R&D Specialist in Paper materials
12.06.2019 | Employee | 100%

R&D Specialist in Paper materials

R&D Specialist in Paper materials

"A great history and a stimulating present and long-term future"


Nestlé System Technology Center (NSTC), Orbe, Switzerland     Permanent contract,

                                                                                                            act. rate 100 %


The Nestlé System Technology Center (NSTC) in Orbe is Nestlé's leading competence center for the design, development and deployment of Nestlé systems, offering expertise in machines, packaging, and products for in-home and out-of-home.


We are currently looking for a R&D Specialist in Paper materials that will, with a fundamental focus on paper-based packaging for systems, supports project managers in designing & characterizing functional packaging to meet business and consumer needs. He /she will develops adequate packaging solutions, evaluate their performance against defined requirements, build his /her expertise and apply his /her knowledge in the field of paper-based materials. He/she will be the point of contact with Nestlé Research in this area and will develop collaborations with packaging suppliers, external partners and universities.


Key responsibilities

  • Propose new ideas/concepts/activities/methods in terms of materials development, design and characterization
  • Build and document knowledge and share with the teams about latest methods, trends and developments in relevant field of activity

  • Put in place developments and technical assistance with external partners, universities and suppliers

  • Support packaging project managers and deliver against projects' timelines
  • Present results/methods in written and oral form to interested parties or visitors

  • Provide accurate and on-time support to operation and help provide effective and sustainable solutions

  • Give support to customers, assistance in industrialization start-ups, follow-up product launches, including technical and product improvements

  • Develop related tools and competencies in the domain of activity


Required Profile

  • Expertise in functional papers (gas barrier, coating, lamination, sealing) ; preferably PHD
  • 5 years of R&D experience
  • Proven working experience in paper industry for food; good knowledge in packaging
  • Good experience in food safety and regulatory environment for papers
  • Proven network with universities and industry in this field
  • Experience in systems is definitively a plus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  • Excellent knowledge of English language, both written and spoken (any other language is a plus)


Show us that you are open and flexible. To be successful, your creativity and your ability to work in teams are key criteria. If you are motivated and if your profile corresponds to our requirements, please apply at www.nestle.com/jobs.


The Nestlé Group is the world's largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2018. It is present in 190 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 308,000 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. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. 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 www.nestle.com.

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