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Date:  Apr 8, 2021
Job Req ID:  1492

Title:  Senior Launch Program Manager (12 Month Contract)

Description: 

Lead with us as the Senior Launch Program Manager where you will be responsible for the overall management and success of multiple major/complex new product launches, product improvements, line extensions, and development of technology projects.  While you are at it, you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork.  And together we’ll shape a stronger future for our company and your career.

 

Aim for excellence every day as you help us bring better mornings to more people, in more places. At Kellogg Canada, our vision is a good and just world where people are not just fed but fulfilled. We’re hoping you can take a new angle on what otherwise might be ordinary. Join us and take your career to the next level.

 

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

  • Managing Key Projects – Develop, organize and execute complex projects. We’ll rely on you to deliver project objectives within the allocated budget, schedule and performance. Your world-class analytical and interpersonal skills will help you provide leadership and direction to cross-functional project teams.
  • Fostering Innovation – Ensure the innovation process enables the completion of key activities. Using your uncommonly good eye for details, you’ll ensure that senior management has the appropriate information to make timely decisions at each critical gate/checkpoint.
  • Thinking Critically – Foresee potential business or technical issues within the projects and proactively address them. With the capacity to think several steps ahead, you’ll ensure contingency plans are available from each respective function as required.
  • Demonstrating Innovation – Show your innovative approach in discovery, advancement, and evaluation of timely and cost-effective improvements, concepts, developments, or technical insight. Your insights and imagination will shape tomorrow!
  • Overseeing the Business – Manage technical details, schedules, and milestones effectively to meet company launch targets. With a thoughtful approach, you’ll drive us toward the future with confidence.
  • Collaborating with Colleagues – Work with cross-functional teams to develop project timelines in MSProject. You’ll provide strategic input to plan and prioritize project approvals for efficient use of resources; all while embracing new efficient and agile ways of working, sharing best practices with the broader team.
  • Lead with Success – Demonstrate leadership within launch program management and support the company philosophy and direction within that discipline.

 

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

Required:
 

  • Requires a Bachelor's of Science, Engineering, Business, or related field
  • Extensive experience in Research & Development, Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Business Management at a Food & Beverage Goods company.
  • Excellent communication skills to disseminate highly complex information to multiple audiences, deliver key messages to constituents at multiple levels and reach agreements between conflicting parties.
  • Strong problem-solving skills including root cause analysis, risk assessment, and corrective action in a Food & Beverage manufacturing or commercial environment.

 

Bonus Points:
 

  • Do you have an owner’s mindset? Let’s talk!
  • Experience within Food & Beverage/Consumer Goods innovation or supply chain management as a functional team member
  • People management and leadership experience

 

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 us, click on the link below:

 

 

THE FINER PRINT

This position is a 12-month contract opportunity

 

 

At Kellogg Canada, we take great pride in our comprehensive total rewards program. This program is an important way of recognizing the value and contribution of our employees.

 

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that 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 

 

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