Kellogg Technology Manager – Procurement Process and Systems in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Grow with us as you use your expertise to develop and institutionalize global Contract Manufacturing processes and best practices. While you are at it you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. Together we’ll build a stronger future for our company and your career.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

In your role as a Technology Manager, you will be part of our success by:

  • Engaging key stakeholders across Kellogg functional groups to drive development of systems and processes that simplify and standardize work within Global Procurement and across Kellogg functions.

  • Leveraging Internal and External SharePoint Technology Platforms to drive Global Work Solutions, such as Workflow, to drive standardization and compliance to processes.

  • Leading work with Finance and KNA Contract Manufacturing to define, create, and drive/sustain our financial management tool upgrade.

  • Designing, Implementing, and Maintaining Price Sheet Submission System to enable billing of Contract Manufacturers; Maintaining system interface with Hyperion for Financial Reporting and Implementing and assisting with similar processes and systems Globally

  • Training within and across functions on processes and systems globally

  • Owning process for designing, implementing and improving raw material and packaging management systems & processes for Contract Manufacturing

  • Ensuring continuity of supply leveraging tools, processes, and system design for Contract Manufacturing

  • Directly overseeing KNA Contract Manufacturing Managed Raw/Pack, and serve as the single point of contact for all other Kellogg Functions

  • Ensuring successful innovation launches through the use of tools and processes that link RQT with Contract Manufacturers, including FSMA ingredient approval status visibility at our CoMans

  • Lead projects within Procurement & across Kellogg functional groups to improve both process and technology

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

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

Required:

  • High school diploma/ GED with significant practical experience in food or pharmaceutical manufacturing, supply chain, packaging/processing technologies, finance, legal, IT, procurement, customer service or other business related role

  • Extensive computer systems knowledge including SAP, Excel, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint required and Hyperion

  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, troubleshoot and improve processes

  • Analytical skills, demonstrated good oral and written communication skills, ability to effectively multi-task and demonstration of good follow-up and results oriented skills

  • Possession of leadership skills to motivate peers and synergize activities of key internal and external departments and organizations

  • Project management skills and techniques necessary to deliver on innovation and ongoing business requirements

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, or Procurement

  • Systems development and implementation experience (including SharePoint development)

  • A broad knowledge of the Kellogg organization

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: Technology Manager – Procurement Process and Systems

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: PRO000022

Job Function: Procurement

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: May 12, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes