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Date:  Jul 10, 2021
Job Req ID:  2794
Category:  Research, Quality, Nutr and Tech
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek

Title:  Lead Packaging Engineer

Description: 

Innovate with us as a Lead Packaging Engineer within the Kellogg North American Natural and Insurgent R&D team!  You will develop and commercialize new packaging solutions across a wide range of product/package forms.  With both a customer and consumer lens, you will create and implement packaging sustainability, pipeline strategies, and in-market solutions on cross-functional teams that drive the growth of the overall company.  Your technical knowledge of packaging materials, supply chain, and sustainability is key to the success of Kellogg. – come grow with us.

 

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING 

 

  • Driving Innovation –You will use your innovative thinking skills to develop, transform and execute packaging projects to drive the Innovation pipeline. Additionally, you’ll be a key member of the sustaining innovation team driving the Innovation calendar.
  • End to End Support – Bottom line growth is critical to our success and you will have the opportunity to identify and deliver cost reduction across the entire Natural and Insurgents portfolio of products and material platforms.
  • Leadership and Consumer Focus- We know you care about our consumers! Here’s where you can demonstrate technical and business leadership within cross-functional teams while supporting the company philosophy and direction as well as engaging with consumers in the evaluation of packaging concepts and prototypes.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

Required:

  • Your technical depth and breadth within the packaging discipline will stand out here!
  • Bachelor of Science in packaging, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or another related technical field preferred
  • Clear understanding of packaging design, materials, equipment, and systems
  • Experienced in problem-solving, leading, and managing projects and project teams
  • Influencing and driving alignment among team functions 
  • Demonstrate a strategic mindset
  • Effective communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to a wide range of individuals/audiences with different knowledge levels. 

 

Bonus Points: 

  • An entrepreneurial spirit goes a long way!
  • Advanced degree in a technical discipline  
  • CPG Packaging experience
  • Creativity and thinking outside the “box”, literally and figuratively!

 

WHAT’S NEXT

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: 

 

 

THE FINER PRINT

This role is based in Battle Creek, MI. 

This role requires travel and flexibility in your schedule as you will need the ability to travel 10% to 20% of the time.

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.

 

GROW With Us. 

Kellogg Recruitment


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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