Kellogg Process Engineer in CARY, North Carolina

Are you a diehard for fixing processes and optimization? Do you love the border between new products and quality? Can you play nice with both humans and automation? Come share in our success at Kellogg in the role of Process Optimization Engineer. By working cross functionally, you’ll build potential and capability, while hitting your team’s goals of safety, quality, service, cost and sustainability.

Want to be a part of The Cheez-It Institute and help in determining which flavors of Cheez-It are “Ready or Not Ready”? Join our Cary, NC facility, the home of our Cheez-It since 1921 and recipients of the State of North Carolina Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Certification. Come be a part of our knowledgeable work force which is made of a diverse culture were 48 countries are represented. Ready to hear about our Square Roots?


  • ProcessOptimization – Keeping the plant production processes efficientis your main objective, working through a lens of improving process flow,reduced inventory costs, area loss reduction, and implementingefficiency-promoting practices. Plan on partnering with other key functions onexecuting projects including R&D, the Manufacturing Reliability team, the ContinuousImprovement team, and autonomous maintenance team.

  • Leadershipby Example & Coaching – Your leadership and coaching skills willbe put to good use as you develop high performing teams through Kellogg WorkSystems (KWS) tools that identify and analyzes losses to develop solutions andcontrol plans.

  • KPI’sand Work Standards – As a goal oriented person, KPI’s are the peanutbutter to your jelly, making it easy to develop, implement and track progressthroughout the plant. Work like anowner by developing and leading Plant Manufacturing Standards for theproduction lines.

  • DrivingBest Practices –You will learn best practices along the way, so besure to share your key learnings as they come. We need your expertcommunication skills to ensure we replicate operation excellence across allshifts and lines.

  • TechnicalSupport – We know you are technically sound, don’t be afraidto provide your professional support on production processes, equipment requirementsfor raw materials and finished goods, standards and specifications.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field

  • Strong product and process optimization skills

  • Experienced with manufacturing environments including safety, ingredient management, manufacturing processes, packaging processes, quality & food safety, GMP and Lean Six Sigma principles.

  • Ability to define, develop, and implement complex product and process optimization projects utilizing Kellogg Work Systems

  • Proven success at influencing others to deliver results and create winning team culture

Bonus Points:

  • Consumer Package Good, Food, or Beverage industry experience

  • Six Sigma Certified

  • Experienced in Integrated Work Systems (IWS) model and concepts


It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

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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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

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.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Process Engineer

Location: USA-NC-Cary

Requisition ID: ENG000555

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Dec 7, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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