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Date:  May 24, 2023
Job Req ID:  13172
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  KS
City:  Kansas City
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Senior Production Supervisor


What is 1”x1” and first produced in 1921?  Cheez-It, the #1 cracker!  Be part of something great by joining our Kansas City facility, where we produce over 137 million pounds of Cheez-Its a year. We have a high level of pride, as we’ve been producing great food since 1883!

As aSenior Production Supervisorin one of our state-of-the-art facilities, we want you to have a vision for tomorrow and a plan to get there! You will collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives while overseeing the daily activity and development of our operation's team. You’ll work to identify opportunities to more efficiently produce great food at a low cost – it’s about an owner’s mindset. We will lean on you to provide leadership and ensure we’re exceeding our standards for safety, food safety, quality, people development, service, and cost.  


Kellogg is progressing toward unleashing our full potential by the end of 2023. After this portfolio transformation journey is complete, this role will support Kellanova, a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast. Learn more about our bold next steps at   



  • Set the Pace- Directing all activities for your assigned shift in accordance with goals, product standards, costs, budgets, manpower, and established procedures 
  • Drive Change- Managing plant projects that drive and facilitate change and communicating strategic vision to employees, motivating them to work toward common plans and objectives 
  • Impact Results- Identifying opportunities to eliminatecost and/or waste through applying Kellogg Work Systems (KWS/TPM) principles as well as driving Continuous Improvement activity throughout the facility 
  • Take a New Angle- Identifying, developing, and implementing best practices for safety, quality, and equipment maintenance 
  • Fresh Thinking- Using problem-solving skills and root cause analysis to resolve and/or mitigate operational issues 
  • Collaborate to Win- Incorporate a culture of inclusion and continuity within all departments, while acting as a liaison between the department and other departments, or business units, in the organization 
  • Drive Efficiency- Performing schedule adherence monitoring and make necessary adjustments due to downtime, inventory, demand, and projection fluctuations. Additionally, manage unplanned downtime through proper equipment operation and preventative maintenance 




  • High School Diploma or GED with substantial related proven leadership and supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managing safety and/or quality programs & processes 
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing requests while maintaining a culture of accountability and execution - with a focus on results. 
  • Demonstrated experience leading Continuous Improvement events, and managing projects and timelines 
  • Experience in the Food & Beverage industry 



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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 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 business by the end of 2023, resulting in two independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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