Kellogg Senior Manager, Corporate Quality Programs in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

Are you passionate about quality and food safety? It’s at the heart of what we do. By using your expert knowledge in quality and food safety systems, you will enable capability building, drive decision making, and provide leadership to business unit partners across multiple Kellogg food categories or platforms. You will connect people together by developing tools and deploying strategic initiatives. Come work for a company that delights the world through foods and brands that matter.

As a part of the great Kellogg community at our Global Headquarters in Battle Creek, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win. Get involved with Diversity & Inclusion groups, eat your way through our elaborate breakfast and snack bar, and take advantage of our company store perks! What’s not to love?

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

  • Programs, Policies, and Projects – You will be an integral part of the implementation of quality and food safety policy and programs from design through commercialization. You will be implementing innovation projects in partnership with the manufacturing plants to include compliance to design, quality management systems, and quality attributes.

  • Ensuring Stakeholder Commitment & Success – You will work closely with internal plant teams, co-manufacturers, and co-packers to assess and mitigate risks associated with development and commercialization of new and renovated products, including equipment, line, and plant start-ups.

  • Capability Building – We grow together every day. You will build capability within the plant teams through the development of quality processes, tools, training, communication, and health checks. Lead by coaching on quality or food safety incidents; enabling appropriate risk assessment and corrective preventative action plans.

  • Technical Guidance – You will apply Kellogg global policies and compliance to plant-driven Kellogg Work Systems (KWS) initiatives. You will partner with the plant’s to develop their Quality Center of Excellence (COE). Lead through mentorship and establish trust with the Corporate Quality Managers.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline or related field

  • Significant experience applying broad knowledge of Quality & Food Safety in a manufacturing environment

  • Mix of experience in quality operations, sanitation, food safety, materials management, innovation quality, regulatory, leadership, and business acumen

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills including critical thinking, root cause analysis, risk assessment and corrective/preventive action

  • Communication skills and technical capability that will promote good relations with manufacturing operators, management and other technical and scientific disciplines in the effective execution of projects to accomplish corporate objectives

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in multiple food categories and platforms, either corporate or plant

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

This position requires 50%+ travel.

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.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Senior Manager, Corporate Quality Programs

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: QUA000658

Job Function: Quality

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Dec 5, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes