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Date:  17-Mar-2023
Job Req ID:  10975
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  GB
City:  Manchester
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Reliability Maintenance Engineer


At Kellogg's we have a vision of enriching and delighting the world through foods and brands that matter; with the purpose of nourishing families so that they can flourish and thrive.

Our Vision and Purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Simple yet powerful, they define why we're here and where we're going - made possible by the extraordinary talent of everyone who works here. People like you. Our heritage, through the inspiration of W.K. Kellogg, continues to drive our company and keeps us committed to creating a stronger future every day, by putting people first in everything we do.

Operating in more than 180 countries, across 6 continents, with dedication and passion from each and every one of our 30,000 employees, we are extremely proud of our ever growing portfolio of over 1,600 food products, which include iconic brands such as Pringles, Frosties, Special K and Corn Flakes.

Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. It is this belief that brings us together and sets us apart.


  • Champion safe working practice ensuring works carried out under the control of the engineer meets current legislation and Kellogg standards
  • Ensure works carried out under the control of the engineer meet all current quality and food safety legislation and Kellogg standards
  • Manage the routine maintenance of equipment in the plant to ensure the safe, reliable running of the equipment in the engineers designated E2E area
  • Ensure maintenance execution is to schedule by following good planning practice and monitoring task completion
  • Collaborate with the scheduling, operations and improvement teams to ensure equipment downtime is fully utilized for maintenance
  • Manage the plant shutdown engineering activity by collaboration with the shift management team for out of hour’s activity
  • Support the plant operations team to resolve equipment issues impacting plant performance, through the escalation process
  • Ensure the workshops in the plant are maintained to current legislative and Kellogg standard within the engineers designated area
  • Lead specific KWS RM element and be the Subject Matter Expert for allocated area of statutory compliance



  • Educated to a minimum HNC experience with a degree advantageous
  • Engineering experience within the food industry. Good organisational and planning skills with the flexibility to adapt to operational priorities
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate a team on a day to day basis
  • Able to communicate at all levels within the plant environment
  • Computer literate with a thorough understanding of SAP and Microsoft Office software applications



Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success.

With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work/life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation. 

We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.

We are a diverse Employer, a foundation member of the Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerate gender parity and drive inclusion in the European retail & Fast-Moving Consumer Goods value chain and we are committed to reaching 50:50 gender representation for all leadership level roles by 2025


Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site. If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact  

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

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