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 Maintenance Fabricator in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Build your future with Kellogg’s as a Maintenance Fabricator in our Louisville facility. As a member of our organization you will be a key partner to operations, quality food & Safety, environmental health and safety personnel. Collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives, and be a part of the united values and winning culture at Kellogg!

Unite with the rest of the cookie team where we produce Keebler cookies, Mother's cookies and Famous Amos cookies and Girl Scout cookies too!


  • The Daily Grind – Fabricating and machining parts using lathe, Bridgeport mill, MIG/TIG welding and standard shop equipment. Preparing and setting up machinery for scheduled production runs. Repair, rebuild or create spare parts for equipment and machines. Inspecting used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements using rulers, calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments. Build tooling and fixtures to print as required along with basic fabrication. Performing repairs of production equipment including replacing failed components such as bearings, motors, starters, solenoids, etc.

  • Responding to equipment breakdown - Dismantling defective machines and equipment and installing new or repaired parts, following specifications and blueprints, using precision measuring instruments and hand tools

  • Analyzing Conditions and Providing Solutions Accurately read and interpret drawings of various kinds. Meet design specifications, holding necessary tolerances. Recommend solutions for design problems of parts and products. Develop product fixture prototypes.

  • Special Projects – Performing mechanic skills including, but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, MIG/TIG, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of packaging and production machines. Performing other duties as assigned by management



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Five years or more experience in an industrial plant environment as a Maintenance Machinist / Technician / Fabricator

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office and other alike software to appropriately record work orders and PMs

  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel individually or in team environment and interface and communicate with production line workers

  • Meet safety, housekeeping, and ergonomic requirements

  • Able to operate milling, lathing and drilling machines

  • Able to operate MIG/TIG welders

  • Able to test and measure equipment

  • Able to operate machine shop tools and equipment

  • Able to use basic measurement devices

  • Basic troubleshooting knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of pneumatic or hydraulic systems

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

Bonus Points:

  • Associate’s Degree in a technical field or closely related discipline

  • Previous welding and fabrication 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:

· Kellogg K-Values at

· New Hire Benefits Guide at


This role supports the Cookies business, which is subject to a future divestiture. Kellogg has agreed to sell the Cookies business to Ferrero International S.A. (“Ferrero”). In the purchase agreement, Ferrero, directly or through an affiliate, committed to extend offers to all impacted employees. Further details will be discussed through the interview process.

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.

Title: Maintenance Fabricator

Location: USA-KY-Louisville

Requisition ID: MAN008756

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Hourly Paid

Closing Date: Jul 5, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No