrition challenges in Asia-Pacific.

 

Our team is currently looking for an R&D trainee in Nutrition Science. In this role you will propose, define and lead project activities for healthy ageing in the adult and senior nutrition domains. In collaboration with internal and external partners, your role would be to translate business needs into research approaches, transferring scientific findings to business applications. In return, we offer excellent career development and mentoring opportunities with established senior scientists and business professionals to support your career aspirations.

 

A day in the life of...

  • Develop and execute research activities in projects in the healthy ageing domain.
  • Propose and support research projects to address key research questions of relevance for business applications.
  • Manage relationships with a network of internal and external partners (scientists and clinical investigators).
  • Provide scientific support to colleagues in business units (scientific, medical and regulatory affairs, innovation and marketing teams).
  • Contribute towards transfer of scientific knowledge and learnings into business relevant applications
  • Contribute to the development of scientific publications.
  • Effective dissemination of scientific outcomes to internal and external stakeholders.

 

What will make you successful

  • Master’s degree in Nutrition Science, Biological Sciences or related field. Recent Ph.D. graduates are welcome.
  • Publication history in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience in conducting nutrition and/or epidemiological research
  • An entrepreneur mindset and/or evidence of previous innovation or entrepreneurial activity is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English.

 

Show us your excellent communication skills and capacity to convey complex scientific topics to non-scientific audiences. Your ability to work in teams and collaborate while being autonomous and a self-starter would be key.
 

 

 

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.

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

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