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Date:  Nov 17, 2022
Job Req ID:  11176
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  CA
State:  ON
City:  Mississauga
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Associate Director, Distribution Transportation Services (12 Month Contract)

Description: 

Do you want to make a difference at a company where consumers are at the heart of everything we create? Join our team as Associate Director, Distribution Transportation Services (12 Month Contract), to lead with us as you manage our Logistics Transportation network. You’ll use your strategic leadership skills to enhance internal and external customer relationships while overseeing strategic integration of logistics transportation into the KNA Supply Chain network. If you have a proven track record of developing winning teams, are detail oriented, and are ready to manage foundational, fundamental engagement at the front line level, we invite you to join us!  

 

At Kellogg Canada, we love our people and they love our company culture and opportunities. Our Kellogg K-Values are at the core of who we are, what we believe, and what brings us together. We value work/life balance, diversity & inclusion, and of course, great food. What’s not to love? Now is the time to take your career further.

 

Come join us!

 

 

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

  • Demonstrating Leadership – Share our company’s strategic vision with employees to obtain their input and commitment. You’ll use your communication skills to motivate team members to work toward common plans and objectives and work to execute these plans. As a strategic decision-maker and leader, you’ll serve as a model for end-to-end supply chain thinking and execution for peers and high-level executives. 
  • Engaging in Business Planning – Participate in the business planning and budgeting process by developing short- and long-term cost containment and reduction strategies as you plan annual or project-specific budgets. We’ll rely on you to maintain an in-depth understanding of the organization's strengths, weaknesses, and resources so you can identify potential problems and opportunities, create and implement a business plan, and leverage transportation industry expertise.
  • Planning and Execution - Leads and manages the annual budgeting process for both Transportation and Distribution. You will provide monthly transportation forecasts and work with internal business partners to improve financial results. You will also set accountabilities and expectations for our 3rd party transportation operations teams and work with Supply Chain finance to set yearly budgets.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

  • Post-secondary education or work experience equivalent (Business Administration or Bachelor’s in Supply Chain Management degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 8 -10 years business experience including 5 years logistics management and/or manufacturing experience in packaged goods industry
  • Thorough knowledge of Co-packing and Co-manufacturing operations as well as sound understanding of IT systems
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, communication, presentation, coaching, leadership and people management skills
  • Project Management and Financial skills are essential to effectively organize strategies, processes and people

 

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

 

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants.

 

 

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.

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