Even if you’re not familiar with our name, you’ve almost certainly heard of our billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo. Developing the world’s favorite snacks, we’re passionate about creating delicious moments of joy for people all around the world. Working at Mondelēz International is all about the power of big - and small.
Why big? Because we’re the world’s leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum. We’re ranked #1 in chocolate, biscuits and candy, and #2 in gum. What’s more, we employ over 100,000 people worldwide and market products in around 165 countries.
Why small? We go out of our way to hear everyone’s point of view, and develop local roots wherever we go. It’s this combination of big and small that drives everything we do.
Position Purpose Statement
MDLZ is committed to improving the efficiency of our production lines to increase our competitiveness with great emphasis on the use of six sigma techniques. It is therefore important that when we introduce new production lines and innovations that these techniques are used during the whole project life cycle including concept, design and implementation phase of a project.
This will ensure vertical start up as well as project delivery on time and on cost.
This role will lead the development of the DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) capability within the NA engineering community as an integral part of the IL6S agenda as well as capability building across all dimensions of engineering including project management and key technical and functional skills.
Further, the position owns the IIM (Innovation and Initiative Management) pillar implementation and roll out. This includes the roll out of MP workshop and FMEA capability next to other key Standard Work Systems. As such this role helps to ensure that IIM is established on all major projects (SCR, growth & innovation) and provides leadership for a sustainable pillar implementation on regional and site level.
The Engineering Capability and Training lead is responsible to develop and drive Engineering Capabilities to ensure that regional, country and plant engineering teams design, plan and implement projects with excellence.
This includes Engineering knowledge transfer and application across the region. Maintain and develop training and development programs and ensure tools are an integral part of the Engineering scorecards.
This position is functionally linked to the Director of the Mondelēz International University and leads the talent development programs for the engineering function.
The role is accountable for coordinating and moderating engineering driven workshops including FMEA workshops, MP workshops and CQV workshops in conjunction with the regional IIM coach who is providing tools and templates. The role also drives line improvement workshops creating projects to support the categories’ productivity funnel.
The role has a PMO function overseeing the technology platform activities.
The job holder works in a complex and challenging environment therefore a high degree of interpersonal, cross cultural, influential and conflict management skills are required.
Size of responsabilty (directional) for a region.
Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities
1) Develop and drive Engineering capabilities to ensure that the NA regional engineering team design, plan and implement projects with excellence. This includes:
2) Ensure IIM is embedded cross functionally (RD&Q, PCM, BD, SCR, Engineering) and embedded in all major growth, SCR and innovation projects
3) Support the resource assessment aligned with the capital plan
4) Develop a database and communication tool of Best Practice Engineering for key projects, drive collaboration with CI to fully leverage IL6S within IIM, support simplification agenda with SCR through appropriate communication tools (e.g. menu cards).
5) Active communication and knowledge management for the ‘Line of Future’ regional roll-out program.
Primary stakeholders for this position will be the Regional Engineering team (c.80 people, based across 16 sites), the regional SCR team, the Category BDs, R&D, as well as the Global Engineering community for the LoF program.
The position will require the individual to interact & influence key stakeholders to a variety of levels across the business to ensure that resources will be qualified, tools being provided to ensure Strategic plans are adequately resourced.
Complexity: Regional scope covering multiple categories, business units and countries within each region. Involves many stakeholders whose interests must be considered, including: Global and Region Category Teams; Region PMOs; Country project leaders; and Integrated Supply Chain leadership.
Other Comments / Relevant Information
Knowledge including: education, qualifications and training