Kellogg Engineering Manager, Capital Execution in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

As Engineering Manager, Capital Execution, you will have responsibility for managing the development and implementation of multiple capital projects and programs for our KNA (Kellogg North America) Frozen Foods manufacturing locations. Your expertise in capital plan execution will help you manage vendors, contractors and engineering service providers to drive the highest value and greatest competitive advantage for Kellogg’s.

You will have a voice, as a key member of the KNA Capital execution leadership team, where you will be part of creating and articulating the strategic vision and direction for the engineering organization and the overall KNA technical organizations.


  • Execution and Development - Directs and controls the execution of capital programs and projects at assigned manufacturing facilities to improve performance in areas of cost, quality, service and safety and to implement capital projects. Support in the development of strategic plans, goals and continuous improvement programs for the Kellogg Engineering Department that continue to deliver the highest value to the company. Drive sharing best practices across business units and globally.

  • Leadership - Provides technical leadership and support to supply chain leadership for strategic planning, prioritization and direction. Develops and provides PDP input and career development of Engineering and operations technical resources at assigned facilities. Ensures solid IDP’s and Talent Management are utilized. Deliver the short and long term business unit goals through strategic leadership and business acumen that leverages the strengths of internal and external technical organizations. Lead the development of succession plans for engineering manager positions for assigned facilities. Recruits, coaches and mentors engineering employees to develop future technical and managerial leaders.

  • Direction Setting and Planning - Responsible for the capital program development and accurate capital spending / cash flow at assigned facilities and BU as a whole. Works closely with other management groups within the Kellogg Company, in the identification of manufacturing technology opportunities and provides guidance as to their technical and economic feasibility. Responsible for monthly SIC direction and overall Frozen Foods execution scorecard metrics (Capital, capital expense, food and people safety, CIP, CCR and project performance) Develops and promotes execution food and people safety programs to ensure best in class safe capital execution.



  • Broad understanding of general business, management and manufacturing technologies

  • A Technical BS or is required in addition to significant practical experience in food manufacturing, packaging technologies and Project Management

  • Excellent leadership qualities, communication, and management skills are required. A broad knowledge of the Kellogg organization is helpful

Bonus Points:

  • MS degree with strong practical experience

  • Professional Engineering registration would be an asset here


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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: Engineering Manager, Capital Execution

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: ENG000471

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jun 21, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes