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Kellogg Industrial Design Business Partner in MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

ABOUT US

Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s we focus on agility, growth and innovation.

As the number one most trusted food and drink brand in the UK and the 3rd most reputable food and drink brand in Europe we have much to be proud of. We have a huge portfolio of over 1,600 tasty foods which includes iconic brands such as Corn Flakes, Special K, Pringles, and Crunchy Nut.

We also believe that our competitive advantage comes from our people. We say it often, because it is true. Our K Values are part of our DNA -we are a company with a heart and soul, and our people care just as much. Our talented teams are encouraged to bring their best selves to work each day.

We are also hugely committed to the communities that we work in and strive to give back as our founder did - you’ll see this in the school breakfast clubs programme and volunteering activities that we encourage all our employees to participate in.

A career with us is exciting. Our modern and collaborative workspace and inclusive culture at our offices in Media City Manchester / Dublin Airport Central reflects that.

Apply and come join our team!

HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

In this role you will be responsible for leading the industrial design process for a number of key strategic projects to drive the product innovation process, with a particular focus on design thinking, concept visualisation and rapid prototype development to deliver exciting innovation to market

Responsibilities include:

  • Leads the industrial design process for a number of key projects to drive the product innovation process and deliver ideas to market

  • Creates & manages an external network of contractors and suppliers to deliver business objectives

  • Works towards opportunities for driving brand growth, increasing product quality and increasing company profits through the design processes and products.

  • Carries out concept development to an advanced level where they are approved for market and Factory production considering the likely process to allow smooth implementation.

  • Works effectively with Packaging, Commercial, Supply Chain and Purchasing colleagues & influences them with sound technical advice.

  • To keep up to date with industrial design methods and how these could be implemented within a design process to create innovative and rapid solutions.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

At Kellogg’s we want self-motivated people who are passionate about food to help us grow our business and build on our successful heritage. To be considered for this position you must be able to demonstrate the following:

Required:

  • Degree level qualification (or higher) in Industrial design or equivalent, with design/product development experience. Food and/or confectionery experience is an advantage.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and manipulate process input parameters, and to explore their impact on final product attributes

  • A good appreciation of commercial and technical aspects of confectionery or food production

  • A good understanding of innovation and product development processes

  • Proven ability to work effectively and build relationships with other relevant internal stakeholders and external third parties

  • Visible personal initiative and drive with ability to complete process/product developments against testing timescales

  • Highly motivated individual with strong influencing skills

  • Strong commercial awareness and creativity

  • Excellent ability to plan, organise and prioritise activity

  • Good numerical ability

  • Experience in the use of Solidworks or 3d CAD package

OUR GROWTH COMPETENCIES

The Growth Competencies are a set of skills and behaviours necessary to drive success for Kellogg and for our employees. They are a common guide to selecting the right talent, developing our people & unlocking high performance across the Company. To gather more detail about the behaviours you will need to demonstrate across our leadership competencies, based on the role and responsibilities of this posting, please click here to find out more about our Growth Competencies model [link to https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/growth-competencies.html

THE FINER PRINT

“Take a look through the keyhole of the UK’s most famous cereal company here at http://po.st/LifeAtKKeyhole and via the #LifeAtK Instagram page @lifeatkelloggsuk_ .”

“Our brands tell a story at http://po.st/KellStory , create your own story with us”

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/home.html

If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact european.recruitment@kellogg.com.

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, trans identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

“Our diversity strengthens us – our inclusion advances us”

Title: Industrial Design Business Partner

Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Requisition ID: RES000947

Job Function: Research and Development

Job Type: Executive

Closing Date: Feb 21, 2020, 5:59:00 PM

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