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 Mondel?z 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.
This position is for a Plant based process development engineer with 0 - 2 years of experience. The role supports North American confectionary initiatives located within the Hamilton manufacturing facility (Maynards, Swedish Fish, Sour Patch Kids being its most notable brands). This roles? focus will be on process / quality improvements, optimization, and commercialization of new confectionary products & process equipment. This position will have the opportunity to build strong relationships across Plant based Operations, Engineering, Quality, corporate RDQ and various equipment vendors. This is a developmental role as the successful candidate will be rotated in the future through various plant functions as we strive to internally grow our most promising talent into our future leaders.
To be successful, the candidate must employ a logical work approach; be driven, accountable, and understand the value of bringing science and engineering to manufacturing. This includes assuring permanent achievement of high quality products by managing all aspects related to the manufacturing process (process routes, process technologies and parameters, process related procedures / work instructions, compliance with standards, and GMP). He / She must be strong agents of change and possesses the ability to lead and motivate others.
Key skills of the successful Process Engineering candidate are root cause analysis, loss intelligence / analysis throughout the operation, change management and the coaching of others. The Process Engineer leads various teams responsible for identifying, documenting and controlling best practices in their functional areas. Participation in the daily, monthly and annual ?Plan, Do, Check, Adjust? loss analysis process, and the tracking of performance and the developing of plans and actions to meet or exceed site targets is an essential part of the role. Designing, planning and executing small scale experiments to support hypotheses and developing project plans into smaller timeline driven tasks, tracking their progress, and ensuring projects are delivered on time, are musts. Candidates must possess strong technical (unit operations), project management, and effective communication skill sets.
? Lead, coach core teams to identify and analyze losses and develop solutions and control plans; using Lean Tools such as 5 Whys, Six Sigma tools such as Pareto and FMEA along with focused improvement tools such as bottleneck analysis, and driver tree methodology.
? Support waste reductions initiatives (such as War on Waste)
? Actively support R&D and Engineering for all development programs targeting process equipment, new products, and technologies.
? Identify and plan Kaizen/Performance Improvement activities such as speed increase, minor stop reduction, scrap reduction, labor efficiency improvement.
? Support new product introduction and major capital initiatives, providing performance data analysis to ensure product and delivery standards are met.
? Support all plant safety initiatives related to line processes.
? Lead the activities to document and capture best operating practices, centerline equipment and build capability in the core teams, proactively communicate key learnings to enable best practice replication.
? Provide technical support to develop new cost saving programs and execute active projects.
? Engage in Daily Management System Meetings to help lead plans for loss analysis / loss elimination and quality improvements.
? Trouble shooting processes.
? Other related duties as assigned Qualifications
? Bachelors? Degree (4 yrs.) preferably in Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering. OR related fields Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Engineering (MSE a plus)
? Strong Engineering and Unit Operations knowledge
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills
? Leadership - Ability to influence others and get results through working within a diverse team
? Problem solving - Ability to work independently and drive results
? Innovative thinker - challenge the status quo
? Must have Microsoft Suite expertise (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
? Production, Process or Continuous Improvement experience within Food Manufacturing
? Familiar with FDA and USDA regulations and requirements
? Previous experience leading, motivating and engaging teams
? Knowledge of Integrated Lean Six Sigma Work Systems
? Knowledge of Measurement Methods and Statistical Analysis tools
Mondelez Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations for 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. If you are a person with a disability and have questions or would like help with your application, please contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.
Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.