Mars is looking for a Associate Engineer, Cocoa Technology in Mars (Ecuador), to join our teamA mutually rewarding experience.
To work. Realize your ambitions. And realize that being in business is more than just generating profits. That is the philosophy of Mars.
And the opportunity we offer to each of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and do that means more to you, to those around you and to the planet.
and at the same time, get to find ways to do business better than we did yesterday, drive a great career, and get to build a more enlightened business that leads to sustainability.
Because it is never a single person, a single project or a single brand. Its about how you can take everything in your power and use it for long : term mutual gains.
Its about ideas and ideals. Be prepared to risk failing because the promise of success means that we will all be a little better.
Its that mix of integrity and ambition is what makes Mars such a special place to work. Because working here is always more than just a job.
Mars has net sales of more than 33 billion, operates six business segments, including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide who are putting their Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through His performance.
Chocolate : M and MS(r), SNICKERS(r), DOVE(r), GALAXY(r), MARS(r), MILKY WAY(r) and TWIX(r); Wrigley chewing gums : DOUBLEMINT(r), EXTRA(r), ORBIT(r) and 5 (tm), SKITTLES(r) and STARBURST(r) candies and ALTOIDS(r) and LIFESAVERS(r) mints.
Symbioscience : COCOAVIA(r) and WISDOM PANEL(r).Job Purpose / OverviewPosition exists to research, identify, develop and execute Mars Wrigley Confectionery (MWC) Science and Technology programs.
The incumbent will provide support to process technology development initiatives, including research, identification, alignment, development and communication of cocoa and chocolate processing and technical validation for capacity extension globally.
The scope of work includes invention, discovery, development, design, prototyping, laboratory and pilot scale testing and production scale up of innovative process solutions.
The associate will be responsible for driving projects through the rigorous science stage gates and peer review processes.
The jobholder will be responsible for designing robust research plans that include thorough literature and patent landscape analysis, breakthrough, disruptive new process and ingredient technologies, identifying and creating intellectual property opportunities, testing and validating novel ingredient and process technologies.
The jobholder is expected to collaborate with cross : functional teams across Research and Development, Supply, Commercial, Finance, Legal, Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property, Mars Advanced Research Institute and other Mars segments globally.
The job holder will also be expected to identify, select and manage short and long : term external partnerships and ensure prompt deliveries against set milestones to develop and deliver effective business solutions to support MWC growthobjectives.
Key ResponsibilitiesProvide process technology support to research and development (R and D) projects and teams to deliver novel processes, products and ingredients for global and local applications by applying scientific rigor through strong understanding of food engineering, science and technology principles; process, ing