Kellogg Associate Director, Global Pringles Innovation in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Achieve your potential at Kellogg Company through providing leadership to drive growth globally through innovation across both developed and emerging markets for our one of our most beloved brands – Pringles.

Your pride in setting the vision of a brand and developing an aspirational yet realistic innovation path that fuels us for growth, will make you a great fit for our company and is a key ingredient to your success. If this sounds like you, we invite you to come join us.

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

  • Leading Pringles’ – you’ll use your strategic growth ambitions through innovation & geographic expansion, setting innovation strategy & architecture as well as brand guardrails; influencing and shaping the global innovation pipeline, calendar and capital investment decisions behind the brand

  • Global Innovation Strategy – accomplished by identifying the brand role within the category; forces & trends that will shape category growth and strategic choices based on right to win to realize value growth & share ambition and by helping drive global innovation priorities across regions

  • Global Brand Stewardship - supply chain will need your expertise by helping prioritize and guide capital investment decisions that enable geographic expansion; product & packaging innovation within salty as well as brand stretch beyond salty

  • Inspire and Influence - oversee regional marketing leads and external agency partners & suppliers through an ambitious innovation agenda and aligned forward looking food story & guardrails

  • Emerging Markets - you'll be doing this through insight based distinctive & ownable propositions that make Pringles more accessible while maintaining its premium proposition

  • Pringles as the Future - having food & packaging that are right for the times and in line with consumer; regulatory & environmental trends

  • Effective Agency Relationships - building new partnerships and business models and effectively managing brand resources to maximize value delivered back to the regions & business. Delivering key performance milestones and monitor agency performance upon agreed goals and deliverables

  • Leading through Thought-Leadership - strengthen and enhance current global platforms or future initiatives, and effectively champion and communicate to the global teams and regional leaders; leveraging analytics, trend reports, talented partners etc.

  • Facilitation - you'll share & implement re-application of innovation programs by establishing global ‘best practices’

  • Influencing - gaining senior alignment on all strategies and initiatives

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Extensive years of brand/ innovation/ consulting experience

  • Strong leadership skills with experience in a supervisory role

  • Proven collaboration skills with the ability to influence in a highly matrixed set up & at all levels of the organization

Bonus Points:

  • Masters (MBA) or post grad degree

  • Experience that includes proven success across multiple brand

  • Experience in the CPG industry

  • Global experience

  • Diverse cross category experience, previous roles on client, brand consultancies & innovation agencies sides

WHAT’S NEXT

It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

THE FINER PRINT

Travel for this role is approximately 15%

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 for English or this Link for Spanish.

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Associate Director, Global Pringles Innovation

Location: USA-IL-Chicago

Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: MAR001823

Job Function: Marketing

Job Type: Executive

Closing Date: Ongoing

Relocation Assistance: Yes