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 Innovation Packaging Manager
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Manager
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing
Years Experience: 4-6 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: August 04, 2017
Job Location:
5350 Creekbank Road
Mississauga, ON
L4W5S1

 
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Job Description

Lead with us as you use your exceptional skill to develop and execute innovation packaging initiatives that support Kellogg brands, categories and customer objectives. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Supply Chain Operations, you will be responsible for developing the Canadian packaging strategy. While you are at it you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together we’ll build a stronger future for our company and your career.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

In your role as an Innovation Packaging Manager at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Providing support on technical analysis, evaluation, recommendation, and implementation of packaging materials design and configurations
  • Participating in project assessments
  • Developing prototypes for testing that meet package and financial objectives outlined in project requests
  • Determining critical package specification parameters. For new package materials, completes required documentation and specifications
  • Partnering with Packaging Engineering to understand and define process needs and capabilities as they relate to the targeted production line
  • Working with appropriate resources to schedule plant/equipment testing and provides test plan and ensuring adequate materials, resources, and timing for plant testing

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

As well as a hunger to learn and succeed, the ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate the following requirements:

Required:

  • Minimum post-secondary diploma or degree in Packaging technology or related field
  • Consistently demonstrated business experience including experience in packaged foods industry
  • Demonstrated excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, communication, presentation and people skills
  • Project Management and Technical skills experience are essential to effectively deliver packaging to meet project timelines
  • Valid driver’s license and passport for travel to the U.S.

Preferred:

  • Strong proficiency with PC applications, knowledge of SAP an asset
  • Superior time-management skills working in an autonomous environment with remote teams

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

Position works across Kellogg North America with cross functional and multi-level teams to accomplish projects/program objectives

30-40% travel to manufacturing facilities, co-packers and supplier in North America

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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