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

Grow with us as an Electrical/PLC Programming/Mechanical Technician 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 an Electrical/PLC Programming/Mechanical Technician at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Complying with employee safety policies, GMP, OSHA Safety and Health rules as well as food safety policies and procedures

  • Installs and maintains all electrical and electronic plant and production equipment. This equipment includes motors, electrical/electronic controls and systems, PLCs, AC/DC drives, computerized controls, and other related equipment

  • Minimizes downtime by fast and accurate troubleshooting of PLC programs and electrical/electronic circuits and equipment

  • Performs preventive/predictive maintenance on plant and production electrical and electronic equipment

  • Performs general mechanical troubleshooting, maintenance and installations as needed

  • Manages database of all machinery software programs and manages the licensing of all automation software

  • Assists in the management of all plant CAD drawings which includes the building layout as well as machinery electrical parts

  • Assist in the duties of controlling daily variances by determining “Source of Loss” and implementation automated controls to prevent future lost

  • Serve as an electrical/electronic controls consultant with the installation of new equipment and existing equipment

  • Plans assigned work and is responsible for his/her safety and the safety of others in the area

  • Adheres to all quality & food safety programs as specified by Kellogg Company policy and/or regulatory agencies

  • Performs additional duties as assigned


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 General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

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

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

  • Advance Allen Bradley, PLC and HMI programming skills

  • Experience troubleshooting PLC programs and hardware

  • May be required to work all shifts (on occasion)

  • Required to work overtime and weekends as needed

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

  • Must have a working knowledge of the National Electric Code

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

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

  • Must be able to trouble shoot and repair all types of electrical/electronic circuits and equipment

  • Must have demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic and computerized equipment including PLCs, AC/DC drives, motor control systems, and related equipment and systems

  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic and computerized equipment including PLC’s, AC/DC drives, motor control systems, and related equipment and systems.

  • Desired qualifications 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 a fast paced, goal orientated environment.

  • Must follow all Safety and Food Safety guidelines.

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

  • 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

  • 4 years apprenticeship or 8000 hours of practical experience and training in this area

  • General mechanic experience with related technical degree

  • 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: Electrical/PLC Programming/Mechanical Technician

Location: USA-GA-Atlanta

Requisition ID: MAN006518

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Hourly Paid

Closing Date: Aug 2, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No