Production Associate

  • Mondelēz International
  • Naperville, IL 60540, USA
  • Aug 02, 2023
Full time Manufacturing

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:

  • Employee will be required to work safe. Must be able to perform, monitor, and respond accurately to all standard operating procedures. 

  • Employee must be computer literate and operate supporting equipment, as needed.  

  • Experience in operating mixers, ovens and/or variety of packaging equipment, including icing mixer, wrappers, cartoners, case-packers, metal detectors, and labelers will be needed.

  • The candidate must have knowledge operating different types of manufacturing equipment, make minor adjustments, to troubleshoot and take appropriate action and respond to alarms, measure product attributes, supply materials to equipment, and must keep work area clean.  

  • Must be able to complete quality, safety, and production required paperwork accurately and timely.

More about this role

What you need to know about this position:

Employee will be required to work different shifts & overtime to meet business needs. Employee must follow all policies and procedures established as part of our Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) program, as well as all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).  Employee must be flexible to perform a variety of duties. Experience in a high-speed industrial/manufacturing environment is required.

A background check will be required of all to whom a conditional offer of employment is extended.  The medical examination will include drug screening.

What extra ingredients you will bring:

Education / Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Job specific requirements:

  • Manufacturing Experience: Experience in a high-speed industrial/manufacturing environment is required.

  • Availability/Flexibility: Must be able to work any shift, and work daily & weekend overtime, if necessary

  • Physical Capability: Must be able to bend, carry, reach, climb, twist, and lift, up to 50-pounds.

  • Computer Agility: Must be computer literate and be able to operate supporting equipment.

  • English Proficiency

  • Troubleshooting: Ability to identify and define root cause of line problems.

  • Technical Aptitude: Ability to make minor adjustments on lines.

  • Ability to operate mixers, ovens and/or a variety of packaging equipment, metal detectors and labelers.

  • Must keep operating areas clean

  • Must be adaptable to change, self-directed and self-motivated with ownership of their line responsibilities

  • Must be able to operate different types of manufacturing equipment (i.e., transports, forklifts, etc.)

  • Must be able to handle a variety of change and change tasks without loss of efficiency on the line

  • Must be able to perform visual inspection and measuring techniques

  • Must be able to complete quality and production required paperwork legibly, accurately, and timely

  • Ability to receive guidance from supervision, communicate, follow work rules, safety practices, work procedures, meet deadlines, punctuality, and attendance standards, etc.

  • Ability to work in a team setting, ability to maintain relationships that facilitate task accomplishment, cooperate, and resolve conflicts and to recognize needs and be sensitive of others

  • Ability to perform various duties as necessary, often changing from one task to another in different environments

Work schedule:

  • Monday - Friday

  • Flexibility is required, will work every other week a weekend and OT available.

Pay rate:

  • $20.20 per hour


Mondelez International– Naperville

1555 Ogden Ave,

Naperville,IL 60540.

Interviewing Process:

  • Go to Website: and apply for Production Operator position.

  • Go through an interview with a Mondelēz International, if accepted you will receive a conditional offer of employment, pending the result of a background check and drug screening.

  • If candidate meets the pre-employment requirements, (background check and drug screening) an orientation date will be scheduled.

  • Candidate will complete a pre-employment assessment, which may include writing, reading, and problem solving.

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.

Job Type


Manufacturing core