Kellogg Business Analytics & Process Optimization Lead in GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan

Grow with us as a Business Analytics & Process Optimization Lead at Kellogg Company—where we believe in your success. With an expert eye for detail, you’ll be responsible for performing a diverse set of work activities in the Kellogg organization. Reporting to the Kellogg North America Global Business Services Director Receivables and Credit, you’ll be responsible for providing analytical and statistical insights from both a process and financial perspective that will enable efficiency and effectiveness. 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 shape a stronger future for our company and your career.


In your role as Business Analytics & Process Optimization Lead, you will be part of our success by:

  • Working directly with the Kellogg North America Order to Cash Leadership team and Global Process Owner

  • Ability to anticipate business requirements in an every changing environment where baseline plans are subject to modification, anticipating requirements that will be needed in the future or that have not yet been considered

  • Identifying and communicating business and process opportunities, creating impactful visual representations of data insights to enable decision making.

  • Identifying cross-functional end to end trends through data analysis, coordinating resources required to address continuous improvement opportunities which will deliver efficiency and effectiveness

  • Cash Forecasting / budgeting and modeling

  • Providing direction and mentoring other order to cash teams in developing analytical skills, interpreting complex data, and creating strategic business recommendations

  • Involvement in cross functional initiatives and projects


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


  • Bachelor’s degree and related experience

  • Financial accounting experience

  • Strong experience of handling and interpreting data

  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large data sets

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • High proficiency computer skills including Microsoft office and ERP systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Master’s degree and extensive related experience

  • Demonstrated experience leading a team or direct management experience

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Experience working in a shared services, process driven or service center environment

  • Training and certification in Six Sigma or LEAN

  • Experience working for a multinational organization and working with colleagues internationally

  • Processed and packaged foods industry experience

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.

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Title: Business Analytics & Process Optimization Lead

Location: USA-MI-Grand Rapids

Requisition ID: GLO000246

Job Function: Global Business Services

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jul 30, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

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