Kellogg Senior Manager, Kellogg North America Supply Chain In-Full Delivery/Continuous Improvement in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan
In your role as a Senior Manager for KNA Case In Full Delivery, you will manage this complex process of insuring we have the product in the warehouse necessary to fill the truck and/or customer order so they are delivered in full and on time. You will use your continuous improvement expertise to deliver cost savings through building capability in KWS (Kellogg Work Systems) methodologies and a continuous improvement mindset. Your ability to work closely with all areas of supply chain and manufacturing, and your exceptional skill set to drive this process will be the key to success!
We are committed to continue shaping the future of our industry. We look forward to forging new paths and inspire new thinking, because we believe in helping people, striving for a better, brighter future. Your pride in continuous improvement is going to be a key ingredient to your success. It’s all about having an owner’s mindset.
HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Continuous Improvement – You’ll be a champion for continuous improvement! You will be providing leadership, planning, training, CI methodology guidance, communication and coaching to promote a culture of continuous improvement. Works closely with external vendor(s) to ramp up on methodologies and transition/own the implementation and standardization of root cause analysis routines
Driving Case Fill – Your experience in managing complexity will be key. You will develop relationships and engage with employees at all levels by working closely with the Business Unit and across Sales, CLS (Customer Logistics Services) and Manufacturing. Your goal is to ensure we always have the product in the warehouse needed to fill orders on request, to support on time delivery.
Leadership – Commitment to leadership is key. By serving as a member of the KNA Supply Chain Team you will have accountability for establishing/developing vision, strategy and process in order to improve overall On Time In Full (OTIF) metrics
Delivering Success – We believe in the power of our people! You are key to our success and will use your creative and strong problem solving to support the leadership team point of view while still delivering today’s committed results
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
Extensive experience CP and/or food and beverage supply chain with concentration in logistics and order management experience
Successful program development and management experience with increasing levels of responsibility
Significant experience with facilitation and continuous improvement methodologies
Extensive experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, or related analytical field
Thorough understanding of end to end Supply Chain with proven knowledge and experience in LEAN systems and methodologies
Proven ability to consistently complete key deliverables on time and within budget
Ability to execute programs and projects of all sizes
Proven ability to work cross functionally (end to end)
Thorough understanding of Supply Chain with proven knowledge and experience in Continuous Improvement and methodologies
Lean Six Sigma Certification(s)
WHAT’S ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
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:
New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/
THE FINER PRINT
This position is located in Battle Creek, MI.
Requires approximately 25% travel: KNA plants, distribution centers and external manufacturing sites as applicable.
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.
Title: Senior Manager, Kellogg North America Supply Chain In-Full Delivery/Continuous Improvement
Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters
Requisition ID: LOG002569
Job Function: Logistics and Supply Chain
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2018, 3:56:06 PM
Relocation Assistance: Yes