Company has an exciting opportunity for a Food Chemistry Director in our
Battle Creek, MI. This position is responsible for:
1. In conjunction with the Technical Managers, Sr. Director, and VP takes a
leadership role in the development and execution of food chemistry
initiatives and projects on a global basis.
2. Acts as a Business partner, providing cross-functional chemistry support
to business units, by setting strategy for the use and development of food
chemistry resources across business units.
3. Provides support and advice to all areas, promoting shared learning
relating to methods and tools used in the Food Chemistry field.
4. Reviews and manages subordinate performance utilizing all components of
the PMP tools. Responsible for training and development of staff, using
advanced food chemistry knowledge to manage technical development of
5. Prioritizes use of technical resources against active PDR list.
6. Directs the investigation and development of new testing methodologies
and/or opportunities for RQT and manufacturing.
7. Directs activities of subordinate scientists who are serving as business
unit partners. Manages the design, execution, analysis and interpretation
of all food chemistry analysis and results.
8. Applies advanced knowledge of food chemistry principals and
strategically integrates food chemistry data with other functional
information to set direction and minimize risk in business decisions.
With 2007 sales of nearly $12 billion, Kellogg Company is the worlds
leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods,
including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles,
and meat alternatives. The Company's brands include Kelloggs®, Keebler®,
Pop-Tarts®, Eggo®, Cheez-It®, Club®, Nutri-Grain®, Rice Krispies®,
All-Bran®, Special K®, Mini-Wheats®, Chips Deluxe®, Sandies®, Morningstar
Farms®, Famous Amos® and Kashi®. Kellogg products are manufactured in 18
countries and marketed in more than 180 countries around the world.
Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an
inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse
talent of its people.
Kellogg EOE M/F/D/V
Food Science/Food Chemistry, Analytical/Physical Chemistry, Biochemistry or
related field with a minimum of 5+ years of Food Chemistry experience is
preferred or a M.S. in Food Science/Food Chemistry, Analytical/Physical
Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field with 10+ years experience in Food
Food or pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.
At least 5 years of previous management experience is required, preferably
in a chemistry-related area with laboratory operational experience.
- Excellent time management, project management, presentation, and oral and
written communication skills.
-Demonstrated strong leadership skills and the ability to fully develop and
leverage scientific personnel and resources.
-Must be adept at effectively leading project teams, under tight deadlines
and while directing the activities of scientific personnel in multiple food
Additionally, the ability to interact well with other employees and work overtime,
as necessary, is required.
All employees are responsible for implementing Kellogg EEO policy and
Affirmative Action commitments.