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New Health Platform Lead (m/f/d)

New Health Platform Lead (m/f/d)

Singen, DE

Singen, DE

Are you ready to join a small but very multinational team in a challenging role? Within Nestlé’s worldwide research and development network, the Nestlé Product Technology Centre FOOD with the central seat in Singen, Germany, is responsible for the innovation and renovation of culinary products. The Nestlé PTC Food is the home of food, bringing culinary art to a level that can be practiced at home or used in a professional kitchen. NPTC FOOD transforms science into technologies that deliver tasty and balanced meals with the highest freshness perception and convenience.

Position Snapshot

Location: Singen
Working Time: Full-time
Contract:  Unlimited
Start Date: Immediate

Position Summary

As New Health Platform Lead you will be part of Nestlé’s R&D organization and be responsible for defining strategic objectives in Nutrition, Health and Wellness for Nestlé‘s Food Business in collaboration with the Strategic Business Unit. Based on these objectives you will drive the development of innovative technical solutions that enable nutritious and healthy products with competitive advantage.

A day in the life of...

Innovation:

  • Develop a Science & Technology Strategy that defines technical short-, mid- and long-term goals in Nutrition, Health and Wellness
  • Drive innovation through the development of technical solutions that enable nutritious and healthy Food products
  • Liaise with internal and external partners to co-create or insource technical developments
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, on quality and on cost
  • Closely collaborate with stakeholders in R&D and business


People:

  • Lead the resources of the New Health Platform
  • Coach and develop people
  • Ensure excellence in project management

 

Knowledge Management:

  • Provide nutritional guidance to stakeholders
  • Ensure knowledge / competence building in relevant areas at NPTC Food
What will make you successful
  • MSc or PhD in Nutrition, Food Science, Food Technology, Food Engineering, or similar areas
  • Several years of solid experience in a comparable position in the food industry
  • Very strong people leadership skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to develop an S&T strategy
  • Strong experience in project management and structured project approach
  • Very good communication skills and fluent in English
Ready for the next step?

Please apply online - don't forget to indicate the earliest possible starting date and attach all relevant documents. Your contact person for this position is Jacqueline Zeuner.
Do you have any questions? We have summarized the answers to the most important questions for applicants for you here.

#DE-Priority

Nestlé wants to be a really good partner for you. With our offer for flexible working time and several work-life balance initiatives, we want to make sure that you can find a good harmony between your professional and personal life. If you are also looking for an exciting, challenging and rewarding position in a great international atmosphere with other benefits like a company pension fund and individual offers for further development we would love to hear from you. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Are you ready to join a small but very multinational team in a challenging role? Within Nestlé’s worldwide research and development network, the Nestlé Product Technology Centre FOOD with the central seat in Singen, Germany, is responsible for the innovation and renovation of culinary products. The Nestlé PTC Food is the home of food, bringing culinary art to a level that can be practiced at home or used in a professional kitchen. NPTC FOOD transforms science into technologies that deliver tasty and balanced meals with the highest freshness perception and convenience.

Position Snapshot

Location: Singen
Working Time: Full-time
Contract:  Unlimited
Start Date: Immediate

Position Summary

As New Health Platform Lead you will be part of Nestlé’s R&D organization and be responsible for defining strategic objectives in Nutrition, Health and Wellness for Nestlé‘s Food Business in collaboration with the Strategic Business Unit. Based on these objectives you will drive the development of innovative technical solutions that enable nutritious and healthy products with competitive advantage.

A day in the life of...

Innovation:

  • Develop a Science & Technology Strategy that defines technical short-, mid- and long-term goals in Nutrition, Health and Wellness
  • Drive innovation through the development of technical solutions that enable nutritious and healthy Food products
  • Liaise with internal and external partners to co-create or insource technical developments
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, on quality and on cost
  • Closely collaborate with stakeholders in R&D and business


People:

  • Lead the resources of the New Health Platform
  • Coach and develop people
  • Ensure excellence in project management

 

Knowledge Management:

  • Provide nutritional guidance to stakeholders
  • Ensure knowledge / competence building in relevant areas at NPTC Food
What will make you successful
  • MSc or PhD in Nutrition, Food Science, Food Technology, Food Engineering, or similar areas
  • Several years of solid experience in a comparable position in the food industry
  • Very strong people leadership skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to develop an S&T strategy
  • Strong experience in project management and structured project approach
  • Very good communication skills and fluent in English
Ready for the next step?

Please apply online - don't forget to indicate the earliest possible starting date and attach all relevant documents. Your contact person for this position is Jacqueline Zeuner.
Do you have any questions? We have summarized the answers to the most important questions for applicants for you here.

#DE-Priority

Nestlé wants to be a really good partner for you. With our offer for flexible working time and several work-life balance initiatives, we want to make sure that you can find a good harmony between your professional and personal life. If you are also looking for an exciting, challenging and rewarding position in a great international atmosphere with other benefits like a company pension fund and individual offers for further development we would love to hear from you. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Apply now »