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Kellogg Plant Systems Engineer in GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan

Join us as a Systems Engineer at our Grand Rapids Bakery, we’ll be looking to you to contribute to the continuous technical improvement of the facility, equipment, and production systems all in support of our plant business goals. In doing so, you will program and support small to medium size projects within the plant to modify, correct and improve current programs to simply processes for our operators and supervisors. Does this bring out the tiger in you?

At our Grand Rapids Plant, we have a passion for making something that’s “Crazy Good.” Yes, that’s right, Pop Tarts. Join our team in a growing city within the facility that produced the very first Pop Tart in 1964. With a strong safety culture and large team environment, we want to see your career grow.


  • Youare in Control – Direct, coordinat, communicate,and interpret policy for staff to ensure that electrical projects arethoroughly planned, scheduled, scoped, estimated, and are properly staffedand implemented in accordance to plan. Develop, implement, manage technicaldocumentats and audit processes. Ensure adherence to all standard workprocesses, including K-LEAN processes, knowledge transfer, and LeanTraining. Chair the plants energy eight team.

  • Maintenanceis Key – Responsible for compliance with all regulations,including proper sanitary condition at all times, allergen control andpest control. Ensure technical process stabilization and control.Establish and ensure achievement of all unit KPIs; ensure adherence to andcontinuous improvement for all area MCRS elements. Be accountable forexecution of projects within assigned area; monitor project plans andstatus, communicate project or program status, work activities, andpotential problems

  • Be a SupportNetwork- Troubleshoottechnical related issues (Step 3 resource) and update technical SOCs andSOPs. Manage plant electrical systems and equipment to enhanceproductivity and mitigate obsolescence. Develope and maintain electricalcomponent parts history and electrical parts standardization. Maintain anunderstanding of the plant’s equipment, identify potential problems andopportunities and recommend strategic courses of action. Lead the completion of ad-hocquestions/reporting, issues, and projects



  • AssociatesDegree in a technical field with significant experience in plant systems

  • Proficientin Microsoft Office Suites

  • Proficiencyin utilizing Allen Bradley (Rockwell) PLC and Panel View programming(i.e., Panel Builder, Factory Talk, RsLogix, RsLinx, Control Logix, andMicrologix

  • Effectivecommunication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

  • Possessand maintain any applicable required licenses

  • Abilityto manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities

  • Abilityto troubleshoot plant controls systems, and assist the hourly techniciansin troubleshooting and maintaining plant controls systems

  • Abilityto read and interpret equipment drawings and schematics, equipment manualsand bills of materials

  • Abilityto create, maintain and modify plant AutoCAD drawings

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelorof Science Degree in electrical engineering/technical or other relatedfield with significant experience with plant systems

  • SAPMaintenance Work Order Planning, (provide components and direction for hourlyexecuted jobs)

  • Leadpreventative maintenance efforts for plant electrical power and distributionsystems


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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 .

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Plant Systems Engineer

Location: USA-MI-Grand Rapids

Requisition ID: ENG000769

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Feb 13, 2020, 5:59:00 AM

Relocation Assistance: Yes