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General information

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

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 21-Jul-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Lunchables Back & Front Service Operator

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Lunchables Back & Front Service Operator to work at our processing facility in Avon- NY.  Ideal candidates must be safety and quality orientated and willing to actively participate 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.  Currently hiring for second and third shift positions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Quality testing and record keeping duties of this position make it necessary for the operator to read- write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
  • Candidates must be available to work all shifts including second- third & weekends- holidays and overtime (over 8 hours daily and over 40 hours within a week).
  • Prior manufacturing experience is preferred

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Up to $1000.00 Signing Bonus!
  • $16.10/hour- plus:
    • A $.30 shift differential for those working on second shift.
    • A $.40 shift differential for those who working on third shift.
    • Daily Overtime for work performed in excess of 8 hours
    • Daily Double Time for work performed in excess of 12 hours
  • We are pleased to offer a variety of benefits options including:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account
    • Additional perks: (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Company paid Life Insurance- Company paid Short-term disability

Work Schedule:

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

Plant & Community Overview:

  • Over 250 employees
  • 1st- 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities
  • Union Plant- represented by Teamsters Local 118
  • Brief history of plant:

Our plant was established in 1906. Today- the facility manufacturers various Lunchables and Cool Whip products. Some fun facts about our plant are:

  • Sole producer of Cool Whip (tubs) for all of North America
  • Once a manufacturer of frozen produce (Birdseye)- the facility counts with a giant cooler space.
  • Ammonia systems size is approximately 95-000 lbs.
  • 493-000 sq. ft. production space on a 67 acre site.
  • Products: Cool Whip- Lunchables

Community Overview:

Avon is a town in Livingston County- New York- United States. The town is bordered on the north by the town of Rush- New York in Monroe County. Avon is south of Rochester. The population was 7-146 at the 2010 census. The town is named after the river Avon. The town has a village within it also called Avon.

Welcome to Avon:  https://www.avon-ny.org/index_town.html

Job Overview:

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

'The people who work at Kraft make the job fun! [Employee Testimonial]' says a current Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee) - Avon- NY

'It’s a good job overall because of the money and benefits. [Employee Testimonial]' says a current Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee) - Avon- NY

Responsibilities & Duties:

A Back Service/Front Service position in the Lunchables Department will be responsible for maintaining Lunchables products.  This involves providing raw materials to the lines.  All done within specific Quality/GMP procedures.   Follow the plant safety rules.

Employee will be responsible for ensuring the integrity and quality of product by verification with the production schedule and the Bill of Materials.  Provide the appropriate materials for production based on the SKU being ran from the production schedule.    Employee will be accountable for paperwork and making sure that the paperwork is correct and maintained.  Employee will sign-off paperwork- verifying that the material is correct and that the code date is correct (through checks with bill of materials and production schedule.  Labeling of raw materials for returning to storage areas.    Employee will be expected to rotate from position on a daily/weekly basis.

Consideration will be given to individual qualifications and seniority in making the final selection among applicants for this job.  Applicants must be willing to work any shift- maintain work area in compliance with plant rules and practices of safety- conduct- sanitation- good housekeeping and quality. All Production Workers may also perform additional duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Employee responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining a clean- neat orderly workstation.
  • Ability to read a line schedule- production schedule- and bill of materials after training is complete.
  • Employee must be able to stand for the duration of the shift.
  • Employee must have hand eye coordination.
  • Understanding the process of requesting and returning materials.
  • Basic understanding of QCDSM and how it affects the daily production work environment.
  • Basic understanding of OEE and its uses.
  • Stay late to complete end of shift paperwork and removal of raw and finished goods.
  • Follow the raw material limit guidelines for production

EEO Policy

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

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