Sep 14, 2019

Packaging Engineer - 1909741

  • Mondelez International
  • East Hanover, NJ, USA
Full-Time Customer Service General Labor Sales Warehouse

Job Description

Mondelez International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000 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.

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 Purpose

This is a Packaging Development RDQI position in the Global Biscuit Category responsible for developing packaging solutions for the Innovation & Technical Design team. Focus of the role will be Snack Futures, Oreo Innovation Pipeline, and NA support on key programs.

Main Responsibilities

The individual must possess strong technical skills and the ability to handle projects with high level of complexity. The individual must demonstrate leadership and the ability to be a strong team player representing our packaging organization. The individual must have comfort level working autonomously and be able to identify and communicate risks to peers/management.

  • Drive for excellence in innovation management and technical leadership in packaging programs from pre-concept initiation through and commercialization on accelerated timeline.
  • Work in partnership with Marketing and CI/CS to develop research plans that include packaging insights and build holistic concept/product/package/design bundle.
  • Work in partnership with regional packaging leads and developers to get required inputs for development and gain alignment on project direction.
  • Develop timelines, risk assessment and contingency plans to ensure execution on projects with minimal supervision.
  • Design, plan, and conduct analytical testing, line trials and package performance testing, and translate to actional recommendations.
  • Ensure all Packaging Quality expectations are delivered.

  • Experience in development, trials and commercialization of packaging initiatives
  • Planning and project management skills
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience across various retail channels preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • BS Required

Leadership competencies

  • Drive for results
  • Peer relationships
  • Informing
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Customer focus
  • Innovation management

Functional competencies

  • Functional/Technical Packaging Knowledge
  • Written, Verbal, Visual Communication Skills
  • Holistic Packaging Design understanding

Mondelēz 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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