Kellogg Sr. Director, Research & Development in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan
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
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THE FINER PRINT
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 https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-VerifyParticipationPoster_ES.pdf .
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to ApplicationAssistance@kellogg.com .
GROW With Us.
Title: Sr. Director, Research & Development
Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters
Requisition ID: RES001258
Job Function: Research and Development
Job Type: Executive
Closing Date: Nov 13, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Relocation Assistance: Yes
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