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Maintenance Line Technician (Starting wage - $29.80/hr))

Company: Kraft-Heinz
Location: Beaver Dam
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

General information

All posting locations: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 19-Mar-2024

Ref #: R-74671

Description & Requirements

This position is responsible for the operation of plant production lines to achieve the target line efficiency and provide direction to the employees working on those lines. The employee should be familiar with all production equipment to the extent that he/she can make adjustments, repairs, and perform routine maintenance on the lines. The employee monitors all areas within their process to ensure that a quality product is produced to supply customer demands in a safe working environment. The employee awarded this position should be flexible and able to work extended hours and/or weekend work as necessary to cover business needs as well as some adjustment to shift/hours.

Primary Role and Responsibilities

  • Enforce compliance with all company policies, safety rules and GMP's
  • Provide leadership, direction, and assistance to employees in all phases of line processes; including production, sanitation, maintenance and quality
  • Responsible for routine repairs and on-line adjustments
  • Responsible for daily inspection checklists of equipment in assigned area
  • Assist in accident investigations as needed
  • Be the leaders in modifications to machines, methods, or processes, which will result in efficient, lower cost, quality production
  • Write necessary maintenance work orders for improvements beyond scope of expertise, such as electrical and utilities
  • Monitor, understand, and assist in all operations of the process on a continued basis to maximize production, minimize downtime, and ensure product quality
  • Perform required line setups, start-ups, changeovers, and shutdowns
  • Lubricate line equipment according to standard operating methods and frequencies
  • Create/update routine preventative maintenance plans in SAP and monitor maintenance performance measures
  • Perform major overhauls as needed
  • Perform PM01, PM02, and Work Orders as scheduled
  • Continuously improve various maintenance related skills
  • Continuously obtain new skills as technology dictates
  • Maintain a working knowledge of mechanical resources available, to include Vendors, Engineers, Outside Technicians/Experts
  • Provide break coverage for employees when required
  • Organize, update and maintain Bill of Materials in SAP and storeroom future state
  • Obtain necessary information to complete order form for needed parts
  • Ensure the proper packaging supplies are available for the shift
  • Complete time entry in Line Technician Schedule Log
  • Communicate all important information to Supervisor and Line Technician on the following shift
  • Utilize plant data systems, emails, and Tech bulletins
  • Participate in recycling effort
  • Maintain proper housekeeping standards in maintenance shop and packaging lines
  • Must hold valid Fork Truck License
  • Conduct effective Green Room Meetings as assigned
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management or required by business needs
  • Must progress through the Line Mechanic progress program to advance to Maintenance Class IV - Line Mechanic
  • Support Plant Quality Systems
  • Responsible to follow FSQ requirements such as GMP's and other daily/job specific duties to support QRMP.

    Additional Education/Certification/Skills:

    English Language Skills - Able to speak, read, and write

    • Thursday-Saturday & every other Wednesday 5pm to 5am OR 3rd shift: 9pm to 5am available
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds per NIOSH lifting equation and utilize plant approved safe lifting practices for over 50 pounds
    • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (extended hours, including weekends and holidays when required)
    • Must perform job duties efficiently and safely
    • Must be able to work in a team environment
    • Must successfully complete the Mechanical Skills Assessment
    • Must display strong leadership ability, interpersonal skills, and mechanical aptitude
    • Must adhere to all Kraft Heinz policies as stated in the Employee Handbook and follow all internal Kraft procedure

      About Us

      Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We're on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

      Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We're proud of where we've been - and even more thrilled about where we're headed - as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

      Why Us

      We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures - as we work together to lead the future of food.

      Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we're growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

      Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact

Keywords: Kraft-Heinz, Fond du Lac , Maintenance Line Technician (Starting wage - $29.80/hr)), Professions , Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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