Kellogg Food Technologist (Fixed Term Contract - 1 year) in MANCHESTER, United Kingdom
At Kellogg's we have a vision of enriching and delighting the world through foods and brands that matter; with the purpose of nourishing families so that they can flourish and thrive.
Our Vision and Purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Simple yet powerful, they define why we're here and where we're going - made possible by the extraordinary talent of everyone who works here. People like you. Our heritage, through the inspiration of W.K. Kellogg, continues to drive our company and keeps us committed to creating a stronger future every day, by putting people first in everything we do.
Operating in more than 180 countries, across 6 continents, with dedication and passion from each and every one of our 30,000 employees, we are extremely proud of our ever growing portfolio of over 1,600 food products, which include iconic brands such as Pringles, Frosties, Special K and Corn Flakes.
Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. It is this belief that brings us together and sets us apart.
WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
In your role as a Food Technologist you will work as part of a dynamic team to help us grow the European business by supporting and leading projects that deliver against our European Strategy. Our responsibilities include the development and implementation of innovative Cereal and ambient Snack products and improving product quality, cost, productivity and capacity in operations within Europe.
Provide technical leadership throughout the project including developing technical timelines, providing risk and shelf-life assessments, input to stage-gate documents and meetings.
Is the main recommender to the Cereal & Snacks Business Units in all decisions regarding food image and production acceptability on 1st production runs.
Evaluates and applies innovative solutions or new technologies and raw materials in the area of process and product development.
Responsible for development of product to meet food brief requirements, cost targets, timing milestones, relevant food safety regulations, quality standards, shelf-life, and customer & consumer needs.
Sets the food image, provides documentation and communicates image specification and limits of acceptability to the manufacturing and quality team to enable the product to be consistently replicated.
Provides technical or scientific direction within the department and European business. Partners with Marketing, Sales, Category Management and Supply Chain.
Supports the RQNT goals and accountabilities, policies and initiatives. Strives to make improvements to key policies and processes within the department.
Supports the development and progression of more junior Food Technologists through on-boarding and formal and informal training and mentoring.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?
Hold a degree in Food Science, Food Technology or related field
Relevant experience within the food industry as a Food Technologist or Food Scientist, preferably in Cereal products or ambient snacks. Understanding of consumer insights, raw materials, equipment and processes.
Passion for creative product development and demonstrable hands-on process experience, taking projects from ideation to market
Ability to evaluate cost savings and execute delivery of cost saving projects.
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Location in Manchester, UK, travel and co-ordination within Europe and internationally as required. Role will require work in a food manufacturing environment. The position may occasionally require working beyond the normal workdays hours and on weekend and public/bank holidays. Demanding and changing schedules require adaptability and highly developed prioritisation skills.
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Title: Food Technologist (Fixed Term Contract - 1 year)
Location: UK-North West England-Manchester
Requisition ID: RES000896
Job Function: Research and Development
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: Jun 6, 2019, 3:59:00 PM
Relocation Assistance: No