Our Research & Development Konolfingen near Bern / Switzerland develops for Nestlé worldwide, new products, processes and packaging in the areas of Dairy and Nutrition.
The Nestlé Product Technology Centre Dairy (NPTC) plans and develops Innovation & Renovation pipelines to support growth and profitability of our Dairy business via a consumer centric approach. It ensures scientific, technological and manufacturing excellence through the development of the right competences.
Within the Technical Competence Unit (TCU) of NPTC Dairy we develop new technologies, design, optimize processes and provide technical support to the 100+ dairy factories across the globe.
Nestlé Product Technology Center, Dairy Konolfingen, Switzerland Permanent Contract Full-time Practical experience in Evaporation and Liquid Processing technology is required (10+ years)
In this role within the TCU department, you will drive the deployment and support innovation and renovation of products/processes/systems engineering from inception through all stages of development and industrialization in the areas of Milk powder and evaporated Milk to build competitive advantage in the field. Furthermore, you will provide state-of-the-art scientific/technical guidance to team members and support projects to deliver innovative and competitive processes in response to business and consumer needs.
A day in a life of a Dairy Evaporator Senior Engineer:
Define and develop industrial solutions of new competitive technologies
Scout new/existing technologies with strategic suppliers
Support the markets/factories by providing engineering assistance
Participate and support operation improvement initiatives
Set and Maintain Standards - for new and existing technologies
Project Leadership of development and deployment project across R&D and the Markets
Facilitate reviews and provide mentorship, coaching and development to less experienced team members
Project Execution: Successfully manage and monitor progress to ensure project objectives are delivered on time and within budget
10-25% of Business travel abroad
What will make you successful
Practical experience in Evaporation and Liquid Processing technology is required
Minimum 10 years of R&D or/and operating/factory experience
Degree in an engineering discipline
Experience in the design, installation and commissioning of evaporator in Food and Beverage application. Dairy application will be a plus
Processing troubleshooting in industrial environment
CAPEX Project Management background / experience is a plus
Strong work ethic with a commitment to safety, compliance and quality
Personal relationships based on trust and mutual respect
Openness and curiosity for dynamic and future trends in technology
Pride in contributing to the reputation and performance of the company
Willingness to accept change and effectively manage it
Continuous improvement mindset
Fluency in English (oral & written)
We look forward to receiving your application in English.
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