Kellogg Process Engineer in JACKSON, Tennessee

Are you a diehard for fixing processes and optimization? Do you love the border between new products and quality? Can you play nice with both humans and automation? Come share in our success at Kellogg in the role of Process Optimization Engineer. By working cross functionally, you’ll build potential and capability, while hitting and supporting your team’s goals of safety, quality, service, cost and sustainability.

The City of Jackson and surrounding communities is a great place to live! The Kellogg’s manufacturing facility sits in the outskirts of Jackson; however, the site is located within 30mins of a half dozen great towns and activities. Jackson, Milan, Lexington, Medina, Cedar Grove, Henderson and a few other communities combined will provide everything a person desires all within a short distance of the Kellogg’s site. A few highlights include, FIVE state parks, SEVEN State or Private Universities, Top State Ranked Private and Public ranked K-12 Schools, and all the shopping or dining options you can handle. If a weekend getaway is needed that involves “big city life”, Jackson sits right between two major cities, with Nashville and Memphis located just over an hour away. Top all this off with one of the best cost of living regions in the country (83% Index – No state tax) you cannot go wrong!

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Process Optimization – Keeping the plant production processes efficient is your main objective, working through a lens of improving process flow, reduced inventory costs, area loss reduction, and implementing efficiency-promoting practices. Plan on partnering with other key functions on executing projects including R&D, the Manufacturing Reliability team, the Continuous Improvement team, and autonomous maintenance team.

  • Leadership by Example & Coaching – Your leadership and coaching skills will be put to good use as you develop high performing teams through Kellogg Work Systems (KWS) tools that identify and analyzes losses to develop solutions and control plans.

  • KPI’s and Work Standards – As a goal oriented person, KPI’s are the peanut butter to your jelly, making it easy to develop, implement and track progress throughout the plant. Work like an owner by developing and leading Plant Manufacturing Standards for the production lines.

  • Driving Best Practices –You will learn best practices along the way, so be sure to share your key learnings as they come. We need your expert communication skills to ensure we replicate operation excellence across all shifts and lines.

  • Technical Support – We know you are technically sound, don’t be afraid to provide your professional support on production processes, equipment requirements for raw materials and finished goods, standards and specifications.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering - or- related experience

  • Some experienced with manufacturing environments including safety, ingredient management, manufacturing processes, packaging processes, quality & food safety, GMP and Lean Six Sigma principles.

  • Proven success at influencing others to deliver results and create winning team culture

Bonus Points:

  • Consumer Package Good, Food, or Beverage industry experience

  • Six Sigma Certified

  • Experienced in Integrated Work Systems (IWS) model and concepts

WHAT’S NEXT

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:

  • Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

THE FINER PRINT

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 https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf for English or this Link at http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf for Spanish.

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Process Engineer

Location: USA-TN-Jackson

Requisition ID: ENG000628

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Apr 13, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No