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Date:  Nov 9, 2023
Job Req ID:  16524
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Jackson
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Electrical and Instrumentation Technician


Looking for a challenging yet rewarding career with a company that produces the world’s most recognizable products?  Join us in Jackson, TN as an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician where we are passionate about the products we make, the people we work with, and the city we live in. We are looking for team players who want to grow their career on our Electrical & Instrumentation team. Pay starts at $29.73/hr + shift differential, with room for promotion up to $35.62/hr. Our great benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401-k, all starting day 1. Vacation and Holiday Pay included.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Maintaining Equipment and Amplifying your PLC knowledge – Constantly alternating between troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, and on the spot machine repair
  • Analyzing Conditions and Providing Solutions - Identifying and examining production equipment failures to understand root cause analysis, with the help of interpreting schematics and drawings. Investigating and repairing electrical & mechanical systems such as: pneumatics, hydraulics, DC circuits, drives and conveyors.
  • Continuous Improvement  Making electrical improvements that impact results for the operating lines
  • Preventative Maintenance  Completing assigned preventative maintenance on your shift
  • Collaborate and Engage – Working with various departments across your assigned location at the site, including operations and support resources to deliver results meet business needs


Your Recipe for Success


  • 2 Year Technology degree in related field (can be in the last semester of school), OR 2+ years electrical experience, OR Military experience in an advanced electronics field
  • Must be able to explain, PLC (Rockwell), VFD, HMI (panel views), Motor control systems including servos, Instrumentation (process controls)
  • Physically must be able to stand for long hours and be able to lift at or above waist at a maximum of fifty pounds. Must also be able to work at heights
  • Availability to work all shifts on a rotating schedule including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Ability to read and interpret basic electrical and electronic/mechanical drawings, prints, schematics, and computer programs
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Open to being task qualified and enter electrical panels to maintain related hardware


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: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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