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Date:  Jan 13, 2023
Job Req ID:  11005
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  MI
City:  Battle Creek
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Automation and Digital Technology Engineer


As a Automation and Digital Technolgy Engineer, you will help us create Industry 4.0, 5.0, and beyond, bringing the power of data and automation to the operators and decision makers. In this role you will manage multiple food engineering projects from inception to production. You will work closely with other functions to help them bring the right power, automation, and data systems to life as well as coach and teach our operations team how to use their new equipment.


The position supports the regions below.  If you do not live near a facility listed, relocation is available.

  • Midwest – Battle Creek, MI; Grand Rapids Michigan; Cincinnati Ohio
  • East Coast – Blue Anchor, New Jersey; Cary, North Carolina; Pikeville, Kentucky; Muncy, Pennsylvania
  • Central – Rossville, Tennessee; Jackson, Tennessee; Rome, Georgia; Kansas City, Kansas
  • West Coast – San Jose, California; Linares, Mexico



  • Supporting Manufacturing Facilities – You will be providing technical support to our manufacturing facilities in the areas of Industry 4.0, automation, operational technology, and electrical power systems such as medium and low voltage electrical infrastructure systems and equipment, manufacturing control platforms, PLC control (Rockwell), robotics, AGV/AMR, control system software applications, SCADA/HMI graphic software applications (Rockwell, Wonderware, Ignition), integration protocol, SAP software, information gathering systems (OSI-PI), and electrical/utility code requirements 
  • Cost Effective Innovation – You will discover and evaluate energy reduction technologies, new Green conservation and sustainability initiatives, and other cost effective solutions to electrical and utility infrastructure systems
  • Creating Documentation – Developing and maintaining electrical and software/control system specifications, design standards and cost estimating data
  • Project Management – You will be working with cross-functional teams to lead and manage electrical, automation, and smart factory delivery on capital projects





  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of relevant work experience or high school/GED with 20 years of relevant technical experience
  • Project Management and budget execution experience



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Kellogg Company is a multibillion-dollar company with over 30 thousand employees all over the globe. We are proud to make delicious foods that people love – foods that you grew up with like Frosted Flakes, Cheez It, Eggo, Pop-Tarts, Crunchy Nut, Pringles, as well as innovative foods such as MorningStar Farms, RX bar, and Noodles. Our KValues and BetterDays commitments are at the core of who we are, what we believe and what brings us together. We’re proud to say we’ve been awarded with Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies”, DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity”, Newsweek’s “Most Loved Workplaces”, and many more awards that you can check out here.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has been part of our DNA since the beginning. Clearly stated in our Code of Ethics “we have respect for individuals of all backgrounds, capability and opinions.” We believe that equity is more than leveling the playing field. It is making sure barriers, both tangible and intangible, are removed. Interested in the numbers? We hold ourselves accountable with our yearly Features report.


Kellogg is 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 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.


Kellogg Company 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.   

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.

Let’s create the future of food,

Kellogg Recruitment


Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

Nearest Major Market: Battle Creek
Nearest Secondary Market: Kalamazoo

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