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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Plainfield, Illinois

About this job

As a Senior Solution Architect, you will play a pivotal role in our Digital Transformation and Top Tier Growth initiatives. Leveraging your blend of thought leadership, technical expertise, and business process experience, you will drive innovation and continuous improvement. Your focus is on delivering both new and optimized business capabilities. This position is part of our North America IT Solution Architecture and Delivery team, specializing in SAP Manufacturing, Production Planning, Scheduling, Execution, Plant Maintenance, and Material Management. The hybrid nature of this role allows it to be based in either greater Chicago, IL or Battle Creek, MI, with an expectation of in-office presence from Tuesday through Thursday. You’ll collaborate directly with 5 peers and your manager, most of which are located in the Chicago area.


Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn, grow, and create innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish.  At the heart of the Kellanova Company is technology — a key enabler of how we market, sell, and manufacture our well-known and beloved brands to consumers around the globe. 


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Future-state application architecture - Developing and ensuring effective adoption of application architecture is aligned with business strategies
  • Business case development – Collaborating with Business Relationship Manager and Business Analysts to assess economic viability of initiatives
  • Effective Communication – Translating vague or abstract technical requirements into strategic and technically aligned solutions within Kellanova’s technical state
  • Successful delivery: Ensuring program projects success by:
    • Understanding what’s possible, what’s easy, what’s difficult
    • Balancing business objectives, technical possibilities, and cost constraints
    • Influencing, guiding, & supporting projects throughout the life cycle
    • Delivering fit-for-purpose, high-quality solutions


We’re Looking for Someone With


  • Implementation, configuration, and support expertise in:
    • SAP PP-PI (Production Planning for Process Industries)
    • SAP PM (Plant Maintenance)
    • SAP MM (Materials Management)
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to collaborate across all groups and levels
  • Excellent business acumen and analytical aptitude
  • Proficient in project management, problem-solving, and clear issue formulation
  • Experience in multiple SAP manufacturing implementations with additional experience in one or more of the following domains:
    • Order Management: Order to Delivery, Invoice to Cash (SD)
    • Supply Chain: Warehouse Management, Integrated Business Planning, Demand Planning, Supply Planning (APO, IBP)
    • Finance: Finance, Controlling, Planning, Consolidations (FI/CO, BPC, Anaplan)
    • R&D: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) 


What’s Next

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Get to Know Us


At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world’s best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands include Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others.


Kellanova’s Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world’s best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together.


Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work.


The best brands. The best people. The best you.


Kellanova 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 .