Kellogg Supply Chain Innovation Project Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Lead with us as you use your expertise to plan and execute effective projects to provide Kellogg’s a competitive advantage. While you are at it you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together we’ll build a stronger future for our company and your career.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

In your role as a Supply Chain Innovation Project Manager at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Providing operational direction and support for innovation and renovation projects

  • Providing direction while influencing and effectively communicating the business needs to ensure innovation launch dates are met

  • Managing launch actions to include timely deployment of finished goods

  • Recommending production quantities to meet launch targets while minimizing aging risk.

  • Leading Multiple PWR-(Packaging WorkRequest) and SCR- (Supply Chain Request) projects and identify opportunities / solutions to reduce costs of goods

  • Troubleshooting operations issues and engage appropriate resources as necessary

  • Providing operations support and input for all proposed PWR/PDR activity – fact finding, capability assessment etc

  • Managing multiple competing priorities and multiple projects/programs at one time

  • Manage co-man / co-pack new site /item set-up and ongoing maintenance

  • Providing project team directional guidance to ensure compliance to ensure work practices

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Supply Chain, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED and significant related experience

  • Strong knowledge Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint

  • Strong time management, analytical and problem solving skills with proven ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to travel up to 0-15%

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and partner with leaders and other functional areas and business partners

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain/Logistics, Operations Management, or Industrial Engineering and significant Supply Chain / Operations experience.

  • Strong demonstrated manufacturing experience

  • Ability to make situation assessments and align team towards executable supply chain deliverables

  • Internal interaction among multiple business partners and functional disciplines – Occasional interaction with external customers and suppliers.

  • Navigational skills in SAP Materials Cost, and Supply chain modules and familiarity with KPrism, KPath software tools preferred.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

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 at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf for English or this Link at http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf for Spanish.

Title: Supply Chain Innovation Project Manager

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: LOG002457

Job Function: Logistics and Supply Chain

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Nov 10, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No