Date:  Feb 7, 2024
Job Req ID:  17078
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  GA
City:  Rome
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Automation and Digital Plant Engineer

Description: 

As an Automation and Digital Plant Engineer at our Rome, GA plant, we’re hoping you can take a new angle on what otherwise might be ordinary. You play a key role on the team by driving overall plant initiatives to improve OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) and delivering cost savings through building capability in methodologies, systems, and tools.

 

Based in one of our progressive manufacturing facilities, you’ll be helping in the creation of continuous improvement initiatives that engage the teams, while focusing on leadership, safety, quality and overall methods and performance.

 

A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing

 

  • 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
    • Includes the Understanding of:
      • Programmable Logic Controllers, Ladder Logic, and Human-Machine Interfaces.
      • Control systems including pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical sources of energy.
      • Sensors, actuators, and various loop control technologies.
  • Drive Change - Enabling capability for others to function within the plant environment, as well as driving and supporting cost ideations and diagnostics, along with tracking and communicating projects for visibility between other plant functions and teams
  • Continuous Improvement - Integrating system health and project monitoring into the current structure to ensure the sustainability of improvements
  • Empower Efficiency  Transform manufacturing capabilities working with frontline personnel to identify and implement appropriate CL's and CIL's. Conducting health checks on programs and systems to ensure they are meeting KWS standards of excellence.

 

Your Recipe for Success

 

  • HS Diploma/GED and experience in Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Experience leading continuous improvement projects (Lean, TPM, Six Sigma, KWS, IWS, HPO)
  • 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 – 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.

 

If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please email USA.Recruitment@Kellanova.com.

 

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


Nearest Major Market: Rome