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Date:  Jun 12, 2024
Job Req ID:  18251
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Jackson
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Process Controls Engineer


Are you passionate about process optimization and cutting-edge technology? We’re seeking a Process Controls Engineer to join our dynamic team at the Jackson, TN plant. As a key member of our engineering and maintenance group, youll play a crucial role in enhancing our manufacturing processes through innovative control strategies. Your expertise will drive efficiency, safety, and quality while ensuring seamless operation of our PLC systems.


You’ll be working with the amazing team that produces Pringles and various crackers at the Jackson site. Projects you may be involved in include integration into Industry 4.0, safety improvements, cost savings measures, and advance data collection and utilization. The opportunities for advancement based on performance are in a way limitless as we have various senior and manager level roles in operations and engineering that you could develop into. Excited about what is next? We are too!



A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Process Controls and Information Systems Expert – You’ll play a key role in ensuring efficiency, quality, and data driven decision making occurs across the plant.
  • Utilizing Tools for Success – Deploying strategic methodologies, systems, and tools, such as Autonomous Maintenance, Reliability Maintenance, Problem Solving, Process Mapping, etc. to deliver site OEE and cost savings goals.
  • Become a Technologies Expert – You’ll be a site leader for all things involving: Programmable Logic Controllers, Ladder Logic, Human-Machine Interfaces, pneumatics, hydraulics, and electrical sources of energies.
  • Drive Change – Enable capabilities for others to function as well as driving and support cost ideations and diagnostics. You will integrate system health and project monitoring to ensure sustainability of improvements.


We’re Looking for Someone With


  • HS Diploma/GED and experience in Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Experience leading continuous improvement projects (Lean, TPM, Six Sigma, KWS, IWS, HPO)
  • Experience involving Information Systems such as PLC, Programming, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization & influence others.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite


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.


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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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