General information

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

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 09-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-75714

Description & Requirements

Utilities Technician

(Stationary Engineer/HVAC Mechanic/ Ammonia Refrigeration Technician)

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Utilities Technician to work at our processing facility in Avon, NY.  Ideal candidates must be safety and quality-orientated and be willing to work in a team-orientated, fast-paced work environment. Under the direction of the Facility Maintenance and Engineering Manager, the Ammonia Refrigeration Technician is responsible for the safe, efficient, and reliable operation, maintenance, and monitoring of the plant ammonia/refrigeration, compressed air, process steam, steam plant heating, steam condensate, hot/cold water, HVAC, fire protection.

Minimum Qualifications:

·This job requires flexibility to work first, second, or third shifts, weekends, and holidays.

·Must have a working knowledge of refrigeration, steam generation, compressed air, and HVAC fields.

·Must be physically capable of wearing a gas mask and self-contained breathing apparatus.

·Must be capable of completing all lifting (100 lbs.), climbing, and other physical demands.

·CFC Certification - Type I & Type II: (Minimum) as defined by EPA.

·Steam/Refrigeration License preferred.

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

Why work for us?

At Kraft Heinz, we dream of becoming the best food company in the world, growing a better world. To accomplish our mission, we seek the best people, we support them in their career path to become the best. If you have a sincere passion for what you do, this is the place for you! Here are just a few great reasons to work for us:

  • Compensation $25.00 - $40.00 an hour (depending on experience and certifications), PLUS:
    • A $.75 shift differential for those who are working on the second shift.
    • A $1.00 shift differential for those who work on the third shift.
  • We invest in our Utilities employees to be the best in the industry. We do so by compensating them for the cost of obtaining the City of Rochester Steam Licenses S-1, S-2, and S-3 and the Refrigeration Licenses R-2,R-3, and R-4.
  • On an annual basis, we also offer the opportunity to attend a job-related Training Seminar with an industrial-recognized affiliate RETA or IIAR

Additional benefits:

  • Competitive Health, Vision, and Dental benefits
  • Company match 401(k) Plan
  • Company-paid Short Term Disability benefits.
  • Company-provided uniforms and work boots.
  • Company-provided tool allowance

Work Schedule:

Monday-Sunday (3 Shift 24 Hour Operation, variable based on business needs and assigned work)

Hourly range: $25-40 an hour (depending on experience and certifications)

  • A $.75 shift differential for those who are working on the second shift.
  • A $1.00 shift differential for those who work on the third shift.


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