Kellogg Procurement Capability, Systems & Process Manager in Singapore


  • Provide expertise to key CI / CIP projects (lean, cleansheet, etc.) and provides training to category teams.

  • Institutionalize and support strategic sourcing principles within category teams.

  • Codify best practices (cleansheets, LPP, etc.) and maintain repository for category teams.

  • Ensures KSS process standardization and compliance within category teams to achieve savings objectives (e.g., rigorous fact base development, market and supplier economics, TCO levers)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own joint accountability for savings goals with the category manager.

  • Structure ill-defined problems using intuition, creativity, and hypotheses and to use that structure to prioritize and drive end-results.

  • Ability to draw insights from data quickly and to design analyses .

  • Lead cross-functional teams in challenging situations and build consensus.

  • Ensure category strategies encompass both price and non-price savings levers (e.g., design, utilization).

  • Provide ongoing support ‘post-wave’ to ensure projected savings are fully captured.

  • Coach, mentor and support the members of the wave teams.

Skills Required:


  • BA/BS degree (Engineering preferred).

  • 5+ years of experience within multiple functional areas.

  • Lean and/or Six Sigma experience.

  • Successful track record in project management.

  • Previous exposure to purchasing process

Technical / Functional:

  • Strong analytical skills (i.e., excel).

  • Advanced strategic sourcing toolkit.

  • Strong negotiating skills.

  • Strong supplier relationship skills


  • Intrinsically strong ability to problem solve in a creative and structured manner.

  • Solves problems in a structured manner.

  • Ambition to progress to senior leadership roles.

  • Strong people leadership.

  • Ability to influence and motivate others.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Organizational Relationship:

  • Reports To - Continuous Improvement Manager.

Other key relationships:

  • Category Manager.

  • Category Director / Vice President.

  • Analysts.

Career Path:

  • Institutional, potential shift to Continuous Improvement Lead and Category Director.

The Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Title: Procurement Capability, Systems & Process Manager

Location: Singapore

Requisition ID: PRO000039

Job Function: Procurement

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 22, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes