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General information

All posting locations: Mason City, Iowa, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 19-May-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Maintenance Lead

Kraft Heinz Company 

Mason City- IA

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking Maintenance Lead to work at our production facility in Mason City- IA.  Ideal candidates must be safety and quality orientated and be willing to work in a team orientated- fast paced work environment.  

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical background and electrical- mechanical or automation experience

 Benefits & Compensation Overview: 

  • Medical- Dental- Vision – we offer a variety of benefit plans to choose from
  • 401(k) 
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account
  • Also:  Company paid Life Insurance- Company paid Short-term Disability- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program and Pet Insurance 
  • Starting rate of $32.07/hour 
  • Starting with 4 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Retention Bonus:  New hires will receive a $3000 Retention Bonus at the completion of 12 months of service.

Work Schedule: 

  • Core schedule is 40 hours per week- M-F
  • Works overtime as required
  • Flexibility to adjust shift schedule to work with employees on other shifts as required

Job Overview: 

This employee will own results for technical training of the team- defect handling system- execution of the 52-week plan and MRO costs for the process. This employee will actively participate in annual planning- weekly PDCA meetings- daily level 2 meetings. 

This employee will coach and develop the maintenance capability of teams by serving as a technical coach and resource- spends time on the floor gathering information on breakdowns- defects- and work order completion over the past 24 hours. Works to continuously improve the routes and action plans by surrounding CBM and improve the content and standardization of Bill of Material (BOM). Works to continuously improve PM work instructions- task list- checklist- maintenance planning- scheduling and kitting- strategies- and orders parts as necessary to support maintenance activities.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform all aspects of mechanical- electrical and preventative types of maintenance on various high-speed and packaging machinery
  • Trouble shooting
  • Read electrical prints and perform basic wiring up to 480 volts
  • Prioritize PM and AM activities with the weekly schedule
  • Understands principle centered coaching leadership and humble questioning
  • Coaching and qualifying aspects of AM and PM activities with employees within the process
  • Organize and execute duties as directed by the owner of the process
  • Actively participate in team goal setting/implementation to ensure that we are a low cost- high quality producer
  • Ensure quality of our products and workplace by following all procedures and guidelines.
  • Comply with all established GMP- HACCP guidelines- Housekeeping responsibilities and QRMP operating procedures
  • Flexibility to adjust schedule to work with employees from all shifts as required
  • Works overtime as necessary
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

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

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