Kellogg Manager, Contract Manufacturing - Kellogg North America in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

In this role, you will lead as a Manager, Contract Manufacturing for Kellogg North America. You will manage, develop, and maintain Contract Manufacturing supplier relationships and have the opportunity to influence strategy for operational excellence within our extensive supply chain network. Through your commitment, you will be helping bring a better morning to more people.

As a part of the great Kellogg community that sits at our Global Headquarters, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win. Get involved with Diversity & Inclusion groups, eat your way through our elaborate breakfast and snack bar, and take advantage of our company store perks! What’s not to love?


  • Executing Contract Manufacturing (Co-man) Strategies – With your owner’s mindset, you will be driving comprehensive strategy execution for the assigned food platforms and associated Co-man locations. You will be providing operational and Procurement execution oversight for a set of Contract Manufacturing Supplier relationships and Product Platform

  • Budget Responsibility – You will have accountability towards developing and maintaining annual Cost of Production (COP) Budget for assigned locations.

  • Business Growth – It’s about playing to win. You will be supporting assigned business growth initiatives, such as Supply Chain Requests (SCR), Product Development Requests (PDR), and Packaging Work Requests (PWR), from feasibility analysis through ongoing production.

  • Relationship Building – We believe in the power of people, so you will be maintaining the relationships with the contract manufacturing partners. Plan on setting the strategic direction and serving as the escalation point between Kellogg and the Co-man locations.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related field

  • Experience working in a Supply Chain capacity or related field

  • Strong leadership, project management and planning skills

  • Effective communication, negotiation and influencing skills

  • Proven track record and ability to work with all levels of management

  • Solid understanding of supplier relationship management

Bonus Points:

  • Manufacturing, engineering or R&D experience

  • Strategic sourcing experience

  • Proven track record of developing and implementing cost savings and/or process improvements through continuous improvement or other LEAN programs

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing P&L’s

  • Track record of commercializing innovation

  • Familiar with best practices for integrated business and capacity planning

  • Familiar with capital investment scope development, financial analysis and execution

  • Strategic thinker with attention to detail


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 one of the links below:

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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 at for English or this Link at for Spanish.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Manager, Contract Manufacturing - Kellogg North America

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: LOG002934

Job Function: Logistics and Supply Chain

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Sep 23, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes