Date:  Feb 10, 2024
Job Req ID:  15874
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Multi-Craft Apprentice


Have you always found yourself interested in knowing how machines work? What makes them go, what makes them stop, and how do you get them to run exactly how you want? Join us as a Multicraft Apprentice in one of our state-of-the-art plants! Here, you will get a well-rounded experience working on both mechanical and electrical manufacturing equipment that ensures delicious snacks get made. Every day you’ll be faced with a new challenge to troubleshoot and fix in the plant, all while partnering with a skilled trades leader who will help you succeed. Leverage your skills at Kellanova to do what you love and eat what you like!


Apprenticeship Program Details:


  • This is a paid apprenticeship that is tailored to emerging talent. This will not satisfy the requirements of state licenses.
  • The pay rate for this role starts out at $29.36 and continues to increase throughout the program—and did we mention we have plenty of snacks?!
  • We will be investing in your future through a tuition reimbursement program during the apprenticeship.
  • Requires a 1.5-year, full-time commitment starting May 2024.
  • Your journey with us will include a full onboarding and professional development including executive exposure, networking events, and community activities.
  • This role is located in San Jose, California and must be completed fully onsite.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Be a Bold Learner – Not only will you be working day to day on our production lines, but also participating in robust professional development to give you a great taste of Kellanova
  • Utilize Your Education – You will be putting your textbook knowledge to the test in a real-world environment and be a part of how the snacks get made
  • Be the Jack of All Trades – Examine mechanical and electrical production equipment failures using root cause analysis. Interpret schematics and utilize programmable logic controller troubleshooting techniques, as well as turn a wrench on our packaging and production equipment. Every once and a while, you might even get to fabricate from scratch!
  • Bake Your Best Ideas – As emerging talent in this field, you will be shaping this industry and your ideas are the missing ingredient we need to bring our best to the table!

Your Recipe for Success


  • Student must be currently enrolled or eligible for enrollment at an accredited community college/trade school and available for a 1.5 year full-time commitment starting May 2024
  • Previous exposure to electrical and mechanical concepts through either classroom or work experience is a plus!
  • Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • A desire to improve the place you work
  • Problem solving and analytical skills 

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