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Manager Project Engineering in a R&D environment

Manager Project Engineering in a R&D environment

Orbe, CH

Orbe, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Orbe, Switzerland
Company: Nestle Research & Development
Act. Rate: Full time
Type of contract: Permanent Contract
Manufacturing projects management,
5 years’ experience in an international project environment context
Expertise in Capex management (cycle/processes/compliance)
1st experience in leading a team is a plus

Position Summary

 

The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage in Orbe is the leading Nestlé Coffee and Beverages Competence Centre that develops products and production processes for in-home and out-of-home consumption. The product category departments consist of units in Konolfingen, Marysville, Orbe and Singapore and provide new products and processes to all Nestlé markets worldwide. They are the owner of the science and technology roadmaps for its category.

 

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.

 

In this role, you will lead the capital investment project execution and coordinate contribution of all stakeholders by managing a Project team whose objective is to oversee the capital investments relating to the company's fixed assets. This could involve the relocation and optimizing of the existing fixed asset base and/or the purchase of new fixed assets.


As well as, drive the investment of  three business (Beverage, Nutrition, Dairy) by providing engineering competence, CAPEX process & people development in the Nestle Research & Development in Orbe (NRDO) centre to support production development by ensuring people health and safety, product safety and environment are never compromised. Moreover, you will be the connection between all stakeholders by being in close contact with the engineering units & the product development groups of each business related to R&D centre.

A day in the life of a Manager Project Engineering in a R&D environment

 

  • Review the actual CAPEX process with the business needs, Early Management Method, CAPEX tool (NIMT) & Project workflow
  • Train, Coach & Support new engineers & engineers from site engineering team & technical competency unit of each business on the CAPEX process
  • Be the owner to ensure this CAPEX process by validating the gates for each step to implement successful project
  • Build a CAPEX governance to drive the global investment envelope through the 3 business
  • Ensure that all information - documents are well implemented in the site operation structure
  • Drive & keep update the Masterplan for NRDO by working session, stakeholder management to ensure the R&D structure with the right assets versus the development needs of our business overs the years
  • Ensure the following & development of the site project team
  • Develop a training program for young engineers
  • Support - drive the New WoW of site operation
  • Support the activities for engineering compliance
What will make you successful

 

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in the field of engineering (Mechanical, E&A, Process or Industrial Engineering) or similar.
  • Min 5 years of experience in Manufacturing or R&D projects management and Industrialization
  • Capital Investment projects management in food industry 
  • People development and management tools (including PDG, coaching, competences training, career and succession planning, recruitment and development), is an advantage
  • Good level of English and French (spoken, read), other languages advantageous
Position Snapshot

 

Location: Orbe, Switzerland
Company: Nestle Research & Development
Act. Rate: Full time
Type of contract: Permanent Contract
Manufacturing projects management,
5 years’ experience in an international project environment context
Expertise in Capex management (cycle/processes/compliance)
1st experience in leading a team is a plus

Position Summary

 

The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage in Orbe is the leading Nestlé Coffee and Beverages Competence Centre that develops products and production processes for in-home and out-of-home consumption. The product category departments consist of units in Konolfingen, Marysville, Orbe and Singapore and provide new products and processes to all Nestlé markets worldwide. They are the owner of the science and technology roadmaps for its category.

 

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.

 

In this role, you will lead the capital investment project execution and coordinate contribution of all stakeholders by managing a Project team whose objective is to oversee the capital investments relating to the company's fixed assets. This could involve the relocation and optimizing of the existing fixed asset base and/or the purchase of new fixed assets.


As well as, drive the investment of  three business (Beverage, Nutrition, Dairy) by providing engineering competence, CAPEX process & people development in the Nestle Research & Development in Orbe (NRDO) centre to support production development by ensuring people health and safety, product safety and environment are never compromised. Moreover, you will be the connection between all stakeholders by being in close contact with the engineering units & the product development groups of each business related to R&D centre.

A day in the life of a Manager Project Engineering in a R&D environment

 

  • Review the actual CAPEX process with the business needs, Early Management Method, CAPEX tool (NIMT) & Project workflow
  • Train, Coach & Support new engineers & engineers from site engineering team & technical competency unit of each business on the CAPEX process
  • Be the owner to ensure this CAPEX process by validating the gates for each step to implement successful project
  • Build a CAPEX governance to drive the global investment envelope through the 3 business
  • Ensure that all information - documents are well implemented in the site operation structure
  • Drive & keep update the Masterplan for NRDO by working session, stakeholder management to ensure the R&D structure with the right assets versus the development needs of our business overs the years
  • Ensure the following & development of the site project team
  • Develop a training program for young engineers
  • Support - drive the New WoW of site operation
  • Support the activities for engineering compliance
What will make you successful

 

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in the field of engineering (Mechanical, E&A, Process or Industrial Engineering) or similar.
  • Min 5 years of experience in Manufacturing or R&D projects management and Industrialization
  • Capital Investment projects management in food industry 
  • People development and management tools (including PDG, coaching, competences training, career and succession planning, recruitment and development), is an advantage
  • Good level of English and French (spoken, read), other languages advantageous
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