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Date:  Apr 19, 2024
Job Req ID:  17563
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  KS
City:  Kansas City
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Controls Systems Engineer


As a Controls Systems Engineer, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our plant’s electrical systems and equipment. Under the guidance of the Engineering Manager, you’ll focus on the PCIS (Process Control and Information Systems) domain, contributing to action plans and driving our strategic vision. Your expertise in PLC programming, instrumentation, and controls will be essential as we strive for continuous improvement and overall facility success. This role is located onsite in our Kansas City, Kansas plant.


You’ll be helping the Kansas City plant as they strive to be the best through your collaboration with leaders across the site on various systems projects. They’ll be looking to you for your expertise creating opportunities to make a lasting impact on some of your favorite snack foods. As you excel in your role, there will be opportunities to work closely with leadership, gaining valuable insights and mentorship. High performance opens doors to advancement within our organization. The role serves as a steppingstone for broader responsibilities and leadership positions.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Improving and Innovating  Own the performance of the plants PLC software systems and network, electrical drawing system and all power systems work. This could include hardware, software, plant and system wide architecture and surplus assets. Crucially, youll ensure the successful delivery and use of these technologies. You will collaborate with the Sr. Systems Engineer to promote common systems, leveraging of scale and future integration possibilities.
  • Supporting and Delivering Key Projects  Share your expertise and demonstrate leadership for all PCIS projects and site initiatives to meet business needs. To provide and capture the scope of each project, you will work with the processing and packing departments and develop relationships with global engineering and vendors. You wont keep the pace youll set it!
  • Developing Capabilities  Coach and develop the engineering support organization and daily operation leadership. You will manage training for site resources and ensure expertise around legal and Kellanova Company requirements. Well grow together every day!


We’re Looking for Someone With


  • Associate’s degree in engineering or related field OR GED and 5+ years experience in a related field
  • 3+ years experience working with PLC programming (RS Logix/ Rockwell/Allen Bradley) and National Electrical Code
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with AutoCAD software
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to successfully manage internal and external relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Strong capacity to influence when working with technicians, managers, and other resources



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.


Relocation is being offered.

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: Kansas City

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