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Ingredient Manager - Battle Creek, MI 49017

Kellogg Company



Lead with us as you manage the quality and food safety of our ingredients with suppliers. Engage with us as you maintain ingredient specifications, quality programs, and vendor relationships. Innovate with us as you work with our product development team to support a portion of the Kellogg product launch process from concept development to commercialization.


As a member of a dynamic and experienced team, you will play a role in making us the most innovative food company in the world. We are looking for someone who is motivated, innovative and a good team player who can help create experiences to exceed our consumers’ expectations.



  • Serving as the raw material contact - for all Kellogg North America facilities in regard to overall ingredient quality, specification variations, and food safety issues for assigned categories.
  • Providing functional supervision - to some raw material suppliers in the area of quality, compliance of specifications, and food safety by being involved in cost /quality relationships with Procurement, R&D, Kellogg Facilities, and suppliers.
  • Reviewing the food safety and quality attributes - of new and existing ingredients. Soliciting feedback from the plants to conduct ongoing performance evaluations of existing suppliers using the Supplier Management System. Based on feedback, coordinating resolution of ingredient issues with suppliers as well as positive supplier feedback.
  • Being Knowledgeable and informed - on the safety and regulatory compliance of ingredients and potential contaminants. Assessing risks and, notifying appropriate senior management and technical personnel of potential issues prior to their occurrence.
  • Serving as the liaison - with Quality, Communications, Research, Consumer implications of new product formulations or ingredient changes, microbiological safety, Kellogg practices, and regulatory compliance. Maintaining accurate and up to date ingredient information in SAP and QIC Database for assigned ingredient categories.





  • Your knack and strong sense in any of the following will set you apart! Food law, food technology, food chemistry, microbiology, cereal science, or agricultural practices.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Grain Science, Food Technology, Microbiology, Chemistry or food related.
  • Keen at being a leader? You’ll knock it out of the park!
  • Connecting with suppliers, Procurement, and management with diplomacy that will promote good relations.
  • Functioning successfully as a project manager, planner, coordinator, and communicator is the key!

Bonus Points:

  • Your specialty in understanding cereal grains makes the difference!


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
  • New Hire Benefits Guide




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 for English or this Link for Spanish.


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