At Mondelēz International, we work hard, every day, to delight you with the quality brands you've grown up with. We devote ourselves to creating scrumptious snacks that will give you delicious moments - whether enjoying appetizing, crunchy biscuits with your family or taking a moment to indulge in a sweet, creamy chocolate treat and a chat with friends or simply chewing a refreshing piece of gum. And we're hungry to find new ways of making life even easier and tastier for you and more joyful for us all. So we focus relentlessly on improving our products, our workplace, our alliances, our communities and our world.
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.
This positions manages technical/ scientific professionals in the Research & Development area with responsibility for initiation and execution of produtctivity programs.
Scope of the role:
-Technical leadership role in cross-functional teams and interfaces regularly with RDQI and cross-functional senior management
-Responsibility for product and process improvement activities against the MEU Chocolate Productivity & Margin strategy focusing on ingredients and fillings applied in chocolate products
-Delivering simplification and margin improvement initiatives
-Team Management & Development
-Acting as the interface with other functions and business partners, primarily Procurement, Manufacturing, Business Development and other global RDQ functions as well as the Commercial marketing teams
-Min. 10 years of professional experience
-Team management experience
-Understanding of ingredients/product technical fundamentals, consumer insights, market structure need states and commercialization process
-Very familiar with RD&Q systems such as Specification Management System, Project Management System, Quality management System, Productivity Tracking System
-Proven track record of using solid research methods/procedures in conducting lab and factory experiments to obtain results including statistical procedures, hypothesis driven research and record keeping
-High level of project management skills
We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.
In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer top attractive social benefits.
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