Careers at Kellogg Company

Our founder, W.K. Kellogg, said: “Whatever success I have had in business has been a result of my good fortune in selecting employees who could do their jobs better than I could have done them myself.” More than a century later, we know that employees remain our most important resource. Our success today and tomorrow depends on them.

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Kellogg Senior Manager, Plant Operations in CARY, North Carolina

Do you want to make a difference at a company where consumers are at the heart of everything we create? As a Senior Manager of Plant Operations at our Cary Plant you will be the “right-hand” person to the Plant Manager, helping to lead the high-profile process of completely digitizing our operations. If you have a proven track record of developing winning teams, are detail oriented, and are ready to manage foundational, fundamental engagement at the front line level, 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.

What is 1”x1” and first produced in 1921? Cheez-It, the #1 cracker! Be part of something great by joining our Cary facility where you’ll work with over 700 employees in this Union facility that produces over 130 million pounds of Cheez-Its a year. Our employees at the Cary Plant have a high level of pride, and they should! Are you ready to hear about our Square Roots?


  • Leadership: Serving as a member of Plant Management Leadership Team, holding the department accountable for adherence to plant direction, and establishing and ensuring achievement of all unit Key Performance Indicators. Responsible for engaging, managing and developing a team of operations staff and employees across all production lines and shifts

  • Planning: Participating in the business planning and budgeting process by developing short and long-term cost containment/reduction strategies. Execution of projects within assigned area by monitoring project plans and status to ensure completion. Ensuring raw materials are converted into finished goods for the overall operation

  • Continuous Improvement and Development: Future projects will be your platform to propel your career and visibility to leaders in the organization. You will also be responsible for delivering continuous improvement and operational effectiveness through implementation of integrated work systems practices and principles and accountable for compliance with all Employee Safety, Food Safety and Sanitation policies and regulations.



  • Skilled at high level management in a manufacturing setting

  • Your expertise of applying lean principles and engaging others sets us up for success

  • 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 (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Collaborative work style, working cross-functionally is a big part of this role

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other technical field

  • Proven experience in a High Performing organization where you have demonstrated the ability to build self sufficient teams

  • SAP 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

  • NewHire Benefits Guide at


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 .

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Senior Manager, Plant Operations

Location: USA-NC-Cary

Requisition ID: MAN008053

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Apr 12, 2019, 9:29:00 AM

Relocation Assistance: Yes