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Scientist in infant nutrition and metabolism research

Scientist in infant nutrition and metabolism research

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé Research
Act. Rate: 100%
3 years contract
Ph.D. in nutrition or physiology on topics related to infant growth and metabolic health 
3-5 years’ experience in conducting preclinical research

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. 

 

As a Specialist in infant nutrition, you will develop and drive the innovation and renovation of infant nutrition products from inception through all stages of development. You will provide strong scientific/technical guidance to the team members of Metabolic Programming group and contribute to medium to long term research strategy in the area of infant nutrition.  

A day in the life of a Specialist in infant nutrition research

 

  • Proactively propose and drive new ideas and projects to R&D teams, the Business Units and Operations in the area of infant nutrition
  • Develop nutritional and/or non-nutritional (e.g. digital) solutions targeting optimal infant and toddler nutrition, growth and metabolic health
  • Identify and propose new opportunities in the field of human milk research, considering also behavioral aspects
  • Integrate scientific & technology knowledge into business concepts and ensure their delivery to product I&R pipelines
  • Build and maintain internal and international external network in the field of early life research supported by delivering high level communication (presentations and publications)

What will make you successful

 

  • Ph.D. in nutrition or physiology on topics related to infant growth and metabolic health 
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in conducting preclinical research, including experimental study design and execution, analysis and data interpretation
  • Experience in conducting clinical research, as well as prior exposure to R&D environment, including product development, will be a plus
  • Strong track record in scientific communication, including presentations at scientific meetings
  • High motivation and leadership skills
  • Team player who can work independently 
  • Fluent in English

 

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 favorites. 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

 

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé Research
Act. Rate: 100%
3 years contract
Ph.D. in nutrition or physiology on topics related to infant growth and metabolic health 
3-5 years’ experience in conducting preclinical research

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. 

 

As a Specialist in infant nutrition, you will develop and drive the innovation and renovation of infant nutrition products from inception through all stages of development. You will provide strong scientific/technical guidance to the team members of Metabolic Programming group and contribute to medium to long term research strategy in the area of infant nutrition.  

A day in the life of a Specialist in infant nutrition research

 

  • Proactively propose and drive new ideas and projects to R&D teams, the Business Units and Operations in the area of infant nutrition
  • Develop nutritional and/or non-nutritional (e.g. digital) solutions targeting optimal infant and toddler nutrition, growth and metabolic health
  • Identify and propose new opportunities in the field of human milk research, considering also behavioral aspects
  • Integrate scientific & technology knowledge into business concepts and ensure their delivery to product I&R pipelines
  • Build and maintain internal and international external network in the field of early life research supported by delivering high level communication (presentations and publications)

What will make you successful

 

  • Ph.D. in nutrition or physiology on topics related to infant growth and metabolic health 
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in conducting preclinical research, including experimental study design and execution, analysis and data interpretation
  • Experience in conducting clinical research, as well as prior exposure to R&D environment, including product development, will be a plus
  • Strong track record in scientific communication, including presentations at scientific meetings
  • High motivation and leadership skills
  • Team player who can work independently 
  • Fluent in English

 

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 favorites. 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.

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

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