About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Albany, Minnesota, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 15-Sep-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Medical.
  • Dental.
  • Vision.
  • Additional perks:  Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Company Paid Life Insurance- Company Paid Short-term Disability- Paid Parental Leave.
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.
  • 401K with company match.
  • $26.50/hour.
  • $0.50 shift differential for those who working on second or third shift.
  • Non-Union (FOIP) Field Operations Incentive Plant.

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Around 70 employees
  • Non-Union Plant
  • Plant opened in 1936
  • Facility size – 83-800 Sq. Ft.
  • Service 25 countries internationally and in the United States
  • Products: spray dry cheese powder- dry blend powders- semi-soft cheese
  • Currently run 4 areas of production – 2 spray dryers- dry blend- semi-soft

Community Overview:

Welcome to Albany:  https://ci.albany.mn.us/

Job Overview:

The Maintenance Mechanic position is responsible for maintaining equipment and the facility to keep it in working order.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance (PM’s) on equipment.
  • Make necessary repairs and adjustments on machines and equipment to minimize downtime and maximize equipment efficiency.
  • Monitor equipment status and when necessary participate in equipment overhauls.
  • Analyzes equipment to improve efficiency- safety- and quality.
  • Maintain legible- neat and accurate records- documentation- reports.
  • Complete maintenance work orders as assigned.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and lubrication schedules.
  • Document work completion and part usage accurately.
  • Attend to emergency breakdowns and problems concerning safety.
  • Must demonstrate leadership skills and behavior to work effectively in a team.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the manager or maintenance planner.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of previous industrial experience in hydraulics- pneumatics- electrical- mechanical- and/or welding.
  • TIG welding experience preferred.
  • Strong planning- organizational- and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates must be available to work weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

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