Kellogg Maintenance Manager in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

In the role of Maintenance Manager at our Kansas City plant, you will play a crucial part in identifying and delivering programs & processes essential to our plant operations. You will plan and execute the maintenance of site-wide equipment that supports the plant producing great food at a low cost. Managing and developing your team to provide a strong commitment to our strategic goals will be important to succeed together.

What is 1”x1” and first produced in 1921? Cheez-It, the #1 cracker! Be part of something great by joining our Kansas City facility where you’ll represent over 400 employees as our Human Resource Manager in this Union facility that produces over 137 million pounds of Cheez-Its a year. Our employees at the Kansas City bakery have a high level of pride, and they should! They have been producing great food since 1883! Are you ready to hear about our Square Roots?

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Maintenance Reliability – We believe in continuous improvement and strengthening our operations each and every day. You will be working collaboratively with the Maintenance and Operations teams to ensure resources are effectively focused on increasing reliability. You will also work closely with capital project teams to ensure maintenance and reliability are integrated into capital projects. You will be identifying, implementing and documenting maintenance and reliability best practices. Financial success is also important as you will be developing and managing the departmental budget.

  • Strategic Thinking – Having an Owner’s Mindset and Agility is key to your success! You will use strong problem solving skills and root cause analysis to resolve and mitigate maintenance issues. You will be in charge of planning, scheduling, and executing planned and predictive maintenance activities. It’s important that you have a firm focus around the development of the maintenance area’s short-term and long-term strategic vision.

  • People Management – You will be a leader that others will rely on. You will be supervising Maintenance Supervisors, Maintenance Planning, and any Maintenance purchasing or store personnel. You will be responsible for crewing the department and shift scheduling. You will be accountable to driving skills training, utilizing your resources to ensure your workforce is maintained at a high level.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

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

  • Ability to build strategic relationships with key stakeholders across the operation to ensure improved collaboration and deliver results.

  • Substantial experience in SAP PM (SAP Super User a plus)

  • Experience implementing best in class maintenance programs and strategies (TPM, RCM, Planning/Scheduling, Predictive and Preventative Maintenance)

  • Supervisory experience with salaried and hourly maintenance workforce

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree specifically in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical)

  • Extensive knowledge in manufacturing MRO systems

  • Demonstrated experience in PLC programming and automation

  • Experience within the food and beverage industry

  • Experience facilitating lean manufacturing events with cross-functional teams

WHAT'S NEXT

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:

  • Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

THE FINER PRINT

This role requires the ability to work on flexible shifts 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.

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.

GROW With Us.

Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Maintenance Manager

Location: USA-KS-Kansas City

Requisition ID: MAN006934

Job Function: Manufacturing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Nov 23, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No