Kellogg Veterans

Veterans Careers at Kellogg Company

You’ve given your time and talent as a military veteran. You’ve demonstrated your commitment to career development with pride and passion during your service years. You’ve seen, heard and had experiences unique to only those who have served their country.

From Plant Operation Supervisors to Senior Financial Analysts, Kellogg offers opportunities for military veterans to grow with us. We are proud of our history of recruiting and developing veterans across the United States and are committed to recruiting and hiring more. We recognize that military-experienced talent bring exceptional and valuable knowledge, skills and experience to our company.

The values that you’ve come to learn and live through your service are similar to our K Values, which describe who we are, what we believe and what brings us together as a global community. Our K Values – integrity, respect, accountability, passion, humility, hunger, simplicity and success - help define what makes our company and our people special and how we all play a unique and critical role in the ongoing success of Kellogg.


W.K. Kellogg saw a better way—shaping our industry through a passion for people, and the goodness of food. And every day, we continue our founder’s legacy of leadership. Together we take the steps that show the way, with a vision for tomorrow and a plan to get there. We encourage you apply for a position that leverages your military experience and invite you to grow and lead with us.

Job Information

Kellogg Technical Maintenance Manager in JACKSON, Tennessee

In the role of Technical Maintenance Manager at our Jackson Plant you will play a crucial part in identifying and delivering programs & processes essential to our plant operations. You will plan and execute the maintenance of site-wide equipment that supports the plant producing great food at a low cost. Managing and developing your team to provide a strong commitment to our strategic goals will be important to succeed together.

Our Jackson facility is located in West Tennessee on the "Heart of the Music Highway" between Memphis (76 miles) and Nashville (70 miles). You may be surprised by the variety of arts, theater and music that Jackson offers - as It boasts a long history as the entertainment center of West Tennessee. Jackson offers a variety of neighborhoods, churches and religious activities; as well as places to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Rumor has it that "people who've moved to Jackson say that once you live here you'll always want to stay". It’s a G-r-r-reat place to settle in and lead with us in the making of Keebler crackers and Pringles chips!


  • Maintenance Reliability – We believe in continuous improvement and strengthening our operations each and every day. You will be working collaboratively with the Maintenance and Operations teams to ensure resources are effectively focused on increasing reliability. You will also work closely with capital project teams to ensure maintenance and reliability are integrated into capital projects. You will be identifying, implementing and documenting maintenance and reliability best practices. Financial success is also important as you will be developing and managing the departmental budget.

  • Strategic Thinking – Having an Owner’s Mindset and Agility is key to your success! You will use strong problem solving skills and root cause analysis to resolve and mitigate maintenance issues. You will be in charge of planning, scheduling, and executing planned and predictive maintenance activities. It’s important that you have a firm focus around the development of the maintenance area’s short-term and long-term strategic vision.

  • People Management – You will be a leader that others will rely on. You will be supervising Maintenance Planners and Predictive Maintenance Specialists. You will be accountable to drive skill development and use resources to ensure your workforce is maintained at a high level.



  • High School Diploma or GED and extensive experience in a manufacturing setting with maintenance/planning supervision and/or management experience

  • Ability to build strategic relationships with key stakeholders across the operation to ensure improved collaboration and deliver results.

  • Experience implementing best in class maintenance programs and strategies (TPM, RCM, Planning/Scheduling, Predictive and Preventative Maintenance)

  • Supervisory experience with salaried and hourly maintenance workforce

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree specifically in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical)

  • Extensive knowledge in manufacturing MRO systems

  • Experience within the food and beverage industry

  • Experience facilitating lean manufacturing events with cross-functional teams

  • Substantial experience in SAP PM (SAP Super User a plus)


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

  • NewHire Benefits Guide at

  • Kellogg Stories andNews at


This role requires the ability to work on flexible shifts periodically during weekends and holidays. 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 .

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Technical Maintenance Manager

Location: USA-TN-Jackson

Requisition ID: MAN009304

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Oct 10, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes