Technician in Metabolic Modelling Job at Nestlé in Lausanne, VD

Job Description

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and employs approximately 800 people. It consists of four major research institutes: Health Sciences, Material Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Nestlé Research combines fundamental science at the highest level, high-end analytical platforms leveraged by all research teams, 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 www.nestle.com/randd.

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Research (EPFL Campus)

Lausanne, Switzerland

Permanent contract, full time

Position Summary

As a Technician in Metabolic Modelling Group, you will execute and report laboratory activities according to project planning, under scientist supervision in compliance with good laboratory practices and safety rules.

A day in the life of a Technician in Metabolic Modelling Group

Perform cell culture with various cell types (e.g. human induced pluripotent)

Propose/optimize cell culture conditions for testing specific bioactive nutrients and to select readout of interest

Prepare and carry out laboratory analysis according to protocols from preclinical and clinical experiments

Apply various biochemistry and molecular biology analysis: cell culture, protein and DNA/RNA extraction, immunology assays (ELISA), Gene expression, Western blots

Contribute to result analysis in collaboration with scientists

Participate in methods writing in publications, R&D reports. Write technical notes, SOP, MP

Share technical knowledge with colleagues: support for the trainees and master students

What will make you successful

Technical diploma or Bachelor in Life Sciences

At least 3 years of experience in research laboratory and especially in the field of cell culture, protein and RNA analysis

Knowledge of human stem cell culture will be a plus

Fluent 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: repect 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 geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

About Company

Company: Nestlé

Company Location:  Lausanne, VD

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