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Specialist Sustainability

Specialist Sustainability

      

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contract: permanent position
Ph.D. in packaging or material sciences, sustainability, or environmental sciences
3-5 years’ experience in packaging environmental sustainability 

What we offer at Nestlé

 

Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you! 
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 five Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences, Packaging Sciences and Agriculture Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website.

 

As a Specialist in Packaging Sustainability, ‎you will manage packaging innovation projects for climate neutrality, and contribute to the Nestlé packaging sustainability journey. 

A day in the life of a Specialist in Packaging Sustainability

 

  • Proactively propose and drive new ideas and projects to R&D teams, and Operations in the area of packaging sustainability, GHG emissions, and virgin plastic reduction    
  • Assess environmental performance of packaging systems proposed by innovation teams at the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Science            
  • Translate scientific knowledge to product innovation and application
  • Provide accurate and on-time advice and support to the research efforts designed by R&D teams, Business Units and Operations 
  • Contribute to peer reviewed scientific publications, scientific communications, and patents 
  • Actively monitor relevant external partners (academic and industry) and support in selection and set up of strategic relationships when relevant 

What will make you successful

 

  • Ph.D. in packaging or material sciences, sustainability, or environmental sciences, on topics related specifically to greenhouse gas emissions and life cycle assessment
  • 3-5 years’ experience in packaging environmental sustainability 
  • Knowledge and proficiency of sustainability issues in packaging
  • Strong track record in scientific communication, including presentations at scientific meetings
  • Collaborative and positive mindset
  • Fluent in English

 

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 contract: permanent position
Ph.D. in packaging or material sciences, sustainability, or environmental sciences
3-5 years’ experience in packaging environmental sustainability 

What we offer at Nestlé

 

Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you! 
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 five Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences, Packaging Sciences and Agriculture Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website.

 

As a Specialist in Packaging Sustainability, ‎you will manage packaging innovation projects for climate neutrality, and contribute to the Nestlé packaging sustainability journey. 

A day in the life of a Specialist in Packaging Sustainability

 

  • Proactively propose and drive new ideas and projects to R&D teams, and Operations in the area of packaging sustainability, GHG emissions, and virgin plastic reduction    
  • Assess environmental performance of packaging systems proposed by innovation teams at the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Science            
  • Translate scientific knowledge to product innovation and application
  • Provide accurate and on-time advice and support to the research efforts designed by R&D teams, Business Units and Operations 
  • Contribute to peer reviewed scientific publications, scientific communications, and patents 
  • Actively monitor relevant external partners (academic and industry) and support in selection and set up of strategic relationships when relevant 

What will make you successful

 

  • Ph.D. in packaging or material sciences, sustainability, or environmental sciences, on topics related specifically to greenhouse gas emissions and life cycle assessment
  • 3-5 years’ experience in packaging environmental sustainability 
  • Knowledge and proficiency of sustainability issues in packaging
  • Strong track record in scientific communication, including presentations at scientific meetings
  • Collaborative and positive mindset
  • Fluent in English

 

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.

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

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