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Senior Scientist II - Full Time

Mondelez International - East Hanover, NJ

Posted on 11/05/19 (Ref: NJYfcyGw2Q)

Senior Scientist II - East Hanover, NJ - Mondelez International

Mondelēz 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 to maintain and optimize the Wheat Thins, Good Thins, Ritz Crisp & Thins product portfolios, and deliver against quality & margin management goals. This person will be also responsible for developing line extensions for all these brands. As an SG10, the candidate should have demonstrated ability to: 1) Develop project objectives and technical approach in response to business initiatives. 2) Autonomously plan and execute work plans, building upon the work request to deliver a robust approach leveraging previous experience. 3) Analyze results of experiments and translates them into actionable recommendations. 4) Act as a lead or key member of cross-functional teams, providing technical expertise and appropriate linkages back to the internal / external technical community. 5) Interact / communicate to senior members of the organization, and lead cross-functional teams for project of appropriate scope. 6) Act as a resource and mentor to junior members of the department, with potential to supervise an intern or co-op. Also, the candidate should have demonstrated understanding of the CIQ- (Consumer Inspired Quality) framework, and Manufacturing Standard requirements.

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 Chemical Engineering, Food Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 9 yrs. experience, preferably in the food industry.
  • Strong technical foundation and 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 full commercialization.
  • Participate in cross functional teams to identify and resolve technical issues.
  • Write process 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.

    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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