Sr. Manager - Kashi Supply Chain Development - Procurement & Sustainability
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: October 8, 2018
Kashi? Hey, that's a funny name. Thanks! We like it too. Our name stands for wholesome foods made with real, plant-based nutrition. Inspired by our founders' dream of healthier living for all, we create real foods from great ingredients made by incredible people. And we want you to join us - to help share our story and our food. Help us create positive change in ourselves and in the world by joining as a Sr. Manager - Supply Chain Development - Procurement & Sustainability supporting all of our categories, including cereal, snack bars, nutrition bars, cookies, crackers, fruit snacks, frozen entrees, frozen waffles, and more. At Kashi, we make food that we love and we love the food we make together. At Kashi Company we're looking to make a positive impact on people and planet health - and have fun doing it. We need your purpose-driven passion and skills on our team to help take our impact and business to the next level. In this Senior Manager - Supply Chain Development - Procurement & Sustainability - Kashi role you will lead our supply chain efforts around development and execution of the Kashi Sustainability Strategy, including building capability on transparency and responsible sourcing. Collaborating with internal teams and be the Kashi single point of contact to and for the Kellogg's procurement and sustainability teams. Your success in this role will help us grow a healthy team, a healthy business and ultimately further our mission. At our core, we're a team bonded by our shared passion for healthy foods and an active lifestyle. Are you ready to join us? WHAT WILL I BE DOING? In your role as Supply Chain Development - Procurement & Sustainability - Kashi, you will be part of our success by: Being a member of the Kashi Supply Chain Leadership Team with the responsibility of supporting the total Kashi strategic agenda and providing senior level leadership and guidance for the entire organization Leading team efforts to proactively develop new ingredient and packaging supply chains to enable agility and speed for future Kashi innovation. Overseeing strategy for resolution of chronic tactical ingredient supply issues. Ensure Innovation plans are grounded in Procurement and supply chain reality. Creating direction with Kellogg Procurement leadership which aligns with Kashi's innovation and on-going portfolio needs. Leading development and execution of the Kashi Co Sustainability Strategy that aligns with our Values, Strengthens Credibility, and Drives the company performance. Creating best-in-class transparency systems and responsible sourcing programs within Kellogg company driving participation and expansion of the Certified Transitional program. Internal strategist, education lead and external activist. Embedding sustainability in Kashi employees' IQ for brand reputation, consciousness and employee engagement and retention. Accountable for effectively leading, driving and managing change in a rapidly growing, highly dynamic environment. WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE? As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Kashi Supply Chain, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements: Required Bachelor's Degree and frequently demonstrated years of experience in supply chain, operations or manufacturing Frequently demonstrated experience in related fields including experience with Sustainability, Responsible Sourcing, Procurement, and/or Project Management Strong problem solving, negotiating, and decision making skills with the proven ability to manage complex situations Ability to multi-task and deal with continuously changing priorities Proven success at influencing others to deliver results and create winning team culture Preferred Ability to partner with leaders of other functional areas and business partners to drive overall site performance in a manner that aligns with our company values Knowledge of Innovation and RQT processes WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW? Ability to travel approximately 20 - 25% of the time, both domestic and international. Kashi is an independent business unit within the Kellogg Company and is the leading natural foods company in the US and the largest in the world. Kashi's dream is to make it possible for people everywhere to embrace natural healthy living by being firmly rooted in plant powered passion. Our dynamic portfolio of brands includes Kashi, Bear Naked, Stretch Island, and Pure Organic. Behind these brands, we have products in ten grocery categories. We love ingredients, taste and the undeniable fact that good food makes you feel, well, good. And that fuels our relentless desire to make a difference in everything we do. 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.
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