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R&D Associate Specialist Animal Science

R&D Associate Specialist Animal Science

Konolfingen, CH

Konolfingen, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Konolfingen, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé Product Technology Center Konolfingen
Act. Rate: 80 - 100%
Type of contact: Permanent contract 
University degree in Agricultural / Animal Science
Fluent in English

 

Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
Modern locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
Dynamic international working environment
Attractive additional benefits 

Position Summary

 

Our Research & Development center in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develops for Nestlé worldwide, new products, processes and packaging in the areas of Dairy and Nutrition. The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy plans and develops Innovation & Renovation pipelines to support growth and profitability of our Dairy business via a consumer centric approach. It ensures scientific, technological, and manufacturing excellence through the development of the right competences.

 

As an R&D Associate Specialist Animal Science, you will support carbon footprint reduction projects for fresh milk at farm level in order to contribute to the Nestle net zero greenhouse gas emission commitment. You will be part of our newly created team: if you are passionate about agriculture and enthusiastic about innovation, this challenge is for you! 

 

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 R&D Associate Specialist Animal Science

 

  • Support projects within R&D Agriculture in order to achieve the objectives of carbon footprint reduction
  • Build and document knowledge about latest methods, trends, and developments in relevant field of activity
  • Explore breakthrough process or technology that are patentable
  • Recommend, plan, and deliver technical and scientific support for NPTC projects
  • Lead and manage knowledge building and business-related project activities with a proactive participation
  • Present results/methods in written and oral form to interested parties or visitors
  • Develop related tools and competencies in the domain of activity
  • Participate actively in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different sites

What will make you successful

 

  • University degree in Agricultural / Animal Science
  • First practical experience in relevant fields 
  • Experience in R&D or operations in relevant field is an additional asset 
  • Understanding of sustainability / greenhouse gas aspects of farming
  • Strong passion and curiosity for innovation and disruptive concepts
  • Good written and oral communication skills (including presentations)
  • Good interpersonal skills and teamwork spirit
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Fluent in oral and written English is a must
  • Knowledge of other language (French, German, Spanish, etc.) is a plus

 

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

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Konolfingen, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé Product Technology Center Konolfingen
Act. Rate: 80 - 100%
Type of contact: Permanent contract 
University degree in Agricultural / Animal Science
Fluent in English

 

Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
Modern locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
Dynamic international working environment
Attractive additional benefits 

Position Summary

 

Our Research & Development center in Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develops for Nestlé worldwide, new products, processes and packaging in the areas of Dairy and Nutrition. The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy plans and develops Innovation & Renovation pipelines to support growth and profitability of our Dairy business via a consumer centric approach. It ensures scientific, technological, and manufacturing excellence through the development of the right competences.

 

As an R&D Associate Specialist Animal Science, you will support carbon footprint reduction projects for fresh milk at farm level in order to contribute to the Nestle net zero greenhouse gas emission commitment. You will be part of our newly created team: if you are passionate about agriculture and enthusiastic about innovation, this challenge is for you! 

 

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 R&D Associate Specialist Animal Science

 

  • Support projects within R&D Agriculture in order to achieve the objectives of carbon footprint reduction
  • Build and document knowledge about latest methods, trends, and developments in relevant field of activity
  • Explore breakthrough process or technology that are patentable
  • Recommend, plan, and deliver technical and scientific support for NPTC projects
  • Lead and manage knowledge building and business-related project activities with a proactive participation
  • Present results/methods in written and oral form to interested parties or visitors
  • Develop related tools and competencies in the domain of activity
  • Participate actively in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different sites

What will make you successful

 

  • University degree in Agricultural / Animal Science
  • First practical experience in relevant fields 
  • Experience in R&D or operations in relevant field is an additional asset 
  • Understanding of sustainability / greenhouse gas aspects of farming
  • Strong passion and curiosity for innovation and disruptive concepts
  • Good written and oral communication skills (including presentations)
  • Good interpersonal skills and teamwork spirit
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Fluent in oral and written English is a must
  • Knowledge of other language (French, German, Spanish, etc.) is a plus

 

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

Apply now »