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R&D Masters Trainee for VR Technologies

R&D Masters Trainee for VR Technologies

Position Snapshot    

Location: Orbe, Switzerland 

Company: Nestlé System Technology Centre 
Act. Rate: Full-Time  
Type of contract: Internship, 6 months   

Start date: September or October 2024 


Position Summary   


The Nestlé System Technology Centre (NSTC) in Orbe is Nestlé’s leading R&D centre for the design, development and deployment of Nestlé delivery systems, offering expertise in machines, packaging and products for in-home and out-of-home.  
Our vision is to be the world’s leading center for breakthrough System innovation that actively cultivates its unique mix of people and expertise. We create innovative and sustainable food & beverages systems, in partnership with businesses, to amaze our consumers. Our NSTC core values - Excellence, Determination, One-team spirit, and Trust – drive us every day in everything we do. 

 

As an R&D Master Intern for Immersive Technologies, you will be responsible for designing and creating user-friendly and interactive experiences for VR applications. You will ensure the creation of VR experiences that are accessible and engaging for all users while utilizing technical skills in 3D modeling, animation, and virtual environment design. In this position, you will be an active member of a cross-functional team involved in the development of new coffee machines and will have the chance to contribute to Nestlé's technological advancements. 

 

A Day in the Life of a R&D Master Intern for Immersive Technologies 

 

  • Review 3D model CAD data, optimize 3D model and ensure visual quality of mechanical aspect and textures 
  • Create interaction within the virtual environment based on a user journey you defined in collaboration with the project manager and the designers 
  • Organize consumer test, evaluate the results, and optimize user journey 
  • Import machine from 3D model, design surrounding environment, create interaction with the machine (i.e. grab a cup), review final quality of the simulation 
  • Program VR experiences 


What will make you successful 

 

  • Ideally a master’s degree in computer science or equivalent 
  • Proficiency with VR development tools and platforms such as Unity, Unreal Engine, and Oculus SDK 
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as C#, C++, or JavaScript 
  • Experience with 3D modeling and animation software (e.g., Blender, Maya) 
  • Familiarity with VR hardware including headsets, sensors, and controllers 
  • Problem-solving skills and attention to detail 
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities 
  • Passion for virtual reality and a keen interest in emerging technologies 
  • Knowledge of UX/UI principles for VR applications 
  • Fluent in English


At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win. 

We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day. 

Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com. 

#nestlecareerswitzerland

Position Snapshot    

Location: Orbe, Switzerland 

Company: Nestlé System Technology Centre 
Act. Rate: Full-Time  
Type of contract: Internship, 6 months   

Start date: September or October 2024 


Position Summary   


The Nestlé System Technology Centre (NSTC) in Orbe is Nestlé’s leading R&D centre for the design, development and deployment of Nestlé delivery systems, offering expertise in machines, packaging and products for in-home and out-of-home.  
Our vision is to be the world’s leading center for breakthrough System innovation that actively cultivates its unique mix of people and expertise. We create innovative and sustainable food & beverages systems, in partnership with businesses, to amaze our consumers. Our NSTC core values - Excellence, Determination, One-team spirit, and Trust – drive us every day in everything we do. 

 

As an R&D Master Intern for Immersive Technologies, you will be responsible for designing and creating user-friendly and interactive experiences for VR applications. You will ensure the creation of VR experiences that are accessible and engaging for all users while utilizing technical skills in 3D modeling, animation, and virtual environment design. In this position, you will be an active member of a cross-functional team involved in the development of new coffee machines and will have the chance to contribute to Nestlé's technological advancements. 

 

A Day in the Life of a R&D Master Intern for Immersive Technologies 

 

  • Review 3D model CAD data, optimize 3D model and ensure visual quality of mechanical aspect and textures 
  • Create interaction within the virtual environment based on a user journey you defined in collaboration with the project manager and the designers 
  • Organize consumer test, evaluate the results, and optimize user journey 
  • Import machine from 3D model, design surrounding environment, create interaction with the machine (i.e. grab a cup), review final quality of the simulation 
  • Program VR experiences 


What will make you successful 

 

  • Ideally a master’s degree in computer science or equivalent 
  • Proficiency with VR development tools and platforms such as Unity, Unreal Engine, and Oculus SDK 
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as C#, C++, or JavaScript 
  • Experience with 3D modeling and animation software (e.g., Blender, Maya) 
  • Familiarity with VR hardware including headsets, sensors, and controllers 
  • Problem-solving skills and attention to detail 
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities 
  • Passion for virtual reality and a keen interest in emerging technologies 
  • Knowledge of UX/UI principles for VR applications 
  • Fluent in English


At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win. 

We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day. 

Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com. 

#nestlecareerswitzerland

Orbe, CH

Orbe, CH

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