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: Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 08 - Production Planning

Date Published: 25-May-2020

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

At Heinz Wattie’s we take great pride in our reputation for providing quality- nutritious foods to consumers around the globe.  We are proud to be part of the Kraft Heinz Company and together are revolutionising the food industry – we are dedicated to being the best food company- powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities- leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete.

We require four Shift Electricians for our King Street Site. These positions are an integral part of our Electrical Engineering team that will provide World Class maintenance. 

What we require from you:

  • Perform planned and unplanned maintenance- and electrical support to production.
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with all Heinz Wattie's Food Safety- Environmental- Health and Safety and Ethical and Human Resources policies- programs and goals.
  • To uphold the Heinz values and to work in a way that contributes to the Company’s vision
  • Carrying out emergency- preventative & corrective maintenance on equipment to achieve world class line efficiency. 
  • Support to Production Departments and Site Services. 
  • Liaison with and support to Maintenance Technicians- Shift Fitters- calibration technicians- contractors and Project electricians.
  • Work within the Maximo System inputting labour- creating work orders- withdrawing inventory.
  • Achieve departmental KPIs (refer to quality balanced score card)
  • Reduce the potential for customer complaints across all associated categories. 
  • Adhere to MAF regulations where applicable
  • Environmental- Health & Safety
  • Demonstrate role model behaviour in following company Health and Safety policy- and consistently reinforce to team members. 
  • Contribute to achieving business sustainability targets through efficient use and disposal of water- gas- electricity and solid waste.
  • Identify & action hazards 

What we offer:

  • A stepping stone role to future management roles if desired.
  • The true ownership to influence the success of the World’s 5th largest food company
  • A challenging environment where no two days are the same and that you’ll be challenged each and every day
  • On-going opportunities for you to grow and develop within our thriving organization.
  • Competitive remuneration

Kraft Heinz is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

**Only people who are eligible to work in New Zealand or who are certain they can gain eligibility through immigration processes should apply. Evidence will be required.

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