Date:  Nov 15, 2023
Job Req ID:  16583
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Grand Rapids
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  IT Systems Engineer


As an IT Systems Engineer for our Grand Rapids, MI facility you will have ownership of investigations, troubleshooting and resolution of technical/quality issues. Under the leadership of the Engineering Manager, you will lead the Industrial Software systems portion of the engineering department to deliver on action plans and contribute towards the strategic vision. As you strive towards meeting our continuous improvement goals and providing technical expertise, you will be a vital part to our facilities’ success. 


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Creating and Maintaining PI – Own the creation and maintenance of the plant’s software systems and network. This could include hardware, software, plant and system wide architecture and surplus assets. Crucially, you’ll ensure the successful delivery and use of these technologies. You will collaborate with the Industrial Systems Engineer to promote common systems, leveraging of scale and future integration possibilities.
  • Managing Internal Network  Perform health checks to the internal network system (OT). Identifying issues and provide turnkey solutions until a resolution has been found, as we like to say: from start to finish! You won’t keep the pace  you’ll set it!
  • Maintain Software Licenses – Work with project teams to implement plant reporting systems on equipment. Maintain current licensing by always being on the lookout for the next best thing. Identify obsolete systems and eliminate to ensure we grow together along the way!


Your Recipe for Success


  • High School Diploma with substantial working experience in a related technical field
  • Strong working knowledge of PI systems
  • Internal OT Network Experience is a plus
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to successfully manage internal and external relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Accountability - Being a self-starter and delivering results


What’s Next

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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: Grand Rapids