Kellogg Maintenance Planner in MEMPHIS, Tennessee

Come grow with us while playing a crucial role in identifying and delivering programs & processes essential to our plant operations. 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 Planner at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Efficiently planning and tracking predictive and corrective maintenance activities

  • Serving as primary back-up to Maintenance Supervisor

  • Ensuring equipment reliability adheres to plan and meets reliability metrics

  • Providing technical & problem solving support for recurring problems

  • 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


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/GED and substantial manufacturing experience

  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing requests while maintaining a culture of accountability and execution

  • Ability to effectively communicate and problem solve

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

  • Strong technical aptitude and proficiency in Microsoft Office and CMMS software


  • BA/BS and frequently demonstrated manufacturing experience

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

  • Significant proven experience using SAP

  • Experience working within a Union environment

  • Proficiency in planning/analysis, cost accounting and control

  • Experience in the Food & Beverage industry

  • Strong electrical aptitude


Must be able to work on multiple shifts, including weekends when necessary with some 12+ hour days and flexibility to support a 24/7 operation.

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 Planner

Location: USA-TN-Memphis

Requisition ID: MAN004172

Job Function: Manufacturing and Distribution

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jun 10, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No