Metabolic Health Specialist
Nestle - Lausanne
12.07.2019 | Employee | 100%

Metabolic Health Specialist

Metabolic Health Specialist


"I want to fit in and stand out"


Nestlé Research, Lausanne                                                              Permanent contract,  

                                                                                                            Act. rate 100%


Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and employs approximately 800 people. It consists of five major research institutes: Health Sciences, Material Sciences, Food Safety, Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Nestlé Research uniquely combines fundamental science at the highest level, analytical platforms 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

As a Metabolic Health Specialist, you will develop and execute research in metabolic health especially in relationship with blood glucose management. You will also work on new concepts and valorise research outcomes in business applications.   


Key responsibilities 

  • Design experimental setup and clinical trials to support claims and/or products communication                                                                                                 

  • Deliver nutritional lifestyle solutions and identify new opportunities for metabolic health

  • Translate research outcomes into business innovation

  • Be recognized as expert internally and externally in metabolic health/glucose management

  • Manage internal and external collaborations and develop external network 

Education and experience  
  • Ph.D. in Human Physiology and Nutrition, or equivalent

  • At least 2-3 years experience in conducting clinical research, including study design, methods, analysis and interpretation

  • Strong track record in scientific communication, including presentations at scientific meetings

  • Ability to manage research activity independently and as part of a cross-functional team

  • Excellent communication skills and language command in English (oral and written)

  • Project Management skills 

Show us that you have a strong work ethic. Your creativity, desire to deliver high quality outcome, as well as your ability to communicate scientific findings to different audiences, is what will set you apart among the other candidates. If your profile corresponds to the description and you wish to make a difference to our performance, please apply in English at with full CV, Cover letter and Publication list.


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


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