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Associate Packaging Engineer- Salty Snacking

Company: Kellogg's
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Innovate with us as an Associate Packaging Engineer. You will develop and commercialize new packaging solutions across a wide range of product/package forms, primarily for Kellogg's Salty Snack category inclusive of Town House and Club Crackers. You will develop and implement packaging solutions on cross-functional teams that drive the growth of the overall company. Your technical knowledge of packaging materials and supply chain is key to the success of Kellogg - come grow with us.

HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

Driving Innovation -You will use your innovative thinking skills to develop, transform and execute packaging projects to drive the Innovation pipeline. Additionally, you'll be a key member of the sustaining innovation team driving the Innovation calendar
End to End Support - Bottom line growth is critical to our success and you will have the opportunity to identify and deliver cost reduction across the entire portfolio of products and material platforms.
Leadership and Consumer Focus - We know you care about our consumers! Here's where you can demonstrate technical and business leadership within cross-functional teams while supporting the company philosophy and direction as well as engaging with consumers in the evaluation of packaging concepts and prototypes.
Internal and External Collaboration - Your depth in working with partnerships both internally and externally will drive success in this role.
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

Your technical depth and breadth within the packaging discipline will stand out here!
Bachelor of Science Degree required; preferably in packaging, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or another related technical field
Clear understanding of packaging design, materials, equipment, and systems
Experienced in problem-solving, leading, and managing projects and project teams
Influencing and driving alignment among team functions
Effective communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to a wide range of individuals/audiences with different knowledge levels.
Bonus Points:

An entrepreneurial spirit goes a long way!
Advanced degree in a technical discipline
CPG Packaging experience
Creativity and thinking outside the "box", literally and figuratively!
WHAT'S NEXT
It's best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn't want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what's next, click on the links below:

Kellogg K-Values
New Hire Benefits Guide
THE FINER PRINT

Travel for this role is 25-35%. This is a Battle Creek, MI based role.

Kellogg's is preparing to officially launch its exciting new Locate for Your Day global hybrid work approach in the U.S., when we're able to safely return to the office. Locate For Your Day gives eligible office-based employees the flexibility to work from home or the office, wherever they'll be the most productive based on the demands of their day, provided they're in the office at least 50% in any given month. Our recruiting team can fill you in on the exact details for this position.

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com

LET'S CREATE THE FUTURE OF FOOD

Kellogg Recruitment

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek

Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

Keywords: Kellogg's, Battle Creek , Associate Packaging Engineer- Salty Snacking, Engineering , Battle Creek, Michigan

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