Kellogg Electrical/PLC Programming/Mechanical Technician in ATLANTA, Georgia

Do you have a spark for tinkering with electrical and mechanical components? We have an opening in our state of the art facility for an Electrical/PLC Programming/Mechanical Technician. You will be partnering with Operations, Quality Food Safety and Environmental Health and Safety personnel. Are you passionate, do you love problem solving; are you eager to shape a strong future for our company and your career? We’re hoping you can take a new angle on what otherwise might be ordinary. Feel grounded in knowing we foster creativity. Let’s bring out the Tiger in you!

At our Atlanta Eggo Plant, you’ll be part of a culturally vibrant city, all while working at a facility with a family feel. We have a diverse culture that is passionate about safety and enjoys driving efficiencies and results. Join our team, and I’m sure you will hear that classic phrase, “Leggo my Eggo.”


  • MaintainingEquipment and Amplifying your PLC knowledge– You will be constantlyalternating in betweentroubleshooting, preventativemaintenance, and on the spot machine repair. You will need a firm focusand understanding of programmable logic controllers. This person must becreative in their solutions without being unclear in their documentation.

  • AnalyzingConditions and Providing Solutions -Identifying and examining production equipment failures to understand rootcause analysis, with the help of interpreting schematics and drawings.Investigating and repairing electrical & mechanical systems such as:pneumatics, drives and hydraulics, and conveyors.

  • PrioritizingInnovation and Communication - Activelyseeking ways to improve plant efficiency and cost savings and maintainingan open dialogue with lead and supervisor regarding day-to-day activities.



  • High Schooldiploma or GED

  • Basiccomputer skills including Microsoft Office

  • Demonstratedknowledge of behavior based safety systems

  • Two year Associate Degree in electrical/electricaltechnology and two years applicable experience or four years electricalexperience in a heavy industrial environment or a Journeyman status from arecognized state department of labor or US Department of Labor program

  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of andexperience in the principles of electricity and electronics

  • AdvanceAllen Bradley, PLC and HMI programming skills

  • Must have experience with RS Logix (5, 500,and 5000) software and HMI control

  • Experience troubleshooting PLC programs andhardware

  • Must have aworking knowledge of the National Electric Code

  • Must be ableto read and interpret electrical and electronic/mechanical drawings,prints, schematics, and computer programs

  • Must be ableto operate and interpret all types of electrical test equipment

  • Must be ableto trouble shoot and repair all types of electrical/electronic circuitsand equipment

  • Must havedemonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic andcomputerized equipment including PLCs, AC/DC drives, motor controlsystems, and related equipment and systems.

  • Desiredqualifications to include welding, machining, pipe fitting,processing/packing machinery repair, conveying equipment and belting,sheet metal work, and the ability to work efficiently and cohesively in afast paced, goal orientated environment.

  • Must followall Safety and Food Safety guidelines.

  • This position requires regular attendance and punctuality inaccordance with Company policies. Additionally, the ability to interactwell with other employees and work overtime, as necessary, is required.

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

Bonus Points:

  • Associate’sDegree in a technical field or closely related discipline

  • 4 yearsapprenticeship or 8000 hours of practical experience and training in thisarea

  • Generalmechanic experience with related technical degree

  • Previouswelding experience


It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

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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.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Electrical/PLC Programming/Mechanical Technician

Location: USA-GA-Atlanta

Requisition ID: MAN007700

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Hourly Paid

Closing Date: Feb 3, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No