Kellogg Director, Kellogg North America (KNA) Benefits in MI, United States

Lead with us by managing the effective delivery of our benefit services. The Kellogg North America (KNA) Benefits Director leads the strategy, design, and development of programs and policies related to Medical Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Wellness, and Leave & Absence Management for North America.

While you are at it, you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork and together we’ll build a stronger future for our company and your career.


In your role as a Director, Benefits at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by

  • Supporting the development of a Total Rewards Program strategy as it relates to Health Care Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Wellness, and Leave & Absence Management

  • Overseeing the implementation of a regional Benefits strategy working with the GBS Regional Center, HR Business Leadership, and Business Unit leadership

  • Managing annual medical benefits budget and team’s budget

  • Managing a team of two associates and providing guidance and support to them leading to an enriched Kellogg career

  • Influencing and providing leadership for implementing policies, processes, practices and tools

  • Focusing on HR outcomes that will have the biggest impact on the business

  • Serving as a change agent, bringing in new and innovative ways of working

  • Proactively designing and developing strategic HR policies, programs, and tools for all categories and functions

  • Driving for manager and employee adoption of HR technology, service delivery model and programs. Directs HR inquiries to the most efficient and effective resource (technology, service center, etc.)

  • Ensuring collaboration between TR team and other COEs and the GBS organization in planning, design and delivery of new programs or program changes

  • Fully utilizing Kellogg change methodology for implementation of new programs and program changes. Serving as a change agent, bringing in new and innovative ways of working


As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Human Resources, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or International Equivalent in Business, Human Resources or related field

  • Significant experience in progressively more responsible roles in benefit design and program management


  • Health Care knowledge and experience

  • Master’s Degree or International Equivalent in Business, Human Resources, or related field

  • Professional Association designations/certifications in Total Rewards (e.g. W@W )

  • Extensive years of experience in the Benefit area

  • Experience in a large multinational company

  • People Management experience


Travel for this role will be approximately 10%

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 for English or this Link at for Spanish.

Title: Director, Kellogg North America (KNA) Benefits

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Other Locations: USA-IL-Chicago, USA-MI-Grand Rapids

Requisition ID: HUM001694

Job Function: Human Resources

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Ongoing

Relocation Assistance: Yes