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R&D Packaging Leader for Beverages

R&D Packaging Leader for Beverages

Orbe, CH

Orbe, CH

Position Snapshot

 

NPTC Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage (NPTC Beverage)                                        

Orbe, Switzerland

Permanent contract

Full-time  

Packaging/material science engineer

Min 8 years of operational / R&D experience in Packaging

Successful leadership experience

Position Summary

 

In this position, you will develop the R&D packaging strategy supporting the beverage business. You will lead the NPTC packaging team in driving profitable growth through development and implementation of innovative, competitive and sustainable packaging technologies/concepts, systems and processes being consistent with the category global business plans and strategies. You will also provide expertise and product specific support and training to our operating companies.

The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage in Orbe is the leading Nestlé Coffee and Beverages Competence Centre that develops products, packaging and production processes for in-home and out-of-home consumption. Our departments based in Switzerland, USA and Singapore drive the technology roadmaps for soluble, roast and ground, portioned coffee as well as for coffee based beverages.

Our mission – to delight the consumer wherever, whenever, however by delivering moments of genuine pleasure and indulgence - drives the need for us to attract, select and develop the right people for the right jobs throughout the value chain of our business.

A day in the life of a R&D Packaging Leader for Beverages

 

  • Articulate and integrate the R&D Packaging Strategy into the science and technology roadmaps supporting beverages Innovation and renovation pipeline
  • Scout for novel technologies, and launch innovative and sustainable concepts in the markets
  • Lead and inspire a multi-functional team of project managers, experts, engineers and specialist to ensure on-time, on-quality and on-cost delivery of projects
  • Establish & maintain core competencies in the appropriate areas of packaging  
  • Influence prioritization of projects within portfolio and allocate resources based on value-creation, impact and alignment with global strategy                             
  • Foster a culture of networking and collaboration within the team and with relevant internal & external stakeholders
  • Leverage cross-functional organization within R&D to integrate scientific packaging research and category specific development into the project portfolio to drive growth
What will make you successful

 

  • Graduate in Packaging, Materials Science or Engineering
  • More than 8 years of operational / R&D experience in a packaging position
  • Broad experience on packaging development and project management in a market, region or zone
  • Successful leadership experience such as Packaging manager in a country
  • International exposure
  • Proven ability to interact with scientific/technical experts and commercial decision makers
  • Proven record of accomplishment in delivering projects involving cross-functional teams
  • Influential in English, any other language is a plus

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 328,000 people strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than 89.5 billion CHF in 2016, we have an expansive presence with 442 factories in more than 86 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 geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

 

NPTC Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage (NPTC Beverage)                                        

Orbe, Switzerland

Permanent contract

Full-time  

Packaging/material science engineer

Min 8 years of operational / R&D experience in Packaging

Successful leadership experience

Position Summary

 

In this position, you will develop the R&D packaging strategy supporting the beverage business. You will lead the NPTC packaging team in driving profitable growth through development and implementation of innovative, competitive and sustainable packaging technologies/concepts, systems and processes being consistent with the category global business plans and strategies. You will also provide expertise and product specific support and training to our operating companies.

The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage in Orbe is the leading Nestlé Coffee and Beverages Competence Centre that develops products, packaging and production processes for in-home and out-of-home consumption. Our departments based in Switzerland, USA and Singapore drive the technology roadmaps for soluble, roast and ground, portioned coffee as well as for coffee based beverages.

Our mission – to delight the consumer wherever, whenever, however by delivering moments of genuine pleasure and indulgence - drives the need for us to attract, select and develop the right people for the right jobs throughout the value chain of our business.

A day in the life of a R&D Packaging Leader for Beverages

 

  • Articulate and integrate the R&D Packaging Strategy into the science and technology roadmaps supporting beverages Innovation and renovation pipeline
  • Scout for novel technologies, and launch innovative and sustainable concepts in the markets
  • Lead and inspire a multi-functional team of project managers, experts, engineers and specialist to ensure on-time, on-quality and on-cost delivery of projects
  • Establish & maintain core competencies in the appropriate areas of packaging  
  • Influence prioritization of projects within portfolio and allocate resources based on value-creation, impact and alignment with global strategy                             
  • Foster a culture of networking and collaboration within the team and with relevant internal & external stakeholders
  • Leverage cross-functional organization within R&D to integrate scientific packaging research and category specific development into the project portfolio to drive growth
What will make you successful

 

  • Graduate in Packaging, Materials Science or Engineering
  • More than 8 years of operational / R&D experience in a packaging position
  • Broad experience on packaging development and project management in a market, region or zone
  • Successful leadership experience such as Packaging manager in a country
  • International exposure
  • Proven ability to interact with scientific/technical experts and commercial decision makers
  • Proven record of accomplishment in delivering projects involving cross-functional teams
  • Influential in English, any other language is a plus

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 328,000 people strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than 89.5 billion CHF in 2016, we have an expansive presence with 442 factories in more than 86 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 geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

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