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Kellogg Lead Food Designer Portable Wholesome Snacks in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Join our research and development team as a Lead Food Designer! We want your expertise to manage and lead significant small to large projects and assist on complex programs to invent from ideation through scale-up new products, value transformation savings, improve product quality, and capacity in global operations. Develop and introduce new products, improve product quality, productivity and capacity in operations worldwide. Engage with us as you impact our success as a technical resource to various functions within the company and provide high impact support to project teams. Innovate with us as you develop and refine food process technology from idea generation through proof of concept to commercialization.

As you assume the role of innovator, project leader, and technical problem solver you will use your seasoned experience and team up with cross-functional partners to provide timely and cost effective new innovation and renovation to drive growth.


  • Drive Business Growth – Creating and coordination of key global projects while giving general direction to assigned teams in accomplishing projects on technical and scientific investigation or developments

  • Leadership – Demonstrating personal capabilities as a Project Manager, Planner, Coordinator, Communicator, and Technical Expert within the department, while giving general direction to assigned cross-functional teams in accomplishing projects on scientific and technical investigation or developments

  • What’s Trending? – an innovative mindset in discovery, advancement, and evaluation of new technologies in food/process research and development, and have a significant impact on new products, improved products and increased efficiency on global processes

  • Innovation/Creativity – to provide innovative, timely, and cost-effective improvements, concepts, developments, or scientific insight and understanding with respect to new or existing products or processes globally

  • Technical Expertise - Use your leadership and expertise within the department and globally as an expert in a specific discipline who keeps current with the latest developments and technology through investigation, training, and communication within that discipline



  • Owner’s mindset and entrepreneurial spirit!

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in science or engineering or related field and extensive relevant experience

  • Proven track record of leadership, business acumen, communication skills, and diplomacy

  • Are you a strong leader? We’d love to have your Leadership, cost consciousness, communication skills, and diplomacy that will promote good relations with all facets of worldwide management and other technical and scientific disciplines in the effective execution of projects

  • Project Management expertise to manage several sustaining and transforming project (product relocations, flavor extensions, renovations, new products, value transformation savings, or moderate capital projects

Bonus Points:

  • Your experience in ingredients, flavors and emerging technologies development in food industries will be an asset here!

  • MSc in Food Science or related discipline or PhD in Food Science or related discipline with significant relevant work experience in a related role

  • Know-how to provide technical expertise on a portfolio of complex projects


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This role requires travel and flexibility in your schedule since you will have the ability to travel 50-70 % of the time to domestic testing and manufacturing facilities. International travel required on rare occasion.

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.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Lead Food Designer Portable Wholesome Snacks

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: RES001068

Job Function: Research and Development

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Dec 5, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No