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Kellogg Maintenance Planning and Development Engineer in MANCHESTER, United Kingdom


Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s we focus on agility, growth and innovation.

As the number one most trusted food and drink brand in the UK and the 3rd most reputable food and drink brand in Europe we have much to be proud of. We have a huge portfolio of over 1,600 tasty foods which includes iconic brands such as Corn Flakes, Special K, Pringles, and Crunchy Nut.

We also believe that our competitive advantage comes from our people. We say it often, because it is true. Our K Values are part of our DNA -we are a company with a heart and soul, and our people care just as much. Our talented teams are encouraged to bring their best selves to work each day.

Kellogg is a diverse Employer, a gold member of the Lead Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerate gender parity and drive inclusion in the European retail & FMCG value chain and committed to reaching 50:50 gender representation for all Leadership level roles by 2025.

Flexible working will mean different things to you based on your personal needs, the requirements of your role and how this supports you in achieving your goals at both work and home. We offer a range of options to work flexibly and conversations about flexible working are welcomed so please feel free to discuss at your interview.

We are also hugely committed to the communities that we work in and strive to give back as our founder did - you’ll see this in the school breakfast clubs programme and volunteering activities that we encourage all our employees to participate in.

A career with us is exciting. Our modern and collaborative workspace and inclusive culture at our offices in Manchester plant reflects that.

Apply and come join our team!


The role is to develop the weekly, monthly and annual plans for the relevant BU. This is developed using SAP, RM schedule and various other sources of requests all requiring prioritizing to improve Plant performance. Routinely develop and review RM task performance and continuously improve tasks as required. As part of the role project work to support improvements is required. Dependent upon production demand, circumstance, knowledge, skills and experience there will be occasions that require delivery of the execution of planned maintenance routines for the Manchester Plant process and packing assets within an agreed business area.

This requires supervising, developing and maintaining a well-balanced, skilled and motivated shift and day based craft team across the plant. Provide technical support and expertise to the plant operational teams managing the maintenance shutdown execution within the plant. To manage remedial works from asset care and planned maintenance inspections.


  • Champion safe working practice ensuring works carried out under the control of the engineer meets current legislation and Kellogg standards

  • Ensure works carried out under the control of the engineer meet all current quality and food safety legislation and Kellogg standards

  • Manage the routine maintenance of equipment in the plant to ensure the safe, reliable running of the equipment in the engineers designated area

  • Assign maintenance tasks to designated craft teams

  • Ensure maintenance execution to schedule by following good planning practice and monitoring task completion

  • Work closely with the E2E leaders to ensure alignment of craft priorities

  • Identify and plan to eliminate any factors inhibiting the maintenance plan execution

  • Collaborate with the scheduling, operations and improvement teams to ensure plant shutdowns are fully utilized for maintenance

  • Manage the plant shutdown engineering activity by collaboration with the shift management team for out of hour’s activity

  • Manage assigned business unit maintenance budget.

  • Support the plant operations team to resolve equipment issues impacting plant performance, through the escalation process

  • Collaborate with the operations management and supervision to ensure the craft shift/day teams have appropriate training and development plans to enable them to maintain and repair the equipment in their area

  • Ensure the workshops in the plant are maintained to current legislative and Kellogg standard within the engineers designated area


The role will be working in the Manchester plant reporting into the Maintenance Planning Manager as part of the Technical and Reliability team.

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

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The Growth Competencies are a set of skills and behaviours necessary to drive success for Kellogg and for our employees. They are a common guide to selecting the right talent, developing our people & unlocking high performance across the Company. To gather more detail about the behaviours you will need to demonstrate across our leadership competencies, based on the role and responsibilities of this posting, please click here to find out more about our Growth Competencies model [link to


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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, trans identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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Title: Maintenance Planning and Development Engineer

Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Requisition ID: MAN010040

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Mar 31, 2020, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No