Dairy Evaporator Senior Engineer

01.07.Executive po­si­tion100%

Dairy Evaporator Senior Engineer

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.

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Product Technology Center, Dairy
Konolfingen, Switzerland
Permanent Contract
Practical experience in Evaporation and Liquid Processing technology is required (10+ years)

Position Summary

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.

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 www.nestle.com.

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Executive po­si­tion, 100%
Avenue Nestlé 55 1800 Vevey


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