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R&D Specialist Crops & Soil Science

R&D Specialist Crops & Soil 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 Crop and Soil Science
3-5 years of R&D experience and / or operations in relevant fields
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 Specialist Crops and Soil Science, you will drive carbon footprint reduction projects for agricultural crop with focus on innovative crop and soil science approaches, 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 crop production systems 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 a R&D Specialist Crops and Soil Science

 

  • Propose and drive new ideas / projects / methods to R&D Nestlé Product Technology Center, Strategic Business Units and Operations
  • Build and document knowledge about latest methods, trends, and developments in relevant field of activity
  • Integrate basic knowledge (or knowledge from other fields) in the interpretation of the results
  • Lead and manage knowledge building and business-related project activities with a proactive participation
  • Ensure End to End projects management that are within timelines and project costs
  • 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 Crop and Soil Science
  • 3 to 5 years of R&D experience and / or operations in a relevant field
  • Deep understanding of sustainability / greenhouse gas aspects of dairy farming, and of agricultural soil aspects
  • Strong passion and curiosity for innovation and disruptive concepts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (including presentations)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork spirit
  • Problem solver and solution oriented
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, out-of-the-box thinker
  • 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 Crop and Soil Science
3-5 years of R&D experience and / or operations in relevant fields
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 Specialist Crops and Soil Science, you will drive carbon footprint reduction projects for agricultural crop with focus on innovative crop and soil science approaches, 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 crop production systems 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 a R&D Specialist Crops and Soil Science

 

  • Propose and drive new ideas / projects / methods to R&D Nestlé Product Technology Center, Strategic Business Units and Operations
  • Build and document knowledge about latest methods, trends, and developments in relevant field of activity
  • Integrate basic knowledge (or knowledge from other fields) in the interpretation of the results
  • Lead and manage knowledge building and business-related project activities with a proactive participation
  • Ensure End to End projects management that are within timelines and project costs
  • 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 Crop and Soil Science
  • 3 to 5 years of R&D experience and / or operations in a relevant field
  • Deep understanding of sustainability / greenhouse gas aspects of dairy farming, and of agricultural soil aspects
  • Strong passion and curiosity for innovation and disruptive concepts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (including presentations)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork spirit
  • Problem solver and solution oriented
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, out-of-the-box thinker
  • 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
 

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