Apr 01, 2019

Product Development Scientist

  • Mondelez
  • Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Job Description

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.

The Product Development Scientist is responsible for product development for a specific category - from product idea conception to launch in local markets.
 
Duties
  • Lead and Develop structured plans for development of new products to meet agreed I2M timescales and product briefs.
  • High level of Confectionery Product development experience i.e. Understand ingredient functionality, Processes.  Evaluate and approve new ingredients from suppliers.
  • Ability to upscale formulations from bench top, to pilot scale to factory scale. Prepare Reports and ability to present to category key stake holders
  • Communicate and collaborate with Global and regional cross functional team members. 
  • Set product specifications. Design and execute stability studies for formula development, working with third party providers to coordinate sensory and analytical testing of prototype formulas as required.

Qualifications

Skills/Experience
  • Bachelors' degree holder in Chemistry, Food Technology &/or relevant field; MA / PhD is an advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Research Development & Quality within Food Industry (preferably within Confectionery)
  • Strong communication skills - proficient in English both speaking and writing
  • Project management experience - pertinent certifications (i.e. HACCP) is expected
  • Experience in dealing with multiple stakeholders (both internal & external), cross-functional/cultural and matrixed environment

Salary & Benefits

Competitive

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