Kellogg Process Engineer in BATTLE CREEK PLANT, Michigan

Are you a diehard for fixing processes and optimization? Do you love the border between new products and quality? Can you play nice with both humans and automation? Come share in our success at Kellogg in the role of Process Optimization Engineer. By working cross functionally, you’ll build potential and capability, while hitting your team’s goals of safety, quality, service, cost and sustainability.

Location: Battle Creek, MI Plant


  • Process Optimization – Keeping the plant production processes efficient is your main objective, working through a lens of improving process flow, reduced inventory costs, area loss reduction, and implementing efficiency-promoting practices. Plan on partnering with other key functions on executing projects including R&D, the Manufacturing Reliability team, the Continuous Improvement team, and autonomous maintenance team.

  • Leadership by Example & Coaching – Your leadership and coaching skills will be put to good use as you develop high performing teams through Kellogg Work Systems (KWS) tools that identify and analyzes losses to develop solutions and control plans.

  • KPI’s and Work Standards – As a goal oriented person, KPI’s are the peanut butter to your jelly, making it easy to develop, implement and track progress throughout the plant. Work like an owner by developing and leading Plant Manufacturing Standards for the production lines.

  • Driving Best Practices –You will learn best practices along the way, so be sure to share your key learnings as they come. We need your expert communication skills to ensure we replicate operation excellence across all shifts and lines.

  • Technical Support – We know you are technically sound, don’t be afraid to provide your professional support on production processes, equipment requirements for raw materials and finished goods, standards and specifications.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field

  • Strong product and process optimization skills

  • Experienced with manufacturing environments including safety, ingredient management, manufacturing processes, packaging processes, quality & food safety, GMP and Lean Six Sigma principles.

  • Ability to define, develop, and implement complex product and process optimization projects utilizing Kellogg Work Systems

  • Proven success at influencing others to deliver results and create winning team culture

Bonus Points:

  • Consumer Package Good, Food, or Beverage industry experience

  • Six Sigma Certified

  • Experienced in Integrated Work Systems (IWS) model and concepts


It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

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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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

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 at for English or this Link at for Spanish.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Process Engineer

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek Plant

Requisition ID: ENG000582

Job Function: Engineering

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jan 6, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No