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.
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R&D Senior Specialist

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 Product Technology Center (NPTC) Dairy
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contact: Permanent contract
Degree level in the related scientific field
Minimum 5-8 years of R&D or/and operating/factory experience

Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
Modern "smart office" locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
Dynamic international working environment
Attractive additional benefits

Position Summary

The Nestlé Product Technology Centre (NPTC) in Orbe, is the leading Centre for ideation, creation & renovation of new & existing products & services for coffee consumed in-home and out-of-home. Our mission is to delight the consumer wherever, whenever, however by delivering moments of genuine pleasure and indulgence - to achieve this we are committed to attracting and developing the right people.

As a R&D Senior Specialist, you will manage the development, innovation and renovation of complex CMB (Cocoa and Malt Beverages) RTD (Ready to Drink) products independently with a high impact on the company (sponsored by a CTO ManCom member) from inception through all stages of development. Build his/her expertise and apply his/her knowledge in the field to provide relevant scientific/technical guidance in response to business and consumer needs (NHW, 40/60+). Manage product and project portfolio in I2L and Mentor Associate Specialist.

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 different teams in an agile and diverse context.

A Day in the Life of a R&D Senior Specialist
  • Propose proactively and drive new ideas / projects / methods to NPTC Dairy, Strategic Business Units and Operations in the field of activity (CMB RTD)
  • Manages bench and pilot plant trials and preparation for factory scale-up
  • Build and document knowledge about latest methods, trends, and developments in relevant field of activity
  • Lead and manage knowledge building and business-related project activities with a proactive participation
  • Ensure End to End projects management that are within timelines and project costs
  • Actively participate in expert network to promote cross-fertilization between different sites
  • Provide accurate and on-time support to operations with effective (quality, cost and on-time) and sustainable solutions, assisting products industrialization, launches and start-ups
  • Identify and bring forward opportunities to Nestlé factories to improve CMB RTD processing
  • Coach and guide younger project team members
What will make you successful
  • Degree level in the related scientific field
  • Up to date knowledge of quality, safety, and hygiene requirements
  • Minimum 5-8 years of R&D or/and operating/factory experience
  • Exposure in different part of the organization (assignments in different Centers or in Operations)