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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!

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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

All posting locations: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 01-Dec-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Eligible to receive up to a $2-000 Retention Bonus- along with a 50 cent increase following 1 year of service!

Job Overview:

Are you ready to join a team that produces quality products that are amongst over 50 household brands in the U.S.?  This is a place for you to create your career and make a career!

The Class D Distribution employee is responsible for all duties in North and South Warehouse.  This includes shipping- receiving- order filling- line trucking and powder room duties.  This position will require job function flexibility- computer literate- ability to acquire/maintain a fork truck license- and must be able to work extended hours and/or weekend work as necessary to cover the business needs.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Safely operate fork truck with no damage to product- property or endangering the safety of others.
  • Understand and operate in SAP accurately to insure inventory integrity.
  • Move finished product from production lines and place in cooler storage racks and update SAP.
  • Optimize cooler racks by moving product from partially filled drive-thru to push back racks.
  • Perform cycle counts to promote integrity of inventory in SAP.
  • Supply pallets- packaging supplies and raw materials to production.
  • Unload- ticket- and receive by batch into SAP all raw materials- packaging supplies & miscellaneous supplies into warehouse.
  • Check and count all incoming supplies & materials against manifests.  Monitor packaging supplies & raw materials utilized daily and notify office of any impending shortages.
  • Assist the Cost Accountant in resolving raw- pack- whip variances.
  • Record all packaging supplies & raw materials received in and/or transferred daily.
  • Work off-site warehouses with limited supervision when needed.
  • Perform goods sampling for Quality Holds (upon request).
  • Change super sacks in TBS Room.
  • Assist in taking cycle count inventory of finished goods- raw materials and packaging supplies.
  • Provide backup in the department as needed.
  • Assist in by-weekly Finished goods and weekly Raw and Pack physical inventory.
  • Pre-stage orders- live order filing utilizing SAP to initiate order picking documents.
  • Load outbound finished goods semi-trailers (live & drop).
  • Perform general janitorial/housekeeping duties as swell as period cleaning in the distribution areas.
  • Check batteries on forklifts daily for water replenishment.
  • Actively participate in department Safety Teams- Project Teams- and Green Room.
  • Ability to work extended hours and/or weekend work as necessary to cover business. needs as well as some adjustment to shift/hours.
  • Look for and Identify CI ideas and suggestions.
  • Support plant Quality Systems.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Team Leader.
  • Responsible to follow FSQ requirements such as GMP’s and other daily/job specific duties to support QRMP.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED Required.
  • Ability to speak- read and write in English.
  • Ability to work with little or no direct supervisor at all times.
  • Ability to work in a cooler environment.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain Fork Truck License.
  • Ability to understand and enter data into SAP accurately.
  • Ability to interface with all customers in an effective manner keeping customer focus in mind.
  • Perform all duties safely and efficiently.
  • Ability to effectively work with co-workers.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to work extended hours on all shifts- including weekends and holidays.
  • Must adhere to all Kraft Policies as stated in the Employee Handbook and follow internal Kraft Heinz Procedures.

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Medical.
  • Dental.
  • Vision.
  • 401K
  • Additional perks:  Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- etc.
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.
  • Starting Pay $22.35/Hour
  • Non-Union (FOIP) Field Operations Incentive Plant.

Work Schedule:

  • Second Shift
    • 1pm – 9pm (Tuesday – Saturday)

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • 206 employees
  • Non Union Plant
  • Shifts:
    • First Shift: 5am – 1pm
    • Second Shift: 1pm – 9pm
    • Third Shift: 9pm – 5am
  • Plant History:
    • J.L. Kraft purchased the Phenix Cheese Company in 1928- only 25 years after selling cheese to grocers in Chicago from his horse drawn wagon.
    • In 1929- approximately 90 employees in the Kraft-Phenix Cheese Plant in Beaver Dam produced 10 million pounds of Philadelphia Cream Cheese- Neufchatel- Camambert Cheeses- along with butter and sweet cream.
    • Separation technology- which allowed cream cheese to stay fresher much longer – going from 18 days to 120 days- was developed in Beaver Dam by Oscar J. Link in the 1940’s.
    • In the 1960’s the plant underwent a major remodeling to add additional cooler storage and dry storage. Kraft Heinz continues to invest in the Beaver Dam facility with state-of-the-art technologies in the cream cheese industry.

Community Overview:

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