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Date:  Nov 29, 2022
Job Req ID:  10095
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  PA
City:  Lancaster
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Plant Systems Engineer


As a Plant Systems Engineer for our Lancaster, PA facility, you will have ownership for planning, executing and providing technical expertise for plant electrical systems and equipment. Under the leadership of the Engineering Manager, you will lead the PCIS portion of the engineering department to deliver on action plans and contribute towards the strategic vision. PLC programming, instrumentation and controls knowledge will be key! As you strive towards meeting our continuous improvement goals and providing technical expertise, you will be a vital part to our facilities’ success.  Must be available for 2nd and/or 3rd shift.


Our Lancaster facility is located in Central Pennsylvania, which is 90 minutes from downtown Philadelphia and Baltimore. Enjoy a gorgeous, safe area with great schools, in the heart of Amish Country and only a stone’s throw away from the state capital, Harrisburg, Hershey Park, and Gettysburg. Once you’re here, you’ll never want to leave! If you want a great place to live with lots of things to do, but without the headaches of a big city, Lancaster is the place for you!  It’s a G-r-r-reat place to be when you are making Frosted Flakes!



  • Improving and Innovating – Own the performance of the plant’s PLC software systems and network, electrical drawing system and all power systems work. This could include hardware, software, plant and system wide architecture and surplus assets. Crucially, you’ll ensure the successful delivery and use of these technologies. You will collaborate with the Sr. Systems Engineer to promote common systems, leveraging of scale and future integration possibilities.
  • Supporting and Delivering Key Projects – Share your expertise and demonstrate leadership for all PCIS projects and site initiatives to meet business needs. To provide and capture the scope of each project, you will work with the processing and packing departments and develop relationships with global engineering and vendors. You won’t keep the pace – you’ll set it!
  • Developing Capabilities – Coach and develop the engineering support organization and daily operation leadership. You will manage training for site resources and ensure expertise around legal and Kellogg Company requirements. We’ll grow together every day!



  • Strong working knowledge of PLC programming (RS Logix/ Rockwell/Allen Bradley)
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to successfully manage internal and external relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Strong capacity to influences when working with technicians, managers and other resources
  • Experience with electrical power distribution and project management
  • Experience with high voltage equipment and server or network maintenance
  • High school diploma or GED with substantial working experience in a related technical field



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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!



Relocation is being offered.  Estimated travel is up to 25%.


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

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