General information

All posting locations: Winchester, Virginia, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 01-Feb-2023

Ref #: R-65850

Description & Requirements


Work with all departments to meet or surpass the plant’s safety goals. Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures. Starts up- operators- and shuts down secondary packaging equipment- ARPAC- bar coders- Video jets- and conveying systems.  Changes and threads film.  Stacks off cases onto pallets when the line to palletizer stops. Monitors mechanical operations of equipment- un-jams machines- helps troubleshoot and notifies technician and/or Coordinator of issues. Perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Monitors quality issues; performs and records audits on pouch and box code legibility and correctness- weights- seals- and straws.  Calibrates Check weigher every hour. Communicates with Material Handler to ensure adequate quantities of correct packaging materials are on the line. Maintains good housekeeping- and performs Mini cleans and CIP’s. Provides input toward team development and participates in Green Room process improvement meetings. Follows Safety- Good Manufacturing Practices- and Dress Code policies. Provide support in the filler room during CIP. Have knowledge of OEE and the Hertzler program. Performs other duties as assigned.

This position also has accountability for QRMP standards as outlined in the Winchester Kraft Heinz QRMP accountability document.

COMPETENCIES/ABILITIES:  These are key observable/measurable skills- knowledge and behaviors required that contribute to successful performance in the position. (e.g.- drive for results- customer focus- etc.).

1.  Safety Awareness – Being aware of conditions that affect employee safety.

2.  Quality Orientation – Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved- no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

3.  Adaptability – Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures- processes- requirements- or cultures.

4.  Teamwork/Collaboration – Working effectively with team/work group or those outside the formal line of authority (e.g.- peers- senior managers) to accomplish organizational goals; taking actions that respect the needs and contributions of others; contributing to and accepting the consensus; subordinating own objectives to the objectives of the organization or team.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Understand and follow company and site policies and procedures on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's)- Hold Tags- HACCP- USDA- Foreign Objects- Safety and Security.

WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job- the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Personal Protective Equipment  While performing the duties of this job- the employee is frequently required to wear appropriate company-issued safety and GMP equipment- including:  steel toe shoes that are also slip resistant- hearing protection- bump cap- and other personal protective equipment.

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.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.