Kellogg Veterans

Veterans Careers at Kellogg Company

You’ve given your time and talent as a military veteran. You’ve demonstrated your commitment to career development with pride and passion during your service years. You’ve seen, heard and had experiences unique to only those who have served their country.

From Plant Operation Supervisors to Senior Financial Analysts, Kellogg offers opportunities for military veterans to grow with us. We are proud of our history of recruiting and developing veterans across the United States and are committed to recruiting and hiring more. We recognize that military-experienced talent bring exceptional and valuable knowledge, skills and experience to our company.

The values that you’ve come to learn and live through your service are similar to our K Values, which describe who we are, what we believe and what brings us together as a global community. Our K Values – integrity, respect, accountability, passion, humility, hunger, simplicity and success - help define what makes our company and our people special and how we all play a unique and critical role in the ongoing success of Kellogg.


W.K. Kellogg saw a better way—shaping our industry through a passion for people, and the goodness of food. And every day, we continue our founder’s legacy of leadership. Together we take the steps that show the way, with a vision for tomorrow and a plan to get there. We encourage you apply for a position that leverages your military experience and invite you to grow and lead with us.

Job Information

Kellogg Lead Packaging Equipment Engineer in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Come grow with us as a Packaging Engineer (equipment and systems) at Kellogg Company – where we believe in your success in a thriving environment of opportunity and development. Innovate with us at Kellogg, our engineers love the challenge of being technical experts and industry leaders as they provide world-class engineering solutions that deliver the quality products our customers and consumers expect. Engage with us as you explore different technical competencies and enrich yourself as you work for a company that delights the world through foods and brands that matter so families can flourish and thrive. Lead with us as you manage small to medium projects and support large, multiple development, technology, engineering, or capital projects. While you are at it you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together we’ll shape a stronger future for our company and your career.


  • Developing the Equipment Packaging scope - for supply chain projects and programs, some of them being major and highly complex systems. Assigned projects will include packaging system development, scale-up of equipment and lines, introduction of new products, product quality improvements, productivity, and capacity projects for operations worldwide. Write and compile material to include in the Front-End Loading (FEL) package / design basis for all assigned innovation, capacity, productivity and infrastructure projects. Use this to develop consensus agreement / alignment amongst project team and operations for the technical scope of capital projects

  • Developing and specifying packaging equipment systems - including appropriate capital scope that deliver required performance, formats, and capacity. Delivery of effective Front End Load’s (scope definition), specifications, testing and scale-up of packaging equipment and systems, including support to capital scope development and schedules.Specify, source and validate new packaging equipment and technologies to be installed as part of innovation, capacity, productivity, and infrastructure projects; Develop conceptual design drawings, initial capital estimates/schedules and technical risk assessments for the packaging equipment scope on all assigned innovation, capacity, productivity and infrastructure projects

  • Building consensus on recommended options in the engineering, supply chain, and business organizations based on the incumbent’s expertise in packaging equipment and evaluation and advancement of new or alternate suppliers or technologies where there is distinct justification based on performance, cost or flexibility.

  • Excite and gain stakeholder support - and alignment on scope and options for all projects through proactive communication.

  • Cost Effectiveness - Delivering the minimum required scope at the lowest cost while meeting the needs for high productivity and efficiency and using sound methodology to troubleshoot and solve packaging equipment problems in a way that prevents their reoccurrence.



  • Are you a trailblazer? We need your skill and desire to be a current and future leader

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a technical discipline and related work experience

  • Strong experience with Packaging Equipment with preference of 7-10 years

  • Teamwork makes the dream work! Use your skills while you effectively manage, communicate, and influence key stakeholders

  • Can you read between the lines? You’ll be working in a fast changing and sometime ambiguous work environment

  • Clear understanding of packaging design, materials, equipment, and systems

  • Experience leading and managing projects and project teams

  • Being a strong communicator will help you succeed

Bonus Points:

  • Ownership a desire to excel

  • Experience in Food and/or Consumer Packaged Goods industries.

  • Direct experience in manufacturing , GMP’s, food and personnel safety


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:

  • Kellogg K-Values at

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  • Kellogg Stories and News at


This position requires 30-50% domestic and international travel

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 at .

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Lead Packaging Equipment Engineer

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: ENG000715

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 31, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No