General information

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

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 16-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-81046

Description & Requirements

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking an Electrician to work at our processing facility in Lowville, NY. Successful candidates must be willing to supply improvements suggestions and ideas to help continue the success of our facility. Ideal individuals must be safety and quality orientated along with demonstrate adaptability and willingness to work in a team orientated, fast paced work environment. This position requires individuals to perform general production duties in a food manufacturing environment following strict quality and safety standards.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Available to work all shifts including second, third, weekends and holidays
  • Prior manufacturing experience is preferred
  • A Minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Previous work experience in the electrical field. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are necessary. Must have the ability to perform accurate work, have attention to detail and ability to function in a high performance work team.

EEO Policy

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

The company will review reasonable accommodations as required.

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

We offer a variety of benefits depending on how you chose what is best for you, but what is offered are:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Reimbursement Account/Health Savings Account.
  • Additional perks: Pet Insurance, (EAP) Employee Assistance Program, Company paid Life Insurance, Company paid Short-term disability
  • $30.71-40.25/hr
  • A $1.00 shift differential for second or and $1.25 shift differential for third shift.

Work Schedule:

Schedule is based on 7 days per week production.

Plant & Community Overview:

The Lowville plant produces the legendary Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Kraft String Cheese! Built in 1971, the facility is over 400,000 square feet and houses 18 production lines. Milk and cream is supplied by local farms. With over 500 employees, the plant is one of the largest employers in Lewis County.

For more information on the company or the community, visit or 

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Troubleshooting and operating equipment to reduce downtime.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance tasks on time as directed by maintenance planners.
  • Participate in the installation, startup, procuring and debugging of equipment.
  • Perform PLC, HMI and Process Control responsibilities, as well as knowledge of motor control centers.
  • Perform general electrical duties such as installing conduit and wiring motors. Install and trouble shoot instrumentation.
  • Support Plant Projects.
  • Successfully complete all required periodic plant and job specific training.
  • Participates as an active member in the PSM Team.
  • It is the responsibility of all employees to adhere to all site rules, and to all ways of working, and processes and procedures within that role
  • Position requires compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and Timely Period Work completion.
  • Ability to perform all sanitation duties.
  • Team participation is required.
  • All other duties as assigned.

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