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 Cluster Business Development Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Advertising/Marketing
Job Category: Financial
Job Type: Full-time
Number of Positions: 1
Posting Date: October 26, 2018
Job Location:
Toronto, ON
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Job Description

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 Mondelez 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.


As part of Manufacturing, you'll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you'll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain.

Cluster Business Development Manager

The Cluster Business Development Manager will lead the effective planning and execution of change as it relates to new and existing products, packaging and processes for the Canadian biscuit cluster. In this role, the Business Development Manager (BDM) will also build change management and innovation management capabilities at the plant level.

The BD Manager will partner closely with the Cluster Strategy & Innovation Leader to develop long term plans for the cluster through plant roadmaps, and the development of strategic projects, investments, productivity programs and quality improvement initiatives. The plant BDM ensures functional linkage to HQ-based Business Development functions and owns the plant relevant components of commercialization projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implements and maintains best-practice leadership structures for the execution of change projects in the plant

  • Develops project leadership / management capabilities in the East York & Scarborough plants with the operations team

  • Ensures appropriate resourcing for all change projects in the East York & Scarborough plants and supporting functions outside of the plants (HQ BD, R&D, Corporate Quality etc).

  • Ensures methodical discipline for leading change projects. Leads personally the execution of complex change projects and coaches and supports other project leaders running change projects in the plant

  • Shares project execution learnings across the Oreo; WireCut; Kids; Graham, Premium, Nutter butter, Dad's, Ritz and other brands networks. Keeps up-to-date about project execution experiences in other plants and integrates relevant learnings in own plant

  • Ensures appropriate tracking tools for all change projects of the plants (consolidated for all projects of the plants and detailed for each individual project).

  • Utilizes Il6S (IIM & FI) tools to standardizes the project execution and change management systems across both plants

  • Provides manufacturing perspective to HQ-based leaders during the development phase of the commercialization project

  • Ensures full compliance with the i2M commercialization procedure during execution of the project

  • Ensures structured follow-up and communication to stakeholders during project execution and escalated potential risks during project execution

  • Keeps project execution team active until all project objectives and projects are formally closed

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Food Technology

  • TPM/Lean experience is preferred

  • Very good understanding of end-to-end processes in the manufacturing and business environment

  • Excellent knowledge of commercialization process (I2M)

  • Excellent project leadership / management skills

  • Good knowledge of technical and financial aspects of the business

  • Good level of know-how and 4-5 years' experience in food manufacturing processes

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Verbal and Written)

  • Must be a team player, possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organization.

  • Strategic thinking, while having ability to excel in leading tactical programs

  • Highly action oriented, drive for results, innovative, challenging actual set-ups, entrepreneurial ability

    If you are applying to a position in Canada, accommodations for applicants with disabilities or other grounds protected by human rights legislation are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the employment selection process.

    For all internal and external applicants who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process please contact 847-943-5460 for assistance/support. Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

    Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

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