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Thought/Group Leader Food Oral Processing & Perception Physiology

Thought/Group Leader Food Oral Processing & Perception Physiology

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Permanent contract                                               
Full time
PhD Degree in Food Science or equivalent           
Minimum 5 years of experience in the area of Food Oral Processing and Perception Physiology

 

You have a passion for food, it’s science & technology, want to be part of an organisation at the forefront of innovation and be a member of a team that makes products tastier and healthier? We want to hear from you!

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 800 people and is comprised of four Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website.

 

Great taste and texture are the prerequisites of existing products and new innovations at Nestlé. As thought/group leader in the field of food oral processing and perception physiology, you will be at the forefront of our research in this field. You can make a difference e.g. by further enhancing our plant-based products and by bringing in your creativity leading to discoveries. Based at Nestlé Research, you will be able to drive and direct research of relevance to any Nestlé’s product categories, and at the same time you will be in close connection with our development centers and the internal business partners.

 

A day in a life of a thought/group leader food oral processing and perception physiology

 

• Be the thought leader in food oral processing and perception physiology in our company
• Drive innovation in key trends as plan-based meat and dairy alternatives
• Build strong external network by collaborating with best universities, suppliers and start-ups in the field
• Attract, retain and develop key talents in the field
• Communicate with senior management, businesses, markets, factories

What will make you successful

 

• PhD Degree in food oral processing, perception physiology, food science or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years of experience and recognised expertise in the field and proven experience in translating academic experience into business context
• Strong people management skills
• Experience in managing and driving complex projects
• Experience in building & managing relationship with key internal & external stakeholders including on senior level
• Experience in food industry organization is an asset

 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Permanent contract                                               
Full time
PhD Degree in Food Science or equivalent           
Minimum 5 years of experience in the area of Food Oral Processing and Perception Physiology

 

You have a passion for food, it’s science & technology, want to be part of an organisation at the forefront of innovation and be a member of a team that makes products tastier and healthier? We want to hear from you!

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 800 people and is comprised of four Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website.

 

Great taste and texture are the prerequisites of existing products and new innovations at Nestlé. As thought/group leader in the field of food oral processing and perception physiology, you will be at the forefront of our research in this field. You can make a difference e.g. by further enhancing our plant-based products and by bringing in your creativity leading to discoveries. Based at Nestlé Research, you will be able to drive and direct research of relevance to any Nestlé’s product categories, and at the same time you will be in close connection with our development centers and the internal business partners.

 

A day in a life of a thought/group leader food oral processing and perception physiology

 

• Be the thought leader in food oral processing and perception physiology in our company
• Drive innovation in key trends as plan-based meat and dairy alternatives
• Build strong external network by collaborating with best universities, suppliers and start-ups in the field
• Attract, retain and develop key talents in the field
• Communicate with senior management, businesses, markets, factories

What will make you successful

 

• PhD Degree in food oral processing, perception physiology, food science or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years of experience and recognised expertise in the field and proven experience in translating academic experience into business context
• Strong people management skills
• Experience in managing and driving complex projects
• Experience in building & managing relationship with key internal & external stakeholders including on senior level
• Experience in food industry organization is an asset

 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

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