Saturday, October 22, 2011

Job Openings for Senior Associate Principal Scientist at Cadbury Careers

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Senior Associate Principal Scientist

� Packaging Strategic Research (FTC 12 Months)

Great Britain & Ireland
Job Location
West Midlands


This position is within Packaging Strategic Research�s EU/CEEMA group whose primary role is to identify, and develop innovative and unique packaging technologies and platforms that would help drive Growth, Productivity, Quality and increased Brand Value through novel packaging. This position would primarly support the EU/CEEMA businesses and would require travel of up to 40%.


� Search out, develop and commercialize innovative packaging technologies and platforms
� Deliver key packaging technologies on significant business initiatives
� Manage the direction of packaging technology initiatives, assuming responsibility for prioritization, definition, initiation, and commercialization
� Act as the key equipment technical leader on cross-functional teams across RDQ and supply chain teams
� Provide training and coaching to junior engineers/scientist on packaging material interactions
� Provide leadership to management and cross-functional partners on strategic direction of projects involving new packaging applications or modifications to existing packaging.
� Link into the Chocolate Centre Of Excellence and identify fast adapt opportunities that could be applied to that business


� Experience with general Packaging Equipment Systems & Operations
� Solid Experience with Packaging Material Science /Technology � primarily flexibles
� Commercialization / Plant Operations Experience
� Strong communication (written / verbal) and influencing skills
� Strong Functional/Technical and Problem Solving skills
� In depth experience in a Technical function and/or Scientist/Engineer
� Strong background and experience in Food/Consumer Products businesses
� Exhibits strong Peer Relationship, Organizational & Project Management skills
� Capable of managing multiple assignments/tasks concurrently

Desirable Skills / Criteria

� Bachelors Degree in a science (Chemistry, Polymer Science) or Mechanical Engineering
� Experience with multilayer co-extrusion packaging film technology blown / cast
� Experience in packaging printing / conversions advantageous
� Experience with IP strategy development and the patent process

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