What makes working at Mondelz International so special? Many things. The iconic brands and global nature of our business. The continuous innovation and endless opportunities to grow. The chance, each and every day, to put a smile on people's faces. We're the world's leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum with billion-dollar brands like Marabou, Daim, Aladdin, V6, Stimorol and O'boy and we now have an exciting opportunity to join our team.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a POS Co-pack Development Manager who will be responsible for the successful delivery of Copack Projects in the Nordics, from feasibility study through to 1st Production approval. The job role provides a one-stop-shop for the management of new copack SKUs including approximately 150 projects per annum.
Provide a "one stop shop for Copack Development to the Nordics Business.
Manage Nordic copack projects end to end, from feasibility study to 1st production approval.
Define, maintain and control copack work instructions (specifications) and associated documentation (e.g. packaging information, pallet plans).
Source and collate NPD pricing data (labour costs, transport, RH&D, packaging costs & Gordian Administration fees) and present to the business to obtain project approval.
Support PCMs for information / data requests through PAM meetings where copacking is required.
Lead Transit Trial testing of new products, ensuring compliance with MEU Quality and Customer In store requirements, whilst aligning with core design harmonisation guidelines.
Engage with PCM and R&D to ensure the timely and efficient delivery of new T1 projects, attending PCM project meetings as required.
Lead bi -weekly Copack project stakeholder progress and review meetings to ensure delivery of NPD projects in line with business timings and requirements; influencing stakeholders and contributors into taking corrective actions as required.
Ensure timely provision of all Master Data for Copack NPD via Regional Workflow.
Conduct 1st production audits for new copack products at 3rd party supplier premises, creating Gold Specification samples, authorising production of NPD and approving Bills of Material for use.
Work with Copack Supply Management to ensure packaging availability. Ensure availability of packaging in line with production requirements and ensuring zero service or ATO failures due to non-availability of packaging.
Ensure effective communications between all stakeholders, including service providers, packaging suppliers, planning departments, project management and procurement teams for all Copack projects.
Prepare Copack Bill of Material master data and communicate to Copack Operations.
Work with the wider Customisation Team, Copack Operations and Network Optimisation to drive continuous improvement and lean manufacturing practices in all NPD projects.
Work with Planning Departments, PCM and Copack Operations to minimise exposure to packaging waste on Copack Projects.
Ensure effective controls/procedures are in place to ensure adherence to Mondelz International policies and procedures.
Identify opportunities and really drive change within the area
To be successful in this role you will need:
University degree or qualified by experience
Proven experience of project management in supply chain and commercial context
Copack experience (preferred)
Experience/awareness of packaging design (preferred)
Process management - strong leadership and ability to figure out how to get things done with and through others
Have a strong forward thinking combined with an eye for detail
Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels
Well organised with the focus on objectives and timely decision making. Has the ability to prioritise, manage and measure work
Action orientated and results driven individual who perseveres despite challenges/setbacks
Skilled at building effective teams (direct and indirect) and creating strong morale/a drive to win
Strong sense of perspective: can discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues and project them into the future
Fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of Swedish/Norwegian/Danish is preferable