Feb 14, 2019

RD&Q Product and Process Internship 2019

  • Mondelez
  • Birmingham, England, United Kingdom (UK)

Job Description


We create the world’s favourite snacks
We’re Mondelēz International, a world leader in FMCG such as chocolate, biscuits, gum and candy. We market our products in 165 countries and have annual net revenues of $34 billion.
Even if you’re not familiar with our name, you’ve almost certainly heard of our billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Belvita, Prince and Oreo. Creating and developing the world’s favourite snacks, we’re passionate about creating delicious moments of joy for people all around the world.
Big enough to reach the top. Small enough to help you get off the ground.
Are you studying towards a Science Degree (e.g. food science, nutrition  or related discipline) Do you want a taste of the career you could have with Mondelez? Sink your teeth into one of our sweet internships.
Our Internships are 12 months long (although some roles have the flexibility to be shorter) and during your placement, we’ll make you an integral part of our team and give you a real job – with real responsibilities – from day one. We hope to help you expand your horizons and encourage your personal and professional development.
We want to make sure you get the most from your time with us. That’s why once you join we’ll work out ambitious but achievable goals for you. Then through the support of a mentor and regular reviews with your manager, we’ll help you achieve them.
Life in Research Development Quality Innovation (RDQI):
As an intern at Mondelēz International you will be responsible and accountable for your project(s). During the placement you will be expected to plan and execute tests of various scale (e.g. benchtop, pilot plant, and factory) as appropriate for your project as well as to coordinate informal sensory assessment. Key deliverables would be to produce technical reports/presentations and periodically communicate your key findings to stakeholders. You will also have the opportunity to interact with the wider RDQI Community, other business functions and external suppliers. In addition to this you may also be expected to support other ongoing project activities in and outside of your immediate team. For some roles, occasional international travel may be required.
This is our chocolate centre of excellence. Teams work on a variety of chocolate projects from around the world.
Product Development:
These teams bring together scientific knowledge and creative minds to develop new and existing chocolate products for our most loved brands e.g. Cadbury, Milka & Toblerone to name a few. These teams work with other cross functional teams in the business e.g. Marketing, Consumer Insights, and Procurement & Manufacturing to develop products that are loved by the consumer.  Disciplines: Food Science, Nutrition, other scientific disciplines
This role is focused on generating value in three key areas. We need to deliver value for consumers by creating quality products that are affordable. We need to bring value to our shareholders through margin improvements. We also need to bring value to our employees by reducing the complexity within our packaging and raw materials. A role in this team may involve planning and executing projects in ingredient assessment, pilot plant work and supporting factory trials.
Disciplines: Food Science, Nutrition, other scientific disciplines


Essential Candidate requirements Studying towards a Food Science or other scientific discipline (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Food & Nutrition, Physical Sciences, Materials Science, Physics)  
  • 2:1 degree - predicted end result  (or equivalent)
  • Self-drive and motivation
  • Naturally inquisitive and passionate about technical excellence and sciences and can apply fundamental knowledge practically
  • Can work with a level of autonomy, as well as works well in a team
  • Demonstrates strong analytical, communication and presentation abilities
  • Pro-active, highly motivated, ready to take on new responsibilities and build strong relationships
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • If there are opportunities, able to travel overseas, for plant trials/commissioning work and occasionally work on shift, as projects needs dictate
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office

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