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Associate Food Designer - Salty Snacks

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

Job Description:

Do you love creating new foods for people to enjoy? Join our Salty Snacks research and development team as an Associate Food Designer . Based in Battle Creek, MI, we want your expertise to lead small to medium projects and assist on large projects. With your help, we'll develop new products and improve product quality, productivity and capacity. You'll assist in inventing new products from ideation through scale-up and enhance existing offerings through value transformations savings and more. Innovate with us as you develop and refine food process technology from idea generation through proof of concept to commercialization.

At Kellogg Company, we've always been curious about the world around us. Engage with us as you impact our success as a technical resource who provides high-impact support to project teams. As a trusted leader and problem solver, you'll use your seasoned experience to provide timely and cost-effective insights to your colleagues. Let's work together to build a good and just world where people are not just fed but fulfilled.


Driving Business Growth - Create and coordinate key projects while giving general direction to assigned teams in accomplishing projects on technical and scientific investigation or developments. We'll look to you to make tough calls - and see your vision become a reality!
Exemplifying Leadership - Demonstrate personal capabilities as a project manager, planner, coordinator, communicator, and technical expert within the department. You'll move us toward success by giving general direction to assigned cross-functional teams in accomplishing projects on scientific and technical investigation or developments.
Implementing Key Trends - Take an innovative angle in the discovery, advancement, and evaluation of new technologies in food/process research and development. By sharing the latest thinking, you'll have a significant impact on new products, improved products, and increased efficiency of global processes. Thanks to you, our products will be even better!
Fostering Creativity - Provide inventive, timely, and cost-effective improvements, concepts and developments as you apply scientific insights and understanding to new or existing products or processes.
Sharing Technical Expertise - Use your leadership and expertise within the department as an expert in a specific discipline, keeping current with the latest developments and technology through investigation, training, and communication with top influencers in your area of expertise.


Owner's mindset and entrepreneurial spirit!
Bachelor of Science degree in science, engineering or a related field and strong relevant experience
Proven track record of leadership, business acumen, clear communication, and diplomacy
Effective execution of projects and ability to operate with minimal supervision on Food Designer required capabilities
Your project management experience will enable you to successfully oversee low to medium complexity sustaining projects involving product relocations, flavor extensions, renovations, etc.
Bonus Points:

Your experience with ingredients, flavors, and emerging technology development in food industries will be an asset here!
MSc in food science or a related discipline with relevant work experience in a related role
Know-how to provide technical expertise on a portfolio of complex projects
Passion for the Pringles brand

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

Travel for this role is 50%.

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

Kellogg Recruitment

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek

Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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