Kellogg Platform Process Engineer in MEMPHIS, 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 your team’s goals of safety, quality, service, cost and sustainability.

Want to come be a part of The Breakfast Club? Join our leading mascot, Tony the Tiger, at our Memphis facility, where we make one of our iconic cereal brands, Frosted Flakes! Since we opened 60 years ago, we’ve been the largest producer of this Kellogg favorite. We boast a world class safety record and a tenured, knowledgeable work force. Come play an important role in making G-r-r-reat food and bring out your tiger!


  • 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 and partner plants on executing projects including R&D, the Manufacturing Reliability team, the Continuous Improvement team, and autonomous maintenance team.

  • Leadership by Example – 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. You will be partnering with other manufacturing facilities to build capability of the other Process Engineers.

  • Corporate Collaboration – You will work closely with corporate partners to optimize processes. Plan on working closely with the Business Supply Chain Lead on project execution and support. You will work with Research & Development on food image and technical expertise. You’ll align on loss analysis with our corporate KWS team.

  • 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. You will work across platforms to provide leadership and technical expertise. We need your expert communication skills to ensure we replicate operation excellence across all shifts and lines.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field

  • Demonstrated experience in food processing and/or food packaging

  • Strong product and process optimization skills

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

  • Ability to define, develop, and implement complex product and process optimization projects utilizing Kellogg Work Systems

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

  • Six Sigma Certified

Bonus Points:

  • Consumer Package Good, Food, or Beverage industry experience

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


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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.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Platform Process Engineer

Location: USA-TN-Memphis

Requisition ID: ENG000590

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Mar 29, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

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