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Date:  Apr 16, 2021
Job Req ID:  1677

Title:  MANAGER, CONTRACT MANUFACTURING

Description: 

Join us as the Manager, Contract Manufacturing for Kellogg North America. You will develop and maintain Contract Manufacturing supplier relationships and have the opportunity to assist in the strategy for operational excellence within our extensive supply chain network. Through your commitment, you will be helping bring a better morning to more people.

 

As a part of the great Kellogg community that sits at our Global Headquarters, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win. Get involved with Diversity & Inclusion groups, eat your way through our elaborate breakfast and snack bar, and take advantage of our company store perks! What’s not to love?

 

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

  • Contract Manufacturing Point of Contact – Through partnership with the Director, you will develop the relationship with your assigned Co-man locations. You will be providing operational oversight for a set of Contract Manufacturing Supplier relationships and Product Platforms. 
  • Budget Responsibility – You will have accountability towards developing and maintaining annual Cost of Production (COP) Budget for assigned locations. 
  • Business Management – It’s about playing to win. You will be supporting assigned business growth initiatives, such as Supply Chain Requests (SCR), Product Development Requests (PDR), and Packaging Work Requests (PWR), from feasibility analysis through ongoing production. 
  • Relationship Building – We believe in the power of people, so you will be maintaining the relationships with the contract manufacturing partners. You will be assisting in the strategic direction and serving as the escalation point between Kellogg and the Co-man locations.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related field with experience working in a Supply Chain capacity or related field
  • Ability to travel 20 – 50%
  • Strong leadership, project management and planning skills
  • Effective communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proven track record and ability to work with all levels of management
  • Basic understanding of supplier relationship management

 

Bonus Points: 

  • Manufacturing, engineering or R&D experience
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing cost savings and/or process improvements through continuous improvement or other LEAN programs
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing P&L’s
  • Track record of commercializing innovation
  • Familiar with best practices for integrated business and capacity planning
  • Familiar with capital investment scope development, financial analysis and execution

 

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: 

 

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.

 

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.

 

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


Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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