Nov 13, 2018
With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we’re the world’s #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We’re Mondelēz International , a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries. Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD . 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. NA Biscuit is currently seeking a talented Sr. Quality Leader within the RDQ Corporate Quality function. The Tate's business is a 500-Million-dollar business with one manufacturing location located in NY area. This Quality position will support the NA Biscuit Category –TATE brands and will be located in East Hanover, NJ. This position provides the opportunity to interact with cross-functional teams as the Quality resource from product design to the consumer. The individual in this role will work to develop, implement, monitor and continuously improve quality and food safety programs for the Tate products. Main Responsibilities: • Leads Quality programs and training at manufacturing sites to ensure compliance to policies, sanitation procedures and adherence to food safety/regulatory requirements such as product traceability, weight control, HACCP, GMPs, Sanitary Design, and FSMA Compliance. • Provides audit support to facilities and assists in the development of corrective/preventive action plans against quality gaps. • Partner with technical groups such as Food safety/Micro and Sanitation to ensure program compliance at our manufacturing locations • Quality representative on Commercialization activities ensuring all products meet design, food safety and quality policy requirements as defined by the commercialization process. • Contributes to the management of special situations / early warnings with respect to plant investigations, root cause analysis and follow-up for the SSMT, protecting Mondelez International and consumers • Works with R&D to help design specifications and capability to bring consumer inspired quality to life for the Tate Brands • Monitors, reports consumer contacts/trends and identifies and directs appropriate corrective/preventive action plans with cross functional partners (R&D, Marketing, Operations). Position will require 50% travel between Manufacturing location and NJ Qualifications • B.S degree in Food Science, Engineering, Microbiology, Chemistry or other related Sciences • Minimum 7 years related experience (Operations, Quality &/or R&D) • Demonstrates successful leaderships of project management, and influencing of multi-functional teams, • Understanding of commercial strategy process, product/package development process, food safety, plant commercialization, ingredient and package technology and ability to teach, coach and train technical material • Capable of managing multiple priorities. • Excellent communication skills and leadership within cross-functional teams • Knowledge of statistical processes and problem-solving techniques • Working with external manufacturing supplier to ensure compliance to Mondelez Policies and Procedures. • Work with customers on any quality related issues. Work with technical vendors to support compliance.
Mondelez East Hanover, NJ, USA Full time