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Production Trainee

Mondelēz International
Full Time
Portland, OR
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

You independently operate and maintain at least one process, equipment or systems following autonomous maintenance (AM) standards and use your technical skills to improve line and/or system performance to meet business needs.

How you will contribute

You are a key ingredient in changing how the world snacks. With coaching, you will operate and maintain equipment to deliver on our safety, quality, cost, delivery, sustainability and morale targets. You will use execute all standard work processes on your equipment using AM (autonomous maintenance) and PM (progressive maintenance) standards and ensure that safety processes are observed, and that quality assurance activities are performed. You will understand the losses in their area and equipment and report them.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in:

  • Operating machines with coaching
  • Safety and quality standards for operating machines
  • Reading and writing, and fluently conversant in the language of communication as appropriate to the site
  • Collaborating well in a diverse work environment

More about this role

What you need to know about this position:

  • Operates in work groups and monitors processes within an assigned area of responsibility.

  • Monitors a variety of functions and responds to problems as needed.

  • Operates equipment while evaluating and documenting product and package quality.

  • Keep work area clean including scrubbing, sweeping, reaching and bending.

  • Communicates with supervision and other departments concerning quality and processing issues.

  • Provides sanitary assessment and cleaning of the area assigned to.

  • Employees must work safe. This includes: engagement and adherence to Mondelez safety tools, programs, procedures, and training; reporting all identified hazards and assist with controls as needed; understand safety is everyone’s responsibility and the only way to work.

  • Pass certification processes for work assignments; follow procedures accurately and repeatedly. Lean Manufacturing practices are to be incorporated into daily work assignments, these expectations are a part of the daily work assignment. This includes, but is not limited to; 5S, center lining, defect identification and CIL compliance

  • Employees are responsible and held accountable for working safely. This includes: engagement and adherence to the company’s programs, procedures, safety tools and equipment, and training; reporting observed hazards and risks and assisting with controls as needed; commitment to and understanding that safety is everyone’s responsibility and the only way to work - safety is first, last, and always about you, your co-workers, family, friends, and everything we value.

Education / Certifications: High School Diploma or (GED)

Job specific requirements:

  • Punctuality

  • Good Communication

  • Ability to Learn new skills

  • Team Player/Contributor

  • Work any shift and hours

  • Be able to bend, lift, squat, and twist in an 8 hour period

Preferred candidates will have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • A history of increasing responsibility and accountability in prior employment.

  • The ability to work well in a group/team based setting, and welcome change in an evolving environment.


  • Disponibility to work in a Physical demanding environment, cleaning machines (Required)
  • Manufacturing Experience (Preferred)

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelēz International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands—including Oreo and Chips Ahoy! cookies, Ritz , Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products —are close at hand for our consumers across the country.

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.

For office-based, salaried roles at Bakery and Customer Service & Logistics locations, and some remote roles proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious, medical and/or other accommodations as required by law will be considered on a case by case basis. You may review the Mondelēz COVID vaccination policy by visiting the US careers website at https://www.mondelezinternational.com/United-States . This COVID-19 vaccine mandate does not apply to several U.S. states that do not permit certain vaccination mandates, including, but not limited to Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Montana, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

Job Type


Manufacturing core


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