Sep 20, 2019

Scientist - NA Biscuit RDQ

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • East Hanover, NJ, USA
Full-Time Finance

Job Description

Mondelez International

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.

The candidate will be responsible for delivering a variety of product development projects for belVita Innovation, including Brand extensions and Breakthrough Innovation. Development starts with our Consumer and the Demand Space for belVita and includes identifying and approving ingredients, running bench-top and pilot plant experiments, conducting iterative development based on Consumer feedback, and leading commercialization activities.

The candidate should:

  • Drive excellence in Project Management.
  • Plan and execute work plans, including development of risk assessments and contingency plans. Analyze results of experiments and translate them into actionable recommendations with minimal guidance and support.
  • Have strong knowledge of the commercialization process.
  • Identify and efficiently utilize necessary resources to achieve timely delivery of project objectives.

Also, the candidate should have good understanding of the functional characteristics of ingredients, packaging materials, and processing capabilities and how they impact finished products to meet consumer expectations.

The candidate must be versatile, and able to work in cross-functional teams, and be capable of working proactively across multiple projects. The candidate should be able to leverage experts/ partners, utilizing their understanding of the supply chain; ensure compliance to documentation, shelf life, regulatory requirements for NA, FTO/IP, and confidentiality requirements.

  • BS in Food Science, Chemical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 4 yrs. experience, preferably in the food industry.
  • Strong technical foundation and a high level of technical curiosity.
  • Able to develop and drive technical project with proper scientific rigor: conduct appropriate testing, gather and analyze data, and develop recommendations based on findings.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and manage complexity- from bench top to commercialization.
  • Participate in cross functional teams to identify and resolve technical issues.
  • Write specifications that deliver consistent, high-quality products across numerous manufacturing facilities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; able to effectively communicate to all levels within the organization
  • Travel up to 50%, to locations in Canada, US, and Mexico.

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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