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Kellogg Plant Operations Manager lll - 2nd Shift in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Do you want to make a difference at a company where consumers are at the heart of everything we create? Grand Rapids is looking for an Operations Manager to help lead one of our 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.

At our Grand Rapids Plant, we have a passion for making something that’s “Crazy Good.” Yes, that’s right, Pop Tarts. Join our team in a growing city within the facility that produced the very first Pop Tart in 1964. With a strong safety culture and large team environment, we want to see your career grow.

This is a 2nd shift position.

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

  • 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 while ensuring adherence to and continuous improvement for all area MCRS elements

  • 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 assigned area/shift

  • Continuous Improvement and Development - Responsible for deploying and sustaining Lean Training. Accountable for compliance with all Employee Safety, Food Safety and Sanitation policies and regulations. Responsible for managing and developing a team

    YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

    Required:

  • Demonstrated managerial experience 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:

  • Business Acumen – having worked 2-3 different Functional areas of a manufacturing organization, will be key to success in this role!

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Ability to operate in a union environment, promoting positive labor relations

  • Do you know the Food Industry? We need your expertise in here!

  • SAP experience

    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.

    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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