Production Associate II

The Kraft Heinz Company Springfield , MO 65802

Posted 2 weeks ago

As one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic master brands like Heinz, Kraft and Planters. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like DEVOUR and Primal Kitchen. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.

Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.

Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you're passionate like us -- and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there's one thing to do join us.

Job Description

Kraft Heinz Company

Springfield, MO

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Production Associate II to work at our facility in Springfield, MO. Ideal candidates must be motivated to work in a team-orientated, fast-paced environment. This position requires individuals to perform duties in a food manufacturing environment following strict quality and safety standards.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Basic math, reading, and communication

  • Ability to adjust to temperature changes (lower 40s to upper 90s); can be in hot/humid or cool environment depending on assigned job tasks

  • Prior manufacturing experience is preferred

EEO Policy

Kraft Heinz is an EO employer - Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled and other protected categories


Benefits & Compensation Overview:

We offer a variety of benefits including:

  • 4 Medical Plan options

  • 3 Dental Plan options

  • 2 Vision Plan options

  • 401k with matching contributions

  • Additional perks: Company Paid Life Insurance Policy, Paid Parental Leave, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability plans, Wellbeing Program, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, plus other additional benefits.

  • Vacation starting from date of hire

  • $21.62 - $22.72 per hour, plus shift differential for second and third shifts

  • FOIP (Field Operations Incentive Plan) - Bonus Plan

Work Schedule:

We are a 24/7 facility offering both 8-hour and 10-hour shifts as well as 12-hour rotating shifts. Work schedule is dependent on position.

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Over 1,000 employees make up the team at the Springfield facility.
  • A variety of cheese products (Sliced/Chunk/Shred), and pasta Mac & Cheese meals are produced at this location.

Community Overview:

Welcome to the birthplace of Route 66! Springfield, MO combines a small-town vibe with the energy of a college town and amenities of a big city. With an attractive cost of living and strong local economy, Springfield is well-positioned to continue its reliable growth. Residents enjoy four distinct seasons and a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities including cycling, fishing, and hiking. The city is also host to the Springfield Cardinals, the Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. Springfield is also only 40 miles north of the fun tourist city of Branson, MO! No matter what your interests are, Springfield has everything: fantastic food, shopping, and adventure - this community offers it all! https://www.springfieldchamber.com/

Job Overview:

Are you ready to join a team with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands? With Kraft Heinz, you can create your career and make a difference! If you're passionate like us and ready to build on a storied legacy, we welcome you to be a part of our team.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains proper line speeds.

  • Reports and/or corrects unsafe acts or conditions.

  • Maintains Kraft quality standards by checking quality of seals, code date, labels, packaging of product, weights, odor, color, temperature of product, etc.

  • Record keeping as required on manual, computer, and other systems.

  • Ensures that housekeeping and Kraft quality standards are maintained in the work area.

  • Must be able to perform line production duties at each station.

  • Performs a variety of maintenance-type functions such as change-overs, set-ups, minor maintenance and adjustments, lubrication, etc.

  • Relieves other personnel as needed.

  • Understands and accepts Total Quality culture and is supportive of plant and departmental team goals and vision. Become active in SQDCM meetings.

  • Conducts SQCDM meetings.

  • Ability to learn and demonstrate proficiency in Quality Suite and OEE applications.

  • Performs other duties as directed by the Line Leader.

  • Performs sanitation duties as needed or requested.

  • Perform/Support TPM functions when required.

  • Must maintain processing equipment by utilizing the IL6S system and settings.

  • Must attend daily Oscar meetings.

  • Performs variety of maintenance-type tasks such as change-overs, set-ups, pit stops, minor maintenance and adjustments, lubrication, etc.

  • Will be required to be involved in improvement opportunities (IL6S) teams.

  • Accountable for the Safety, Health and Environmental systems and operational standards to ensure compliance as it is outlined in our policies/procedures and processes.

  • Accountable for the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the Springfield QRMP accountability document.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge:Basic math, reading and communication.

  • Working Environment: Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general production environment. Subject to cooler temperatures inside the Filling room.

Qualifications:

  • Able to acquire Fork Truck License.

Physical Requirements:

  • Performs bending, squatting, kneeling, reaching to both ground level and overhead

  • Lifts, carries, pushes, pulls; move up to 50 pounds

  • Holds and grips objects; must possess manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment, disassemble, and reassemble equipment.

Location(s)

Springfield Plant

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

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