Industrial Automation Engineer





Job Description

As an Industrial Automation Engineer for our San Jose, CA 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.

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!


High school diploma with substantial working experience in a related technical field
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 influence when working with technicians, managers, and other resources


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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 P: 415 408 5605

Manufacture : San Jose

1608 Las Plumas Avenue
San Jose, CA 95133
P: 408 326 0591


150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107
P: 415 408 5605