Kellogg Lead Mechanical Engineering Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

With your expertise as a Lead Mechanical Engineering Manager, you will have a positive impact on our organization! Engage with us in a role that will have a major impact on the corporation through execution and delivery of high profile project strategies while providing a high level of leadership to the business. While you are at it, you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. Together, we’ll shape a stronger future for our company and your career.


  • Develop and build engineering design and strategies - for various mechanical systems including; boiler/steam, chilled water and other refrigerant systems, HVAC, water systems (potable, hot, grey, waste, etc..) dust collection, and many more and ensure the system designs are people safety, food safety and cost effective; assist in the development and maintenance of mechanical systems guidelines, best practices, specifications and design standard, tools, strategies, and direction for improvements

  • Provide technical expertise and program leadership - to multiple project teams in the areas of; design, specification, vendor selection, procure and install strategies, people safety, food safety, diversity contractors, value engineering, constructability, cost control, estimating and scheduling, oversight structure, and application of Kellogg Contractor Work Rules (KCWR) and coach capital project teams on “alternative” project solutions

  • Maintain and coordinate alignment of mechanical systems - with other stakeholders including: GE, Technical Services, Quality, Food Safety, Sanitation, EHS, Finance, Procurement; Monitor, track, and report various mechanical issues and trends to leadership, additionally provide leadership and direction to third party service providers including Engineering Service Providers, and Loss Consultants

  • Conduct major capital project reviews - as requested and lead the Community of Practice forum in the development of mechanical systems best practices



  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, construction, or technical discipline and significant related experience

  • Broad based experience leading mechanical areas of capital project execution in industrial / manufacturing environment

  • Experience with direct supervision of contractors and construction activities

Bonus Points:

  • cGMP experience in Food or other CPG type company.

  • Diverse experience with multiple plant mechanical systems, design, build, startup, troubleshoot, and real life cycle performance know how.

  • You lived through the troubles of a system design, built, or operated in poor condition. You know what it takes to get it right.

  • Master planning experience for a utility system


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: Lead Mechanical Engineering Manager

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: ENG000491

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jul 26, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes