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Date:  Jun 1, 2023
Job Req ID:  13629
Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  GB
City:  Wrexham
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  HR Manager


Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s we focus on agility, growth, and innovation.

Our colleagues in the Portable Foods team are looking for a driven and dynamic Human Resources Manager.


As we’re putting our hearts and souls into the future of food, we’ll be looking at you to lead HR initiatives and projects in order to drive people and organizational capability in the required plant.




  • A great opportunity to come and play your part in one of the most exciting companies in the FMCG sector
  • On top of your basic salary, you will also be rewarded with a yearly performance-based bonus of 6%
  • 53rd Week Payment – you will receive an extra week’s pay in December (pro-rated in the first year)
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday, with the option to buy or sell 5 days!
  • Life Insurance, Private medical cover, Hospitalization insurance & medical prescription reimbursement plus more!
  • Competitive pension scheme




  • Lead talent management & succession planning strategy & (right people, right time, right place) processes and ensure these are aligned with the European Kellogg standards &  to deliver optimal business results
  • Lead Employee Relations, Trade Union & Supplier Relationship negotiations (Vendor Management)
  • Lead implementation of SC key projects, incl. network optimization initiatives, and implement or develop new HR strategies to optimize the plant business as needed
  • Lead KWS People Center, key member of the Leadership COE and responsible for change management across the plant
  • Work with Centre of Excellence and GBS HR teams to give insights of local plant challenges, support the development to address the local needs and implement them as required
  • Lead and execute regular Organizational Health Assessment (with support from HR Delivery) and drive improvements as needed.  Owner of the Organisation action plan (OAP) in line with KWS requirements.
  • Create an optimal and productive work environment with high employee commitment and engagement
  • Lead and coach team members regarding development and career options (People Managers i.e., GL4 and above)
  • Participate actively in safety 7, BOS, golden 6 & PES as part of Leaders Standard Work according to the plant calendar.
  • Ensure sign off for Payroll (stage 2) to ensure compliance for audit and for internal controls




  • CIPD certification essential
  • Proven experience in HR management, processes and policies 
  • English language proficiency           
  • Additional European language proficiency of the required Plant              
  • Flexible, problem solving approach and strong team player
  • Excellent strategic thinking abilities and effective communication strategies
  • Excellent attention to detail and good numerical and strong analytical skills



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 to 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 reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please email


This role takes part in Locate for Your DayKellogg’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’re proud of our rich and vibrant history and our iconic brands – foods that you grew up with like Crunchy Nut, Corn Flakes, Special K, as well as innovative foods such as Pringles and Pop-Tarts. 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 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


We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone is empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that makes up our recipe for success and ‘Make It Happen’ culture. Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why we’re proud to offer extensive benefit packages, including flexible working, which enable you to take control of your work/life balance.


A seat at our table is waiting for you. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion have been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capabilities, and opinions." We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. We’re a foundation member of the Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerating gender parity and driving inclusion in the European retail & Fasting-Moving Consumer Goods value chain. We’re proud that we’ve reached 50:50 gender parity for all leadership roles ahead of our 2025 target. 


So, Make It Happen

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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

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