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Date:  Dec 27, 2021
Job Req ID:  755
Category:  Research, Quality, Nutr and Tech
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek

Title:  Food Science + Technologist Opportunities


Do you have a passion and expertise in Food Science? At Kellogg, we’re always looking for ways to optimize our current processes + innovate new products. If you’ve got the experience we look for and a love of our iconic foods, we’d love to start a conversation with you about future Kellogg opportunities. We invite you to submit your application today, the next opportunity could be just around the corner!


What makes life at Kellogg unique?


  • Our Vision – A good and just world where people are not just fed but fulfilled
  • Our Purpose – Creating better days and a place at the table for everyone through our trusted food brands
  • World Class Pilot Lab - Kellogg has an extensive pilot lab where innovation is born - you'll have access to equipment that can make almost every Kellogg product
  • America’s Most Trusted Brands - You'll get to work for a company with some of the most well-known global brands




At Kellogg, our ‘Food Designers’ are the innovators and optimizers of the work we do. Some roles might lean heavier innovation or optimization, but we like our experts to have a broad view of the entire process. As a Food Designer, you would assume the role of innovator, project leader, or technical problem solver. You would lead projects and assist on complex programs to invent from ideation through scale-up of new products or improve product quality, and capacity through value transformation savings. You will use your seasoned experience and team up with cross-functional partners to provide timely and cost-effective innovation and renovation to drive growth.


  • Drive Business Growth – Creating and coordinating key projects while giving general direction to assigned teams in accomplishing projects on the technical and scientific investigation or developments
  • Leadership  – Demonstrating personal capabilities as a Project Manager, Planner, Coordinator, Communicator, and Technical Expert within the department
  • 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 
  • Technical Expertise - Use your leadership and expertise within the department as an expert in a specific discipline who keeps current with the latest developments and technology through investigation, training, and communication within that discipline




In general, we look for:



  • Owner’s mindset and entrepreneurial spirit!
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in science or engineering or related field and strong 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 relevant work experience in a related role
  • Know-how to provide technical expertise on a portfolio of complex projects




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: 



This role requires travel and flexibility in your schedule since you will have the ability to travel 20-50% of the time depending on the role. 

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 for English or this Link for Spanish.


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Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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