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Date:  Jul 22, 2022
Job Req ID:  8971
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Jackson

Title:  Electrical & Instrumentation Technician


Looking for a challenging yet rewarding career with a company that produces the world’s most recognizable products?  Join us in Jackson, TN as an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician where we are passionate about the products we make, the people we work with, and the city we live in. We are looking for team players who want to grow their career on our Electrical & Instrumentation team. Pay starts at $28.05/hr + shift differential, with room for promotion up to $35.62/hr. Our great benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401-k, all starting day 1. Vacation and Holiday Pay included. 


At Kellogg, we’re a company that can nourish your career as well as your appetite.  We want you to bring your unique flavor to our Jackson plant where we are proud to produce Pringles, Kellogg Cracker, and Cheez-It brands. Our culture boasts a strong safety record, a high level of accountability, and great developmental opportunities. Join us in Jackson to add some flavor to your career!



Maintaining Equipment and Amplifying your PLC knowledge – Constantly alternating between troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, and on the spot machine repair

Analyzing Conditions and Providing Solutions - Identifying and examining production equipment failures to understand root cause analysis, with the help of interpreting schematics and drawings. Investigating and repairing electrical & mechanical systems such as: pneumatics, hydraulics, DC circuits, drives and conveyors.

Continuous Improvement – Making electrical improvements that impact results for the operating lines

Preventative Maintenance – Completing assigned preventative maintenance on your shift

Collaborate and Engage – Working with various departments across your assigned location at the site, including operations and support resources to deliver results meet business needs





  • 2 Year Technology degree in related field (can be in the last semester of school), OR 2+ years electrical experience, OR Military experience in an advanced electronics field
  • Must be able to explain the following:      
    • PLC (Rockwell)
    • VFD
    • HMI (panel views)
    • Motor control systems including servos
    • Instrumentation (process controls)
  • Physically must be able to stand for long hours and be able to lift at or above waist at a maximum of fifty pounds
  • Availability to work all shifts on a rotating schedule including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Ability to read and interpret basic electrical and electronic/mechanical drawings, prints, schematics, and computer programs
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Open to being task qualified and enter electrical panels to maintain related hardware
  • Attend training to build skills needed for the role (some travel may be involved)


Bonus Points:

  • 2 Year Technology degree in a related field and 1 or more years of industrial electrical experience
  • Experience with power systems, MCC’s, networks, switches, servos, servo systems, vision systems, checkweighers, x-rays, metal detectors, process control systems, building automation systems
  • Experience working with project teams installing new equipment or production lines as well as completing full system checks prior to commissioning.
  • A sense of humor
  • Experience with successful controls upgrades including PLC’s and VFD’s



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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.


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.


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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

Nearest Major Market: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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