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Senior R&D Scientist

Senior R&D Scientist

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Permanent contract
Full-Time
PhD degree in the field of Powder Science and Technology
Minimum 5 years of R&D and Industry experience
 

Position Summary

 

As a Senior R&D Scientist, you will propose and drive research and innovation in the field of powder science and technology to enable developments of healthier and preferred products. You will also contribute to establishment of the team's Science & Technology strategy and competences development plan to deliver consumer-centric innovations.

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and employs approximately 800 people. It consists of four major research institutes: Health Sciences, Material Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Nestlé Research combines fundamental science at the highest level, high-end analytical platforms leveraged by all research teams, and strong prototyping capabilities to accelerate the translation of science into innovation. Nestlé Research published around 1,000 scientific publications in peer review journals over the last five years, and files about 80 patents every year. Nestlé Research collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Learn more about Nestlé Research at www.nestle.com/randd

A day in the life of Senior R&D Scientist

 

• Lead and manage knowledge building and business-driven projects using best project management practices
• Build and document knowledge about state-of-the-art Science & Technology, trends and innovations in food powders
• Consolidate and leverage knowledge from projects, external collaborations and networks in the field of Powder S&T
• Consolidate and present project results in written and oral forms to key internal and external stakeholders
• Develop new tools and competencies in the domain of powder Science and Technologies
• Actively participate in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different R&D sites
 

What will make you successful

 

• PhD in Food Science
• Strong knowledge in the field of Material and Powder Science
• Experience in Industry and Industrial Processes and technology
• Minimum 5 years R&D experience after PhD demonstrating deep scientific leadership skills
• Strong project management experience with very good stakeholder and communication skills
• Ability to work in teams and leadership qualities
• Fluency in English is mandatory, French would be 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 the field of Powder Science and Technology
Minimum 5 years of R&D and Industry experience
 

Position Summary

 

As a Senior R&D Scientist, you will propose and drive research and innovation in the field of powder science and technology to enable developments of healthier and preferred products. You will also contribute to establishment of the team's Science & Technology strategy and competences development plan to deliver consumer-centric innovations.

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and employs approximately 800 people. It consists of four major research institutes: Health Sciences, Material Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Nestlé Research combines fundamental science at the highest level, high-end analytical platforms leveraged by all research teams, and strong prototyping capabilities to accelerate the translation of science into innovation. Nestlé Research published around 1,000 scientific publications in peer review journals over the last five years, and files about 80 patents every year. Nestlé Research collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Learn more about Nestlé Research at www.nestle.com/randd

A day in the life of Senior R&D Scientist

 

• Lead and manage knowledge building and business-driven projects using best project management practices
• Build and document knowledge about state-of-the-art Science & Technology, trends and innovations in food powders
• Consolidate and leverage knowledge from projects, external collaborations and networks in the field of Powder S&T
• Consolidate and present project results in written and oral forms to key internal and external stakeholders
• Develop new tools and competencies in the domain of powder Science and Technologies
• Actively participate in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different R&D sites
 

What will make you successful

 

• PhD in Food Science
• Strong knowledge in the field of Material and Powder Science
• Experience in Industry and Industrial Processes and technology
• Minimum 5 years R&D experience after PhD demonstrating deep scientific leadership skills
• Strong project management experience with very good stakeholder and communication skills
• Ability to work in teams and leadership qualities
• Fluency in English is mandatory, French would be 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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