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Senior R&D Specialist - Sustainability Coordinator for Beverage Systems (w/m/d)

Senior R&D Specialist - Sustainability Coordinator for Beverage Systems (w/m/d)

    

Position Snapshot 
 
Location: Orbe, Switzerland    
Company: Nestlé System Technology Centre (NSTC)  
Act. Rate: 80-100% 
Type of contract: Permanent contract 
University degree in relevant scientific or technological field e.g.: material science, sustainability, mechanical, electrical engineering
Min 5 years in technical development of fast-moving goods or house electronic appliances 
Min 5 years in technical development with focus on design for sustainability/eco-design

 

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 
Smart offices providing agile & collaborative workspaces 
Dynamic international working environment 
Attractive additional benefits  


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. 

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with diverse teams in an agile and diverse context.

 

As a Senior R&D Specialist – Sustainability Coordinator for both in-home and out-of-home beverage systems, you will actively shape the sustainability strategy of Nestle Systems in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and ensure its implementation across our businesses and in cross functional teams. 
You will change the way sustainability is embedded in our system solutions and design mindset from ideation onwards. You will be advocating for change internally and with our suppliers and partners to support the implementation of Nestlé’s corporate commitment on sustainability. 
You will drive the environmental agenda across our portfolio of product, packaging and machine projects while ensuring a consumer centric approach and compliance with our stage gate process. 

A Day in the Life of a Senior R&D Specialist - Sustainability Coordinator for Beverage Systems
 

  • Act as the single point of contact for sustainability with stakeholders and coordinate activities across the NSTC 
  • Link with experts, project and line managers in the NSTC and animate a community around sustainability across competences & categories 
  • Align, lead and execute the system sustainability strategies of each business unit to support Nestlé's sustainability commitment 
  • Ensure the integration of sustainability aspects in all phases of our projects 
  • Ensure alignment of NSTC project portfolio with Nestlé’s Sustainability Commitments / Global R&D / Operations across NSTC categories 
  • Act as driving member of Nestlé sustainability networks internal & external advocacy 
  • Liaise with stakeholders and teams to ensure inclusion and alignment on the sustainability strategy elaboration and execution 
  • Identify resources and means to ensure success of the projects: planning, budget (equipment, manpower, financial) 
  • Challenge and benchmark internally and externally, projects, programs, procedures and ways of working 

 
What will make you successful 

 

  • University degree in material sciences, sustainability or engineering 
  • Min 5 years in technical development of fast-moving goods or house electronic appliances  
  • Min 5 years in technical development with focus on design for sustainability/eco-design 
  • Proven experience in durable goods industry with track records 
  • Passionate about sustainability with the ability to create engagement and to energize 
  • Strong experience in project management and tools: e.g.: PMP, Agile 
  • Certification in the field of sustainability is a strong plus 
  • Solid organizational skills and capacity to collaborate and communicate with internal and external stakeholders  
  • Business acumen, connecting internally, communicating, convincing stakeholders 
  • Customer oriented and objective driven 
  • Fluent in French and English, German an asset 


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. 

    

    

Position Snapshot 
 
Location: Orbe, Switzerland    
Company: Nestlé System Technology Centre (NSTC)  
Act. Rate: 80-100% 
Type of contract: Permanent contract 
University degree in relevant scientific or technological field e.g.: material science, sustainability, mechanical, electrical engineering
Min 5 years in technical development of fast-moving goods or house electronic appliances 
Min 5 years in technical development with focus on design for sustainability/eco-design

 

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 
Smart offices providing agile & collaborative workspaces 
Dynamic international working environment 
Attractive additional benefits  


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. 

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with diverse teams in an agile and diverse context.

 

As a Senior R&D Specialist – Sustainability Coordinator for both in-home and out-of-home beverage systems, you will actively shape the sustainability strategy of Nestle Systems in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and ensure its implementation across our businesses and in cross functional teams. 
You will change the way sustainability is embedded in our system solutions and design mindset from ideation onwards. You will be advocating for change internally and with our suppliers and partners to support the implementation of Nestlé’s corporate commitment on sustainability. 
You will drive the environmental agenda across our portfolio of product, packaging and machine projects while ensuring a consumer centric approach and compliance with our stage gate process. 

A Day in the Life of a Senior R&D Specialist - Sustainability Coordinator for Beverage Systems
 

  • Act as the single point of contact for sustainability with stakeholders and coordinate activities across the NSTC 
  • Link with experts, project and line managers in the NSTC and animate a community around sustainability across competences & categories 
  • Align, lead and execute the system sustainability strategies of each business unit to support Nestlé's sustainability commitment 
  • Ensure the integration of sustainability aspects in all phases of our projects 
  • Ensure alignment of NSTC project portfolio with Nestlé’s Sustainability Commitments / Global R&D / Operations across NSTC categories 
  • Act as driving member of Nestlé sustainability networks internal & external advocacy 
  • Liaise with stakeholders and teams to ensure inclusion and alignment on the sustainability strategy elaboration and execution 
  • Identify resources and means to ensure success of the projects: planning, budget (equipment, manpower, financial) 
  • Challenge and benchmark internally and externally, projects, programs, procedures and ways of working 

 
What will make you successful 

 

  • University degree in material sciences, sustainability or engineering 
  • Min 5 years in technical development of fast-moving goods or house electronic appliances  
  • Min 5 years in technical development with focus on design for sustainability/eco-design 
  • Proven experience in durable goods industry with track records 
  • Passionate about sustainability with the ability to create engagement and to energize 
  • Strong experience in project management and tools: e.g.: PMP, Agile 
  • Certification in the field of sustainability is a strong plus 
  • Solid organizational skills and capacity to collaborate and communicate with internal and external stakeholders  
  • Business acumen, connecting internally, communicating, convincing stakeholders 
  • Customer oriented and objective driven 
  • Fluent in French and English, German an asset 


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. 

    

Orbe, CH

Orbe, CH

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