Senior Engineer I

Mondelez International, Inc. East Hanover , NJ 07936

Posted 3 weeks ago

Mondelz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, bel

Vita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 80,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.

Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. It's time for you to Make It with Mondelz International.

Research, Development & Quality

In Research, Development & Quality (RD&Q), your skills can be the special ingredient that brings our brands to life. As part of a fantastic team of scientists, engineers and nutritionists, you'll work tirelessly on product design or development, process development, quality, nutrition, sensory and food safety aspects to ensure we deliver a consistent, delightful consumer experience. RD&Q is where you'll turn great ideas into brilliant brands.

Job Description

This position is for a process developer with 4-6 years of experience supporting the NA Region Biscuit Process Development. Projects will focus on Innovation, Core process development & optimization, and quality improvement. The candidate will be responsible for the process development, optimization, and commercialization of new snack products related to the Biscuit category. This position allows the candidate to develop and drive growth opportunities within the buiscuit category. This position will have the opportunity to work on multiple brands across and build strong relationships across R&D, with suppliers, Co-manufacturers, the Business, Research, etc.

The Candidates should possess strong technical and project management skills, and effective communication skills.

The Candidate must be able to assess testing plans, gather and analyze data and make recommendations based on findings. While the candidate will be a member of a new products team, they will need to be able to lead their assigned projects and collaborate with cross functional team members.

The Candidate must possess some experience in ingredient functionality, formulation, and commercialization. The individual must be able to write detailed process specifications and project reports and is able to support Quality and Manufacturing needs as it relates to their projects.

4-6 years of process development experience is required preferably in the food industry.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead development and execution of growth, brand value,quality improvement launches from bench prototyping to commercialization of assigned project(s) (60%)

  • Designing, planning and execution of experiments for bench top, pilot plant and plant trials

  • Develop and manage project plans and timelines insuring that projects are delivered on time

  • Assist in pipeline scoping and technical assessment of future innovation projects & ideas (20%)

  • Develop, update and maintain processes/ product specification of assigned projects (10%)

  • Support assessment of IP strategy, FTO as it relates to projects (10%)

Key stakeholders include

  • Product developers

  • Manufacturing operations team

  • Research technical experts

  • Marketing Brand and Platform leads

  • Biscuit Operations, Business Unit Lead

  • Packaging Group leaders and Packaging counterparts

  • Sensory & Consumer science group

  • Corporate and Field Quality

  • Biscuit Research

  • Regulatory

  • US Brand Value, Canada, and Global Partners

  • PCM and Procurement

  • Bachelor's degree (4 yr)

  • Major: Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related engineering field.

  • Minimum 4 years' experience working with proven track record of successful product launches and product & process development technology in the Food Industry.

  • Strong Engineering and process Knowledge with some basic understanding of Food Science , Food Chemistry within the biscuit category

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of the organization

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; able to effectively communicate to all levels within the organization

  • Ability to influence others and get results through working with a diverse team

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage complexity

  • Executional excellence, personal leadership, time management and problem solving competencies

  • Strong demonstration of living the values in leading by example.

  • Travel up to 40%

Mondelz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

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Senior Engineer I

Mondelez International, Inc.