Mechanical Speclst
Dover, DE 
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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

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 visionTo 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 dojoin us.

Job Description

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

Full Union benefits after completion of 90 day probation period. Benefits include:

  • Union sponsored Medical/Vision/Prescription
  • Dental
  • Company paid Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability options
  • 13 paid Holidays per year
  • Starting wage $29.51, plus shift differentials
  • 401K
  • Overtime available for extended shifts and weekend shifts

Plant & Community Overview:

  • 600+ employees includes Union Hourly, Non Union Hourly and Salary
  • 55 year history (Plant opened in 1964)
  • Primarily dry mix and pack
  • Onsite Bakery
  • 1,000,000 square feet under roof (27 acres)
  • 6 dedicated rail Spurs
  • 35 railcar staging positions
  • 19500 pallet spaces
  • 2 Unions: UFCW and IBT
  • Primary Brands: Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Country Time, Stove Top, Shake n Bake, Tang, Crystal Light, Minute, Bakers, Knox, Sure Jello

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Reports to a maintenance supervisor and interacts with all hourly and salaried maintenance and production personnel.
  • Quickly and accurately troubleshoot major plant and processing equipment problems.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance on plant and processing equipment.
  • Work with the maintenance supervisors in developing and implementing new ideas that will help drive improved productivity.
  • Ensure that all spare parts stocking levels are adequate to fully support all supported equipment.
  • Perform regular reviews of system performance, identifying problems and concerns and recommending and/or implementing technological changes to improve overall performance.
  • Position will be able to work on all mechanical jobs that have traditionally been performed by both the millwright and the pipe shop. They may be called to assist in the packaging areas as needed.
  • Position will be able to work on all mechanical jobs that have traditionally been performed by both the millwright and the pipe shop. They may be called to assist in the packaging areas as needed.
  • Actively participate in an aggressive self-development training program that
    • will be designed to dramatically increase one's technical proficiencies.

Qualifications:

  • Able to read and perform basic mathematical functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Basic computer skills such as keyboarding required.
  • Excellent customer service skills such as problem solving, timeliness, and follow-up required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of maintenance principles and practices and have the interpersonal and technical skills necessary to repair mechanical, electrical and instrumentation problems in a positive and professional manner.
  • Must be able to react to machinery and system breakdowns and equipment problems in a proficient and positive manner.
  • Position's greatest challenge is to assist in improving overall efficiencies through effective mechanical, electrical and instrumentation troubleshooting and repair.
  • Position holder must have the ability to effectively communicate with project engineers to ensure that all packaging projects meet packaging technical objectives.
  • Position holder must possess a positive attitude and be self-motivated. He/she must be willing to work in all facets of the mechanical, electrical and instrumentation arena so as to upgrade his/her overall skill base.
  • Ensure that all spare parts stocking levels are adequate to fully support all mechanical equipment.
  • Work with the maintenance supervisors in developing and implementing new ideas that will help drive improved productivity
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance on plant and processing equipment.
  • Quickly and accurately troubleshoot and repair major plant and processing equipment problems.
  • Actively participate in an aggressive self-development training program that will be designed to dramatically increase one's technical proficiencies.

Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all essential duties satisfactorily and have the necessary skills to include but not limited to:

  • The ability to communicate technical and non-technical information clearly
  • Proficient in basic math, chart and technical drawing reading
  • Excellent problem-solving, prioritizing and follow-up skills required.
  • Knowledge of safety programs and procedures
  • Available and willing to be contacted by phone in the event of an emergency and be able to work flexible schedules including weekends, late shifts and overtime

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional exposure to seasonal conditions such as rain, snow, wind, humidity and sun.
  • Standing, occasional walking, some lifting, and ascending and descending stairs. Exposure to seasonal temperatures. Working around moving equipment, working from ladders.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb stairs and use ladders.
  • There is occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds. In addition, may require movement of 55-gallon drums of chemicals using appropriate handling equipment.
  • The position is exposed to machines, chemicals and solvents. Must be able to operate simple and, or complex heavy-duty machinery, and wear all prescribed Personal Protective Equipment for extended periods of time.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • The personal protective equipment described here are representative of those an employee must/might use to successfully perform the functions of this job safely.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to wear company authorized safety shoes; regularly required to use company authorized hearing protection.
  • The employee is frequently required to wear company-authorized safety glasses; frequently required to wear gloves.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use a respirator. Hairnets and beard nets are required.

Location(s)Dover Plant

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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