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Packaging Food Safety & Recycling Technology Specialist


Packaging Food Safety & Recycling Technology Specialist

Position Snapshot

Location: Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Switzerland
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé
Temporary Contract: 2 years 
Activity rate: 100%
PhD Degree level in the related scientific field

Position Summary

As a Packaging Food safety expert, you have proven scientific expertise in chemical analyses of traces with a special focus on Gas and Liquid Chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry with skills in identification of unknowns in untargeted analysis at expert level. You will be able to work specifically with state-of-the-art equipment like a LC/GC Orbitrap. You will have to understand the different aspects of packaging and/or recycling technologies of polymers (e.g mechanical, chemical and solvent based) and be well updated about the main challenges in this field. Having a past experience and global network in this field would be a plus. Basic understanding of food contact requirements and/or being able to propose innovative and highly sensitive analytical methods to ensure safety of our materials are important in this role.

A day in the life of a Packaging Food safety expert

  • Identify new innovative and sensitive analytical methods as opportunities for Nestlé in packaging food safety.
  • Deliver functional leadership on packaging food safety in the early phase of projects in R&D
  • Give expert support in food safety with recycled material for packaging
  • Proven deep knowledge of untargeted GC and LCMS methodologies and experience with structure elucidation of unknowns.
  • Project management for projects within packaging food safety and recycling technologies. Develop, plan and organize tasks within the project work streams, engage with various stakeholders across R&D and beyond, share knowledge, convene team members for alignment, propose, coordinate, plan and deliver on-time objectives and deliverables
  • Deliver accurate and on-time support to packaging food safety requirement
  • Good understanding of food contact regulatory frameworks world-wide and apply them to new packaging material developments at Nestlé.
What will make you successful

  • PhD Degree level in the related scientific field
  • R&D experience
  • Continued exposure in different project and support activities of the organization
  • Able to convince scientific and non-scientific audiences
  • Ability to work in teams

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at

Avenue Nestlé 55 1800 Vevey



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Avenue Nestlé 55 1800 Vevey


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