Kellogg Senior Technical Packaging Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan
As a Senior Technical Packaging Manager you will drive incremental net sales for Kellogg North America through Packaging Innovation launches. You will lead a group of 10+ external resources in delivering more than $1B in GSV for the Kellogg Company. You will be driving results in a dynamic role where strategy development, process improvement and prioritization will require strong influencing skills and a high level of collaboration with all functions. Given the breadth of this role you will have an opportunity to apply your broad knowledge of food and packaging formats.
Our team members love the challenge of being technical experts and industry leaders as they provide world-class solutions that deliver the quality products our customers and consumers expect. Engage with us as you explore different technical competencies and enrich yourself as you work for a company that delights the world through foods and brands that matter so families can flourish and thrive.
HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Leading a team - of 10 or more external resources to deliver upwards of 400 packaging work requests or PWR’s: requests that require new packaging structure for existing foods, you will develop and implement PWR packaging strategies based on business strategy, consumer needs, competitive set and supply chain requirements.
Engage in the cross functional PWR strategy – you will take an active part in team meetings, and prioritize and assign all requests promptly within aggressive timing requirements.
Efficiency and Collaboration - You will drive resource efficiency by collaborating with other category Packaging leads and cross functional partners, as well as have accountability for budget management.
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
A proven track record of packaging innovation commercialization.
If you have the courage to challenge a design request and the creativity to design an improvement that better meets customer or consumer needs, this is the right role for you!
A Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging, Engineering or related field with significant experience will provide the foundation for your impact in the role.
Your impressive leadership, cost consciousness, communication skills, and diplomacy will promote good relations with all facets of management and other technical and scientific disciplines in the effective execution of projects to accomplish Corporate and Area objectives and demanding schedules.
Your Project Management, Planning, Communication and Technical Packaging Expertise are key to the success in this role.
You will be a key member of the commercial team delivering on customer needs, so having experience with direct customer interface is a big bonus. There is no better way to impact the business than directly influencing your customer with alignment from your Kellogg teammates!
If you have a passion for building effective teams and driving engagement you have the opportunity grow in this role.
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
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.
Title: Senior Technical Packaging Manager
Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters
Requisition ID: RES000924
Job Function: Research and Development
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: May 5, 2019, 9:29:00 AM
Relocation Assistance: Yes