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Quality and Food Safety Coach Innovation - Battle Creek, MI 49017

Kellogg Company

As a Quality & Food Safety (QFS) Innovation Coach, we want your passion and expertise to ensure quality and food safety compliance during the innovation process while protecting our brands and consumers. You will be key driver to develop and train on all QFS standards needed prior to each phase of product innovation from conception to launch and production. This role will report to the Global Sr. Product Quality Technical Partner.

As a part of the great Kellogg community at our Global Headquarters in Battle Creek, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win. Get involved with Diversity & Inclusion groups, eat your way through our elaborate breakfast and snack bar, and take advantage of our company store perks! What’s not to love?


  • Drive Results- Developing process and standard work to ensure quality & food safety standards for each stage of innovation including tools such as checklists and job aids.
  • Grow& Develop- Building capability with project team and determining required training for the new product using the Image & Defect Reference Manual, before handing off to QFS coach/ manufacturing plant. Grow and develop with K&A Project Teams.
  • Collaborate- Engaging with project team and QFS Coach from conception to launch by ensuring compliance to all QFS Standards. Working closely with the Global Food Safety& Regulatory Lead to ensures compliance to all regional regulatory expectations where food will be sold.
  • Proactive Mindset- Providing technical guidance and application of QFS programs and compliance to design standards and elevating significant technical issues to expedite resolution.



  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.
  • Maintain an owner’s mindset and act decisively
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science or related field
  • Experience working with food manufacturing plants
  • Knowledge and experience in quality and food safety & research and development
  • Ability to lead and be strategic to drive the business forward
  • Strong communication skills to lead presentations and influence
  • Ability to manage multiple programs and projects and able to work well in stressful situations


  • Master of Science Degree and/or Ph.D. in Engineering, Food Science & Technology, Science or relevant discipline
  • Are you ready to share your knowledge? We are looking for a strong leader to lead who builds the knowledge and capability of others and the organization and anticipates future capability needs


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 the links below:

  • Kellogg K-Values
  • New Hire Benefits Guide


Travel for this role is 25%.

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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