General information

All posting locations: Avon, New York, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 17-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-81626

Description & Requirements

Responsibilities / Duties:  The Batch Operator job consists of the following:

1.  Batching:

  • Operate all batching equipment following Corporate POG, Plant DPS, Plant Safety, and GMP programs.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly batching area to ensure that the specified degree of cleanliness and sanitation standards are being met.  This includes daily “end of the shift” batching area cleanup. 
  • Maintain a clean and organized Cool Whip hot room to ensure that the specified degree of cleanliness and sanitation standards are being met.
  • Maintain a clean and organized Cool Whip poly 60/65 pump room to meet the specified degree of cleanliness and sanitation standards.
  • Maintain a clean and organized CIP room to ensure that the specified degree of cleanliness and sanitation standards are being met.
  • Follow all HACCP guidelines.
  • Adherence to all QRMP standards and protocols.
  • Product changeover cleaning/sanitizing and production activities.
  • Safe use and handling of chemicals.

2.  CIP  / Cleaning Specialist:

  • Perform sanitation and CIP/COP cleaning to plant equipment following Plant DPS procedures. This includes chemical safety and proper documentation of the sentry system and misc. charts/audit forms.

  • Perform end-of-week shutdown cleaning activities.  Including, but not limited to, CIPS, chemical usage, handling, working with strahman hoses (hot and cold water), batch deck area cleaning and foaming, liquid waste removal, liquid waste cart handling, and period cleaning.

3.  Other Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with the Supervisor or Group Leader about product changeover and any other information necessary to ensure the specified degree of quality and efficiency.
  • Recognize and report to Supervisor any unusual condition or defective equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area to ensure the specified degree of cleanliness and sanitation standards.
  • Observe all safety rules, precautions, and practices to guarantee the safety of self and others.
  • Preventative maintenance activities as assigned.
  • Period cleaning as assigned.
  • Train additional personnel in this operation as required.
  • Attend confined space training and maintain confined space qualifications.
  • Valve rebuilding.
  • Participate in the QRMP yearly audit and assist in developing procedures and corrective actions.
  • Perform all other duties that the Supervisor or Group Leader may assign.

Skills Profile:  This position requires the following skills:

Teamwork (cooperation) Mechanical aptitude Communication - verbal and written Following directions (DPS) ATD (attention to detail) Ability to teach/train Time management

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 50 - 100 pounds, requesting assistance, as necessary.

Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. During his/her career, the employee will be exposed during his/her career to high noise levels, chemicals, heat, fumes, airborne particles, numerous stair climbing, and slippery floors.

Personal Protective Equipment:  The employee is regularly required to wear company-authorized safety shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, gloves, rubber boots, chemical protection, and other personal protective equipment to perform the functions of this job safely and successfully.

Qualifications/Competencies:  In making the final selection among applicants for this position, consideration will be given to individual qualifications, experience, attendance record, and seniority.

Applicants must have demonstrated communication and documentation skills:

•Reading Standard English Text - Read documents written in Standard English (e.g., administrative

policy manuals).

•Conversational Speaking - Speak one-to-one using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain policies and procedures, and discuss various job-related topics on short or no notice.

Quality testing and record-keeping duties of this position make it necessary for the operator to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations. Applicants will be requested to demonstrate ability in these areas before bids are awarded.  

Demonstrated proficiency in using computer applications.

Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and as part of a team.

Must have demonstrated communication and documentation skills:

These are the primary job functions for the CW Operator and any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Interested applicants are requested to sign the bid sheet outside of the medical office

Kraft Heinz Company’s policy is to provide safe products that meet or exceed customer expectations, conform to company requirements, and comply with government regulations. We are committed to understanding and executing our individual and collective responsibilities, using as a guideline the Kraft Heinz quality risk management process emphasizing food safety, product quality, and the continual improvement of the quality management system.

Kraft Foods is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact