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Date:  Jan 19, 2023
Job Req ID:  11988
Category:  Sales
Country/Region:  US
State:  IL
City:  Naperville
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Risk and Cost Management Senior Manager


Lead with us as you manage end-to-end inventory management and product supply risk assessment for Foodservice, Convenience, Custom/Commercial, and Vending channels of trade.  While you are at it you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and team work.  Together we’ll build a stronger future for our company and your career.


Want to know more about our Away From Home Business? At Kellogg, the U.S. Away From Home business is focused on away from home channels including Foodservice, K-12, Convenience, and Small Format. You’ll have the opportunity to represent some of Kellogg’s top brands, including Frosted Flakes, Pop-Tarts, Pringles, Cheez-Its, Eggo and MorningStar Farms!




  • Facilitation and Oversight: Facilitate and lead the weekly S&OE (Sales & Operations Execution) meeting.  Drive alignment and collaboration with cross-functional team – including demand planning, operations, customer facing, sales strategy, transportation, customer service, and sales team leadership. Weekly oversight to AFH packaging initiatives with K1 peers to drive down packaging risk across AFH innovation, renovation, and supply chain projects.
  • Leadership: Inventory risk management resource that provides forward-looking risk assessments to AFH business units.  Implement actions to proactively identify risk bearing situations and generate action plans to address before escalation. Daily participant and advocate for AFH on Daily Direction Setting (DDS) calls and weekly for Away From Home on operations leadership calls. 
  • Business Acumen: Monitor end-to-end inventory levels and work collaboratively with support teams to reduce current supply issues.  Requires ability to influence a diverse set of cross-functional teams. Manage planning and execution of Value-added services for AFH channels. Ensure MIPO and Safety Stock settings are aligned to business/network needs.
  • Partnerships: Partner across Integrated Planning teams to identify product availability in the event of a natural disaster or large-scale opportunity buys. Partner with IBP in development of process to identify and to take proactive actions on items and categories where a service failure might be developing. Collaborate, lead and influence changes in processes that eliminate bottlenecks or that create operational inefficiencies. Actively engage in network design projects.  Represent AFH to ensure unique channel needs are incorporated into structure.



  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or significant experience in relevant field
  • Experience managing e-commerce transactions
  • Experience in Logistics & Customer Service-related functions
  • Strong analytical skills using tools like SAP, Tableau and Excel
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations



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If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please

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.



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.

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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

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