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

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 13-May-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

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. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh- 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.

We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands- including Kraft- Oscar Mayer- Heinz- Philadelphia- Lunchables- Velveeta- Maxwell House- Capri Sun- Ore-Ida- Kool-Aid- Jell-O- Primal Kitchen- and Classico- among others. 

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 & 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.

Job Description

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Single Serve Shift Lead to work at our sauces processing facility in Fremont- OH.  The Single Serve Shift Lead is to act as the primary Production leader on the shop floor on the Single Serve side of the factory. This person will be expected to exhibit exemplary leadership and communication skills to drive the most efficient production operations possible. This person must know all facets and positions of the Single Serve shop floor to effectively support and troubleshoot across all production lines. Currently hiring for second shift. Starting Pay Rate $24.58 per hour.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Call off coverage and staffing of all Single Serve Production
    • This includes communicating and working with the Nurse for coverage.
    • Single Serve Production includes: DNS- Palletizing- Kitchen- Single Serve- etc.
  • Work closely with Line Techs- Quality and Supervision to help stage and administer changeovers across all Single Serve production lines.
    • Monitor and assist in line changeovers including the completion of necessary paperwork.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and support across all Production Lines to keep them running/operating as efficiently as possible.
  • Keeping lines supplied with glue- labels- film- etc.
  • Ensure the Quality of the product is being maintained across all lines by verifying that checks are being completed and everything is within specification/requirement.
  • Administer daily safety talks.
  • Actively participate in and lead the Shift Overlap Meetings.
  • Can assist with all job duties pertaining to start up- fill out and sanitation.
  • Act as a backup for breaks (relief) when absolutely needed.
  • Actively participate in projects and practice Continuous Improvement in all facets of the job. Support project planning and execution. 
  • Assist in data entry related to HOTS downtime tracking across all the Production Lines.
  • Continue to learn and grow- and help conduct training for other associates.
  • Support implementation of department ideas/suggestions.
  • Assist in the training- completion and auditing of the Oscar boards. Must be able to report out on results.
  • Re-sterilization of machines.
  • Bailing of cardboard when necessary.
  • Emptying of trash barrels when necessary.
  • Filling of film carts when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Candidates must be available to work all shifts including second- third & weekends and High school diploma or GED
  • Candidates must be available to work all shifts including weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to operate all Equipment/Processes in Single Serve area in accordance to all JSA’s
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • All other duties as assigned to support efficient plant operations
  • Perform all mandatory quality/production testing/checks and complete all related documentation and paperwork for department operations: Production- Quality- Safety- etc
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all other team members on other shifts- as necessary- to ensure coordination of all Production efforts and effectively operate as part of a team
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all employees on all shifts
  • Must be a leader with a good- healthy attitude
  • Conform to Kraft Heinz’s policy and procedures including- but not limited to:  Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)- Lock Out/Tag Out- HACCP check points- Kraft Heinz Quality Standards- Fall Protection- OSHA Regulations- and all others
  • Report and correct unsafe acts and conditions
  • Shall assist with sustaining a sanitary and clean environment during all phases of Production
  • Reports to Production Management and continually interacts with all hourly and salaried production/maintenance personnel in a professional manner

Location

Fremont Factory

EEO Policy

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

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package that includes:

  • Medical/Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Additional incentives:  Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Company paid Life Insurance- Company paid Short-term disability
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Over 300 employees
  • 1st- 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities
  • Union Facility represented by UFCW Local 75
  • Manufacture over 1 billion pounds of Ketchup annually
  • World’s Largest Ketchup Factory
  • Products: Ketchup- Chili Sauce- Cocktail Sauce

Community Overview:

Welcome to Fremont:  https://www.fremontohio.org

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