(chocolate) (NPD) – pladis - Big Flats, NY
Area of Interest
More information about this job:
pladis is the fourth largest biscuit company in the world. The
company, formed in January 2016, is part of the Yildiz
Holding, the largest company in CEEMEA. In establishing pladis, Yildiz Holding has
united its internationally recognized biscuits and confectionary
businesses, Godiva Chocolatier, United Biscuits, Ülker,
and DeMet’s Candy Company. Together they
form a $US52 billion company confirming Yildiz
Holding’s leading global position in the category.
pladis is named after
the Pleiades’ constellation, a group of seven stars visible from anywhere
on earth. We chose this name because we are dedicated to bringing our
products to every corner of the world, spreading joy along the way.
pladis works in highly competitive, fast moving
markets where it is essential to maintain and extend market share through
profitable branded growth. It also has an ambitious growth plan for
emerging markets where offering the right value proposition is critical.
release, consumer perceived quality superiority ,
competition and innovation via product development are critical and key to
delivering the business targets.
is mainly responsible to develop chocolate
products to fit with brand strategies and reactive to technical
briefs from the marketing teams.
accountable for 3 year pladis global growth
agenda for all technical aspects of chocolate product design
and delivers developments to market , meeting the quality, cost and timings
Cost base release, consumer perceived quality superiority v competition and
innovation via product development are critical and key to delivering the
Holder of this position will be responsible for the development of product
standards, risk assessments (both Food Safety and Consumer Quality) and
process capability. Highlight potential for growth through flexible
equipment and ingredient specification
closely with COE of chocolate , CTI, process
development, packaging and Health and regulatory team leads to ensure
successful delivery of plans, appropriate and timely resource allocation,
collaborative work and deliver appropriate solutons
to defined technical hurdles.
AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Good experience in chocolate product development
years technical FMCG experience
Minimum 24 months technical chocolate experience.
in Ingredients Technology applicable to biscuits, chocolate and fillings.
experience in working cross – functional
Project teams to achieve an agreed objective.
Process knowledge of chocolate
Specific to field of application (Chocolate)
project management, organisation and planning
Effective Decision Making
Food Handlers Certificate
Food Presentation Skills
Basic Food Legislation
Food Safety ( Basic HACCP )
Financial incl product P&L
Communication/Presentation Skills -
Working knowledge of SAP or equivalent
Understanding brand essence and KPI’s
IT skills (use of MS Office, google docs)
Product P&L understanding
similar in Food Science, Food Technology or another science subject.
degree in food or related science / technology / Engineering is essenial.
track record of project leadership within a number of chocolate product
that the company does not offer US employment visa sponsorship for
knowledge outside of ambient
Chocolate, cakes, biscuits, snacks.
Science degree in food science is desirable
Language : French / Dutch is desirable
pladis appreciates your
interest and consideration of our company. We regret that we will not be
able to respond to every resume submission. Only those candidates who best
meet our needs shall be contacted. Again, thank you for your consideration.
pladis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veterans.
Firm Representatives please read carefully:
pladis is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes
from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past
practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at pladis via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring
managers at pladis in any form without a valid
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property of pladis, and no fee will be paid in
the event the candidate is hired by pladis as a
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