Lunchables Placer - Avon *$1000.00 Signing Bonus
Avon, NY 
Posted 1 day ago
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

Lunchables Placer (Entry Level Production Line Worker)

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Lunchables Placer to work at our processing facility in Avon, NY. Ideal candidates must be safety and quality orientated and be willing to work in a team orientated, fast paced work environment. This position requires individuals to perform general production duties in a food manufacturing environment following strict quality and safety standards. Currently hiring for second shift positions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Quality testing and record keeping duties of this position make it necessary for the operator to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
  • Candidates must be available to work all shifts including second, third & weekends, holidays and overtime (over 8 hours daily and over 40 hours within a week).
  • Prior manufacturing experience is preferred

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • *Up to $1000.00 Signing Bonus!
  • $15.80/hour, plus:
    • A $.30 shift differential for those who working on second.
    • A $.40 shift differential for those who working on third shift.
    • Daily Overtime for work performed in excess of 8 hours
    • Daily Double Time for work performed in excess of 12 hours
  • We offer a variety of benefits depending on how you chose what is best for you, but what is offered are:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account
    • Additional perks: (EAP) Employee Assistance Program, Company paid Life Insurance, Company paid Short-term disability

Work Schedule:

Monday-Sunday (3 Shift Operation, variable based on business needs and assigned work)

Plant & Community Overview:

  • Over 250 employees
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities
  • Union Plant, represented by Teamsters Local 118
  • Brief history of plant:

Our plant was established in 1906. Today, the facility manufacturers various Lunchables and Cool Whip products. Some fun facts about our plant are:

  • Sole producer of Cool Whip (tubs) for all of North America
  • Once a manufacturer of frozen produce (Birdseye), the facility counts with a giant cooler space.
  • Ammonia systems size is approximately 95,000 lbs.
  • 493,000 sq. ft. production space on a 67 acre site.
  • Products: Cool Whip, Lunchables

Community Overview:

Avon is a town in Livingston County, New York, United States. The town is bordered on the north by the town of Rush, New York in Monroe County. Avon is south of Rochester. The population was 7,146 at the 2010 census. The town is named after the river Avon. The town has a village within it also called Avon.

Welcome to Avon:

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!

'The people who work at Kraft make the job fun! [Employee Testimonial]' says a current Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee) - Avon, NY

'It's a good job overall because of the money and benefits. [Employee Testimonial]' says a current Assembly Line Worker (Current Employee) - Avon, NY

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • A Production Worker in the Lunchables Department will be responsible for the total assembly of the Lunchables products. This involves providing supplies, placing of package components into specified tray compartments, finished package inspection, grading for quality defects, placing finished packages into a carton, and palletizing the cartons. All duties performed within specific Quality/GMP procedures.
  • Also responsible for keeping a clean workstation, which includes removing re-work and trash from the area. Responsible for inspecting packages exiting from the Mahaffey-Harder tray sealer and Mondini Sealer for all packaging and observable supply defects. Identify and grade any rejects resulting from the Klockner cartoner, including code date problems.
  • Employees must maintain work area in compliance with plant rules and practices of safety, personal conduct, sanitation, housekeeping and quality. All Production Workers may also perform additional duties as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Employee's include but are not limited to:
    • Employee must have the ability to do all line positions after training is complete
    • Ability to read a line schedule after training is complete
    • Employee must be able to stand for the duration of the shift - 8 to 12 hours a day
    • Employee must have hand eye coordination
    • Basic understanding of OEE and its uses.

EEO Policy

Kraft Heinz is an EO employer - Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled and other protected categories

Location(s)Avon 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
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As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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