Mondelēz International to create new Services Center in Costa Rica and hiring 100 positions
Global Snacking Powerhouse Announces hiring process
San José, Costa Rica, 15 de Junio 2015. Mondelez International, proud maker of iconic brands such as Gallito and Oreo biscuits, Tang beverages, Trident gum and Halls candy, announced today that it has chosen Costa Rica as the location for a new Employee services (Human Resources) center that will support its North America business.
The company confirmed that has started the hiring process for this new center that will be located in the western area of San Jose and which will start its first phase of operations this coming October.
Alexander Mora, Minister of Foreign Trade, said “We receive with motivation and pride the news that of one of the main producers in the global food industry has decided to install a new shared Service center in Costa Rica. We are sure that many Costa Ricans will benefit from these high quality Jobs. It is of vital importance for our country that foreign investment companies continue to trust Costa Rica and its talent to successfully develop business at a global level”.
“This new service center and its employees will play a critical role in streamlining key processes that support our business,” said Caroline Basyn, Senior Vice President, Mondelez International Business Services. “Our focus will be to create a collaborative and great place to work that builds new capabilities and enhanced organizational performance. Starting today, we are actively seeking more than 100 bilingual candidates with experience in the areas of administration, human resources, information technology and related careers to fill these exciting new roles.”
Jorge Sequeira, CINDE General Director said “Mondelēz International is giving us excellent news by confirming its new Service center in Costa Rica. During 2014, the corporate service sector created 3.500 quality job positions for Costa Ricans. We are sure that Mondelēz International will continue to grow in the country in the short and mid-terms thanks to the Costa Rican high quality talent pool”.
Basyn added “We appreciate the commitment of the authorities to allow the creation of this high performing services organization in Costa Rica. We look forward to the opening of our new center.”
Accepting Resumes Now
Recruitment is underway to fill key positions within the new service center. There will be a broad range of very exciting Shared Services Center and Information Technology opportunities, including roles in Administration, Human Resources, Information Systems, and Service Center Management, spanning from early career to management level positions. Ideally candidates with excellent level of English, will bring a background in Human Resources, Information Systems, or Shared Services operations experience, with educational credentials in Business, HR, IT/ IS, Psychology, or related fields. Those interested in applying may submit their resume to
The company will participate in the EXPOEMPLEO 2015 Job Fair at the Antigua Aduana in San Jose on July 10th, 11thand 12th and welcomes interested candidates to come visit the Mondelēz International booth (for more event details visit
. The company will also be hosting a private Mondelēz International recruiting event in early August and will be inviting interested candidates to attend. For more information regarding our upcoming recruitment events or if you have questions about our opportunities please email Carreras.Mondelez@mdlz.com
About Mondelēz International
Mondelēz International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is a global snacking powerhouse, with 2014 revenue of $34 billion. Creating delicious moments of joy in 165 countries, Mondelēz International is a world leader in biscuits, chocolate, gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages, with billion-dollar brands such as Oreo, LU and Nabisco biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate; Trident gum; Jacobs coffee and Tang powdered beverages. Mondelēz International is a proud member of the Standard and Poor’s 500, NASDAQ 100 and Dow Jones