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Boiler Operator

Company: The Kraft Heinz Company
Location: Champaign
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We're a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.

No matter the brand, we're united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we're transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion - and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen - there's only one thing to do: join our table and let's make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level - from entry-level intern to senior leader - to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners - to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz - which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You're expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level - and you'll be rewarded. You're given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won't do it alone. You're supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Job Description


The employee is responsible for the following duties:

  • Perform the duties of the Utilities department consistent with plant policy and standards with respect to product quality,

  • GMPs and safety.

  • Operate boilers, ammonia refrigeration system and compressed air system.

  • Participate and be active in the Process Safety Management (PSM) program.

  • The safe and efficient operation of boilers, compressors, condensers and all other equipment associated with the Utilities

  • department.

  • Monitor fire alarm panel, coordinate response team.

  • Ammonia evacuation.

  • Operate and maintain chilled water system.

  • Monitor chemical treatment for cooling towers and boiler water.

  • Preventive maintenance on all equipment associated with the Utilities department (i.e., air compressors, pumps, air

  • handler filters, cooler equipment, air handlers, steam system).

  • Disassemble, clean, inspect, repair and reassemble all equipment associated with the Utilities department.

  • Ammonia, HVAC and all refrigeration controls.

  • Utilities stockroom.

  • Exhaust fans (building).

  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

  • Position may include quality checks, including but not limited to, GMP, HACCP, and temp chart calibrations.

  • Know, understand, and comply with Kraft Food's Environmental Policy.

  • Reduce Kraft's Environmental footprint


High heat, extreme cold, outside building all seasons, inside building, working in confined spaces, restricted areas, may have need to wear respirator or SCBA equipment, working in environment where anhydrous ammonia fumes may be present.


  • Steam Boiler operation and refrigeration background required. Minimum of four years experience. Plus the following:

  • License in freon refrigeration repair

  • Freon refrigeration license on all window units, cabinet coolers, water fountains, refrigerators, all main plant freon refrigeration units steam boiler operation and maintenance

  • Must understand and have basic knowledge of the refrigeration and air conditioning cycle.

  • Operation and maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning compressors, including screw, vane and reciprocating

  • Operation and maintenance of evaporative condenser system

  • Knowledge in procedures for water treatment systems associated with boiler feed water, cooling towers and condensers

  • Operation and maintenance of compressed air equipment including reciprocating, screw and centrifugal

  • A thorough knowledge of boiler control instrumentation devices including pressure gauges and transmitting devices, flow

  • Meters, temperature gauges and transmitters, combustion control, feedwater control and safety devices.


Champaign Plant

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

Keywords: The Kraft Heinz Company, Champaign , Boiler Operator, Other , Champaign, Illinois

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