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Senior/Food Scientist

Senior/Food Scientist

Singapore, SG

Singapore, SG

Position Snapshot

Location: Quality Road
Company: Nestlé R&D Singapore
Full-time

Position Summary

Reporting to the Group Leader in the Science & Technology - Biotransformation team, the incumbent will  manage R&D projects in which Biotransformation technology (enzyme, fermentation and brewing technology) is applied to improve nutrition/ taste/ functional properties of Nestle products and processes in ways that are sustainable, cost-competitive and consumer-relevant, aligned with Nestle purpose.
 

A day in the life of Senior/Food Scientist

• Initiate and manage local knowledge generation projects – from ideation to execution and transfer
• Provide technical support to local product development specialists in their innovation projects where Biotransformation technology is used
• Provide technical assistance to factories and operations for Biotransformation related processes
• Scout for and assess new and relevant technologies within the area of Biotransformation, especially with a focus in Asia and Oceania
• Identify, initiate and manage collaborative works with key suppliers, academic and strategic industry partners, especially with a focus in Asia and Oceania
• Connect with key internal stakeholders and scientific partners in the area of Biotransformation and adjacent fields
• Guide and mentor junior team members

What will make you successful
  • PhD degree in Biotechnology, Technical Microbiology, Biochemical Engineering, Carbohydrate/Protein Biochemistry or similar field
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in non-academic environment
  • Work experience in food industry desired
  • Knowledge of food safety and quality principles desired
  • Experience in managing R&D projects
  • Work/study experience within international and multi-disciplinary setup a plus
  • Good communication skills (e.g. report writing and presentation)
  • Curious about different aspects of food & beverages (eg dairy)
  • Existing biotransformation technology experience in enzyme technology, fermentation and/or brewing
Position Snapshot

Location: Quality Road
Company: Nestlé R&D Singapore
Full-time

Position Summary

Reporting to the Group Leader in the Science & Technology - Biotransformation team, the incumbent will  manage R&D projects in which Biotransformation technology (enzyme, fermentation and brewing technology) is applied to improve nutrition/ taste/ functional properties of Nestle products and processes in ways that are sustainable, cost-competitive and consumer-relevant, aligned with Nestle purpose.
 

A day in the life of Senior/Food Scientist

• Initiate and manage local knowledge generation projects – from ideation to execution and transfer
• Provide technical support to local product development specialists in their innovation projects where Biotransformation technology is used
• Provide technical assistance to factories and operations for Biotransformation related processes
• Scout for and assess new and relevant technologies within the area of Biotransformation, especially with a focus in Asia and Oceania
• Identify, initiate and manage collaborative works with key suppliers, academic and strategic industry partners, especially with a focus in Asia and Oceania
• Connect with key internal stakeholders and scientific partners in the area of Biotransformation and adjacent fields
• Guide and mentor junior team members

What will make you successful
  • PhD degree in Biotechnology, Technical Microbiology, Biochemical Engineering, Carbohydrate/Protein Biochemistry or similar field
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in non-academic environment
  • Work experience in food industry desired
  • Knowledge of food safety and quality principles desired
  • Experience in managing R&D projects
  • Work/study experience within international and multi-disciplinary setup a plus
  • Good communication skills (e.g. report writing and presentation)
  • Curious about different aspects of food & beverages (eg dairy)
  • Existing biotransformation technology experience in enzyme technology, fermentation and/or brewing
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