Sep 27, 2019
Description Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We’re leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000+ colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands . That’s who we are. Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack , for the right moment , made the right way . 1. Project Ideation and Planning - Develop the Innovation and renovation ideas and prototype development. - Build depth scientific understanding of key areas related to Raw materials, Product, Process etc. - Analyse project objectives on regional scale and develop technical plan to deliver (tasks, timeline, risk management plan, interlinkages) - Prepares technical feasibility assessment based on accessing global, external and own technical know-how and supplemented with further research and/or consultation - Independently prepares detailed project plans, including risk matrix, contingency plans and design of experiments - Does margin assessment for the developed prototypes and builds a profitable proposition for future growth 2. Program/Project Leadership & Execution - Deliver multiple projects to meet technical strategies and business goals by: - Allocating resources in line with skill required to execute - Priorities projects - Reviewing and delivering to project objective, scope, timeline, allocated man hours and budget - Reviewing risk assessments/contingency plans - Making sound conclusions from results of group’s project work, revising product development plans based on latest information - Communicating progress of group’s projects and issues with other functions within the organization 3. Product Specification & Regulatory - Ensure compliance of technical programs and procedures with government regulations and corporate standards for product - Review and approve technical documents & specifications from direct reports’ project work. - Lead in the review and validation and revise, as necessary, technical specifications to maintain accuracy of recommendations 4. Organization Excellence & Development - Seek to improve self and team’s technical depth - Contributes to a create a successful team environment Qualifications (a) Education, qualifications and training Minimum of BS, in food science or chemical engineering (b) Experience or skills required - 7-10 years’ experience in R&D product in FMCG - Sound English written and verbal communication skills. Project Planning and Execution - Technical documentation - Ability to work with regional geographic scope in a cross-functional and cross-cultural environment (c) Specialised knowledge or skills required - Solid understanding of procedures required in a full product development sequence such as technical feasibility study, experimental design, consumer testing, quality and food safety systems and specifications setting, product safety tests and clearances, product costings, specification approvals, food regulations, etc. - In-depth knowledge of raw material and product functionality, food safety, processing, shelflife, regulatory restrictions, etc. - Knowledge within food product and technology would be an advantage.
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China