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Date:  Sep 15, 2022
Job Req ID:  9951
Category:  Research, Quality, Nutr and Tech
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Associate Manager, Launch Programs

Description: 

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!


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

 

  • 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 RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

  • Your Kellogg Company experience will be a stand-out here!
  • High School Diploma or GED and related work experience
  • 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
  • Owner’s Mindset!

 

WHAT’S NEXT

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellogg interview.

 

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com.

This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellogg’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.

 

ABOUT KELLOGG COMPANY

 

Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.

 

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.

Kellogg is proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!

 

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.

Let’s create the future of food,

Kellogg Recruitment

 

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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