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Date:  08-Jun-2022
Job Req ID:  8727
Category:  Research, Quality, Nutr and Tech
Country/Region:  GB

Title:  Assistant Food Designer



Are you a food professional that has dreamt of developing an exciting career within a global company that has a focus on learning and development and a legacy of innovation leadership among its well-loved brands that are driven by genuine consumer insights?

If you believe you can help to strengthen the current Research & Development team that supports the whole of Kellogg’s European business then see if you have the talents that we are looking for. You will operate in a collaborative culture ensuring the future success of the business is delivered through a proactive and innovative approach to food and process initiatives.



You will be part of a dynamic and friendly team of Food Designers who are part of a world class, global, Research and Development team.

We are passionate about our food and our brands, come and innovate with us!

As an Assistant Food Designer you will assist in the delivery of new products or supply chain initiatives for our European business. You will demonstrate creative food development, technical knowledge and a positive determination to help drive projects to a successful execution.


You will work as part of a team in an exciting, supportive culture, focused on strengthening our future by:

  • Supporting the project team during the food and/or process development and implementation phases, ensuring a successful launch of innovation, renovation, cost optimization, and Supply Chain request projects.
  • Assisting in production of food for consumer image or sensory testing in chosen manufacturing location
  • Development and implementation of innovative Ready-To-Eat Cereals or ambient snack products and improving food quality, cost, productivity and capacity in operations within Europe
  • Providing a supporting role executing delegated tasks under guidance
  • Adding to your own skills and knowledge by close interaction within the food team, R&D function and the wider business


At Kellogg’s we want self-motivated people who are passionate about food to help us grow our business and build on our successful heritage. To be considered for this position you must be able to demonstrate the following:



  • Hold a degree in Food Science, Food Technology or equivalent
  • Sound theoretical technical knowledge of food development
  • Passion for creative food development and have hands-on process experience
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Show high levels of proactivity and excellent achievement drive


  • Relevant experience within the food industry as an Assistant Food Technologist or Food Scientist, preferably in Ready to Eat Cereals or ambient snacks


  • Based at UK Head Office with European travel.
  • May require working outside of normal business hours including weekends and shift work
  • Travel to, and work in, manufacturing or test facilities are an integral part of this role
  • Operation of process equipment is necessary

Life At K

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 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.

Get a taste of what life at Kellogg’s is all about below and a summary of how we are striving daily to offer our people a best in class working environment.


Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success.


With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work/life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation. 


We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.


Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site. If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact  


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