Food Chemistry, Product Development & Ingredient Innovations, Research & Development
4 Year Degree
HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Leading our fast-growing and expanding Salty Snacks business as our Senior Director of Research & Development, reporting to the Vice President of R&D for Kellogg North America.? We want your expertise to manage and lead significant complex technical programs requiring inventive approaches to new product development and design, value transformation savings, improved quality and capacity in North American operations. As you assume the role of innovator, project leader and technical problem solver, you will use your seasoned experience and collaborate with cross-functional partners to provide timely and cost-effective innovation and renovation as you lead this category in continued growth and expansion.
Lead Innovation: You’ll partner with cross-functional innovation leadership to scope and deliver new ideas and renovation initiatives to contribute to the Salty Snacking category
Drive Competitive Advantage: You’ll develop and implement programs which drive competitive advantage via enhanced food design and compliance to existing design for strategically critical product brands
Strategic Mindset: Interface with Supply Chain and Engineering stakeholders to develop and implement strategies to ensure appropriate internal and external capabilities are in place to deliver the best possible products to our customers
Leadership: Demonstrating personal capabilities as a Project Manager, Planner, Coordinator, Communicator, and Technical Expert within the department, while giving general direction to assigned cross-functional teams in accomplishing projects on scientific and technical investigation or developments
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
Deep technical competency in a food scientific/ technical/ engineering and operational discipline
An Entrepreneurial spirit and owner’s mindset to drive autonomy
Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Engineering or food related field and significant experience in food product development; advanced degree highly desired
Ability to set or change strategic focus and direction for the Salty Snack R&D team
Strong ability to deliver/exceed business expectations
Forward thinking, identifying future possibilities and translating them into strategies
Ability to paint a compelling picture of the future and strategy that motivates others
An open mind and willingness to take on new opportunities and tough challenges with energy, enthusiasm, and sense of urgency
Ability to communicate a compelling vision with a commitment to what needs to be done
Strong mentoring, coaching and management skills leading technical team members and managers
Fosters and maintains an environment that encourages diversity and innovative
Master’s Degree in food science, engineering or food-related field and experience in food product development or PhD in food science, engineering, or food related field and experience in food product development
Significant R&D experience as a Senior Director of a Food Development Group
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: RES001258
About Kellogg Company
More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg founded our company through his belief in nutrition and dedication to well-being. Motivated by a passion for people, quality and innovation, he created the first-ever breakfast cereal and then shaped an entire industry. Kellogg soon became a household name; his signature, a trusted mark.
Today, W.K. Kellogg’s legacy continues to inspire us. Working together, we create moments of delight for people around the world with our well-loved brands. And as our company continues to grow, our people grow with it. Through our values-based culture, we create a stronger future every day — enriching communities and nurturing careers by putting people first in everything we do.
Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. And it all started simply with a single corn flake and W.K. Kellogg’s belief in better food for all.
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