• Institute of Food Technologists
  • Westwood , NJ
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 415 Old Tappan Rd

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.

This individual will have responsibility for supporting development and application work in the Biscuit Category in the area of well-being product development. They will provide technical support on globally relevant Biscuit platforms and will manage project work tracks with guidance from senior technical colleagues, supporting and influencing cross-functional and regional partners through delivery of project work that supports key category priorities.

The candidate must demonstrate a strong ability to contribute to formula development for business-relevant programs across Biscuit. This person will be responsible for appropriate technical rigor, including experimental design and analysis, and effective communication of results to all pertinent stakeholders. Candidates must have a basic understanding of ingredient interactions and food processing, and be able to understand and calculate the financial impact of their formulations. As new technology, specifications and/or methodologies are developed, the individual will be responsible for supporting implementation globally.

The individual must possess strong project management skills and technical capability with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple project requests. They must be able to work with cross-functional and global partners, as well as be able to maintain external relationships with suppliers, as needed. A good understanding of baking and biscuit product applications is preferred, along with a strong drive for results and technical curiosity.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute experiments to accomplish agreed upon project objectives. Includes experimental design and execution of bench top, pilot plant, and plant trials for global biscuit front end technology innovation and well-being product development, coupled with consumer science testing (as needed).
  • Plan testing procedures, order ingredients, and ensure equipment readiness for efficient trial execution. Anticipate project next steps and potential problems to address obstacles with guidance from project leader and other technical team members. Parallel path several technical solutions as needed, and implement/integrate best alternatives to meet project goals.
  • Interpret results and translate them into possible solutions for project team. Complete reports, specifications (as needed), and provide technical findings to all pertinent stakeholders for decisions around implementation.
  • Effectively write and communicate information in presentation and email formats. Document/share technical learnings so that they can be referenced by the Mondelez technical community. Develop and leverage strong relationships within Mondelez RDQ. Stay abreast of trends in markets, competitive products, and technical advances.
  • Travel, depending on program demands
  • Internal and external contacts:

    Director, Biscuit Development Platforms RDQ

  • Developers, RDQ Global Biscuit Product and Process Platforms
  • Research Experts
  • Procurement and Manufacturing, as needed
  • Qualifications:

  • Major Food Science, Food/Chemical Engineering, or related Science. General Work Experience Functional Work Experience in product development, technology development or related field, without a master s degree (Minimum 2 years; Maximum 4 years). Functional Work Experience in product development, technology development or related field, with a master s degree (Maximum 2 years).

    Competencies/Abilities:

    Functional and technical skills, including an understanding of food ingredient functionality and the inter-relationship of ingredient/process/packaging Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources to develop recommendations and solve complex problems Strong project planning and management skills. Demonstrates ability to prioritize and manage complexity. Drive for results Change agility Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and ability to effectively present and influence management on the strategy and direction of the projects Demonstrates ability to prioritize and manage complexity. A good understanding of biscuit product application is preferred Mondel?z 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-###-#### 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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  • NOTES: 2 openings.
    Internal Number: 1904676 About Mondelez Mondelez International was born in 2012, but you can trace the products we make today back to the 19th century. With billion dollar brands such as Cadbury, Oreo, belVita, Milka and Trident, we re the world s #1 in biscuits and candy, and a leader in chocolate and gum. Join more than 90,000 employees across the world and you ll see how we combine the energy, hunger and agility of a new company with the heritage and resources of a large organization. BACK TO TOP
    Associated topics: aseptic technique, bacteria, cytometry, food, healthcare, kinesiology, medicine, microbiology, pharmaceutical, virus

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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