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Advanced Packaging Science and Sustainability Department Manager

Advanced Packaging Science and Sustainability Department Manager

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Nestlé Research Lausanne, Switzerland 
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contact: Permanent Contract 
PhD in the area of Packaging Material Science or Food Contact Materials
Experienced leader in R&D and/or academia with a strong scientific publication track record and a link to external companies

 

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

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 1000 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.

 

As an Advanced Packaging Science and Sustainability Department Manager you will provide strategic direction and solutions on novel, sustainable and safe food & beverage packaging materials and emerging technologies. 

 

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 Advanced Packaging Science and Sustainability Department Manager

 

  • Develop and manage scientific strategy to address key fundamental challenges in novel food & beverage packaging solutions
  • Establish strong scientific alliances with key universities & partners to tackle these challenges
  • Identify and develop emerging technologies and packaging materials to drive next generations of sustainable packaging, contributing to the Nestlé Packaging Pledge, and Nestlé Climate Pledge
  • Develop and adapt science-based analytical strategies for the rapid characterization of novel, sustainable and safe packaging solutions
  • Identify opportunities for joint venture ensuring accelerated implementation of technical solutions
  • Lead, develop and coach a diverse team: Attract talents, lead and develop people into a high performing team to ensure competences availability and capacity in novel packaging research, packaging safety and sustainability
  • Execute project portfolio and manage related budget
     

What will make you successful

 

  • PhD in the area of Packaging Material Science or Food Contact Materials
  • Experienced leader in R&D and/or academia with a strong scientific publication track record and a link to external companies
  • Scientific authority in the field of novel, sustainable and safe packaging material development, with emphasis on sustainable packaging
  • Excellent people management skills, capable of attracting talents, and develop team members into an inclusive and high performing team. Proven successful experience in leading groups of scientists and passion about coaching and developing people
  • Experience and successful achievements in developing and implementing complex research programs
  • Competence in science based technical solutions related to sustainable food packaging
  • Strong networking and management abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English, German and French an asset)
     

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: Nestlé Research Lausanne, Switzerland 
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contact: Permanent Contract 
PhD in the area of Packaging Material Science or Food Contact Materials
Experienced leader in R&D and/or academia with a strong scientific publication track record and a link to external companies

 

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

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 1000 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.

 

As an Advanced Packaging Science and Sustainability Department Manager you will provide strategic direction and solutions on novel, sustainable and safe food & beverage packaging materials and emerging technologies. 

 

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 Advanced Packaging Science and Sustainability Department Manager

 

  • Develop and manage scientific strategy to address key fundamental challenges in novel food & beverage packaging solutions
  • Establish strong scientific alliances with key universities & partners to tackle these challenges
  • Identify and develop emerging technologies and packaging materials to drive next generations of sustainable packaging, contributing to the Nestlé Packaging Pledge, and Nestlé Climate Pledge
  • Develop and adapt science-based analytical strategies for the rapid characterization of novel, sustainable and safe packaging solutions
  • Identify opportunities for joint venture ensuring accelerated implementation of technical solutions
  • Lead, develop and coach a diverse team: Attract talents, lead and develop people into a high performing team to ensure competences availability and capacity in novel packaging research, packaging safety and sustainability
  • Execute project portfolio and manage related budget
     

What will make you successful

 

  • PhD in the area of Packaging Material Science or Food Contact Materials
  • Experienced leader in R&D and/or academia with a strong scientific publication track record and a link to external companies
  • Scientific authority in the field of novel, sustainable and safe packaging material development, with emphasis on sustainable packaging
  • Excellent people management skills, capable of attracting talents, and develop team members into an inclusive and high performing team. Proven successful experience in leading groups of scientists and passion about coaching and developing people
  • Experience and successful achievements in developing and implementing complex research programs
  • Competence in science based technical solutions related to sustainable food packaging
  • Strong networking and management abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English, German and French an asset)
     

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.

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