About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 13-May-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world- with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality- great-tasting- and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh- our brands are truly global- with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces- cheese and dairy- meals- meats- refreshment beverages- coffee- infant and nutrition products- and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand- we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39-000+ food lovers- creative thinkers- and high performers worldwide. Together- we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible- sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business- our consumers- and our communities. Every day- we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future- build a legacy- and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership- Meritocracy & Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation- every day. As part of Kraft Heinz- you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day- to lead with humility- and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone.  You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way- and our collective- collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Job Description

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Continuous Improvement Lead to work at our sauces processing facility in Fremont- OH. The CI Lead will actively participate in annual planning- weekly PDCA meetings and daily level 1 & 2 meetings and continuously improve the quality of PM task lists- work instructions- and checklists. Currently hiring for second shift. Starting Pay Rate $24.58 per hour.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Provides Management and leadership to deliver business results and operational improvements.
  • Achieve safety- quality productivity- efficiency- customer service- cost and employee engagement objectives through both individual and team contributions.
  • Develops- implements and promotes safety programs through involvement in plant safety team initiatives.
  • Develops- promotes and supports continuous improvement and other cross functional initiatives. 
  • Participates in team goal setting/implementation to insure we are low-cost high-quality producer
  • Strive to maximize the efficiency of the plant/department by submitting and implementing process improvements
  • Insures the quality of our products and our workplace by following all procedures and guidelines.
  • Comply with all established GMP- HACCP- Housekeeping policies and QRMP operating procedures
  • Actively participates in team safety efforts to achieve/exceed plant goals
  • Provide /insure all explanation of all deviations in procedures and line process checks
  • Demonstrated expertise in:
    • CIL
    • CLM
    • Basic problem solving (5-why- Root Cause Analysis)
  • Can lead level 2 meetings- PDCA meetings and production meetings
  • Participates in root cause problem solving efforts for their area
  • Executes process control strategies

Education/Experience/Qualification

  • Associates degree in related field or equivalent in manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Capable of learning intermediate Microsoft Excel- Power point- Word- and Outlook.
  • Strong planning/organizational skills and communication skills.
  • Understanding of requirements and importance of documentation.
  • Can understand and write SOPs- JSAs and CIL’s.
  • Project ideation- generation- implementation- and project completion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment with people of varying skills and backgrounds. 
  • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures i.e. (lock-out / tag-out- confined space entry).
  • Understanding of requirement and importance of documentation.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Location

Fremont Factory

EEO Policy

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

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package that includes:

  • Medical/Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Additional incentives:  Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Company paid Life Insurance- Company paid Short-term disability
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Over 300 employees
  • 1st- 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities
  • Union Facility represented by UFCW Local 75
  • Manufacture over 1 billion pounds of Ketchup annually
  • World’s Largest Ketchup Factory
  • Products: Ketchup- Chili Sauce- Cocktail Sauce

Community Overview:

Welcome to Fremont:  https://www.fremontohio.org

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