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Kellogg Capital Equipment Procurement Category Manager in Battle Creek, Michigan

Capital Equipment Procurement Category Manager

As a Capital Procurement Category Manager, you will lead the sourcing strategy development and execution within the Capital and MROS categories. 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.

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

  • Execution: You will develop and manage global, regional, and local strategies for the Capital and MROS categories. Ensuring alignment of strategy, execution, and process across the category will be a key to your and Kellogg’s success.

  • Partnership and Supplier Relations: You will be responsible for engaging internal and external stakeholders from a global, regional and local perspective. Developing a strong relationship with the Managed Service Providers will be key in delivering sourcing initiatives, according to the sourcing strategy and execution plan of the Procurement department. You will also be responsible for managing all aspects of supplier relations and achieving responsible sourcing and supplier diversity goals.

  • Negotiation and Continuous Improvement: You’ll be responsible for achieving significant negotiated savings and year-over-year cost reductions while maintaining and improving equipment and services quality, functionality, performance, and supplier service levels. You will be responsible for Reporting and tracking savings against targets. You will be Implementing best practices and continuous improvement within the categories to drive the best value for Kellogg’s all while Enabling innovation strategies globally, regionally, and locally.

    YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

    Required:

  • High school diploma with a considerable amount of strategic sourcing experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and detailed information

  • Experience in strategic sourcing including market and data analysis, long term strategy development, supplier selection, and supplier negotiations

  • Ability to work in conditions that include multiple and conflicting priorities, extended work schedules, and specific time constraints

  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills

  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills

    Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree with procurement experience

  • MBA or master’s degree

  • Experience in Indirect Procurement, particularly in the Capital and MROS categories

  • Strong leadership skills and comfortable with conflict

    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 the links below:

  • Kellogg K-Values (https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/our-company.html)

  • Benefits Guide

    THE FINER PRINT

    Travel up to 15%.

    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 (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf) .

    If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com

    LET’S CREATE THE FUTURE OF FOOD

    Kellogg Recruitment

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