Kellogg Maintenance Supervisor/Planner in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Come GROW WITH US as a Maintenance Supervisor/Planner while playing a crucial role in identifying and delivering programs & processes essential to our plant operations. Based in one of our state-of-the-art facilities, you will be a significant leader in developing and motivating your team, as well as building unity across all the work teams, while identifying opportunities to more efficiently and effectively produce great food. You will schedule maintenance activities that contribute to the plant producing great food at a low cost. 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 shape a stronger future for our company and your career.


In your role as a Maintenance Supervisor/Planner at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Directing, training and developing maintenance team members for assigned area/shift

  • Planning and tracking predictive and corrective maintenance activities

  • Ensuring equipment reliability adheres to plan and meets reliability metrics

  • Using problems solving skills and root cause analysis to resolve and/or mitigate maintenance issues

  • Identifying opportunities to eliminate cost and/or waste through applying LEAN manufacturing principals

  • Identifying, implementing and documenting maintenance and reliability best practices

  • Managing collection and quality of all data (accuracy, timing, etc) and auditing maintenance conformance with lean manufacturing principles

  • Managing and selecting suppliers/contractors, ordering and allocating parts for specific work orders

  • Incorporating a culture of inclusion and continuity within all departments


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


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Related work experience in manufacturing maintenance

  • Strong technical aptitude along with proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Ability to effectively communicate and problem solve

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others and work with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Experience with CMMS software


  • BS/BA and significant related experience

  • Experience using SAP CMMS software

  • Previous Maintenance Supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in Production reporting systems and Preventative Maintenance programs

  • Proficiency in planning/analysis, cost accounting and control

  • Experience participating in LEAN manufacturing events and managing LEAN project initiatives

  • Experience working in a union environment

  • Experience in the Food & Beverage industry


Must be able to work on multiple rotational shifts (including weekends) with some 12+ hour days.

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 at for English or this Link at for Spanish.

Title: Maintenance Supervisor/Planner

Location: USA-KY-Louisville

Requisition ID: MAN004038

Job Function: Manufacturing and Distribution

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 12, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No