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Kellogg Plant Electrical & Instrumentation Technician (EIT) in ROSSVILLE, Tennessee

Do you have a spark for tinkering with electrical and mechanical components? Are you passionate, do you love problem solving; are you eager to shape a strong future for our company and your career? We have an opening in our state of the art facility for an Electrical Instrumentation Technician (EIT). We’re hoping you can take a new angle on what otherwise might be ordinary. Feel grounded in knowing we foster creativity. Let’s bring out the Tiger in you!

Our Rossville Plant is one of our four Eggo plants and the creator of that hot, golden waffle waiting in your nearest freezer. We pride ourselves in being efficient, encouraging and successful all with the help of your teammates who are right alongside you. Our union plant walks with confidence and humility together as we put the “Leggo” into “Eggo”. Come join us as you collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives, and be a part of the united values and winning culture at Kellogg!


  • Maintaining Equipment andAmplifying your PLC knowledge– You willbe constantly alternating in betweentroubleshooting, preventativemaintenance, and on the spot machine repair. You will need a firm focus andunderstanding of programmable logic controllers (RSLOGIX 5000, 500, &5), low voltage circuits AC and DC, abilityto install, configure and commission panel-views.The ability to setup and configure RSLinx forserial, DH+, and Ethernet drivers. Also, this person must be creative in theirsolutions without being unclear in their documentation.

  • Analyzing Conditions andProviding Solutions - Identifying and examiningproduction equipment failures to understand root cause analysis, with the helpof interpreting schematics and drawings. Investigating and repairing electrical& mechanical systems such as: pneumatics, hydraulics, DC circuits, drives andconveyors.

  • Pr ioritizing Innovation and Communication- Actively seeking ways toimprove plant efficiency and cost savings and maintaining an open dialogue withlead and supervisor regarding day-to-day activities.



  • High School diploma or GED

  • Basic computer skills including MicrosoftOffice

  • Experience troubleshooting PLC programs and hardware

  • Must have a working knowledge of theNational Electric Code

  • Must be able to read and interpretelectrical and electronic/mechanical drawings, prints, schematics,and computer programs

  • Must have demonstrated ability totroubleshoot and repair electronic and computerized equipment including RS Logix (5,500, and 5000), Allen Bradley PLCs, HMI programming,AC/DC drives, motor control systems, and related equipment and systems

  • Must follow all Safety and Food Safetyguidelines

  • This position requiresregular attendance and punctuality in accordance with Company policies.Additionally, the ability to interact well with other employees and workovertime, as necessary, is required

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

Bonus Points:

  • Associate’s Degree in an electrical/electricaltechnology field or closely related discipline

  • General mechanic experience with relatedtechnical degree

  • Desired qualifications to includewelding, machining, pipe fitting, processing/packing machinery repair,conveying equipment and belting, sheet metal work, and the ability to workefficiently and cohesively in a fast paced, goal orientatedenvironment.


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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 for English or this Link at for Spanish.

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Title: Plant Electrical & Instrumentation Technician (EIT)

Location: USA-TN-Rossville

Requisition ID: MAN009860

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Hourly Paid

Closing Date: Feb 8, 2020, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No