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Kellogg Senior Manager, Plant Operations in Battle Creek, Michigan

As the Senior Manager, Plant Operations in Battle Creek, MI Plant, you’ll help lead one of Kellogg Company’s state-of-the art manufacturing facilities. If you have a proven track record of developing winning teams, are detail oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities, 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.

Be part of history!! The Battle Creek plant was the first facility to manufacture the Corn Flake back in 1906 with 44 employees and was known as the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company.

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

  • Leading By Example – Serve as a member of the plant management leadership team, holding the Plant Operations department accountable for adherence to plant direction. You’ll show your commitment to positive results as you establish and ensure achievement of all unit Key Performance Indicators. As a meticulous manager and high achiever, you’ll ensure adherence to and continuous improvement for all area MCRS elements.

  • Engaging in Business Planning – Participate in the business planning and budgeting process by developing short and long-term cost containment and reduction strategies. You’ll oversee the execution of projects within your assigned area by monitoring project plans and status to ensure successful completion. We’ll look to you to ensure raw materials are converted into finished goods for your assigned areas and shifts.

  • Focusing on Continuous Improvement – Deploy and sustain lean training to help staff meet the demands and challenges of our thriving business. With your help, the plant will comply with all employee safety, food safety and sanitation policies and regulations. As you manage and develop a team, you’ll demonstrate your dedication to making our company and its people even more effective. Are you intrigued yet?

    YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

    Required:

  • Demonstrated operations and managerial experience in a manufacturing setting

  • Your expertise of applying lean principles and engaging others will set 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 or GED

  • Working cross-functionally is a big part of this role! Your collaborative work style will prove essential.

    Bonus Points:

  • Business acumen developed through working in 2-3 functional areas of a manufacturing organization

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Do you know the food industry? We need your expertise!

  • SAP experience

    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

    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.

    Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 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. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here (https://www.kelloggdiversityandinclusion.com/en_US/home.html) .

    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 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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