Kellogg Manufacturing Reliability Manager in MEMPHIS, Tennessee

Come grow with us while playing a crucial role in identifying and delivering programs & processes essential to our plant operations. You will plan and execute the maintenance of site-wide facilities and utility equipment that support the plant producing great food at a low cost. While you are at it you’ll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together we’ll shape a stronger future for our company and your career.


In your role as a Reliability Manager at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Directs the development and implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance programs; and provides guidance on operational issues

  • Develops analysis methods for determining reliability of components, equipment, and processes

  • Conducts analysis of reliability and performance issues and investigates to determine the cost effective methods/solutions for the particular situation considering the cost limitations for equipment, up/down time, repair/replacement costs, and availability of materials/equipment/technologies

  • Acquires data and analyzes the data, prepares diagrams, charts, drawings, calculations, and reports for defining reliability problems and makes recommendations improvements

  • Determines the cost effective alternatives for developing action plans to comply with internal/external customer demands for reliable processes/equipment to avoid failures


As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Manufacturing, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:


  • High School Diploma or GED and significant experience in a manufacturing setting with maintenance / planning supervision and/or management experience

  • Understanding of Root Cause Failure Analysis; ability to facilitate cross-functional teams through complex situations by encouraging and demonstrating a zero loss mindset

  • Broad systems perspective on maintainability and reliability

  • Experience with maintenance and reliability performance metrics & Utilizing measures that are essential to meet Best in Class maintenance performance objectives

  • Understanding the proper elements of a Preventive / Predictive Maintenance program. - understanding of the appropriate application of condition monitoring technologies (thermography, vibration analysis, tribology, motor analysis, and ultrasound)

  • Working experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, preferably SAP PM and MM

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites

  • Effective communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering/technical or other related field (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical)

  • Broad exposure to several technical disciplines

  • Ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities/projects

  • Ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Experience creating/delivering budget

  • Understands the impact of design, installation, commissioning and verification phases and the life cycle cost of a capital project

  • Understands and can develop Best Practice standards for all Maintenance functions and activities. Able to develop and use trend analysis techniques (Pareto, histograms, scatter charts, graphs and other techniques)

  • Proven track record of excellent results in previous positions


This role requires the ability to work on flexible shifts (including weekends) with a 10+ hour day, periodically during weekends and Holidays.

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at for English or this Link at for Spanish.

Title: Manufacturing Reliability Manager

Location: USA-TN-Memphis

Requisition ID: MAN004742

Job Function: Manufacturing and Distribution

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Sep 1, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes