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 Research & Development Process Leader in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

As a Process Leader you’ll provide technical assistance for the production of food prototypes through directing the daily operation of production equipment at our state-of-the art Pilot Plant facility. Excited to hear more? Us too.


  • Technical Advice – you’ll offer operational assistance to define Pilot Plant trial requirements, choose test equipment, target processing conditions, and coordinate testing goals

  • Communicating and coordinating - test requirements, objectives, and issues critical for maximizing effectiveness of the pilot plant equipment and its resources is a strong priority to you.

  • Leading - activities of contracted personnel in the areas of equipment sanitation, processing, packaging, general cleaning, and a variety of general labor tasks.

  • Safety First - ensure the area’s safety of visitors, vendors, customers, and general contract labor is a top mission.

  • Hands-On Work- hands-on assembly of test processing equipment and confirmation of its proper working order. Addressing operational, maintenance, or safety issues identified



  • High School diploma/GED with substantial experience in food processing or related field.

  • Acts independently to organize, solve problems, and manage time and resources to meet demanding schedules and performance goals.

  • Hands-on mechanical aptitude, tool use, fork truck and scissor lift operation, in addition to operation of multiple types of changing process equipment.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products for purposes of communication and formula manipulation.

  • Experience working on teams providing reliable and self-directing service.


  • Bachelors of Science, such as Engineering (e.g., Biosystems, Chemical, Mechanical), Food Science, or science-related field.

  • Organized individual with ability to be flexible to changing circumstances.


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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.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Research & Development Process Leader

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: RES001008

Job Function: Research and Development

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Nov 2, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No