Kellogg Sr. IT Product Manager, Order Management & Demand Planning Technology in CHICAGO DOWNTOWN, Illinois
Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and create innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries.
At the heart of the Kellogg Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe.
We have an opening for you to grow with us as a Senior IT Product Manager, Order Management and Demand Planning Technology in our Chicago, IL, Oak Brook, IL or Battle Creek, MI location.
This critical role will be the IT product owner of solutions for our global Integrated Planning team. In this role, you will be working closely with global our Global Business Services Order-to-Cash, Customer Supply Chain and Demand Planning / Integrated Business Planning leaders in designing and delivering Order Management (Order Management, Pricing, Customer Service, Key Supply Chain Customer collaboration) and Forecasting (Demand Planning/ Demand Sensing) capabilities.
HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Collaborating with Business Relationship Managers, Business and IT leaders to define the roadmaps for:
Global Order Management, with an emphasis on capabilities that enable business-to-business collaboration programs with Customers, process orders efficiently via algorithms, robotics processes and proactively raise the service levels for Kellogg’s.
Global Forecasting Technology platforms, with an emphasis on end-to-end transformational capabilities that enable a Demand Driven Supply Chain for Kellogg’s including demand planning and demand sensing applications.
Delivering on those roadmaps by providing leadership to our project teams in the successful delivery of Order Management and Demand Planning capabilities across the global Kellogg regions.
Managing the Order Management and Demand Planning platform from an IT product perspective including vendor relationships, managing upgrades, support models, and ensuring that cost of ownership is managed and optimized effectively as the platform evolves, with responsibility for optimal total cost of ownership
Owning and/or influencing relationships with key vendors, representing Kellogg on customer advisory boards and influencing vendor application roadmaps
Working with the Kellogg support organization in transitioning new products/services, defining SLAs, and in developing continuous improvement plans
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
High School diploma or GED
Demonstrated experience managing and influencing diverse groups of non-technical executives
Strong interpersonal skills, in developing strong relationships across business and IT teams
Held similar responsibilities to Product Manager, managing total cost of ownership and application rationalization within Supply Chain space.
Strong experience in managing and delivering ERP Technology solutions such as SAP or similar in medium to large CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) organizations
Strong background in agile development lifecycle
Ability to identify and effectively resolve issues
Strong project management, analytical, process and technical skills required
Excellent written and verbal communications
Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
Strong experience implementing and configuring Order Management (Order management, Pricing, Available to Promise, Service Center Applications) technology solutions in a medium to large CPG organizations
Experience in managing and delivering Forecasting (Demand planning and demand sensing) technology solutions in a medium to large CPG organizations
Experience configuring Planning solutions (like SAP, SAS, E2Open Terra)
Foundational knowledge in Salesforce.com platform
Experience in E-commerce Implementations from Supply Chain perspective
Success in leading or managing medium to large geographically dispersed project teams and resources
APICS CSCP or CPIM certification or fundamentals
Travel expected up to 30%.
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
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.
GROW With Us.
Title: Sr. IT Product Manager, Order Management & Demand Planning Technology
Location: USA-IL-Oak Brook
Other Locations: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters, USA-IL-Chicago Downtown
Requisition ID: INF001092
Job Function: Information Technology
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: Jun 11, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Relocation Assistance: No