Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Territory Manager - Composite Vacancy @ Cadbury Careers


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Territory Manager - Composite

Ref
CAD2571

Region
New Zealand

Job Location
Field or Home Based.

Function
Sales

Reference: CAD2571
Applications Close: 02 October 2011
Enquiries: 1800 069 882 (Freecall)

Purpose

To drive profitable growth of the business through achievement of agreed sales and distribution targets and the implementation and maintenance of agreed in store standards across an existing customer base.
Accountabilities

Territory Management
Implementation and maintenance of defined trade merchandising standards.
Proactively build and maintain favourable and effective relationships with customers and key stakeholders including the CIC.

Exercise vigilance and accountability for issues by ensuring that prompt action is taken to resolve issues and realise opportunities.
Actively seek business development opportunities and counter competitive activity.
Achieving contract
Achievement of agreed distribution, volume, sales, profit, market share and merchandising targets across customer base.
Sales and profitability growth through execution of in store selling activities.
Ensure management of trade spend at or below agreed contract level.
Ensure timely and effective execution of national and regional priorities as agreed.
Compliance
Ensure that company assets are effectively deployed, well maintained and accounted for as per policy.
Implementation of and compliance to company policies and approved practises.
Actively participate in team meetings and contribute to a positive team culture including acting as a mentor/buddy to new team members where appropriate.
Identify and develop continuous improvements with the business unit.

Pilot Plant Technician Vacancy @ Cadbury Careers


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Pilot Plant Technician

Ref
CAD2520

Region
New Zealand

Job Location
Otago

Function
RD&Q

Reference: CAD2520
Applications Close: 5pm 30 September 2011
Enquiries: 0800 555 570 (Freecall)

Purpose

In this position you will be responsible for the manufacture of pilot scale products in the Dunedin Pilot Plant. This will include manufacturing new products and working with new processes whilst liaising with R&D and manufacturing colleagues to scale up to the plant.

Accountabilities

� Managing inventory of lab supplies including Raw Materials and Finished products

� Manufacture of bench top and pilot scale samples to the highest quality for consumer studies.

� Abide by all company policies and procedures.

� Developing manufacturing procedures for lab, pilot and factory scale.

� Generating and documenting making records for all pilot plant work.

� Managing pilot plant documentation systems for R&D.

� Managing the maintenance and calibration schedule for lab and Pilot plant equipment.

� Playing a key role in 5S systems in the pilot plant.

� Comply with all site GMP (good manufacturing practice) and EHS (environment, health and safety) policies and directions.

� Observe and maintain the company�s financial, business and human resources policies and procedures.

Senior Technician Vacancy @ Cadbury Careers


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Senior Technician

Ref
CAD2580
Region
Australia
Job Location
Victoria
Function
RD&Q

Reference: CAD2580
Applications Close: 4th October 2011
Enquiries: 1800 069 882 (Freecall)

Purpose

In Kraft Foods we work together to create brands people love. You will provide the role of Lab Technician to support the Consumer Science team in planning, executing and reporting of general sensory testing activities, and more specifically the trained descriptive panel program at the Ringwood site. Also this role will ensure the management of sensory facility resources. This role will primarily be based in Ringwood, although travel in metropolitan Melbourne may be required at times to support other categories across Kraft R&D.
Accountabilities


- Setting up for and conducting sensory testing sessions taking lead from the Trained Panel Leader
- Being involved in the recruitment, screening and panel maintenance
- Running the descriptive panel program, working with your manager to plan and prepare in order to meet set objectives, at times also managing and running panel sessions on own
- Accurate and reliable data input management and some analysis
- Liaison with manager and the broader R&D team to develop knowledge and expertise within relevant category areas to aid effective descriptive projects and reporting

Senior Group Leader - Microbiology AP Vacancy @ Cadbury Careers


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Senior Group Leader - Microbiology AP

Ref
CAD2369

Region
Australia

Job Location
Victoria

Function
RD&Q


Purpose

This role is responsible for managing the Asia Pacific microbiology group and providing leadership in the areas of Microbiology and Food Safety to develop and implement global and local policies and support R& D & Quality and business units across Asia Pacific.

Accountabilities

Apply sound technical judgement and risk assessment with regard to food safety and quality to product development and operations.
Create and maintain a high standard of technical excellence for the microbiology laboratory.

Define, plan and execute project objectives that support Kraft Foods and regional business and technology needs.

Responsible for allocation of resources optimally to ensure project and program delivery/excellence.
Responsible for technical and professional development of staff and administration.
Provide input to management on strategic direction of projects.
Effectively communicate and defend results and recommendations to functional management.

Provide linkage and leadership to marketing/operations on projects/programs and acts as a technical leader on cross functional teams.
Ensure regulatory and KFI standards are implemented and maintained.
Maintain focus on safety and overall safety performance.

Sales Office Administrator Vacancy @ Cadbury Careers


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Sales Office Administrator

Ref
CAD2468

Region
Australia

Job Location
Victoria

Function
Sales

Reference: CAD2468
Applications Close: 07 October 2011
Enquiries: 1800 069 882 (Free call)

Purpose

The Sales Office Administrator is responsible for supporting the State Manager and their team, by providing secretarial and administrative support. The Sales Office Administrator provides effective, timely and up to date information to their key stakeholders; acts as key administration support for the sales team; and coordinates meetings and events.

Accountabilities

Full clerical, administrative, and general office duties of a responsible and confidential nature for State Manager and their respective teams.
Managing State Sales Manager�s diaries, if required, to make/co-ordinate appointments, book rooms and notify attendees.
Makes all travel arrangements for team in line with preferred suppliers/policy.
Coordinate conferences and meetings including sourcing the venue according to guidelines, organising catering, arranging invitations, organising set up, ordering product and updating the agenda.
Prepares special reports, gathering, and summarising data. This may include complex correspondence and presentations including business reviews.
Ensure the adherence to HR policies in coordinating the return of company property in the instance of a termination of a team member at site or co-ordination of an induction for a new team member.

Process Engineer - Candy Vacancy @ Cadbury Caeers


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Process Engineer - Candy

Ref
CAD2524

Region
Australia

Job Location
Victoria

Function
Science & Technology

Reference: CAD2524
Applications Close: 5pm 4 October 2011
Enquiries: 1800 069 882 (Freecall)

Purpose

The R&D process engineer (Candy) will drive the implementation of the Technology Program in the Candy category. This role will be key to delivering business value by ensuring most efficient processes are used for the manufacture of existing and new candy products.

Accountabilities

Manage the introduction, validation and execution of process and value optimisation projects in line with business needs taking into consideration capital expenditure costs, manufacturing costs, legal constraints and company quality standards
Identify, evaluate and execute opportunities for on-going optimisation of the current product portfolio (drive consumer preference, increase product quality and increase company profits) through the manipulation of process conditions
In partnership with R&D Scientist support the development of new products through process design

Validate new process parameters to be within line process capability before handing over to operations

Be aware of new technologies/processes that may create value to the business
Excellence in project management: create and manage timelines and stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on time

Packaging Technologist Vacancy @ Cadbury Careers


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Packaging Technologist

Ref
CAD2539

Region
Australia

Job Location
Victoria

Function
RD&Q

Reference: CAD2539
Applications Close: 30 September 2011
Enquiries: 1800 069 882 (Freecall)

Purpose

Packaging Development projects, including Growth projects, Value Optimisation initiatives, Quality Improvement initiatives and general Brand Maintenance.

Accountabilities

The Packaging Technologist role is responsible for implementing The person will be involved in planning and implementing projects, analysing results and beginning to translate those results into possible business solutions. The person is required to be an active member of project teams and liaise with other groups , e.g. Business development, Marketing, Procurement and Category Development to ensure R&D�s role fits in with project timelines.

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Identifying and executing opportunities that deliver cost savings across all categories.

Ensuring that packaging material selection delivers value to consumer at minimum cost
Building close working relationships with suppliers
Taking a pivotal role in the selection of materials and packaging design and construction into all projects.

Foodstuff Auckland Account Executive Vacancy @ Cadbury Careers


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Foodstuff Auckland Account Executive

Ref
CAD2563

Region
New Zealand

Job Location
Auckland

Function
Sales

Reference: CAD2563
Applications Close: 30 September 2011
Enquiries: 1800 069 882 (Freecall)

Purpose

This position provides Foods Portfolio Account Management and account management support including developing and implementing plans in order to maximise sales and provide efficient customer service. Along with field communication; back-up to the Confectionery Account Manager and general administration as required within the FSA customer team
Accountabilities


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
� Manage the Foods portfolio along with Supporting the Confectionery Account Manager to ensure sales contract is achieved through assisting with:
� Preparation and communication of NPD presentations
� Development and delivery of category reviews
� Development of annual account plans
� Identification of gap closing initiatives
� Improvement in sales forecasting
� Management of trade spend
� Management of Filed team monthly KPI�s
� Management/Support of Seasonal confectionery business
� Develop and maintain professional business relationships with key contacts at FSA.
� Work closely with the Field Sales team to ensure head office activity is implemented at store level where appropriate and compliance is reported on a weekly basis.
� Identify competitor activity within account and opportunities to counter their effectiveness.
� Create, sell and implement other sales growth oriented activities
� Identify and develop continuous improvements with the business unit.
� Provide back-up to the FSA Account Manager, including cover during illness and annual leave.

Field Sales Account Executive Vacancy @ Cadbury Careers


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Field Sales Account Executive

Ref
CAD2569

Region
Australia

Job Location
Tasmania

Function
Sales

Purpose

Applications Close: 07 October 2011
Enquiries: 1800 069 882 (Freecall)

The Field Sales Account Executive � has dual accountabilities.
Field Sales management - is expected to lead, develop, coach and manage the Tasmanian Sales team.
Account Management � is expected to maintain strong relationships with,
Tasmanian Impulse wholesalers and together work on a program to deliver growth, and State Wholesale Cash N Carry develop state based promotional plans to drive and deliver growth and return on investment.

This role includes coordinating the sales team with consistent communication of the National Channel program. It also includes managing State wholesalers, their trading term agreements, maximising in store opportunities as well as building State based opportunities. This role is also responsible for strong execution of National plans in the State. The role will work collaboratively with the Tasmania State Account Executive.