R&D project engineer for portioned coffee/beverages packing lines Expert in sustainable material

Position Snapshot

Company: Nestle System Technology Center
Location: Orbe, Switzerland
Type of contract: Permanent contract
Activity rate: 100%
5 years in R&D / Industrialization / Factory experience in FMCG
Expertise in food filling & sealing lines / packaging lines
Knowledge in Advanced Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)
Track records in Project Management (certification is a plus) 
Business trip up to 25%

Position Summary

In this role, you will drive complex development projects related to design and startup portioned beverage production lines with high business impact. You will have to deliver technical solutions in full alignment with business needs and in close collaboration with colleagues and external partners.

With a fundamental focus on filling & sealing packaging lines, you will lead technologies innovation. 
A critical project will be deployment of equipment handling sustainable packaging element.
Additional knowledge in the field of coffee process equipment is an asset. 

A day in the life of a R&D Engineering Specialist for portioned coffee packing line

  • Lead technical projects to design and deploy best in class portioned coffee filling & sealing lines focus on product quality, line performances, cost efficient operation & on time delivery
  • Identify opportunities to introduce Advanced Manufacturing technologies in portioned beverage systems
  • Lead scouting and developments of packaging lines with internal network and external partners and suppliers
  • Identify opportunities for patentable technologies and processes
  • Ensuring best in class project management specifically stakeholder management
  • Support industrialization start-ups, follow-up product launches, including technical assistance to manufacturing sites
  • Manage knowledge building and knowledge transfer to different Nestlé sites 

What will make you successful

  • Master’s degree in Engineering / Automation / Packaging Technology
  • Min 5 years experiences in packaging line design & industrialization in FMCG
  • Excellent Project Management skills (PMP certification is a plus)
  • Knowledge in Advanced Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written/oral)
  • Very good leadership skills and good working in teams
  • Stakeholder management skills 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 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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