General information

All posting locations: Champaign, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 12-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79347

Description & Requirements

Working Conditions

• 40 hours per week/8 hours daily/5 days per week

• Works overtime as required

• Flexibility to adjust shift schedule to work with employees on other shifts as required

• Work is indoors, Primary production floor is wet, Secondary locations are occasionally wet, seasonal climate

• Must wear following PPE (Personal Protective Equipment): (bump cap/hard hat, safety glasses, slip resistant shoes, ear plugs)


• Facilitates the line loss analysis (waste elimination and yield improvement) and line throughput improvement plans

• Leads transformation analysis and centerline definition and associated standard development

• Analysis daily and shift line data to identify and prioritize loss elimination opportunities

• Participates in internal audit program, food safety committee, and sanitary design team

• Spends time on the floor to gather information on stops, centerlines and changeovers over the past 24 hours

• Investigates initial root cause of top stops

• Begin to develop plan for the day for ownership areas

• Attend level 2 meetings

• Attend DDS meetings

• Discuss top stops and root cause. Establish countermeasures in plan for the day

• Ensure centerline completion and compliance. Create countermeasures on any outages

• Works with Process Owner, and Maintenance Lead to address sporadic losses

• Lead Universal Problem Solving to eliminate chronic losses for the line

• Manage centerline and Quality Daily Management Systems

• Perform all other duties as assigned by management.

• Comply with all established GMP, Housekeeping guidelines, Housekeeping responsibilities and QRMP operating procedures

• Assist in the implementation of the QRMP program and acts as trainer of new associates

• Flexibility to adjust to shifts to work with employees from all shifts as required

• AM Step 2 qualified or demonstrate expertise in CIL, Basic Problem Solving (6W, 2H)

• Willingness to become Centerline Management System qualified within one month

• Willingness to become Green Belt qualified within one year • Works overtime as necessary

• Performs other related duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

• Frequent standing & walking required

• Prolonged periods working on feet and performing repetitive actions that entail frequent bending and stooping Other requirements:

• Capable of learning intermediate Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Word, Matrics and ZPI skills

• Strong planning/organizational skills and communication skills

• Ability to understand and coach management systems including but not limited to CIL, CLM and 5S

• Ability to understand and write WINs, SOPs and OPLs

• Can effectively lead RCFA events Education and Experience: • High School Diploma/GED required

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