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2nd Shift and 3rd Shift Forklift Operator (starting $21.16/hr plus shift premium)

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

Job Description:

General information

All posting locations: Champaign, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 20-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79598

Description & Requirements

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Coverage.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave Programs.
  • Additional perks: Pet Insurance, (EAP) Employee Assistance Program, other Employee Discounts.
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.
  • Shift Premium of $.75/hr on 2nd shift and $1.00/hr on 3rd shift
  • Hourly Bonus Program.

    Work Schedule:

    Flexible scheduling, 8-hour workday with possible overtime.

    Employees may work weekends and holidays.

    Only 2nd and 3rd shift positions available

    Plant & Community Overview:

    Plant Overview:

    The Champaign, IL plant is the flagship plant in the Kraft Heinz organization and the largest volume producing plant in North America.
    • Established in 1963
    • Home to over 1000 employees, 3 8-hour shifts, 3 core departments
    • Products made include Kraft macaroni and cheese, Miracle Whip, Kraft salad dressings, Ketchup, Primal Kitchen, and A-1 steak sauce.
    • Community Overview: Welcome to our Champaign, IL community!

      Job Overview:

      Are you ready to join a team that produces quality products that are amongst over 50 household brands in the U.S.? This is a place for you to create your career and make a difference!

      Joining the Champaign team is a great way to grow your skills, develop your abilities and delight consumers every day. We are currently seeking energetic and driven individuals to join our team.

      Responsibilities & Duties:

      • Documentation of pertinent information where required.
      • Keeping area clean and orderly.
      • Sanitation, as required, in processing and packaging areas.
      • Comply with all company policies and general safety rules while performing duties.
      • Know, understand, and comply with Kraft Heinz Environmental Policy.
      • Responsible for wearing proper PPE, complying with all safety training, policies and procedures, and reporting any unsafe safety conditions to a Supervisor/ Management
      • Participate and collaborates in meetings.
      • Training others and filling in for other positions as assigned.
      • Participate in the QRMP audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions.
      • Oversee and lead the implementation of the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the plant accountability list.
      • Perform other duties incidental to job as assigned by supervisor.


        Qualifications:

        • HS Diploma preferred.
        • Prefer experience in production/ manufacturing- but will train the right candidates.
        • Safe work habits.
        • Maintain an excellent attendance record / adherence to attendance policy.
        • Promotes teamwork.
        • Attention to detail to avoid and/or identify errors.
        • Good organizational skills.
        • Able to operate a fork truck - Kraft Heinz will train.
        • Able to perform tasks from start to finish with minimal supervision.
        • Able to work flexible schedule when needed.
        • Able to lift up to 50lbs.
        • Able to safely work at heights.
        • Able to stand for extended periods of time.
        • Able to understand & follow instructions.
        • Able to operate a computer.
        • Excellent oral & written communication skills.


          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 NATAI@kraftheinz.com.

Keywords: Kraft-Heinz, Champaign , 2nd Shift and 3rd Shift Forklift Operator (starting $21.16/hr plus shift premium), Human Resources , Champaign, Illinois

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