Kellogg Launch Program Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan
Innovate with us as a Launch Program Manager for the Kellogg Company! You are detail oriented and able to manage multiple priorities. You will play a key role in the overall management and success of multiple new-product launches, product improvements, line extensions and promotions that drive business results. Your capacity for problem-solving is key to the success of Kellogg – come grow with us!
HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Leadership and Development - Developing, organizing, managing, and executing complex projects; delivering to cost, schedule, and performance as well as providing leadership and direction to cross-functional project teams. Demonstrating leadership within Launch Program Management and supporting the company philosophy and direction within that discipline
Innovation - Ensuring the Innovation Process enables the completion of key activities so that Senior Management has appropriate information to make timely decisions at each critical gate; additionally you’ll be exhibiting innovation in discovery, advancement, and evaluation of timely and cost-effective improvements, concepts, developments, or technical insight
Proactive Approach - Foreseeing potential business or technical issues within the projects and proactively addressing them, ensuring contingency plans are available from each respective function as required, while producing and executing detailed Gantt charts, managing technical details, schedules and milestones effectively to meet company launch targets
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
Your Kellogg Company experience will be a stand-out here!
A Bachelor’s in Science, Engineering, Business, or related field and extensive experience in R&D, Engineering, Operations or Business Management at a Consumer Packaged Goods Company (CPG)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels
Can you talk the talk? Negotiation and alignment driving skills are key
Significant experience with Kellogg Company innovation management as a functional team member
People management and leadership 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 http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html
New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/
Kellogg Stories and News at http://newsroom.kelloggcompany.com/
THE FINER PRINT
This role requires travel and flexibility in your schedule since you will have the ability to travel 10-20% of the time.
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.
Title: Launch Program Manager
Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters
Requisition ID: RES001073
Job Function: Research and Development
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: Dec 5, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Relocation Assistance: No