Engineering & Oreos: Delicious, but are they really related? - View the video

Cindie M. Wells

Cindie M. Wells
Global Project Commercialization Manager
Mondelēz International

Three Parkway North, Suite 300
Deerfield, IL 60015

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Cindie Wells is a Global Project Manager with over twenty-five years of experience mainly in the global food industry. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from UW-Madison before beginning her professional career with American National Can Company as a Process Engineer. She later joined Oscar Mayer and the Kraft Foods family in Research & Development where she developed 15 patents. Cindie currently works for Mondelēz International, home of the World’s Favorite Snacks Brands like OREO! Mondelēz is a new company that launched in October 2012 after Kraft Foods Global decided to split into two completely independent, unaffiliated companies allowing each to leverage their strengths.

When you eat an Oreo, do you ever say to yourself, ‘wow, I would love a job making Oreos, but I want to be an Engineer’? Well, you actually can have it all and might be surprised to learn how many opportunities there are in the Food Industry! Cindie Wells will share her career path and explain how graduating as a Chemical Engineer allowed her to experience unique, diverse and rewarding roles throughout the past 25 years. (Running Time 22:41)