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.


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 Operations Manager II in JACKSON, Tennessee

Looking not just short but at the long term strategy is your specialty as the Plant Operations Manager II here in Jackson, Tennessee. Your execution of projects while keeping in mind our overall process including safety, sanitation and processes is what we have been looking for, because we believe in working with great people like you to accomplish our goals.

The City of Jackson and surrounding communities is a great place to live! The Kellogg’s manufacturing facility sits in the outskirts of Jackson; however, the site is located within 30mins of a half dozen great towns and activities. Jackson, Milan, Lexington, Medina, Cedar Grove, Henderson and a few other communities combined will provide everything a person desires all within a short distance of the Kellogg’s site. A few highlights include, FIVE state parks, SEVEN State or Private Universities, Top State Ranked Private and Public ranked K-12 Schools, and all the shopping or dining options you can handle. If a weekend getaway is needed that involves “big city life," Jackson sits right between two major cities, with Nashville and Memphis located just over an hour away. Top all this off with one of the best cost of living regions in the country (83% Index – No state tax) you cannot go wrong!


  • Budgeting and Planning – you’ll participate in the business planning and budgeting process by developing short and long-term cost strategies

  • Culture Ownership – people safety is our top priority here, you’re responsible for owning the department culture that includes safety, quality, and the overall organization.

  • Learning and Development – let’s help our team grow and learn as you coaching and develop leaders on the Kellogg Work System, look at employee performance development, recognition, compatibility, and employee progression / readiness.

  • Driving Metrics – our performance driven culture is nothing new to you as you look to measure Production, Delivery, Quality, Cost, Safety, and Morale through scorecards.



  • High School diploma or GED

  • Experience with leading and applying lean principles in a manufacturing environment

  • 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

  • Collaborative work style, able to partner with leaders of other functional areas and business partners to drive overall performance

  • This is a 24/7 operation and this role will require occasional off-shift and weekend hours

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience in successfully managing and leading teams

  • Technical and Operations experience in process, bulk material delivery, and packaging

  • Experience in leading Kellogg Work System activities

  • Experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry

  • SAP experience


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

New Hire Benefits Guide at

Kellogg Stories and News at


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.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Plant Operations Manager II

Location: USA-TN-Jackson

Requisition ID: MAN009537

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Dec 4, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes