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Packaging Engineer

Listed December 13th 2021
Melbourne, VIC preference however will consider remote
12 month Fixed term Contract

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

This is an exciting project opportunity with global leader in SnackFoods;
The main responsibility would be:

  • Lead packaging development (packaging material & packaging processing) including innovation & renovation / packaging format upgrade / promotion / quality improvement based on sustainability in external manufacture;
  • Cooperate with packaging material/packaging machine suppliers to make solutions to fit for consumer needs based on cost consideration;
  • Follow up project pace with suitable packaging work including but not limited to: packaging technical documents/ packaging designs/ mockups/ packaging line trials arrangement / leading transition tests  and results analysis/ summary report / post launch technical support
  • Support production/supply chain from packaging technical point of view

You will play a pivotal role in a large implementation project and contribute with your packaging related technical knowledge;

  • several years R & D packaging development experience
  • includes packaging material and processing
  • excellent PM skills
  • familiarity with flexible packaging
  • excellent communication skills, open minded and outcome oriented

Travel requirements:

  • There may be some travel involved domestically
  • We are open to part-time and full time candidates with Australian work rights a pre-requisite

* This is a 12 month Fixed term Contract

To apply please email resume to Jonathan Klotz: jonathan.klotz@mdlz.com