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Specialist Data Science & Management

Specialist Data Science & Management

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé Research  
Full-Time, Act. Rate 100%
Fixed term contract: 2 years

Position Summary

 

As a Specialist Data Science & Management, you will execute projects/activities related to the management of data produced by High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (HRMS) systems combined with external databases aimed at facilitating data/results interpretation and ultimately decision-making process. You will maintain deep knowledge in data management systems/interfaces as tools in helping the interpretation and processing of analyses of low molecular weight molecules, mainly chemical contaminants. You will develop a good understanding of the challenges related to the analysis of small molecules at trace levels. Interact with people in the laboratory as well as data management people in the Department. 

 

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 a Data Scientist

 

  • Define, lead one or more project(s)/activities with multiple Nestlé Research and external stakeholders in the frame of data management for handling of HRMS data/results
  • Propose scientific approaches and work plan in project activities, consolidate at team level
  • Build and document knowledge about latest advances in the field of IT tools for management of data in HRMS
  • Knowledge in and understanding of analytical chemistry, particularly HRMS
  • Develop, propose new methodologies & applications linked to business needs related to the control of chemical contaminants
  • Execute accepted project plans by delivering time bound solid reliable scientific data
  • Recommend, plan and deliver technical and scientific support for projects related to the management of a broad range of chemicals, included those to discover
  • Proactively lead and manage knowledge building and business related project activities
What will make you successful

 

  • Master degree or PhD in Mathematics/Statistics or IT sciences with strong experience in data management (-omics expertise strongly valued) 
  • Knowledge and competencies in IT tools, programming and data science highly recommended (SAS, R, python, Machine learning, SQL)
  • Previous experience working in R&D teams/cross functional team/leading teams
  • Good level of English (spoken, read)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (including presentations) 

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: Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé Research  
Full-Time, Act. Rate 100%
Fixed term contract: 2 years

Position Summary

 

As a Specialist Data Science & Management, you will execute projects/activities related to the management of data produced by High Resolution Mass Spectrometry (HRMS) systems combined with external databases aimed at facilitating data/results interpretation and ultimately decision-making process. You will maintain deep knowledge in data management systems/interfaces as tools in helping the interpretation and processing of analyses of low molecular weight molecules, mainly chemical contaminants. You will develop a good understanding of the challenges related to the analysis of small molecules at trace levels. Interact with people in the laboratory as well as data management people in the Department. 

 

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 a Data Scientist

 

  • Define, lead one or more project(s)/activities with multiple Nestlé Research and external stakeholders in the frame of data management for handling of HRMS data/results
  • Propose scientific approaches and work plan in project activities, consolidate at team level
  • Build and document knowledge about latest advances in the field of IT tools for management of data in HRMS
  • Knowledge in and understanding of analytical chemistry, particularly HRMS
  • Develop, propose new methodologies & applications linked to business needs related to the control of chemical contaminants
  • Execute accepted project plans by delivering time bound solid reliable scientific data
  • Recommend, plan and deliver technical and scientific support for projects related to the management of a broad range of chemicals, included those to discover
  • Proactively lead and manage knowledge building and business related project activities
What will make you successful

 

  • Master degree or PhD in Mathematics/Statistics or IT sciences with strong experience in data management (-omics expertise strongly valued) 
  • Knowledge and competencies in IT tools, programming and data science highly recommended (SAS, R, python, Machine learning, SQL)
  • Previous experience working in R&D teams/cross functional team/leading teams
  • Good level of English (spoken, read)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (including presentations) 

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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