Research Scientist in Food Powder Science & Technology
“Constant scientific challenges and close business bonds”
NRC, Lausanne, Switzerland Undefined period of time
Act. rate 100%
Over the last 5 years, the 600-staff NRC has published around 1000 scientific publications in peer review journals and files about 80 patents every year. The NRC also has around 100 research collaborations with universities or research institutes around the world. The NRC plays an important role in providing the science behind healthier products, such as the reformulation of products with lower levels of sugar, salt and fat, and the discovery and scientific substantiation of novel nutritional influences on human health. (learn more about the NRC atwww.research.nestle.com
Lausanne is home to the 3 strongholds of Nestlé’s fundamental research: the Nestlé Research Center (NRC), the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) and the Nestlé Clinical Development Unit (CDU). They all investigate the complex interactions between nutrition, health and wellness. Combining innovative drive and strong scientific integrity in Nutrition, Health, Food Science, Consumer Interaction and Food Safety, NRC opens the way to develop Good Food for Good Life.
To complete our Particle Systems group, we are looking for a Research Scientist in Food Powder Science & Technology who will be able to drive research and businesses relevant I&R in the field of powder science, including process and technology mastership.
Contribute to further develop the science of food powders to enable development of healthier and preferred new products
Leverage academic knowledge and evaluate new processes and technologies in the field of particle systems formation (e.g. drying, texturisation, micronisation)
Translate science & technology into prototypes and concept samples
Contribute to external recognition in the field through publications and conferences
Actively participate in expert networks to leverage knowledge and promote cross-fertilization between different R&D sites and product categories
Develop and coach junior collaborators (e.g. lab technicians, diploma students)
Education and experience
- Process engineer or technologist with a PhD-level in the field of powder science & technology
- An experience (ideally 3-5 years) in an R&D-oriented environment is required
- Sound knowledge in Food Science and products would be a strong plus
- Up-to-date knowledge of quality, safety and hygiene requirements
- Fluent in English
Show us that your experience in Particle Systems and Food Process Engineering can be a match to our specifications for this role. Your creativity & ability to work in teams and communicate is what will set you apart among the other candidates. 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 onwww.nestle.com/jobs
The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with 89,5 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2016, more than 328,000 employees worldwide and 418 factories in more than 86 countries. We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.