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Date:  Jan 28, 2023
Job Req ID:  10761
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  NC
City:  Cary
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Mechanic Apprentice


Are you interested in mechanical components and have a flare for fixing? Join Kellogg in one of our state-of-the-art facilities as a Mechanic Apprentice. Here, you will learn to become the “go-to” for all mechanical breakdowns on manufacturing industrial equipment alongside seasoned skilled trade mentors. We will transport your talents and ideas—just like conveyer belts—into a satisfying career full of opportunity. Grab your toolbox and help us create the future of food!




  • 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 $22.24 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 2023
  • 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 Cary, NC and must be completed fully onsite





  • Get R-R-Ready to Learn – 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 Kellogg
  • 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
  • Turn a Wrench – Troubleshoot, collaborate, and repair industrial food manufacturing equipment like conveyer belts, packaging equipment, and industrial mixers
  • 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!




  • Student must be currently enrolled at an accredited community college/ trade school and available for a 1.5 year full-time commitment starting May 2023
  • Must prove ability to perform basic tasks based on a technical aptitude test 
  • Pursuing a relevant subject of study (i.e. industrial/mechanically focused)
  • Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • A desire to improve the place you work
  • Problem Solving and analytical skills




After you apply, your application will be reviewed by our Apprentice Program team– 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 Kellogg interview.


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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,

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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

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