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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: 22-Sep-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Skilled Machine Operator-Ketchup - Mustard Room

Kraft Heinz Company

Mason- OH

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking Skilled Machine Operators to work in our big leagues production 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 (11pm-7am) 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 and carry 25 – 50 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 $21.25/hour
  • 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
  • Holidays- 10 Company Paid Holidays/year
  • Vacation- available after successful completion of 90 days of employment
  • 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.
  • Bonus Potential Annual 3.5% of annual earnings(FOIP) Field Operations Incentive Plant
  • Non-Union facility

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday- 11 pm to 7 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 operators who help to produce nearly 190 million lbs. of your favorite sauces every year?

As a skilled machine operator you’ll be a part of a dedicated team supplying machines that make anything from ranch to syrup which will be enjoyed by 1000’s of consumers nationwide.

Responsibilities & Duties:

May include- but isn’t limited to:

  • Operating filling equipment; making minor machine adjustments.
  • Performs packaging of finished product packages.
  • Making corrugated boxes and partitions.
  • Packing finished merchandise in boxes.
  • Sealing cases with tape gun or tape machine.                                                              
  • Labeling finished cases with proper identification.
  • Placing finished cases on pallets using pre-determined case placements.
  • Monitoring merchandise cases to insure proper weight and accurate packaging components.
  • Monitoring machine scrap and follow scrap procedures.   Ensure accurate hourly machine counts so that visual boards can be filled out correctly.  Monitor and react to visual board information.
  • Cleaning and rinsing equipment during change overs.
  • Keeping work area and station clean at all times.
  • Labeling sides and ends of boxes and place stickers or other identifying information as requested by particular customer.
  • Operate packaging machines in compliance with procedures
  • Complete machine set-ups- product hook-ups- change overs- washouts and roll changes
  • Make all necessary machine adjustments as outlined in the operation guide for each packaging machine
  • Accurately complete all paperwork- including production work orders- downtime sheets- weight check- etc.      
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.  Experience in a GMP/regulated industry is a plus!
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 – 50 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stay cool and calm under pressure and balance changing priorities with ease.
  • Outstanding attendance record.
  • Focus on safety with a history of practicing safe work habits.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to call out defects and adhere to Quality standards.
  • Positive- team focused attitude!

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HRCompliance@kraftheinz.com for assistance.