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3 General Labor - Velveeta Production Associate

The Kraft Heinz Company

Location: New Ulm, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 15, 2024
Job Type: Full time
Job DescriptionGeneral LaborNew Ulm PlantBenefits & Compensation Overview:Full Benefit Package: Medical, Dental, VisionCompany Matched 401K (6%)On site Company StoreHealth Savings Account (HSA) or Health Reimbursement Account (HRA).General Labor starting at $20.03, Annual salary starting at $40,200.00Annual Bonus opportunity (FOIP) up to 3.5% of annual earnings$1.00 per hour shift premiumWork Schedule:Weekly Rotating Shifts for Production Employees, Monday through Friday.  Shift start time depends on the department, but weekly rotations begin on 3rd, 2nd, and then 1st shift.Plant & Community Overview:Plant Overview:The Kraft Heinz Plant in New Ulm has been a workplace of choice in the community since its opening in 1955.  Current products include Velveeta, Velveeta Mini-Block, Kraft Deli-Deluxe, and Foodservice for popular restaurant chains.400 Hourly Employees.23 Salaried Employees.Average tenured employee is 12 years of service.Over 125 employees have more than 20 years of service.There is over 5,000 years of experience in the New Ulm Plant!Community Overview:Welcome to our New Ulm Community!Job Overview:At our New Ulm location, we make processed cheese.  The work here is fast paced and we reward hard work and strong performance.  The greater your performance, the more opportunities you will have to work your way up in the company.  In a General Labor role, there are a wide range of opportunities available to learn and master different skills.Responsibilities & Duties:Performing Good Sanitation Practices (GSP’s) when handling equipment.Practice Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).Perform all required observations and training timely and as scheduled.Conduct daily Production Line Checks and document.Preform daily Quality Checklists.Perform tasks with limited supervision.Work requires simple math skills such as addition and subtraction.Upgrade to higher skilled jobs within the production department.Document HACCP details.Provide accurate and consistent feedback to department supervisor.Consistently communicate with department co-workers on current tasks.Perform sanitation duties for production equipment as needed and period sanitation work as assigned.Proper knowledge, handling, and usage of cleaning chemicals.Operate electric hand truck.Develop strong lines of communication with other departments to ensure plant-wide efficiency.Other duties may be required and assigned as needed.Responsible for knowing and following all GMP’s.Must be able to lift moderate weight.Follow all Safety Rules, use LO/TO when necessary, wear all appropriate PPE.Qualifications:High School Diploma/GED Preferred.Previous Manufacturing Experience Preferred.Seeking individuals who work well with teams, are goal oriented, and enjoy satisfaction in performing a job well done.Must be able to lift 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.Location(s)New Ulm PlantKraft 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.