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Date:  Jul 9, 2024
Job Req ID:  19174
Category:  Supply Chain and Operations
Country/Region:  GB
City:  Manchester
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Reliability Maintenance Engineer


Reliability Maintenance Engineer


Harmonizing precision and performance, we seek a Reliability Maintenance Engineer at Kellanova!  With responsibility in analyzing plant performance and managing the reliability through the maintenance schedule and SAP, you’ll be the expert of uptime.  Your role in the Reliability Maintenance team will be instrumental in developing the weekly, monthly, and annual plans for the Manchester Plant.  You will routinely develop and review reliability maintenance task performance, continuously improve tasks and be responsible for the assigned area maintenance budget.  Whilst this role is primarily focused on the reliability of the equipment, you will also have the ability to work on impactful projects!


This is a fixed term position, however, dependent on performance there would be multiple opportunities to progress into our European Engineering team in the future.  This opportunity sits in a very collaborative and supportive team.  Whilst you will have the ability to add value to the team, they will also look to educate and strengthen each individuals’ areas of knowledge.  This role offers many excellent benefits for you including annual bonuses, health benefits, market leading pension scheme, onsite staff gym and car parking.  


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Technical Support - You will provide technical support and expertise to the plant operational teams managing the maintenance shutdown execution within the plant.
  • Equipment repairs – This role will support the plant operations team to resolve equipment issues impacting plant performance, through the escalation process.
  • Leading by example – Collaborate with the operations management and supervision to ensure the craft and contract teams have appropriate training and development plans to enable them to maintain and repair the equipment efficiently. 
  • Safety focus – Champion safe working practice ensuring works carried out under the control of the engineer, meets current legislation and Kellanova standards.
  • Task Management – Assigning maintenance tasks to designation craft and contract teams, ensuring that maintenance execution is to schedule by following good planning practice and monitoring task completion.


We’re Looking for Someone With


  • A HNC education
  • Engineering experience within the food and beverage industry
  • An ability to lead, coach and motivate a team on a day-to-day basis.
  • Computer literate with a thorough understanding of SAP and Microsoft Office software applications.


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, Rice Krispie Squares, Cornflakes, 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.


We’re on a journey to be the best. You coming?


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.


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