Mondelez International New Product Development Leader in Vavrovice, Czech Republic
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.
Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Currently to our high-tech plant, a home of our Oreo, Milka and belVita biscuits, we are looking for an enthusiastic
Business Development Senior Commercialization Specialist
Your role is to organize all inter-company business related projects on plant level for given product platform. You will manage new SKUs extensions, roll outs, recipe changes, packaging changes and NPDs from factories perspectives. You will also coordinate changes and interface through the project management and communication with Business Unit partners and other internal Operations departments in line with L6S environment for specific product platform. Within this role the individual will be working across a matrix organization, and will be expected to work with project teams across countries and a global community. The role will therefore have significant complexity & cultural diversity to manage.
Your main responsibilities:
Coordinate product platform of Oreo, belVita and Chocowafers in terms of SKUs extensions, roll outs, recipe/packaging changes and new product developments on a plant level
Take full responsibility for business development project management at plant level, including investment projects
Advise, coordinate and execute productivity projects following Continuous Improvement guidelines
Control, initiate, manage, execute and share comments on PDR and LR from factory perspectives as well as active participation at operational reviews approval meetings on plant level initiated projects
Manage and coach other project team members
Support implementation of new appropriate procedures, products and technologies - establishing optimal (quality/cost/capacity) process parameters
Assure financial, legal and quality management system requirements within a scope of the position responsibility
Maintain fluent planning, scheduling, tracking and executing of the project
Coordinate development activities at the plant associated with the testing and introduction of new products into production
Assure and guarantee implementing harmonized I2M process in Czech Cluster
Support commercialization of new products and processes
Co-operate with RD&Q local, QA, Engineering and Production Units in the implementation of Continuous Improvement, Product Safety, GMP and HACCP measures
Ensure compliance with all internal guidelines and external regulations
University degree (preferred in engineering, economincs, mathematics, logistics)
Minimum 5 years of experience in similar role (project management, NPD, NPI)
Advanced English skills; Czech/Slovak language skills nice to have
Ability to integrate Continuous Improvement phase requirements into projects
Solid leadership and functional competencies
Out-of-the-box thinking mindset and understand the broad category needs
Ability to balance leading edge technology solutions with capital availability, and need for high savings
High potential in identifying engineering solutions that consider our global network and category position
Ability to manage ambiguity and interpret large amounts of information and draw conclusions that support the project scope
Flexibility in working location driven by the ability to travel
We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.
In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful International business.
Let the joy begin in Opava !
Job: Bus. Dev't & Commercializatn
Primary Location: EU-CZ-Moravskoslezsky kraj-Opava - Vavrovice
Req ID: 1813197