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Senior Launch Program Manager

Company: Kellogg
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Innovate with us as a Senior Launch Program Manager for the Kellogg Company! Managing 2-5 direct reports, you will play a key role in the overall management and success of multiple new product launches, product improvements, line extensions, and promotions that drive business results. Your love for detail and ability to manage multiple priorities along with your capacity for problem-solving will be key to the success of Kellogg come grow with us! This position will work on a hybrid model and is based in Battle Creek, MI. HERES A TASTE OF WHAT YOULL BE DOING

  • Developing, organizing, managing, and executing complex projects; delivering to cost, schedule, and performance as well as providing leadership and direction to cross-functional project teams.
  • Ensuring the Innovation Process and Program enables the completion of key activities so that Senior Management has appropriate information to make timely decisions and choices for the Portfolio.
  • Foreseeing potential business or technical issues and proactively addressing them, ensuring contingency plans are available from each respective function as required to deliver Category goals.
  • Exhibiting innovation in discovery, advancement, and evaluation of timely and cost-effective improvements, concepts, developments, or technical insight
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to use systems and tools that reflect project timelines and interactions. Provides strategic input to plan and prioritize project approvals for efficient use of resources.
  • Demonstrating leadership within Launch Program Management and supporting the company philosophy and direction within that discipline YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS Required:
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Business, or a related field
  • Experience in R&D, Engineering, Operations or Business Management preferably at a Consumer-Packaged Goods Company (CPG)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals/audiences with differing knowledge levels
  • Can you talk the talk? Negotiation and alignment driving skills are key
  • Experience with the stage gate process within a CPG company WHATS NEXT 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 with 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 a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please This role takes part in Locate for Your Day , Kelloggs 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. ABOUT KELLOGG COMPANY 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. Were proud to say weve been awarded with Fortunes Worlds Most Admired Companies, DiversityIncs Top 50 Companies for Diversity, Newsweeks 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 FINER PRINT 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. #LI-Hybrid 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 employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow th is link ( . Lets create the future of food, Kellogg Recruitment

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