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Company: Mondelēz International
Location: Fair Lawn, NJ
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Food, Beverage


Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum.  Our 80,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.


Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. It's time for you to Make It with Mondelēz International.


As part of Manufacturing, you'll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you'll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain. 

Health Safety and Environmental - Job Purpose 

Mondelez International is committed to meeting or exceeding all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental regulations and developing and maintaining a World Class Safety culture to achieve a Zero Incident environment. This position oversees both the implementation of Company Health, Safety & Environmental management systems, as well as the approach for how the Company's management systems will be executed within the Fair Lawn, NJ facility.
As a leader in HSE, you will provide the leadership and administration of the overall HSE program by developing an annual plan, achieving consensus and buy-in from site leadership against the plan, and actively driving the implementation of and monitoring progress against the plan and corresponding objectives. 

This position will require excellent management and leadership skills to ensure program compliance, execute strategic plans, and engage people in continuous improvement. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for managing, coordinating and overseeing implementation of all Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) including Security Programs and processes. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, and Mondelēz policies and continuous improvement in key identified measures and objectives. Prepares and builds consensus annual strategic plans for plant-wide HSE initiatives.

  • Reports directly to the Plant Manager and is a member of the plant's leadership team, participating on strategic and tactical objectives for the facility.

  • Leads the HSE Pillar for Integrated Lean Six Sigma (IL6S); responsible for ensuring capabilities, action plans, and work processes are appropriately implemented through the Pillar Team.

  • Understands relevant technical requirements in HSE and ensures proper compliance and communication with relevant Company policy and regulatory standards.

  • Provides HSE expertise for the plant for all new projects and management of change activities.

  • Manages and leads direct reports including Safety specialists, Environmental Specialist, onsite Nurse, Security Lead, and other related contractor specialists.

  • Manages the HSE budget to stay on track.

  • Plans and requests capital and expenses for HSE to ensure execution of the HSE plan and adherence to all internal and external compliance standards.

  • Ensures appropriate risk assessments are conducted and corrective actions are implemented to minimize or eliminate HSE related incidents, property loss, security breaches, and environmental loss that might cause harm to one of the company's employees, contractors, visitors, assets or reputation.

  • Ensures that the appropriate talent is in placed through training, mentoring, and succession planning and supports development and learning capabilities of plant HSE team members.

  • Provides linkage to the Regional HSE Manager/Lead by actively participating and implementing Company policy, programs, initiatives, and best practices.

  • Ensures the facility standards are in compliance with both Company and governmental/community regulations. This includes maintaining and continuously improving the HSE performance indicators in the HSE data system.

  • Ensures a proactive Safety Committee Team.

  • Supports Security Program including the ensuring Global Security standards are followed and leading the contracted Security Team.

  • Manages the Workers' Compensation Program including the temporary restricted duty program.

  • Ensures training and coaching are taking place to drive a zero loss culture and to ensure HSE standards and awareness are well understood throughout the plant organization.


  • BS Degree in Occupational/Industrial Health & Safety, Environmental, Engineering or other related Safety discipline. ASP, CSP preferred
  • Minimum 7 years' experience as a HSE professional with technical functional excellence in HSE, demonstrated though leadership in an industrial environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build functional and plant teams and create motivational environment
  • Strong ability to build relationships, good managerial courage, with appropriate priority setting and the ability to resolve conflict in progressive manner, including the ability to build relationships across the plant, the region, and also within local industry
  • Strong project management and change management skills
  • Experience with Integrated Lean Six Sigma and/or TPM highly preferred
  • Successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with federal, state and local compliance agencies in regulatory filings such as: air emissions, waste water, storm water & chemicals, etc. Must have knowledge and understanding of OSHA, EPA and ISO certifications
  • Qualification in HSE management systems and applicable local HSE legal compliance strongly preferred
  • Training and qualification as on ISO 14001 and 18001 standards preferred
  • Experience in a union environment strongly preferred


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.


Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

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