Kellogg Plant Operations Manager II in SAN JOSE, California

Do you want to make a difference at a company where consumers are at the heart of everything we create? The San Jose plant is looking for a Plant Operations Manager to help lead short and long-term strategies for our production processes. If you have a proven track record of developing winning teams, are detail oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities, 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.

It’s about baking to win at San Jose! We’re in the business for creating better mornings and better breakfast through our infamous “Eggo Waffles.” GO ahead and say it, “L’Eggo my Eggo!” You kind of have to right!? In more ways than before, we believe that we can drive positive change for the future, for each other, our company and our communities. Our union plant walks with confidence and humility together. Come join us as you collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives, and be a part of the united values and winning culture at Kellogg!

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

  • Leadership - Serving as a member of Plant Management Leadership Team, you will be holding the department accountable for adherence to plant direction and establishing and ensuring achievement of all unit Key Performance Indicators while ensuring adherence to and continuous improvement for all area MCRS elements.

  • Compliance - You will be accountable for compliance with all regulations, including, but not limited to: Food safety for the plant and ensuring there are proper sanitary conditions at all times, and overseeing compliance with food safety policies and procedures and with employee safety policies and procedures.

  • Planning - You will be participating in the business planning and budgeting process by developing short and long-term cost containment/reduction strategies. Plan on executing projects within your assigned area by monitoring project plans and status to ensure completion. You will also ensure raw materials are converted into finished goods for assigned area/shift

  • Continuous Improvement and Development - A very important part of your responsibilities includes deploying and sustaining Lean Training and coaching and developing on the Kellogg Work Systems (KWS) model. You will be accountable for compliance with all Employee Safety, Food Safety and Sanitation policies and regulations. Use your leadership skills for managing and developing a team, including employee performance development, recognition, compatibility, and employee progression.

  • Ownership - You will be owning all the PDQCSM (Production, Delivery, Quality, Cost, Safety, and Morale) scorecard measures for the department and Safety, Morale, and OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness), Capacity, and Cost. You will be accountable for SOL management and owning the department culture – safety, quality, and organizational.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED, along with significant managerial experience in a manufacturing setting

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

  • Experience in successfully managing and leading teams

  • 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

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Operations, or a related field

  • Experience with Autonomous Maintenance

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

  • Experience managing in a union environment

  • Experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry

  • 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 HireBenefits 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.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Plant Operations Manager II

Location: USA-CA-San Jose

Requisition ID: MAN006949

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Oct 11, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes