Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 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 80,000+ 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 .
It’s time for you to Make It with Mondelēz International.
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.
Position Purpose Statement : The position is responsible for leading Quality agenda before and after plant start up. Lead and implement Quality Pillar methodology of IL6S and develop Systems and Processes to ensure Zero Quality-related losses;
Develop Organizational Capability required to build ownership of Quality Processes in core activities. Develop, maintain and optimize quality and food safety management system in line with Mondelez corporate requirements;
assurance of quality and food safety of manufactured products; Manage customers / consumers complaints and develop processes to prevent re-occurrence;
Lead technical evaluation using QM methodology of IL6S in development of local suppliers. Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities Leading quality agenda during start up and transition to operations The most responsible representative for quality and food safety in the Plant.
Primary responsibility for developing quality agenda for the site before and after the start up, getting buy in from stakeholders and assurance of objectives’ fulfillment.
Validate systems and processes during dry run, wet run and commissioning stage
Assure plant preparedness for the smooth start up by full implementation of quality and food safety road map according to the agreed timeline
Manage the complete Tools & Methodologies of the Quality Management Pillar & its integration into other pillars
Manage the recruitment and training of quality assurance staff according to the agreed organizational structure
Ensure that all plant employees get quality induction and specific trainings mandatory for their job roles during the pre-commissioning and commissioning
Ensure approval of analytical and micro laboratories by corporate functions
Promote quality culture and CIQ principles across the plant and lead cross functional and cross department activities & coach peers in quality and food safety related aspects.
Lead the Quality Pillar in bringing out a cultural transformation of proactive quality ownership, loss elimination and roadmap for achieving the Compelling Business Need (CBN)
Active participation in the program of GCC local supplier development as per QM Methodology of IL6S.
Quality and food safety management system
Primary responsibility for developing, maintaining and optimizing quality and food safety management system on site in accordance with legal, corporate and certification requirements.
Participation in internal audits and gap assessments on site.
Leading corporate and certification audits on behalf of plant management
Active participation in networking and benchmarking between sites across EEMEA region
Reviewing and agreement of all new projects on site before their final approval, supporting project leaders in meeting legal and corporate requirements
Assurance of product quality and food safety
Key support to production in assurance of product quality and food safety.
Final decision maker for go / not go in case of product deviation from specification
Dealing with regulatory authorities
Primary contact for food safety / health authorities in case of consumer complaints and planed / unplanned inspections
Develop a roadmap for Quality Incident Elimination and Product Defect Elimination to ensure Zero Loss due to quality issues
Handling customer and consumer complaints / internal product nonconformities
Leading investigation and acting as a primary point of contact in case of sensitive / significant complaints; assurance of efficient complaints handling in all other cases.
Assurance of investigation of internal nonconformities, root cause analysis, planning and fulfillment of corrective and preventive actions
Develop a roadmap for Capability Building of Team Members in Quality Processes, Standards and Procedures to build and sustain a Zero Quality-related Loss culture at the site
Development and coaching of quality employees to fully unleash their potential
Leading quality programs / projects / events to increase quality awareness and commitment across the plant
Knowledge, Skills, Experience andLanguage Requirements
Knowledge : including education, qualifications and training
High Graduate degree in micro, chemical, technologicalor quality management
Experiencein Statistical Process Control
Goodknowledge of IL6S principles and practical experience in implementation
In-depth understanding of ISO 9001, FSSC22000, PAS96requirements
Expert knowledge of legal and corporate requirements toproducts’ quality and food safety
Advanced PC user (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, InternetExplorer, Microsoft Outlook)
Experienceduser of QCMS (SharePoint), iQS and SAP
Qualifiedinternal auditor of Quality and Food safety management system
Qualifiedsupplier auditor / developer
Skills & Competencies
StrongLeadership skills and role model Servant Leadership
Highlevels of learning agility and willingness to take up diverse, challengingassignments
Highlevel of problem solving and decision-making skills
Abilityto coach and mentor multiple stakeholders at different levels of theorganization
StrongEnglish communication and negotiation skills
Min 10-12years of experience in the quality function within the food industry,preferably biscuits
Experiencegained in an Operations / Production role will be an added advantage.
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.