Kellogg Maintenance Mechanic in CARY, North Carolina

Grow with us as a Maintenance Mechanic in one of our state-of-the-art facilities!

Working as a fundamental member of the manufacturing organization, you will be a key partner to Operations, Quality Food Safety and Environmental Health and Safety personnel. We are looking for a passionate team player who loves solving problems and is eager to help shape a strong future for our company and their career.


In your role as Maintenance Mechanic at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Performing repairs of production equipment including replacing failed components such as bearings, motors, starters, solenoids, etc.

  • Inspecting used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements using rulers, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments

  • Adjusting functional parts of devices and control instruments

  • Lubricating and cleaning parts on the production equipment

  • Dismantling defective machines and equipment and installing new or repaired parts, following specifications and blueprints, using precision measuring instruments and hand tools

  • Diagnosing problems, replacing or repairing parts as required

  • Preparing and setting up machinery for scheduled production runs

  • Performing mechanic skills including, but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, MIG/TIG, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production machines

  • Reading and interpreting equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance

  • Complying with all OSHA Safety and Food and Health Safety rules and regulations

  • Performing other duties as assigned by management

  • Responding to equipment break downs in a timely manner

  • Demonstrating the ability to communicate technical subjects verbally and written to co-workers and vendors


As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Manufacturing, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Two – three years’ experience in an industrial plant environment as a Maintenance Technician

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office and other alike software to appropriately record work orders and PMs

  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel individually or in team environment and interface and communicate with production line workers

  • Basic troubleshooting knowledge

  • Basic of pneumatic or hydraulic systems

  • Effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Sitting, standing, walking, lifting and / or repetitive tasks throughout the day. Employee will be required to occasionally lift up to 50lbs


  • Associate’s Degree in a technical field or closely related discipline

  • Previous welding experience


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.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link for English or this Link for Spanish.

Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Location: USA-NC-Cary

Requisition ID: MAN004311

Job Function: Manufacturing and Distribution

Job Type: Hourly Paid

Closing Date: Jul 2, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No