Full Job Description
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.
Benefits & Compensation Overview:
Starting Pay: $24.90
11 Paid Holidays per Year
Full time employees receiving free Health/Dental/Vision benefits
2ND (M-F 3:30PM – 12:00 AM)
Opportunity for either daily or weekend overtime
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!
Responsibilities & Duties:
Must meet all requirements of mechanic.
Performs preventative maintenance, normal maintenance, and emergency and normal repairs on plant equipment and utilities and facilities as required or needed.
Fabricate and install various pieces of equipment and rebuild equipment as necessary. Perform pipe fitting, plumbing, electrical, electronic, installations and repairs with other mechanics. Performs all tasks in a safe and efficient manner.
Ensure quality product is produced and continuous improvement.
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 troubleshooting.
History of work should include packaging equipment and various types of drives including mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic.
Specialized Job Knowledge or Experience Skill Level:
Must be able to identify problems with machines and report to management.
Able to research drawings and manuals for repair parts.
60% of work will be production-related in overseeing and repair.
30% assist other mechanics on various repairs. 5% troubleshooting or problem-solving. 5% miscellaneous welding, machining, and drilling.
Intermittent heavy exertion (lifting, hauling, pushing, carrying, pulling, walking, climbing, etc.)
A high degree of concentration on production machinery and line flow. 30% simple problem-solving.
Continual application of reasoning, logic and common sense.
Attention span and temperament must allow an individual to work on problems until solved. 75% high degree of visual inspection required to aid in troubleshooting and preventive maintenance on all production equipment.
Must be knowledgeable of the causes of equipment and product loss.
Total awareness of unsafe equipment and conditions.
Know all lockout/tag-out procedures.
Must be aware of jogging and timing procedures when lockout/tag out is not feasible.
Color vision required.
Ability to read from 1/32” to 8” high.
Close visual acuity necessary.
High school or GED diploma (College or Associates degree preferred)
Fluent in English or bilingual English/Spanish (written, orally and reading)1-3+ years of Maintenance Food Manufacturing experience4+ years of Maintenance Manufacturing experience
Standing 8 hours shifts
Environment temperature can fluctuate
Plant environment would have a 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 is done at normal room temperature. Medium amount of work is wet and dirty conditions
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity