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Date:  Jul 8, 2024
Job Req ID:  19288
Category:  Supply Chain and Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Jackson
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Electrical and Instrumentation Technician


Enjoy troubleshooting electrical components and programming PLCS’s? Join us in Jackson, TN as an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician. You’ll be a key part of maintaining our automated process and working to solve complex problems when they arise. This role operates on a swing shift which means working a different shift every week on a rotating schedule including some weekends. The pay for the role starts at $31.22 per hour with shift differential as well as our industry leading benefits all available on Day 1.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Maintaining Equipment and Amplifying your PLC Knowledge- Alternate  between troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, and on the spot machine repair.
  • Analyzing Conditions and Providing Solutions - Identify and examine 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  Make electrical improvements that impact results for the operating lines.
  • Preventative Maintenance  Complete assigned preventative maintenance on your shift.
  • Collaborate and Engage – Work with various departments across your assigned location at the site, including operations and support resources to deliver results meet business needs.


We’re Looking for Someone With


  • 2 Year Technology degree in related field (can be in the last semester of school), OR 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 and able to work at various 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

What’s Next

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter, so it may take us a few weeks to get back with you by email or phone. Visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and more about what we offer.


Need assistance throughout the application or hiring process? Email


If you join our team, you’ll be rewarded for the difference you make. Our comprehensive benefits offer you the support you need through your life events, big or small. Visit our benefits page & be sure to ask your recruiter for more specific information.


Get to Know Us


At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world’s best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands include Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others.


Kellanova’s Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world’s best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together.


Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work.


The best brands. The best people. The best you.


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.   

Nearest Major Market: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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