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 Plant Leadership, Operations - Senior Manager in JACKSON, Tennessee

Do you want to make a difference at a company where consumers are at the heart of everything we create? As a Leadership Operations - Senior Manager at our Jackson Plant you will be the “right-hand” person to the Plant Manager, helping to lead and develop High Performing Teams. If you have a proven track record of developing winning teams, are detail oriented, and are ready to manage foundational, fundamental engagement at the front line level, we invite you to join us! Your pride in leadership and continuous improvement will make you a great fit for our company and is key ingredient to your success.

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

  • Leadership - Serving as a member of Plant Management Leadership Team, holding the department accountable for adherence to plant direction, and establishing and ensuring achievement of all unit Key Performance Indicators. Responsible for engaging, managing and developing a team of operations staff and employees across all production lines and shifts

  • Planning - Participating in the business planning and budgeting process by developing short and long-term cost containment/reduction strategies. Execution of projects within assigned area by monitoring project plans and status to ensure completion. Ensuring raw materials are converted into finished goods for the overall operation

  • High Performance Organization – Having the ability to lead teams and take them to an autonomous environment is key in this role, we need you to have the vision and direction for a future oriented company.

  • Continuous Improvement and Development - Future projects will be your platform to propel your career and visibility to leaders in the organization. You will also be responsible for delivering continuous improvement and operational effectiveness through implementation of integrated work systems practices and principles and accountable for compliance with all Employee Safety, Food Safety and Sanitation policies and regulations.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Skilled at high level management in a manufacturing setting

  • Your expertise of applying lean principles and engaging others sets us up for success

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others

  • Strong problem solving, negotiating, and decision making skills with the proven ability to manage complex situations

  • Proficiency with computers, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Collaborative work style, working cross-functionally is a big part of this role

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other technical field

  • Proven experience in a High Performing organization where you have demonstrated the ability to build self sufficient teams

  • SAP 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/

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.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Plant Leadership, Operations - Senior Manager

Location: USA-TN-Jackson

Requisition ID: MAN008731

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 27, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes

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