Manager, Culinary Innovation
Company: Kellogg Company
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: June 8, 2021
As the Culinary Innovation Manager, you will ideate, formulate,
test, manage, re-engineer, record, and showcase food products for
food discovery, proto-typing and gold-standard product development
while managing a kitchen and staff. Reporting to the Director of
Culinary, you will be responsible for producing irresistible foods
that establish Gold Standards within the Kellogg brand portfolio.
In this role, you will work collaboratively with internal global
Research, Quality, Nutrition, and Technology, Marketing, suppliers,
co-packers, and Design Houses to develop new foods with incredible
taste and a unique Kellogg 'wow factor.'
We'll look to this person to have experience as a Chef with food
science exposure, and a strong understanding of our business and
the industry. A true foodie, who loves to try new foods from
different cultures and who refuses to settle for mediocre products.
As a person with significant high-end restaurant experience, you
will bring your ability to articulate what foods have irresistible
taste and why they appeal to consumers.
Intrigued? Keep reading!
HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
- Management of Kellogg Center for Culinary Innovation - Manages
the day-to-day operations of the KCCI in conjunction with, Culinary
Director, Chief Steward, and Culinary R&D Chef
- Produces Gold Standards - Produces, records, and offers up for
review Gold Standards for new food development, establishing and
enforcing Standard Operating Procedures in conjunction with
Culinary leadership, Operations, and Q&A policies
- Procurement of Inventory - Establishes standard pantry list and
ensures minimum inventory is always available
- Cross-collaboration - Works collaboratively with the Innovation
Engine Room and Process Lab to ensure a smooth transition from
discovery to Gold Standard prototypes. Sets up and supports
Transactional Learning exercises, product reviews, market reviews,
and consumer focus groups
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
- Culinary School graduate (AOS or BA)
- Experience working in a qualified Culinary Research &
Development Kitchen, preferably with some hands-on experience in a
pilot plant and manufacturing settings
- Experience working in a progressive, high-end restaurant with
global ingredient focus producing an a la carte menu, ideally 3-5
- Knowledge of Sharepoint, SAP/DMS/Recipe Management, and ESHA
- Additional Affiliations - Member of the Research Chefs
Association in good standing with a desire to achieve their
Culinology Certification; Possible member of regional chef
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 one of the links below:
- Kellogg K-Values
- Kellogg Stories and News
THE FINER PRINT
This role is located in Battle Creek, MI.
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
We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.
GROW With Us.
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