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R&D Group Leader, Biotransformation

R&D Group Leader, Biotransformation

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

JURONG R&D, SG, 618802

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: Nestle R&D Center (Pte) Ltd

Type of contract: Permanent

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world.  At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.  A Nestlé career empowers you to make an impact locally and globally, as you are provided with the opportunity to make a mark and stand out, as long as you seek it.  With Nestlé, you are enabled and encouraged to grow not only as professionals, but also as people.

We are looking for a Group Leader Biotransformation to build and lead competencies in R&D Singapore  on a strategic level, drive strategy execution, contribute to development of team members, and ensure efficient communication across units and businesses to support our regional markets and beyond.

A day in the life of...

  • Lead the Biotransformation group, supervise and contribute to scientific activities in the fields of enzyme and fermentation technology
  • Build portfolio of projects and technology roadmap with a focus of translating science into product launches
  • Track major scientific developments in biotransformation and food science, initiate new ideas and feasibility studies and drive them into (business) briefed projects.
  • Connect within Nestlé R&D to apply sciences in multi-centers/multi-disciplinary projects
  • Scout for and assess new, relevant technologies within the area of Biotransformation, especially with a focus on Singapore and the region
  • Identify, initiate and manage collaborative works with key suppliers, academic, start-ups and strategic industry partners especially with a focus on Singapore and the region with measurable business outcomes
  • Drive development of team members through development plan and by providing coaching/mentoring in accordance to Nestlé Leadership Framework 
  • Management of the team’s budget and resources
  • Ensure compliance with Nestlé Quality Safety Health Environment (QSHE) Policy  
     

What will make you successful

  • 5+ years of professional experience, of which 3+ years relate to managing R&D projects in an industrial context in field of biotransformation and food science with track records of effective transfers to applications 
  • Has demonstrated track records to establish and manage external collaborations with academic players or industry partners.
  • Track record of managing/developing small group of experts (5-10 people)
  • Higher Degree (PhD) in biotransformation or food science / technology

Position Snapshot

Location: Singapore

Company: Nestle R&D Center (Pte) Ltd

Type of contract: Permanent

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world.  At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.  A Nestlé career empowers you to make an impact locally and globally, as you are provided with the opportunity to make a mark and stand out, as long as you seek it.  With Nestlé, you are enabled and encouraged to grow not only as professionals, but also as people.

We are looking for a Group Leader Biotransformation to build and lead competencies in R&D Singapore  on a strategic level, drive strategy execution, contribute to development of team members, and ensure efficient communication across units and businesses to support our regional markets and beyond.

A day in the life of...

  • Lead the Biotransformation group, supervise and contribute to scientific activities in the fields of enzyme and fermentation technology
  • Build portfolio of projects and technology roadmap with a focus of translating science into product launches
  • Track major scientific developments in biotransformation and food science, initiate new ideas and feasibility studies and drive them into (business) briefed projects.
  • Connect within Nestlé R&D to apply sciences in multi-centers/multi-disciplinary projects
  • Scout for and assess new, relevant technologies within the area of Biotransformation, especially with a focus on Singapore and the region
  • Identify, initiate and manage collaborative works with key suppliers, academic, start-ups and strategic industry partners especially with a focus on Singapore and the region with measurable business outcomes
  • Drive development of team members through development plan and by providing coaching/mentoring in accordance to Nestlé Leadership Framework 
  • Management of the team’s budget and resources
  • Ensure compliance with Nestlé Quality Safety Health Environment (QSHE) Policy  
     

What will make you successful

  • 5+ years of professional experience, of which 3+ years relate to managing R&D projects in an industrial context in field of biotransformation and food science with track records of effective transfers to applications 
  • Has demonstrated track records to establish and manage external collaborations with academic players or industry partners.
  • Track record of managing/developing small group of experts (5-10 people)
  • Higher Degree (PhD) in biotransformation or food science / technology

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