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Mondelez International NA Ventures RDQ Sr. Packaging Engineer II in East Hanover, New Jersey

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

Working as part of a cross functional team, you lead RDQ activities to complete packaging design and packaging deployment for innovation/growth projects and productivity projects across multiple geographies with an emphasis on delivering the desired consumer experience.

How you will contribute

You will independently coordinate technical work for projects in line with RDQ, marketing and manufacturing requirements, effectively communicating status and risks, and coordinate projects to determine appropriate packaging specification information using sampling and supplier management and pilot-plant and factory trials in accordance with good manufacturing practice and HACCP requirements. In this role, you will also develop activities such as packaging design and specifications, scale up, commissioning, etc., and plan for the effective use of resources including the use of external agencies and suppliers. To succeed in this role, you will use your understanding of equipment design and manufacturing processes to ensure that packaging specifications are determined with excellence. You will be accountable for stakeholder management and influencing decisions based on conclusions derived from the analysis and interpretation of results; develop and leverage connections both internally and with the external technical community; and create intellectual property to drive competitive advantage.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Packaging development and/or packaging deployment, ideally within fast moving consumer goods or consumer packaging goods environment

  • Leading teams and influencing cross-functional teams

  • Planning and delivering multiple priorities

  • Proactively identifying complex technical or business problems and creating and implementing solutions

  • Influencing senior and cross-functional stakeholders verbally and in writing, including writing technical reports

  • Coaching and mentoring others

  • Championing for consumer needs

  • Technical curiosity and collaborative mindset

More about this role

  • Packaging Development leader for NA Venture companies (Tates, Enjoy Life and Perfect Snacks)

  • Reports to NA Ventures RDQ leader - position is based in EH, NJ

  • Strong communication skills needed managing key stakeholders - business and commercialization leaders in the venture companies and external partners.

What you need to know about this position:

What extra ingredients you will bring:

  • Knowledge in packaging materials, equipment and evaluations is necessary. Apply technical knowledge to projects working closely with internal and co-manufacturers providing technical based solutions.

  • Define and develop packaging material specifications, develop and conduct testing plans. define critical criteria for in plant testing and defect levels. Outline critical parameters and procedures working closely with the quality teams.

  • Ability to stand alone and provide technical leadership on commercialization projects for internal and external manufacturing with technical rigor and executional excellence.

Education / Certifications:

Bachelor Science (Packaging, Mechanical Engineer) Masters of Packaging Science preferred but not required .

Job specific requirements:

1. Preferred 5-10 yrs experience working with packaging technology & science in the consumer package goods industry

2. Strong packaging science & engineering skills

3. Demonstrated technical leadership with project management experience managing senior stakeholders.

Travel requirements:


Work schedule:

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelēz International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands—including Oreo and Chips Ahoy! cookies, Ritz , Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products —are close at hand for our consumers across the country.

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Job Type


Packaging Development & Engineering

Science & Engineering

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.

Join us and Make It An Opportunity!