Scientist Manufacturing - Zanesville, OH 

Research & Dev./Scientist 


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Zanesville, OH 

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Company Description:

With 2008 sales of nearly $13 billion, Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is the world`s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles, and meat alternatives. 

Position Responsibilities:

The job below uses chemistry, microbiology, engineering, or other sciences in combination with food science knowledge to analyze, develop, improve, and document food preparation processes and procedures critical to sustainable manufacturing performance. The job requires a very competent knowledge of Food Science relative to food manufacturing. In collaboration with RQT, the Food Scientist develops product manuals inclusive of in-process control points and finished goods specifications for all current Frozen Foods products.

Additional responsibilities include:

-Support new product innovation by ensuring development and implementation of product manuals for all new products.
-Review all existing formulas for current relevance per new ingredient developments, ingredient consolidation opportunities, critical ingredients and current status of ingredient specifications.
-Serve as a liaison to product developers as to current plant process equipment capabilities.
-Provide on-site support / coordination of Innovation plant testing.
-Leads the process of identifying, recording, and implementing "best practices" in the manufacture of our Frozen Foods products (i.e. mixing parameters, ingredients parameters, equipment parameters, etc.)
-Provide real-time food science support for troubleshooting production issues.
-Make process changes as identified by data analysis, Kaizen, problem solving process.
-Work with RQT to ensure proper specifications exist for products.
-Act as the continuous improvement leader monitoring new technologies in new processing equipment.
-Coordinate all efforts with RQT and ensure adherence to appropriate protocols.
-Partner with the Operations Specialists, Operations Managers and RQT to drive process stabilization and improvement.
-Facilitate transfer and incorporation of all food science learning across all FF facilities.
-Ensure adherence to all standard work processes, including K-LEAN processes.

Candidate Minimum Qualifications:
-Bachelors degree in Food Science or a related field and a minimum of 4 years related experience or a Master of Science degree in Food Science or related discipline with two years experience
-Strong analytical and communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse team; self starter / self-directed.
-Past experience with Food Science work. In-depth understanding of how mixing time, humidity, temperature, and viscosity can affect a product.

Candidate Preferred Qualifications:
-Previous Kellogg, Little Lady, or LoneStar experience - Plant operations experience or experience in running plant trials - Food product development experience.
-Experience with or understanding of Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing Techniques.
-Strong communication skills with proven ability to motivate, inspire, and energize individuals to achieve team objectives and drive results.

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

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