Kellogg Supply Chain Logistics Innovation Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

In the Logistics Innovation Manager (LIM) role, you will use your expertise to own the end-to-end execution and process of Packaging Work Requests and the Business Expansion Process. As a key member of the team you will excel in this role by developing supply chain execution scope, project plans, alternatives, and project schedules, and you will ensure execution of the plan to deliver on time and meet customer expectations.

As a part of the great Kellogg community that sits at our Global Headquarters, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win. Get involved with Diversity & Inclusion groups, eat your way through our elaborate breakfast and snack bar, and take advantage of our company store perks! What’s not to love?

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

  • Drive Supply Chain effectiveness - while leading the execution of Packaging Work Requests, Supply Chain Implementation of Innovation Projects (PDRs), Supply Chain Project Requests (SCRs).

  • Leadership - Establishing project teams, driving to gain team commitment and securing project approval for all LIM lead projects and effectively communicate plans, progress, and risk. It’s your job to make the tough calls!

  • Process Management - Drive the development and implementation of new processes to improve efficiencies and effectiveness of the role; Train new users of PWR, SCR and BE processes, prepare standard and ad hoc (PWR, BE, PDR and SCR) reporting, all while Ensuring KPath records are accurate and up to date.

  • Use your Cross Functional Collaboration skills - Work closely with all areas of Kellogg’s Supply Chain, RQNT, Packaging, Procurement, Marketing, Finance, and Customer Marketing/Sales, GBS, and VAS.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Your outstanding negotiation, organization and conflict resolution skills are key here!

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, Business or related field; and significant experience in logistics, operations, procurement, business, engineering, science or related technical area

  • Are you great at prioritizing? You manage multiple projects simultaneously with changing priorities, and multiple projects in compressed and very dynamic timelines along with a heavy workload when required

  • Strong sense of urgency and desire to achieve!

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Strong MS Office Skills, specifically Excel

Bonus Points:

  • Strong understanding of Kellogg’s Supply Chain

  • Experience in a Manufacturing Consumer Packaged Goods company (CPG)

  • Do know SAP well? Great!

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 Hire Benefits 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.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Supply Chain Logistics Innovation Manager

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: LOG002880

Job Function: Logistics and Supply Chain

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 1, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes