Principal Food Technologist
Company: Kellogg Company
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: March 14, 2019
Innovate with us as a Principal Food Technologist within the Kellogg Global Innovation team! You will manage complex and/or multiple food process technology projects to global scale-up and introduce new breakthrough products to consumers in markets where we are present. Leveraging your broad range of knowledge and experience, with strong cross functional collaboration, you will invent and define new processes or operating procedures that lead to a competitive advantage for the company. As a member of a dynamic and experienced team, you will work closely with your peers in Engineering, Procurement, Marketing, Global Supply Chain, as well as our External Partners (co-manufacturers, consulting firms, universities, research organizations, raw material and equipment suppliers) to deliver global breakthrough solutions that delight our consumers. We are looking for a Food and Innovation passionate, with strong technical background to be part of the most innovative company in the making. HERES A TASTE OF WHAT YOULL BE DOING Global Innovation - You will direct significant global innovation programs or projects for successful global scale up/launch in multiple markets in a coordinated fashion. Design it Right - With your strong capability to interpret external studies and collate internal knowledge in a way that enhances competitive product design, you will be responsible to provide innovative, safe, timely, cost-effective and globally scalable solution/design. You will assess, and appropriately address Intellectual Property, quality and food safety topics in the project. Create Value through Partnership - Setting performance goals with clear and specific expectations is a key part of driving value in our partnership, both internal and external. In this position you will effectively drive alignment with all disciplines and apply scenario planning to ensure successful execution of programs, as well as leverage resources available through partnership to effectively deliver projects. Driving the Business - You will provide concise input to the development of the company capital plan based on understanding the needs of the global projects/platform to ensure product scalability. You will as well leverage business knowledge to maximize efficiency of project time/costs, anticipate and address early obstacles affecting other business functions that would have jeopardized project/program deliverables. Organization Development - You will be part of building the next generation of technical professional for the Kellogg company as a mentor and/or technical coach.YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS Required: BSc. in Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related technical field with significant experience.Strong analytical and written & oral communication skillsProven track record of problem solving in a manufacturing environmentEffective communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to a wide range of individuals/audiences with different knowledge levelsInfluencing and driving alignment among team functions. Bonus Points: Advanced degree in a technical disciplineExpert in material handling, processing, and packaging equipment platformsAdvanced trouble shooting skills such as Lean, Six Sigma, Minitab/NorthwestAnalytical and Experimental Design An entrepreneurial spirit goes a long way!WHATS NEXTIts best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldnt want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about whats next, click on one of the links below: Kellogg K-ValuesNew Hire Benefits GuideKellogg Stories and News THE FINER PRINTThe 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 employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link. GROW With Us. Kellogg Recruitment
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