Science & Engineering

Gum & Candy Senior Lab Technician

R-74303 | East Hanover, New Jersey, United States

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Job Description

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 a highly-organized laboratory manager to ensure that all lab operations run smoothly by scheduling resource, ordering ingredients and supplies, maintaining lab equipment and overseeing lab activities in compliance with Health and Safety regulations.

How you will contribute

Act as a go-to person with responsibility for labs daily maintenance, and general lab issues: oversight over lab users working and/or present in the labs to ensure Health and Safety regulation compliant, daily visual inspection, waste removal coordination and monitoring lab environmental conditions.

Manage Ingredients and Supplies: order, refill and maintain storage conditions of ingredients and supplies in compliance with regulations.

Maintain Lab equipment: request annual blanket PO needed for repair and regular service; coordinate preventative and emergency maintenance with suppliers; conduct regular checks of standalone chambers and freezers to ensure the safe and proper working and operation of equipment.

Manage weekly resource scheduling.

Maintain lab environment safe and clean: schedule and coordinate regular cleanup for both labs and labs common areas (warehouse, locker room, shipment table, and et al); assist safety walk through and follow up on actions; coordinate PEM sampling plan.

Attend Gum & Candy Monthly staff meeting to communicate any lab related issues and/or followup.

Support Product Development activities as needed


What you will bring


A desire to contribute to Gum & Candy brands with experiences in:

·       Handling multiple priorities

·       Proactively identifying problems and following through on solutions

·       Good communication skills

·       Expert knowledge of laboratory health and safety protocols would be advantageous

·       Experience working in a lab would be advantageous


Education / Certifications:-

A Bachelor degree in food science, biology, chemistry, or another health and science field


Job specific requirements:

·       A minimum of 1 year experience as a lab manager or with equivalent experience

                Work schedule: Mon-Fri, on site

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelēz International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands—including Oreo and  Chips Ahoy! cookies, Ritz, Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products —are close at hand for our consumers across the country.  

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

For office-based, salaried roles at Bakery and Customer Service & Logistics locations, and some remote roles proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment.  Religious, medical and/or other accommodations as required by law will be considered on a case by case basis.  You may review the Mondelēz COVID vaccination policy by visiting the US careers website at This COVID-19 vaccine mandate does not apply to several U.S. states that do not permit certain vaccination mandates, including, but not limited to Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Montana, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

Job Type


Product development

Science & Engineering


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