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General information

All posting locations: Mason, Ohio, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 20-May-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Sauce Processor/Batch Operator

Kraft Heinz Company

Mason- OH

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking Processors to work in our sauce/dressing processing area in Mason- OH.  Successful candidates must be willing to contribute improvements suggestions and ideas to help continue the success of our facility. Ideal candidates must be safety and quality orientated along with demonstrate adaptability and willingness to work in a team orientated- fast paced work environment.  This position requires individuals to perform general production duties in a food manufacturing environment following strict quality and safety standards.  Currently hiring for third shift (10pm-6am) positions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Candidates must be available to work all shifts including second- third & weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift- pour- and carry 50-75 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Outstanding attendance record.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to call out defects and adhere to Quality standards.
  • Achieve qualified score on job skills assessment- to be administered after receiving a passing interview score

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • STARTING PAY $22.25+/hour
  • Holidays- 10 Company Paid Holidays/year
  • Vacation- available after successful completion of 90 days of employment
  • Bonus Potential Annual 3.5% of annual earnings(FOIP) Field Operations Incentive Plant
  • Non-Union facility
  • Medical- Marketplace with multiple providers and tiers to choose from
  • Dental- Marketplace with multiple providers and tiers to choose from
  • Vision- Marketplace with multiple providers and tiers to choose from
  • 401k with company matching
  • Additional perks:  Paid Parental Leave- Bereavement Leave- Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Group Legal Protection
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.

Work Schedule:

Sunday-Thursday- 10 pm to 6 am (3rd Shift- variable based on assigned work)

Overtime is possible and will be wither 4 hours before or after the regular shift

Plant & Community Overview:

Community Overview:

  • Welcome to the City of Mason:  On June 1- 1803- Revolutionary War veteran William Mason paid $1-700 at an auction to purchase 640 acres of land in what is now downtown Mason.
  • Mason is located 22 miles from Cincinnati- Ohio. 
  • Mason is home to one of the largest tennis stadiums in the world- the Lindner Family Tennis Center- home of the Western & Southern Open- one of the world's top tennis tournaments for both men and women.


Plant Overview:

  • Formerly the world Headquarters for Portion Pac Inc.
  • Over 300 employees
  • 1st- 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities
  • Non-Union Plant
  • What we produce:
    • Portion-sized Liquid Pouch Condiments

  • Portion-sized Rectangle Cup Condiments- Sauces- Jellies- and Syrups  

Job Overview:

Are your ready to join a high-energy- fast-paced team of dedicated processors who help to produce nearly 190 million lbs. of your favorite sauces every year?

As a processor you’ll be a part of a dedicated team making anything from ranch to syrup from basic ingredients. These sauces will be enjoyed by 1000’s of consumers nationwide.

Responsibilities & Duties:

May include- but isn’t limited to:

  • Obtains instruction from lead processor or supervisor.
  • Ability to follow complete production schedules with minimal scrap/spoilage
  • Keep up with volume of work required
  • Visually inspects equipment at station for cleanliness or obvious maintenance problems.
  • Cleans small machine components- as needed.
  • Reports any problems to lead processor or supervisor.
  • Makes piping connections as needed for particular process on schedule.
  • Monitors equipment controls- temperature meters- valves and adjusts as needed.
  • Operates forklift/pallet jack to obtain ingredients or move pallets/totes in and around processing area.
  • Assists processing general helpers in cleaning processing areas by scrubbing walls- hosing floor- sweeping floor/emptying trash and performing other cleaning duties.
  • Utilizes can openers- knives- band cutters- snips- pliers and other small items to open ingredient cases/packages.
  • Maintains neat work area. Wipes spills that have occurred during mixing process.
  • Records data pertaining to work completed- ingredients used- lot codes and other processing information.
  • Assists in cleaning equipment and lines between recipes.
  • Obtains ingredients/supplies from warehouse.
  • Obtains samples of batches
  • Asks lead- supervisor or material handler if there is any rework.
  • Uses rework if there is any consistently.
  • Determines ingredients required for formula/recipe and the required amount.
  • Ability to safely lift 50-75 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Obtains ingredients from storage area or around work area and pours into kettle.
  • Meters in other ingredients as required by watching meters and turning on/off kettle.
  • Utilizes drum lift by strapping drum into lift and operating hydraulic lift with chain.
  • Manually pushes drum lift to kettle and dumps drum of ingredients as needed.
  • Operates controls to activate mixers and equipment.
  • Monitors controls- equipment temperature- valves- and adjusts equipment to meet formula requirements.
  • Hoses spills off floor and hoses towards drains.
  • Obtains measures and weighs additional ingredients to set aside in preparation for next batch or recipe.
  • Assists other processors in pouring ingredients into kettles as needed.
  • Collects samples and tests for pH- acidity- viscosity and solids.
  • Reads test results and adjusts equipment/recipe accordingly.
  • Notifies lead processor of any major adjustments needed- or problems with process.
  • Transfers finished products to drum- tote- or tank by pumping through piping system.
  • Operates switches to control pumps when batch is complete.
  • Assists in preparing drums- totes- or tanks for storage of product by ensuring that the proper placarding information is on the package.
  • Determines appropriate size of batch needed to accommodate orders and line.
  • Closely monitors batch temperature while processing and waiting for packaging to ensure that product will not set prematurely.
  • Operates equipment in a safe manner following GMP guidelines and keeps work area clean.
  • Participates in meetings and have scheduling flexibility.
  • Trains others as necessary.
  • Fills in for other positions as necessary.
  • Occasionally testing batches in the lab and recording information on proper documentation.
  • Additional responsibilities of this position include assisting in the creation of a culture of safety and health by performing work safely in accordance with all company safety procedures. Operates equipment safely and reports any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor.  Occupational safety and health performance is measured in this position
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Candidates must be available to work all shifts including second- third & weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift- pour- and carry 50-75 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Outstanding attendance record.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to call out defects and adhere to Quality standards.
  • Achieve qualified score on job skills assessment- to be administered after receiving a passing interview score
  • Positive- team focused attitude!

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity