Senior Scientist Gum&Candy Process Development

Req #: 1709194
Location: Wrocław, Dolnoslaskie PL
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Job Category: Research Development Quality
Job Description
At Mondelēz International, we work hard, every day, to delight you with the quality brands you’ve grown up with. We devote ourselves to creating scrumptious snacks that will give you delicious moments - whether enjoying appetizing, crunchy biscuits with your family or taking a moment to indulge in a sweet, creamy chocolate treat and a chat with friends or simply chewing a refreshing piece of gum. And we’re hungry to find new ways of making life even easier and tastier for you and more joyful for us all. So we focus relentlessly on improving our products, our workplace, our alliances, our communities and our world.

In Poland, we have been operating since 1992 and have more than 4600 employees in several locations: Warsaw head office, sales force, 7 manufacturing plants: Skarbimierz, Bielany Wrocławskie, Jarosław, Płońsk, Cieszyn and Jankowice, as well as global Research, Development & Quality (RDQ) Center in Wroclaw.

In Research, Development, Quality & Innovation (RDQ&I), 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. RDQ&I is where you’ll turn great ideas into brilliant brands.

Want a small taste of life at Mondelez? Then sink your teeth into one of our big opportunities.

We promise you: To be part of the Gum & Candy Development team will be exciting! After all, you will be working on brands that matter to millions: Halls, Stimorol, Trident, Hollywood and many others. In this role you will lead or participate in the execution of various Gum & Candy development projects. As such it is crucial to ensure consistency and technical precision as well as manage and interpret research data in a business-relevant way. But of course you will not be working alone in the corner of a laboratory, but interacting very actively with other developers and people from functions such as marketing, procurement or supply-chain, so influencing others and managing cross-functional projects is going to be a big part of your working day. 
This position is based in our Tech Centre in Wroclaw, Poland. 

You are leading medium to big size projects: new technology start-up to support our innovation agenda, optimization of processes on lean 6 sigma model and productivity initiatives across Europe Middle East and Africa. From design to implementation, you and your team will be the technical experts in cross functional teams with direct interactions with marketing, supply chain, engineering, procurement. In that position you would be exposed to operational team but also senior management. Good communication skills, collaborative and dynamic profile are needed.  

  • Master Degree in Chemical engineering, Food Technology or Food Engineering
  • More than 5 years’ experience of practical application in Product/Process Development within Food industry. Experience in confectionery is a strong advantage.
  • Proven records of multiple industrialisation experience in FMCG.
  • Good knowledge on food manufacturing technologies, ingredients and ability to operate the equipment 
  • Strong experience in Capital projects, new line commissioning.
  • Experience with RD&Q systems such as Specification Management System, Project Management System, Quality Management, Productivity Tracking
  • Ability to work across boundaries / functions and to collaborate with others to deliver results
  • You are able to manage complexity and exhibit out-of-the-box thinking and an innovative mind-set
  • Ability to apply technical know-how to understand and develop product and processes
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong knowledge in Food safety and Lean Six Sigma.
  • Flexibility and stress resistance whilst managing work load within a tight time frame
  • Fluency in English required, other language skills (Polish) are beneficial
  • Flexibility to travel
We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills. In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer top attractive social benefits.

So if you’re ready to take one big step forward and be part of the future of our business, your ideal career is just one small click away.

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