Kellogg Veterans

Veterans Careers at Kellogg Company

You’ve given your time and talent as a military veteran. You’ve demonstrated your commitment to career development with pride and passion during your service years. You’ve seen, heard and had experiences unique to only those who have served their country.

From Plant Operation Supervisors to Senior Financial Analysts, Kellogg offers opportunities for military veterans to grow with us. We are proud of our history of recruiting and developing veterans across the United States and are committed to recruiting and hiring more. We recognize that military-experienced talent bring exceptional and valuable knowledge, skills and experience to our company.

The values that you’ve come to learn and live through your service are similar to our K Values, which describe who we are, what we believe and what brings us together as a global community. Our K Values – integrity, respect, accountability, passion, humility, hunger, simplicity and success - help define what makes our company and our people special and how we all play a unique and critical role in the ongoing success of Kellogg.

LEAD WITH US

W.K. Kellogg saw a better way—shaping our industry through a passion for people, and the goodness of food. And every day, we continue our founder’s legacy of leadership. Together we take the steps that show the way, with a vision for tomorrow and a plan to get there. We encourage you apply for a position that leverages your military experience and invite you to grow and lead with us.

Job Information

Kellogg Launch Program Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Innovate with us as a Launch Program Manager for the Kellogg Company! You are detail oriented and able to manage multiple priorities. You will play a key role in the overall management and success of multiple new-product launches, product improvements, line extensions and promotions that drive business results. Your capacity for problem-solving is key to the success of Kellogg – come grow with us!

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

  • Leadership and Development - Developing, organizing, managing, and executing complex projects; delivering to cost, schedule, and performance as well as providing leadership and direction to cross-functional project teams. Demonstrating leadership within Launch Program Management and supporting the company philosophy and direction within that discipline

  • Innovation - Ensuring the Innovation Process enables the completion of key activities so that Senior Management has appropriate information to make timely decisions at each critical gate; additionally you’ll be exhibiting innovation in discovery, advancement, and evaluation of timely and cost-effective improvements, concepts, developments, or technical insight

  • Proactive Approach - Foreseeing potential business or technical issues within the projects and proactively addressing them, ensuring contingency plans are available from each respective function as required, while producing and executing detailed Gantt charts, managing technical details, schedules and milestones effectively to meet company launch targets

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Your Kellogg Company experience will be a stand-out here!

  • A Bachelor’s in Science, Engineering, Business, or related field and extensive experience in R&D, Engineering, Operations or Business Management at a Consumer Packaged Goods Company (CPG)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels

  • Can you talk the talk? Negotiation and alignment driving skills are key

Bonus Points:

  • Owner’s Mindset!

  • Significant experience with Kellogg Company innovation management as a functional team member

  • People management and leadership experience

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/

  • Kellogg Stories and News at http://newsroom.kelloggcompany.com/

THE FINER PRINT

This role requires travel and flexibility in your schedule since you will have the ability to travel 10-20% of the time.

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/web/media/resourcesContents/E-VerifyParticipationPoster_ES.pdf .

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Launch Program Manager

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: RES001003

Job Function: Research and Development

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Sep 8, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No

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