Kellogg Assistant Food Technologist in MANCHESTER, United States

JOB SUMMARY

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 & Technology 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.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

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

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

As an Assistant Food Technologist 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 product and/or process development and implementation phases, ensuring a successful launch of innovation, renovation, cost optimization, Design To Value Wave 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 product 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, RQNT function and the wider business

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

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:

Required:

  • Hold a degree in Food Science, Food Technology or equivalent

  • Sound theoretical technical knowledge of food development

  • Passion for creative product 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

Preferred:

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

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

  • 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

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 myhr@kellogg.com.

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

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Title: Assistant Food Technologist

Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Requisition ID: RES000710

Job Function: Research and Development

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 3, 2017, 3:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No