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Date:  Dec 4, 2022
Job Req ID:  10305
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Food Technologist, Process Engineer


As a Food Technologist/Process Engineer, you’ll enhance plant production processes to hit your team’s goals of safety, quality, service, cost, and sustainability. If you have knowledge of production processes and food science this role is for you. You will work with Category Leadership Team and Core Regional Teams (Quality, Safety, Maintenance Reliability, Autonomous Maintenance, R&D, Procurement, Engineering) to Optimize product/process (from raw materials to packed food) to deliver image product with lowest consumer complaints and lowest cost. Bonus points for a Green Belt certification or experience within a union environment. Relocation is being offered.  Estimated travel is up to 25%.


Be part of history!!  The Battle Creek plant was the first facility to manufacture the Corn Flake back in 1906 with 44 employees and was known as the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company.  



  • Leadership - Leads category reviews, coaches front line leaders, managers and provides feedback to ensure we are delivering value within the site and category for process improvements and stability within processing across the category.
  • Training Development - Works with cross functional team to design and develop training plans to build capability and knowledge within our plant processing area on key food forms (KWS, MR, R&D, etc.).
  • Process Improvement - Lead, Analyze, optimize, and continuously improve production processes. Develops and maintains best practices and technical training for their category; Provides innovative and cost-effective improvements with respect to new or existing products or processes. Drive loss elimination in production processes – food losses and waste – downtime due to processing issues
  • Collaboration - Closely collaborate with R&D on food image and technical expertise. Collaborate with the corporate R&D to ensure product manuals are current. Collaborate with other quality functions for ingredient and technical expertise.
  • Drive Enhancement - Drives for continuous margin enhancement of product portfolio through management of raw material innovation at the site



  • 5+ years’ experience in food processing
  • Demonstrated experience in food processing and/or food packaging
  • Coaching and collaboration skills. Ability to lead through influence.
  • Problem-solving capabilities




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Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.


Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!



Relocation is being offered.  Estimated travel is up to 25%.


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.


Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 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. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   

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.

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