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Date:  Feb 3, 2024
Job Req ID:  14879
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  MX
City:  Querétaro
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Power Control & Information Systems, Digital, Automation Technology Manager


Join the K Family, this position can either be in Queretaro (Mx) or San Lorenzo (Br). This role will ensure we have the right Power, Controls, and Information Systems (PCIS), Smart Factory & Automation strategy and capability to support the Latin America business.

You will be sponsoring and staffing to ensure deployment of the Global PCIS, Smart Factory and Automation programs.


  • You will provide deep and broad technical support and equipment technology expertise for PC&IS, SM & Automation Engineering issues to plants and projects. 


  • Technical influence and impact is global.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing

  • Drive Technical solutions and Expertise – for Innovation and Supply Chain through delivery of cost-effective, high-quality scope (Tech Briefs) and effective team collaboration. Develop technical expertise to prepare to collaborate as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) leader or team member or Platform Leader. Consult as an expert on technical issues with plants and project teams   and have influence on technical aspects of projects.  Influence may be global.
  • Development of a robust Strategy for PCI&IS -Daily Standard Conditions: Maintain optimal operations for consistent quality and productivity. Overall Equipment Effectiveness Improvement: Drive efficiency enhancements and maximize output. Problem Solving Tools: Utilize structured methodologies to identify and resolve issues. Equipment Owners Support: Ensure reliable equipment performance through maintenance and troubleshooting. Technology Improvement: Implement cutting-edge solutions for operational excellence. Preventive Maintenance Plans: Enhance schedules and strategies to optimize equipment functionality.
  • Project Accountabilities – Deliver project accountabilities through effective risk management, drive scope alignment, leverage global technical expertise (SMEs, Platform Leads) and standard designs and specs. Effectively use Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)
  • Create Networks – Leverage the people network, plant network, vendors, technologies, and experts around you to excel in your job.
  • People Management- Ensure work of Direct Reports is completed. Effectively complete the people evaluation process. Provide support for career planning. Plan and maintain group skill capability.


Your Recipe for Success

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Advanced English (This role will be in constant contact with global positions)
  • 5-10 years related work experience in Engineering or related areas.
  • Experience and Knowledge in Power Systems (Safety and compliance), Control Systems (Obsolescence & Disaster Recovery) Automation, Smart factory, and Cybersecurity
  • Drives alignment, influencing in SR Leader teams, navigates conflict effectively with clear communication, prioritize effectively.


What’s Next

After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter – not a bot. This means it could take us a little while to get back with you so watch your inbox for updates. In the meantime, visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and how to best prepare for a Kellanova interview.


This role takes part in Locate for Your Day, Kellanova’s hybrid way of working that empowers office-based employees to, in partnership with their managers, find a balance between working from home and the office.


About Kellanova


Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, plant-based foods, and North America frozen breakfast, and a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands, including Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats, MorningStar Farms, Incogmeato, Gardenburger, Nutri-Grain, RXBAR, and Eggo. We also steward a suite of beloved international cereal brands, including Kellogg’s, Frosties, Zucaritas, Special K, Krave, Miel Pops, Coco Pops, and Crunchy Nut, among others.


At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals. Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas, and can bring their authentic selves to work. Learn more here.


We’re proud to offer industry competitive Total Health benefits (Physical, Financial, Emotional, and Social) that vary depending on region and type of role. Be sure to ask your recruiter for more information!

The Finer Print


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.   


Ready to Taste the Future of Food? 

-Kellanova Recruitment

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