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Date:  Apr 10, 2021
Job Req ID:  909



Do you want to make a difference at a company where consumers are at the heart of everything we create? Our San Jose facility is looking for a Operations Manager to help lead one of our state-of-the art manufacturing facilities.  If you have a proven track record of developing winning teams, are detail oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities, 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.  


It’s about Baking to win at San Jose! We’re in the business for creating better mornings and better breakfast through our infamous “Eggo Waffles.” GO ahead and say it, “L’Eego my Eggo!” You kind of have to right!?  In more ways than before, we believe that we can drive positive change for the future, for each other, our company and our communities. Our union plant walks with confidence and humility together. Come join us as you collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives, 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 while ensuring adherence to and continuous improvement for all area MCRS elements
  • 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 assigned area/shift
  • Continuous Improvement and Development - Responsible for deploying and sustaining Lean Training. Accountable for compliance with all Employee Safety, Food Safety and Sanitation policies and regulations. Responsible for managing and developing a team



  • Demonstrated managerial experience 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:

  • Business Acumen – having worked 2-3 different Functional areas of a manufacturing organization, will be key to success in this role!
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Ability to operate in a union environment, promoting positive labor relations
  • Do you know the Food Industry?  We need your expertise in here!
  • 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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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