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Date:  Jun 13, 2022
Job Req ID:  8638
Category:  Research, Quality, Nutr and Tech
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek

Title:  Associate Manager, Launch Programs


Innovate with us as an Associate Manager Launch Programs for the Kellogg Company!  Bring your passion for excellence, project management, strong detail orientation, and ability to manage multiple priorities – and you’ll fit right in.  You will play a key role in the overall management and success of multiple domestic and international new-product launches, product improvements, manufacturing line extensions, and promotions that drive business results.  Your capacity for problem-solving is key to the success of Kellogg – come grow with us!



  • Leadership and Development - Developing, organizing, managing, and executing complex projects; delivering to cost, schedule, and performance as well as providing leadership and direction to cross-functional project teams.  You’ll play a critical role within Launch Program Management and supporting the company philosophy and direction within that discipline
  • Innovation - Ensuring the Innovation Process enables the completion of key activities so that Senior Management has appropriate information to make timely decisions at each critical gate; additionally you’ll be exhibiting innovation in discovery, advancement, and evaluation of timely and cost-effective improvements, concepts, developments, or technical insight
  • Proactive Approach - Foreseeing potential business or technical issues within the projects and proactively addressing them, ensuring contingency plans are available from each respective function as required while producing and executing detailed Gantt charts, managing technical details, schedules, and milestones effectively to meet company launch targets




  • Your Kellogg Company experience will be a stand-out here!
  • A Bachelor’s in Science, Engineering, Business, or related field and extensive experience in R&D, Engineering, Operations or Business
  • Management at a Consumer Packaged Goods Company (CPG)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels
  • Can you talk the talk? Negotiation and alignment driving skills are key


Bonus Points:

  • Owner’s Mindset!
  • Significant experience with Kellogg Company innovation management as a functional team member
  • People management and leadership 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 the links below: 




Kellogg’s has launched a new global hybrid work approach called Locate for Your Day (LFYD).  In partnership with their manager, LFYD empowers our eligible US office-based employees to choose where to work each day.  Built on trust, you and your manager will decide how LFYD works best for you and your team.  This new flexibility is designed to drive culture and performance.  Our recruiting team can fill you in on the exact details for this position. 

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.


If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please reach out to



Kellogg Recruitment


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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