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Date:  Nov 20, 2023
Job Req ID:  16596
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  RO
City:  Bucharest
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Integrated Planning Manager, Cereals


Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellanova is the place for you because at Kellanova we focus on agility, growth, and innovation. As an Integrated Planning Manager, Cereals in Bucharest, you’ll be key contributor to the KEU Export business processes, E2E Platform & Portfolio teams as the SME for the Platform – Short-Medium Term time horizon. Also, this role is responsible for the effective planning and execution of Demand Interpretation, Production Planning, Inventory & Supply across all supported Markets, K-plants and Co-Mans related to assigned platform.


What We Offer


  • A great opportunity to come and play your part in one of the most exciting companies in the FMCG sector
  • On top of your basic salary, you will also be rewarded with a yearly performance-based bonus
  • 23 days holiday plus 1 extra day to do something you love on your birthday!
  • Meal vouchers
  • Easter and Christmas gift voucher
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working
  • Gym Discounts
  • Life Insurance, Private medical cover, Hospitalization insurance & medical prescription reimbursement plus more!


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • The Integrated Planning Manager, Cereals may perform some or all of the work activities below:
  • Sets the short-term service, supply & production strategy agenda across all Supply Chain Planning functions to ensure seamless execution and delivery of SKU changes and best in class Customer Service for the Platform.
  • Establishes and develops strategic plans and activities to drive continuous improvement initiatives that contribute to our Customer Delivery strategic goal of “Best in Class Service through reliability, flexibility and innovation execution”, utilising the immediate team and the Supply Capability team members.
  • Is the key member of the KEU E2E & Portfolio teams, driving the decision making process and the successful planning and execution across the Supply Chain areas.
  • Leads the Supply Planning team for the designated market cluster, ensuring the organisation structure is set up for success, provides direction and leadership to offer opportunities for success and career development to direct reports.
  • Influences stakeholders in Category, Marketing, Sales, and Finance in the development, approval and execution of Integrated Planning initiatives.
  • This is not an exhaustive list and the job description may change as the business needs change, for example to adapt and sustain the new Category organization structure.


Your recipe for success


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, preferably in a quantitative field (Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Engineering, or related field)
  • Language skills – English
  • 5 years of experience, having held roles as part of a Supply Chain management team, ideally within FMCG sector
  • Demonstrates high level influence, communication, negotiation and strategic management skills
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of all aspects of Supply Chain operations, especially in key areas such as Planning, Customer Service, and Finance
  • Has strong commercial acumen, with good understanding of market and customer requirements/dynamics both in direct delivery and distributor markets
  • Preferred CPIM or DDP certification
  • Outstanding ambiguity management and critical thinking


What’s Next

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We’re 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.


This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellanova’s 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 Kellanova


Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast, and a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands, including Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, MorningStar Farms, Incogmeato, Gardenburger, Nutri-Grain, RXBAR, and Eggo. We also steward a suite of beloved international cereal brands, including Kellogg’s Frosties, Zucaritas, Special K, Krave, Miel Pops, Coco Pops, and Crunchy Nut, among others.


To become part of our story requires a commitment to a team that demands the best you’ve got to give. In return, you get to make a meaningful contribution towards how we shape the future, ensuring better days for our planet, our people and our communities. We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone is empowered to be their true selves.


We’re results oriented and we ask you to live up to the best you can be. This means you’ll be excited and afraid of the opportunities all around you in equal measure. We’re passionate and incredibly proud of our inclusive culture that balances understanding, accountability and challenge at every step of your journey, for as far as you want to progress. It’s the challenge of a high-performance culture combined with a team first mentality that drives us all forward and brings us closer together.  We can be tough, but we’re always kind. We’re at our best when we push each other to become better, recognising and rewarding greatness along the way.


At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals. Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas, and can bring their authentic selves to work. Learn more here. We’re a foundation member of the Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerating gender parity and driving inclusion in the European retail & Fasting-Moving Consumer Goods value chain. We’re proud that we’ve reached 50:50 gender parity for all leadership roles ahead of our 2025 target.


There’s a seat for everyone at our table. It’s up to you to make yours count.


So, Make It Happen

-Kellanova Recruitment

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