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Assistant Packaging Engineer

Company: Kellogg's
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

Innovate with us as an Assistant 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. 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.


  • 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 technical depth and breadth within the packaging discipline will stand out here!
  • Bachelor of Science in packaging, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or another related technical field preferred
  • 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!

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
  • New Hire Benefits Guide
  • Kellogg Stories and News

This is a Battle Creek, MI-based role. This role could have up to 50% travel.

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.

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.

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 for English or this Link for Spanish.

Let's Create the Future of Food

Kellogg Recruitment

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek

Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

Keywords: Kellogg's, Battle Creek , Assistant Packaging Engineer, Other , Battle Creek, Michigan

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