Date:  Nov 9, 2023
Job Req ID:  16178
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Associate Facilities Engineer


As an Associate Facilities Engineer for the Kellanova North America (KNA) region you will provide scope definition on KNA projects according to global standards.  You will serve as a critical resource for facility infrastructure investment, planning, execution, and troubleshooting following global programs.  This includes but is not limited to roofs, floors, structural loadings, walls, ceilings, pavement, fire protection systems, etc. Bonus points for food manufacturing or equivalent hygienic design industry experience. 


As a part of the great Kellanova community, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win. Get involved with Diversity & Inclusion groups, eat your way through our elaborate snack bar, and take advantage of our company store perks! What’s not to love?


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Lead with Excellence Act as the subject matter expert to the North America manufacturing locations for technical and/or project expertise.
  • Program Management – Design, develop, maintain the budget, and on-time delivery for all facilities programs.
  • Develop Capability - Support regional facility managers with troubleshooting and root cause analysis as well as capability building.
  • Collaboration – Build and maintain relationships with vendors, manufacturing teams, and corporate leadership for facility program deployment, gap closure, and execution.


Your Recipe for Success


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/structural engineering.
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally with many different stakeholders and influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in budgets to plan effectively, proactively solves problems, identifies and shares opportunities and issues.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.


What’s Next

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellanova interview.


If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please email


This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellanova’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.


About Kellanova


Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast, and a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands, including Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, MorningStar Farms, Incogmeato, Gardenburger, Nutri-Grain, RXBAR, and Eggo. We also steward a suite of beloved international cereal brands, including Kellogg’s, Frosties, Zucaritas, Special K, Krave, Miel Pops, Coco Pops, and Crunchy Nut, among others.


At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals. Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas, and can bring their authentic selves to work. Learn more here.


We’re proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!


The Finer Print

Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to provide an inclusive work environment, a seat for everyone at the table, and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 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. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, please visit our website here.   


Ready to Taste the Future of Food? 

-Kellanova Recruitment

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo