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Date:  Apr 12, 2021
Job Req ID:  1606



Do you want to make a difference at a company where consumers are at the heart of everything we create? As a Senior Plant Operations Manager at our Cincinnati Plant you will be the “right-hand” person to the Plant Manager, helping to lead and develop High Performing Teams.  If you have a proven track record of developing winning teams, are detail oriented, and are ready to manage foundational, fundamental engagement at the frontline level, 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.  


Crackers and cheese? Crackers and jelly? Crackers with anything? Yes! We got you covered. Here in Cincinnati we make our crackers with passion and flavor. From Townhouse to Club Crackers and a few in-between, our team works hard together to provide innovative outcomes. Come join us as we collaborate together, and be a part of the united values and winning culture at Kellogg!



  • 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. Responsible for engaging, managing and developing a team of operations staff and employees across all production lines and shifts
  • 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 the overall operation
  • High Performance Organization – Having the ability to lead teams and take them to an autonomous environment is key in this role, we need you to have the vision and direction for a future oriented company. 
  • Continuous Improvement and Development - Future projects will be your platform to propel your career and visibility to leaders in the organization. You will also be responsible for delivering continuous improvement and operational effectiveness through implementation of integrated work systems practices and principles and accountable for compliance with all Employee Safety, Food Safety and Sanitation policies and regulations.




  • Skilled at high level management 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other technical field 
  • Proven experience in a High Performing organization where you have demonstrated the ability to build self sufficient teams
  • SAP 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: 



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



Kellogg Recruitment

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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