This position provides an excellent opportunity to lead packaging development in support of key global biscuit innovation platforms. The candidate will have the opportunity to lead and execute packaging development initiatives from concept to commercialization, working closely with global packaging team, operations, business teams and other global partners.
Lead development and commercialization of innovative packaging initiatives, working closely with global cross-functional partners (i.e. operations, business teams, global pkg team, and functional partners) Technical project leader on cross-functional project teams managing the technical timeline, providing timely communication, outlining issues, risks and contingency plans. Handle multiple projects Properly document and communicate project progress and findings to all key stakeholders. Conduct, coordinate functional testing including plant trials, lab testing, shelf life studies and material vendor evaluations, including analysis of data, results and follow up recommendations and action plans Develops written packaging specifications and completes thorough plant trial reports Responsible for identifying, defining and solving technical packaging challenges Generates creative ideas, innovations and approaches to technical programs Develop cooperative working relationships with global cross-functional teams, the manufacturing plants (internal & external) as well as external packaging material vendors May develop, test and commercialize packaging programs across multiple regions Understanding of the financial impact of packaging programs and the linkage of packaging to business strategies. Assumes leadership role on cross-functional teams Works closely with other members of the Global RD&Q Team Maintains and continually enhances cross-functional relations as well as external relations with vendors and professional associations Mondelēz International - Company Overview
Mondelēz International is a whole new company that has been reimagined with a single focus in mind: create delicious moments of joy by sharing the world's favorite brands. Launched on Oct. 1, 2012, and employing around 100,000 people around the world, Mondelēz International comprises the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc.
While Mondelēz International is new, our brands are as diverse and rich with heritage as the 170 countries in which our products are marketed. As the world's pre-eminent maker of snacks, Mondelēz International has leading shares in every category and every region of the world in which it competes. The company holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy and Powdered Beverages as well as the No. 2 position in Gum and Coffee.
Mondelēz International's portfolio includes several billion-dollar brands such as Nabisco, Oreo and LU biscuits, Cadbury and Milka chocolate, Jacobs coffee, Tang powdered beverages and Trident gums. Mondelēz International has annual revenue of approximately $36 billion and operations in more than 80 countries.
For more information, visit http://www.mondelezinternational.com/ and www.facebook.com/mondelezinternational.
Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We actively seek to maintain a diverse work force, and Mondelēz International therefore recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or Vietnam veteran status.
B.S or M.S. Packaging or Technical degree
Minimum of 3 yrs experience in Packaging Development
Good project management skills
Conducts analysis of results and translates into actionable recommendations
Ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently
Ability to work effectively in a team and with others as a key technical member of cross- functional teams.
Excellent in verbal and written communication
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