Senior Specialist in Biobased Materials Packaging
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Senior Specialist in Biobased Materials Packaging Local influence and international opportunity and global impact Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland Undefined period of time, Act rate 100% Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and employs approximately 800 people.

It consists of three major research institutes : Health Sciences, Material Sciences and Food Safety & Analytical Sciences.

Nestlé Research combines fundamental science at the highest level, high-end analytical platforms leveraged by all research teams, and strong prototyping capabilities to accelerate the translation of science into innovation.

Nestlé Research published around 1,000 scientific publications in peer review journals over the last five years, and files about 80 patents every year.

Nestlé Research collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Learn more about Nestlé Research at www. / randd. Demonstrating excellent innovation mindset and curiosity , you will be delivering packaging solutions, which fit to the strategic objectives of the company, specifically on the reducing environmental impact and food waste, improving end-

of-life scenario, and consumer functionality. You will enable active knowledge sharing and expertise development in specific fields of packaging. Key responsibilities

  • Actively scout state-of-the-art packaging materials developments via relevant external collaborations including academic, industrial and start-up companies
  • Engage potential suppliers at the R&D level to develop innovative packaging solutions
  • Propose projects and develop prototypes that involve the use of bio-based materials to facilitate R&D packaging projects
  • Identify and define structured research projects with well-defined milestones and endpoints
  • Provide cost-effective and sustainable packaging solutions working closely with market or Strategic Business Units packaging groups to identify unmet needs
  • Provide critical reviews of scientific / technical content of projects as requested
  • Engage internal stakeholders to understand and identify unmet needs for packaging
  • Develop solutions and propose projects in collaboration with other departments, businesses and markets globally
  • Required profile

  • PhD in Packaging Technology / Materials Science / Engineering or related subject
  • Strong expertise and research experience in Packaging Laminates, bio-based polymers for packaging, bio-degradable polymers for packaging or other sustainable solutions
  • Good understanding of operational set-up and ability to integrate business context into activity
  • Fluency in English
  • Show us that you have excellent scientific insight and strong leadership skills. Your ability to network and your capability to teach and train others is what will set you apart among the other candidates.

    Your creativity and communication skills would be highly appreciated in our fast-pace and international environment. If you are interested in joining a very international scientific environment and if you want to make a difference to our performance, please apply in English on www. / jobs with your CV, cover letter and full list of publications. The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89.

    8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. Employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

    Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. The product development is based on nutritional science lead research for being able to propose healthier product to consumer.

    Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestle Research develop also biomedical research to better understand health and disease as influenced by genetics, metabolism and environment with the goal of translating this knowledge into personalized science-

    based nutrition.Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

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