General information

All posting locations: Muscatine, Iowa, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 18-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-81516

Description & Requirements

Maintenance Coordinator

Kraft Heinz Company

Muscatine, IA

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Maintenance Coordinator to work at our facility in Muscatine, IA.  Ideal candidates must be safety and quality orientated and be willing to work in a team orientated, fast paced work environment.  The Maintenance Coordinator provides support and direction to the maintenance organization. Team members in this position will be responsible for processing maintenance notifications in SAP pertaining to repairs, preventive maintenance, and other servicing related activities. Maintain records related to business practices and regulation. Provides reports to all business units. Works closely with the Maintenance Supervisor and Team leads to identify the parts and labor required to complete tasks. scheduling of maintenance activities. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Follows all safety policies and procedures; participates with the team to achieve safety goals and supports QRMP.

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 depending on how you chose what is best for you, but what is offered are:

  • Medical.
  • Dental.
  • Vision.
  • Additional perks:  Pet Insurance, (EAP) Employee Assistance Program, Company paid Life Insurance, Company paid Short-term disability
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.
  • A shift differential for those who work second or third shift.

Work Schedule:

1st Shift work schedule. Must be able to work overtime when needed.

  • 1st shift – Mon – Fri, 7am – 4pm

**Start times can slightly vary**

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Over 300 employees
  • Original Construction 1892​
  • 2nd Heinz Plant - First west of Mississippi.​
  • Opening in 1893 as Heinz Pickling Works.
  • First Products: Sauerkraut, Horseradish, Pickles​
  • 1895 started Tomato Processing
  • Current Products: Ketchups, L&P, Heinz Homestyle Gravy, Single Serve Ketchup, 57 Sauce, and BBQ Sauces

Community Overview:

Welcome to Muscatine, IA:  Muscatine, IA - Official Website - Official Website

Job Overview:

Are you ready to work at HJ Heinz’s longest operating facility and 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 difference!

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Reviews all work requests
  • Works with stockroom personnel to verify availability of parts and materials
  • Routes the work order for approval
  • Manages and reports the work order backlog using SAP
  • Prepares a draft schedule weekly for the coming week based on work order priority, carry-over work to be continues, etc., using SAP
  • Routes schedule for input/approval by the Production Manager and Maintenance Supervisors
  • Maintain plant and equipment records of maintenance actions; distributes reports and other documentation as required by plant policies and procedures using SAP
  • Schedules and participates in regular work forecast
  • Completes work orders closeout documentation
  • Prepares requisitions for on-site contractor support, and ensures policy adherence during on-site activities
  • Additional assignments as needed and given by Management
  • Create PM schedule weekly for assigned area
  • Participate in rail meetings for assigned area
  • Create Part numbers in structure
  • Add created part numbers into SAP
  • Update equipment BOM’s for accuracy
  • Request quotes from vendors on parts
  • Plan weekend/shutdown work for assigned area
  • Work with OEM on trouble shooting, updates, and any other info needed
  • Manage and report Maintenance KPI’s
  • Sourcing parts from other factories as needed (working with the storeroom)
  • Kitting parts
  • Coordinating 3rd party services
  • Meet with area managers to schedule work
  • Clerical work for maintenance trainings to be sent to HR
  • Present Training for maintenance department
  • SAP onboarding training for new hires
  • Set up HR Mini master for new hires in SAP
  • LOTO training as needed
  • Manage the scheduling and tracking of Maintenance training program
  • Will assist management in providing weekend coverage
  • Coordinate activities and provide direction to assigned area when Area Supervisor is unavailable.


  • High school diploma (an Associate’s degree is preferred)
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of employees
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment – must include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and demonstrated skills in database management and recordkeeping
  • SAP experience is preferred
  • 2+ years of similar experience
  • Must be able to exercise discretion and judgment because of access to confidential information


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