Kellogg Project/Construction Manager (Plant) in MEMPHIS, Tennessee

Grow with us and have a positive impact on our organization. Engage with us in a role that will have a major impact on the corporation through execution and delivery of high-profile projects while providing a high level of leadership to the business. 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 shape a stronger future for our company and your career.


In your role as a Regional Project / Construction Manager at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Planning, managing, and executing capital projects against cost, schedule, performance, food safety, and people safety targets at our manufacturing facilities

  • Deliver lowest cost capital installation by: selecting best value contracting strategies, utilizing industry knowledge and experience to challenge contractor estimates, influencing design constructability, pulling appropriate level of engineering, effective managing day-to-day site activities

  • Serving as primary liaison between plant activities and all engineering / construction activities

  • Active and contributing support member to the Operations team with focus on delivering to plant strategy and critical business needs

  • Working with and coordinating efforts of multiple Service Providers and contractors to execute multiple projects

  • Providing leadership in the identification of ideas, the development of the business cases, and the determination of project feasibilities

  • Engaging key stakeholders in Supply Chain, Marketing, Safety, and Quality / Food Safety through proactive communication and alignment in order to improve our project delivery models

  • Being responsible for compliance with all Federal, State and Local regulations / codes, as well as compliance with all Food Safety policies including allergen control / pest control guidelines, Good Manufacturing Principles (GMPs), etc.

  • Building a sense of teamwork and commitment by leading in a manner that encourages and values each person’s unique contribution


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


  • Significant years of related experience leading capital projects in industrial / manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to lead multiple technical disciplines and suppliers / vendors

  • Demonstrated strong project fundamentals (cost / schedule tracking, change management, risk identification, options analysis, etc.)

  • Experience with direct supervision of contractors and construction activities

  • Ability to work as part of a team, with the capability to manage, communicate, and influence key stakeholders

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and other project management software applications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management

  • Experience defining and leading project execution under multiple contracting strategies (Lump Sum / T&M / Cost Plus / Unit Price / Turn Key)

  • Consumer Packaged Goods industry experience

  • Food Industry Sanitary Design and world class Occupational Safety experience

  • Related training and experience OSHA, GMP, PMI, PSM

  • Six Sigma and / or Lean experience


This position requires working nonstandard hours, including extended hours, holidays, off shifts, weekends, etc.

This position is a regional role that is assigned to a plant location. Support of other regional facilities may be required on an as needed basis. Travel up to 30%.

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 for English or this Link at for Spanish.

Title: Project/Construction Manager (Plant)

Location: USA-TN-Memphis

Requisition ID: ENG000387

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 4, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

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