At Mondelēz International, our purpose is to empower people to snack right through offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. That means delivering a broader range of delicious, high-quality snacks that nourish life’s moments, made with sustainable ingredients and packaging that consumers can feel good about.
We have a rich portfolio of strong brands – both global and local. Including many household names such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. We are proud to hold the number 1 position globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy as well as the No. 2 position in gum
Our 80,000 Makers and Bakers are located in our operations in more than 80 countries and are working to sell our products in over 150 countries around the world. They are energized for growth and critical to us living our purpose and values. We are a diverse community that can make things happen, and happen fast.
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Working as part of a cross-functional team you lead the R&D activities required to complete new product development and maintain portfolios and/or productivity projects keeping in mind the goal to deliver the desired consumer experience.
How you will contribute
You will work independently to plan, lead and coordinate technical projects in line with R&D, marketing and manufacturing requirements You will effectively communicate status and risks and plan, lead and coordinate pilot plant and factory trials in accordance with good manufacturing practice and HACCP requirements. In addition, you will plan, lead and coordinate development activities (e.g. product shelf-life testing, designing for quality, consumer test preparation. etc.). To provide direction for product development, you will use digital simulation models to obtain, understand and interpret consumer insights and commercial information. In this role, you will create and maintain accurate consumer-led specifications and be responsible for stakeholder management and influencing decisions based on conclusions made from analysis and interpretation of results. The role may involve coaching and mentoring junior Scientists/Developers.
What you will bring
A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:
- Leading R&D teams and influencing cross-functional teams
- Handling multiple priorities
- Proactively identifying complex technical or business problems and creating and implementing solutions
- Applying technical curiosity and understanding to interpret and analyze data
- Effectively influencing senior-level and cross-functional stakeholders verbally and in writing, including writing technical report conclusions
- Coaching and mentoring others
More about this role
As a senior member of the AMEA Chocolate growth team, you will work towards delivery of category & BU Growth agenda supporting Innovation, Renovation, Brand Maintenance, and other relevant activities in the spirit of supporting the BU. This you will achieve working in close partnership with local, central/global R&D, and cross-functional colleagues. With your drive and ownership, you will help to define, and identify the right approach, resources, and technical solution to serve the defined consumer need with a consumer-centric, model-first, and executional excellence mindset. You will leverage tools like Innovation excellence framework, P3DE, I2M, ION, Eureka, Star mind etc while following and creating best practices.
Focusing on future needs, evolving competitive & consumer landscape, and scientific evolution, you may also be expected to proactively facilitate learning sessions and workshops in partnership with local & global R&D and/or external partners to ensure we stay ahead and prepare appropriately.
What you need to know about this position: Exciting opportunity to build on your successful career and take it to next level. The role offers you the opportunity to influence the future and leave a legacy working with Iconic brands and a variety of Innovation projects in a high-growth Business unit. The role also offers an entry into your people management career with responsibilities for managing or coaching junior talent.
What extra ingredients you will bring: Growth and Ownership Mindset, Consumer centricity, Digital savviness and Doing whats right not easy.
Education / Certifications: Graduate or Masters in Food Sci./Engg/Tech, Chemical Engg, or any similar scientific or engineering disciplines
Job-specifi requirements: Min 8+ years of Industry experience in Food or allied industries
Travel requirements: Occasional local and International travel
Within Country Relocation support available and for candidates voluntarily moving internationally some minimal support is offered through our Volunteer International Transfer Policy
Business Unit Summary
Mondelez India Foods Private Limited (formerly Cadbury India Ltd.) has been in India for over 70 years, making sure our mouth-watering and well-loved local and global brands such as Cadbury chocolates, Bournvita and Tang powdered beverages, Oreo and Cadbury Bournvita biscuits, and Halls and Cadbury Choclairs Gold candies get safely into our customers hands—and mouths.
Headquartered in Mumbai, the company has more than 3,300 employees proudly working across sales offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai and in manufacturing facilities at Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh, at our global Research & Development Technical Centre and Global Business Hub in Maharashtra and in a vast distribution network across the country. We are also proud to be recognised by Avatar as the Best Companies for Women in India in 2019 – the fourth time we’ve received this award.
Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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