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Benefits & Compensation Overview:
11 Paid Holidays per Year
Full time employees receiving free Health/Dental/Vision benefits
- 1ST shift – Flexible Morning shifts is needed
Opportunity for either daily or weekend overtime
Flexible rotation between first shift and second shift
Plant & Community Overview:
Union plant employing about 245 employees across 3 shifts
Kraft Heinz Claussen Pickles is the only manufacturing location in the world that produces Claussen brand pickles. Founded in 1870 by CF Claussen & Sons.
Kraft-Heinz Claussen Pickles is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all of our employees, while also meeting our obligations to preserve the environment.
Kraft Heinz Claussen Pickles Plant is located in Woodstock, IL; and it is an integral part of the Woodstock community
Kraft Heinz Claussen Pickles is excited to help you start your career today!
Responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting a variety of HVAC and ammonia equipment ; Must be able to work independently and/or with a team to provide maintenance repairs and conduct preventative maintenance on facility equipment.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Must meet all requirements of mechanic.
Performs preventative maintenance, normal maintenance, and emergency and normal repairs on plant equipment, utilities and facilities as required or needed.
General knowledge of maintenance safety programs and standards.
General mechanical aptitude and knowledge of all hand and power tools.
Basic machine shop knowledge on lathe, drill, mill and grinder.
Basic industrial electrical knowledge and trouble shooting.
History of work should include packaging equipment and various types of drives including mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic.
Specialized Job Knowledge or Experience Skill Level:
Able to read, interpret, and understand applicable hydraulic blueprints and schematics.
Able to troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, and steam systems.
Able to set up and operate necessary equipment related to job function.
Know all lock out/tag out procedures. Must be aware of jogging and timing procedures when lock out/tag out is not feasible.
Perform preventative maintenance checks on equipment and facilities; Troubleshoot equipment and facilities problems and repair facility equipment such as, but not limited to HVAC and associated equipment.
Perform maintenance on ammonia systems and follow Kraft Heinz policies outlined in PSM program.
Able to perform plumbing repairs throughout the plant.
Able to repair and perform preventative maintenance to compressors and associated pneumatic systems.
Be able to perform water testing for Cooling towers and associated water treatment systems.
Responsible for maintaining operator logs associated with ammonia operations and PSM program.
Color vision required.
Ability to read from 1/32” to 8” high.
Close visual acuity necessary.
Associates degree in a maintenance-related field or a minimum of three (3) years manufacturing maintenance experience required.
Fluent in English or bilingual English/Spanish (written, orally and reading)
Standing 8 hours shifts
Environment temperature can fluctuate
Plant environment would have strong smell of vinegar and/or spices
Physical Demand Classification (PDC:
Reaching, handling, fingering, high repetitive, twisting , turning.
Physical requirements include strength to install motors - pumps and correct use of tools.
Most work done at normal room temperature. Medium amount of work is wet and dirty conditions
Employee will also be responsible to attend and participate in the requested training for ammonia operators and must be able to conform to standards outlined in Process Safety Management (PSM) associated with ammonia equipment and controls .
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity