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Senior Scientist Consumer Science

Req #: 1800446
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.

Key responsibilities:
  • Lead and conduct single or multi stage large projects, delivering to the required standards and agreed timescales, including designing research to meet objectives, to produce good quality, actionable data, interpreting results, reporting/presenting findings, making recommendations and contributing to decision making.
  • Lead category appraisal and DOE studies including the statistical principles applied as part of the overall research plan. 
  • Understands and applies multivariate statistical methods to gain deeper understanding and insights from research conducted when appropriate.
  • Lead all aspects of consumer research both qualitative and quantitative including the integration/linking of descriptive and consumer data into a cohesive story. 
  • Lead the execution of CAD (Consumer Aided Design) work including leading the design of the research program and all executional elements including Knowledge Mapping, Value Diagramming, Product Labs and subsequent analysis and reporting of results on both product and pack. 
  • Effectively partner with stakeholders (R&D and Commercial / Insights) ensuring that the work is in line with the strategic priorities of the business.
  • Gather relevant information from different sources to enrich understanding of the context of each project.
  • Work with the Consumer Science management team to prioritise workload.
  • To provide support to the Consumer Science management team by role modelling leadership behaviours and deputising for line manager as required.
  • Look for opportunities to provide informal coaching and to share experience with more junior colleagues.
  • Proactively seeking ways to improve all aspects of the department, including functional methodologies, practical solutions and facilities and presenting these ideas in an appropriate way to the Consumer Science management team.
  • Contribute to CS Team goals by participating on teams where new methodologies and capability are evaluated, proposed and implemented.
  • Contribute to efficient and safe running of the sensory laboratory, including maintenance of the quality system, ensuring that procedures are followed properly and highest standards of work and environment, health and safety are maintained.
  • Ensure two-way communication between yourself and other team members. 
  • Develop knowledge and expertise in relevant category areas.

Qualifications

  • University degree in relevant area
  • Strong knowledge of statistical theory and its application to sensory/consumer research
  • Relevant training / work experience
  • Mastery in Discrimination, Descriptive Analysis and Consumer tools and techniques
  • Practical experience of application of statistical analysis
  • Linking consumer and sensory data into a compelling story
  • Demonstrable competence in primary software applications (Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations etc.)
  • Demonstratrable competence in the use of the internet /intranet sites
  • Ability to extract strategic impact from tactical activities and vice versa and redirect activities based on evolving strategic goals
  • Develops and adapts action plans as needed to deliver the bottom line and long term strategic goals
  • Communications are tailored to audience and recommendations and are recognized as delivering against business goals 
  • Ability to get things done through formal and informal channels
  • Fluent English

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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