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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!

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: 17-Sep-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Kraft Heinz Company 

Springfield- MO

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Skilled Electrician to work at our facility in Springfield- MO.  Ideal candidates must be motivated to work in a team-orientated- fast-paced environment.  This position requires individuals to perform duties in a food manufacturing environment following strict quality and safety standards.   

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Basic math- reading- and communication
  • Ability to adjust to temperature changes (lower 40s to upper 90s); can be in hot/humid               or cool environment depending on assigned job tasks
  • Prior manufacturing experience is preferred 

EEO Policy  

Kraft Heinz is an EO employer – Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled and other protected categories 

Benefits & Compensation Overview: 

We offer a variety of benefits including:

  • 4 Medical Plan options
  • 3 Dental Plan options
  • 2 Vision Plan options
  • 401k with matching contributions
  • Additional perks:  Company Paid Life Insurance Policy- Paid Parental Leave- Short-Term    & Long-Term Disability plans- Wellbeing Program- Employee Assistance Program- Pet Insurance- plus other additional benefits.
  • Vacation starting from date of hire
  • $29.00 - $31.75 per hour- plus shift differential for second and third shifts 
  • FOIP (Field Operations Incentive Plan) – Bonus Plan

Work Schedule: 

We are a 24/7 facility offering both 8-hour and 10-hour shifts as well as 12-hour rotating shifts.  Work schedule is dependent on position. 

Plant & Community Overview: 

             Plant Overview: 

  • Over 1-000 employees make up the team at the Springfield facility.
  • A variety of cheese products (Sliced/Chunk/Shred)- and pasta Mac & Cheese meals are    produced at this location.   

Community Overview: 

Welcome to the birthplace of Route 66!  Springfield- MO combines a small-town vibe with the energy of a college town and amenities of a big city. With an attractive cost of living and strong local economy- Springfield is well-positioned to continue its reliable growth.  Residents enjoy four distinct seasons and a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities including cycling- fishing- and hiking.  The city is also host to the Springfield Cardinals- the Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.  Springfield is also only 40 miles north of the fun tourist city of Branson- MO!  No matter what your interests are- Springfield has everything: fantastic food- shopping- and adventure – this community offers it all!  https://www.springfieldchamber.com/

Job Overview: 

Are you ready to join a team with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands?  With Kraft Heinz- you can create your career and make a difference!  If you’re passionate like us and ready to build on a storied legacy- we welcome you to be a part of our team.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs the assigned preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Complete preventative maintenance tasks to the specification listed on the preventative maintenance task list.
  • Execute follow-up workorders for repairs that are found during a preventative maintenance task.
  • Complete root cause failure analysis on equipment breakdowns.
  • Carry out the development and provide information to improve the preventative maintenance plans.
  • Execute planned equipment rebuilds/PM activities across the department.

·Prepare and maintain control wiring diagrams and equipment troubleshooting.

·Execute Conditional Based Maintenance CBM scans of plant Buss-Ducts- transformers- equipment panels and MCC panels.

·Execute develop and modify PLC programs for troubleshooting and improvements.

·Execute and maintain Data systems to include HMI Human Machine Interface and laptops.

·Execute any recommendation or implementation of continuous improvement on equipment- electrical/electronic components- and system design to improve line effectiveness & equipment reliability.

  • Execute and configuration of calibrations for all forms of electrical and pneumatic process equipment i.e. X-Ray- Metal Detector- Chart Recorder and checkweigher.
  • Support PLC systems and maintains up-to-date library of all PLC programs (Asset Center).
  • Help maintenance leadership with equipment bill of materials.
  • Support maintenance leadership with spare parts inventory levels for plant equipment.
  • Provide training for other associates (technical or production) as needed.
  • Support and maintain positive rapport with customers- suppliers- contractors and 3rd party associates.
  • Support and participant on assigned teams and support team decisions.
  • Required to carry a company phone and respond to emergency calls.
  • Expected to provide coverage for peers on vacation- training- sick and meetings.
  • Required to utilize the SAP system to document daily activities.
  • Position requires the ability to communicate ideas/facts clearly and concisely.
  • Will use a computer to communicate and complete job task using SAP and Microsoft Office business applications.
  • Required to perform mechanical maintenance tasks as directed.
  • Accountable for the SRMP (Safety Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the Springfield SRMP accountability document.
  • Accountable for the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the Springfield QRMP accountability document.
  • Accountable for the Safety- Health and Environmental systems and operational standards to ensure compliance as it is outlined in our policies/procedures and processes.


  • Minimum of 2 years of industrial electrical machining troubleshooting equipment- components and parts.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Performs bending- squatting- kneeling- sorting- ascending and descending; and moves up to 50 pounds; holds and grips object; must possess manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment and disassemble and reassemble equipment.

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