06 Aug, 2019
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. The candidate will have responsibilities for supporting fundamental technology programs within the Ingredient Research (IR) organization that can be applied globally cross-category. This person will independently manage projects within the IR-Ingredient Science team, predominantly focused on the Protein & Carbohydrate technical area, and collaborate with senior technical colleagues, support cross-functional, cross-category customers through delivery of technical programs within the pipeline. The candidate must demonstrate a strong ability to contribute to business-relevant programs for technology innovation applicable across categories and regions. IP assessment, literature reviews, experimental design and analyses to test hypotheses, effective communication of results. The individual must possess strong project management skills and technical capability with the ability to support multiple projects. A minimum of 2-3 yrs. experience in the food industry is preferred with the ability to manage projects from bench top to scale-up. This candidate must demonstrate personal leadership, passion, teamwork and drive for results. Main Responsibilities: Use of processing techniques to support the development of ingredients and formulations for different projects, predominantly in the area of Protein & Carbohydrates. Planning experimental design, execution of benchtop, pilot lab, and plant trials to accomplish objectives and deliver business-related results Initiates/builds on new ingredient research ideas, predominantly in the area of Protein & Carbohydrates, and carries out the research experimental plans in the lab environment. Effectively operate instruments in the lab and coach/train junior members to operate them and analyze data. Effectively writes/communicates/present information within IR and across categories (as applicable), as well as documents work appropriately (Research Report, SOPs, etc.) Link research findings to sensory by organize informal tasting sessions with peers to understand ingredients and prototypes sensorial attributes Qualifications Minimum Bachelor’s degree with concentration in: Chemistry, Food Science, Food/Chemical Engineering, or science-related field. Master’s degree preferred. Previous experience with processing techniques, ideally in the food area (preferred) Good understanding of chemistry of food products, analytical science, formulations and processing used in food manufacture; prior protein and/or carbohydrate experience helpful. Understanding of the functionality of ingredients, general knowledge of ways to manipulate those ingredients, and the inter-relationship of ingredient/process/packaging Ability to work with suppliers and other external partners to deliver technical components. Research project management Good writing skills (research reports) 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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