Date:  Feb 10, 2024
Job Req ID:  17128
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Electrical Mechanic

Description: 

Do you have a spark for tinkering with electrical and mechanical components? We have an opening in our state-of-the-art facility as our Electrical Mechanic at our San Jose, CA plant. You will be partnering with Operations, Quality Food Safety, and Environmental Health and Safety personnel. Are you passionate, do you love problem-solving; are you eager to shape a strong future for our company and your career? We’re hoping you can take a new angle on what otherwise might be ordinary. Feel grounded in knowing we foster creativity.

 

This opportunity is for a night shift position with working hours of 6PM - 6:30AM, following a continuous crewing schedule where there are alternating weeks of 3 and 4 days per week. Weekly pay, and overtime after your standard 3 or 4 days! The pay range for this position is $31.67 – 40.93 an hour!

 

A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing

 

  • Maintaining Equipment and Amplifying your PLC knowledge  You will be constantly alternating in between troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, and on-the-spot machine repair. You will need a firm focus and understanding of programmable logic controllers. This person must be creative in their solutions without being unclear in their documentation.
  • Analyzing Conditions and Providing Solutions - Identifying and examining production equipment failures to understand root cause analysis, with the help of interpreting schematics and drawings. 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 and maintaining an open dialogue with lead and supervisor regarding day-to-day activities.

 

Your Recipe for Success

 

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Experience troubleshooting PLC programs and hardware
  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical and electronic/mechanical drawings, prints, schematics, and computer programs
  • Must have demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic and computerized equipment including RS Logix (5, 500, and 5000), Allen Bradley PLCs, HMI programming, AC/DC drives, motor control systems, and related equipment and systems
  • Must follow all Safety and Food Safety guidelines.
  • This position requires regular attendance and punctuality in accordance with Company policies. Additionally, the ability to interact well with other employees and work overtime, as necessary, is required.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, lifting and/or repetitive tasks throughout the day. The employee will be required to occasionally lift to 50lbs

 

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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto