Kellogg Quality Ingredient Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan
Join us as a Quality Ingredient Manager at our corporate headquarters in Battle Creek. Lead with us as you manage the quality and food safety of our ingredients with suppliers. Engage with us as you maintain ingredient specifications, quality programs, and vendor relationships. Innovate with us as you work with our product development team to support a portion of the Kellogg product launch process from concept development to commercialization.
Join us where everything began! This role will be based at the Battle Creek campus’ WKKI building, you’ll be interacting with both headquarters, manufacturing, procurement and research/development. Your future team value’s hard work, collaboration, and a high energy environment.
HERE’S A TASTE OFWHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Digginginto the Details – Servingas the raw material contact for all Kellogg North America facilities in regardto overall ingredient quality, specification variations, COA remediations andfood safety issues for assigned categories, Providing functional supervision tosome raw material suppliers in the area of quality, compliance ofspecifications, and food safety by being involved in cost /quality relationshipswith Procurement, R&D, Kellogg Facilities, and suppliers
Prioritizing Safety Policies - Providing leadership andrepresenting Quality Ingredient Management on corporate initiatives andProcurement strategic sourcing initiatives related to ingredients. Reviewingthe food safety and quality attributes of new and existing ingredients. Assessingimplications of new product formulations or ingredient changes onmicrobiological safety, Kellogg practices and regulatory compliance
Emphasizing Best Practices - Solicitingfeedback from the plants to conduct ongoing performance evaluations of existingsuppliers using the Supplier Management System. Based on feedback,coordinating resolution of ingredient issues with suppliers as well as positivesupplier feedback. Keeping informed on the safety and regulatory compliance ofingredients and potential contaminants. Assessing risks and, notifyingappropriate senior management and technical personnel of potential issues priorto their occurrence. Maintaining accurate and up to date ingredient informationin SAP and Access databases for assigned ingredient categories
YOUR RECIPE FORSUCCESS
Bachelor’s Degree in FoodScience, Grain Science, Food Technology, Microbiology, Chemistry or foodrelated
Demonstrated ability in any ofthe following: food law, food technology, food chemistry,microbiology, cereal science, and agricultural practices.
Ability to lead
Communication skills anddiplomacy that will promote good relations with suppliers, Procurement,and management
Ability to function effectivelyas a project manager, planner, coordinator, and communicator
- Experience in cereal grains (wheat, rice, corn, other grains),flavors, fats and oils
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 at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html
· New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/
· Kellogg Stories and News at http://newsroom.kelloggcompany.com/
THE FINER PRINT
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 at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-VerifyParticipationPoster_ES.pdf .
GROW With Us.
Title: Quality Ingredient Manager
Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters
Requisition ID: QUA000819
Job Function: Quality
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: Dec 6, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Relocation Assistance: Yes