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Date:  May 8, 2024
Job Req ID:  18172
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  KY
City:  Pikeville
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Electronic Technician III


Do you have a spark for working with electrical and mechanical components? We have an opening in our Pikeville location for an Electrician Technician III that might be made for you! In this role, you will be responsible for troubleshooting state of the art computerized and mechanical equipment! This position pays $31.80 per hour. You will work day shift for the first 6 months, then must be open to a possible night shift. You will partner with Operations, Quality Food Safety, and Environmental Health and Safety personnel.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing  


  • Safely Execute – Understanding, following, and enforcing all established safety, health, and quality procedures to drive forward production.
  • Be a Technology Expert  Work on coding programs, perform on-line testing, debug programs and applications.
  • Maintaining Equipment and Amplifying your PLC knowledge  You will be troubleshooting, performing preventative maintenance, and conducting on-the-spot machine repair. You will need a firm focus and understanding of programmable logic controllers, electrical diagrams and coding.
  • Analyzing Conditions and Providing Solutions Identifying and examining production equipment failures to understand root cause analysis. Investigating and repairing electrical & mechanical systems such as pneumatics, drives and hydraulics, and conveyors.
  • Prioritizing Innovation and Communication  Actively seeking ways to improve plant efficiency and cost savings while maintaining an open dialogue with supervisor regarding day-to-day activities.


We’re Looking for Someone With


  • High School Diploma/GED plus two years of maintenance experience OR 2-year technical degree
  • Ability to pass evaluation test and practical hands on evaluation
  • Coordinate work with others to develop, test, install, and modify programs
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated knowledge of behavior-based safety systems
  • Great attitude working under stressful and high-pressure scenarios


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.


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 websitehere.    


Nearest Major Market: Pikeville

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