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Date:  Mar 29, 2024
Job Req ID:  17663
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Machine Operator


Looking for a challenging yet rewarding career with a company that produces the world’s most recognizable products?  Join us at Kellanova where we are passionate about the products we make, the people we work with, and the city we live in.


You’ll collaborate with many diverse people and perspectives and be part of the united values and winning culture at Kellanova!  Our culture boasts a strong safety record, high level of accountability, and great developmental opportunities.  Join us as a Machine Operator to add some flavor to your career!


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Making things Happen - Producing high-quality finished goods and ensuring efficient and safe machine operation.
  • Setting the Pace - Inspecting equipment and performing basic adjustments and preventative maintenance when needed.
  • Always Accountable - Following all Company Safety Rules and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Connecting – Hanging out with the cool kids in a collaborative team environment.


Your Recipe for Success


  • Demonstrate the ability to operate machinery.
  • Ability to follow instructions, verbal or written.
  • Physically must be able to stand for long hours and be able to lift at or above the waist at a maximum of 50 pounds.
  • Flexibility to work (days or evenings) 12-hour shifts (6a-6p or 6p-6a).


Compensation Insights


  • $25.43 an hour


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


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

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