Mondelēz International • United Kingdom

Senior Process Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Uniquely Yours.

Bournville Manufacturing is the home of the UK’s most iconic confectionary brand, Cadbury’s. We are now looking for a Process Engineer to join us at the heart of our manufacturing operations within different areas of the plant.

Process Engineers play an important role in the department, maintaining systems and performing tasks and activities that support our continuous improvement (CI) processes and culture. Process Engineers become experts in the technologies of our lines as well as supporting data collection, ensuring its accuracy, executing CI projects, supporting root cause analysis to resolve line issues, and keeping track of the department KPI scorecards.

How You Will Contribute

Drive process reliability and stability by solving the chronic problems on the line:

  • Understand and analyse process variability, root causes, and define systems to eliminate them.

  • Design and define critical process parameters and centrelines; track and ensure adherence to them.

  • Give technical confirmation to any request or project proposal that affects the process or equipment.

  • Looking for innovation opportunities between several teams with a willingness to experiment and to boldly confront problems of large complexity and scope.

Process data gathering and issues analysis:

  • Implement and maintain systems to collect, collate and analyse data on key process parameters.

  • Identify and prioritise process capability issues for performance or quality.

  • Coach and teach the team to solve these issues.

Improve process capability and quality:

  • Identify problems in existing products or processes and proposing solutions.

  • Take responsibility for implementation by leading and coaching the line teams.

  • Solve technical problems of the highest scope, complexity, and ambiguity.

  • Facilitate root-cause analysis to address identified losses and departmental KPI scorecard gaps.

  • Establish new work standards to sustain improvements.

  • Ensure there is a high level of technical competence within the operating team.

The Manufacturing Process Engineer will be the owner of all data collection and analysis in their area with the expectation to maintain, optimise and improve all aspects of performance using CI tools.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Proven track record within Manufacturing.

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level in Engineering or Manufacturing.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal collaboration skills.

  • Ability to influence technicians, engineering resources and line leads, as required.

  • Strong communication skills at all levels of the organisation with the ability to coach and train others.

  • Strong technical skills, with the ability to manipulate and validate data and information.

  • Shop floor credibility is important.

  • Knowledge of CI processes.

  • Strong facilitation skills to support team discussions on CI activities.

  • Application of lean and/or TPM tools in a factory or operations environment.

  • Organized and disciplined to support and educate on the Daily Management System process.

  • Logical and structured thinking to extract insights from data.

Would also benefit from:

  • Six Sigma Green Belt trained

  • Knowledge of process machinery

  • Knowledge of safe working practices and current industry standard

Welcoming all levels of experience to apply

The responsibilities of this position are performed within the framework of a regional business model that is defined and managed by Mondelēz Europe GmbH, Switzerland .

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

At Mondelez Europe, we are proud, not only of the iconic brands we make, but also of the people who make them. Our delicious products are created in 52 plants across Europe by more than 28,000 passionate people. We are the top maker of chocolate and biscuits and a leading maker of gum and candy. We make sure our powerful global brands and local jewels like Cadbury, Milka and Alpen Gold chocolates, Oreo, belVita, LU and Tuc biscuits get safely into our customers hands—and mouths. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are. Join us on our journey to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.

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.

Job Type


Process excellence

Business Capability

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Tax-free childcare
Cycle to work scheme
On-site gym
Faith rooms
Pension match/increase
Salary sacrifice
Life assurance
Annual pay rises
Matched pension contribution
Annual bonus
Company car
Skilled worker visas
Volunteer days
Charity donation scheme
Lunch and learns
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees are very happy with their salaries and feel that it is well above the market average

Working at Mondelēz International

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

55% M / 45% F

Office locations

Uxbridge, Reading, Wokingham, Crediton, Bournville, Minworth, Sheffield, Chirk, Marlbrook

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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