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Kellogg Machinist in Kansas City, Kansas

Do you have the desire to use your niche skills with traditional shop tools to improve production machinery for a company that makes one of your favorite snacks? Join us as a Machinist in our in Kansas City plant where you will use a manual lathe, drill press, and more to make precision parts for a variety of plant equipment to help our operation run as efficiently as possible. This position is an overnight shift: 6pm-6am, and pays $34.57 per hour.

Snack on this!! What is 1”x1” and first produced in 1921? Cheez-It, the #1 cracker! Be part of something great by joining our Kansas City facility that produces over 230 million pounds of Cheez-Its a year. Our employees at the Kansas City bakery have a high level of pride, and they should! They have been producing great food since 1883! Are you ready to hear about our Square Roots?


  • Execute Strategic Repairs: Use a digital milling machine, drill press, and manually operated lathe to repair plant assets and keep us creating the future of food

  • Create Components: Fabricate components from supplied drawings or failed parts

  • Perform Corrective Maintenance : Assist with plant repairs on production equipment

  • Safely Execute – Understanding, following, and enforcing all established safety, health, and quality procedures to drive forward production

  • Provide Top Notch Customer Service – Establishing rapport with business partners and peers across the plant floor to solve problems with a strong sense of urgency


  • High School Education or GED

  • Minimum of two years relative experience using a lathe, milling machine, surface grinder and drill press

  • Basic maintenance and electrical skills including fabrication, equipment fine tuning, pneumatics, lubrication, reading mechanical drawings


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    If we can help you with a reasonable accommodation throughout the application or hiring process, please email USA.Recruitment@kellogg.com.


    Kellogg Company (https://www.kelloggcompany.com/en_US/home.html) 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. (https://www.kelloggcompany.com/content/dam/NorthAmerica/kelloggs-diversity-and-inclusion/images/2022/homepage/Features2021%20_%20FINAL_J22.pdf) 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!


    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 (https://www.kelloggdiversityandinclusion.com/en_US/home.html) .

    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 (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf) .

    Let’s create the future of food,

    Kellogg Recruitment