Technical Group Leader - LunchablesH.J. Heinz Company. - Avon, NY
Technical Group Leader - Lunchables
Job Title: Technical Group Leader
Location: Avon, NY
The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global food and beverage powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $29 billion in revenue and is the 3
largest food and beverage company in North America and 5
largest in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.
Role / Title
The Maintenance Technical Group Leader
is responsible for overall line performance across Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Morale. It will require leadership skills to drive team performance and maintenance skills to drive operational improvements. This position will focus on the successful operation of the production area to which they are assigned. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual, who will provide daily leadership to all aspects of a safe and efficient operation that produces quality product, right the first time. Reinforces Safety, Teamwork, and Continuous Improvement as a critical business philosophy and supports implementation of Oscar / Rail action plans for assigned line, equipment and system design.
Technical Job Responsibilities:
Knowledgeable and capable of performing sanitation, line setup, start-up, adjustment and operation of equipment, proper shutdown & changeover as required to Kraft Heinz standards and to minimize downtime
Perform all required quality testing/checks and complete all required documentation for line operations: Quality (Quality Suites), Sanitation, Safety, etc.
Responsible for troubleshooting and repair of all equipment, planned and unplanned
Assist Maintenance Leads with basic electrical equipment troubleshooting and maintain/improve electrical control systems
Utilize maintenance windows to coordinate routine and non-routine activities on assigned equipment in order to ensure safety, product quality and optimum line efficiency. Will work across shifts and functions as needed to effectively operate as a team
Complete and document preventive maintenance inspections on assigned line as assigned by the Maintenance Lead. Recommend and implement continuous improvement on equipment/systems design
Ability to lead and participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) process to prevent reoccurring equipment failures. This will include driving completion of all agreed upon actions identified in RCFA.
Utilize SAP and other systems to document maintenance activities, order parts when applicable, assist in the scheduling and development of work orders
Recording and documentation as required by manual, computer and other systems. Ensures documentation is accurately completed using QCMS guidelines
Ensure compliance with Kraft Heinz quality rules
Leadership Job Responsibilities:
Holds team accountable to high standards across Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Morale
Ensure the team is organized and focused on the right business priorities at all times and provide continuity between shifts.
Lead Level 1 meetings, develop and owns plan for the shift that align with expected results for your area of responsibility, set direction for team and support team members where needed
Lead the execution of the plan during the shift including pit stops, loss elimination and OSCAR process.
Coordinate labor coverage with Supervisor and Shift Lead, including overtime coverage
Lead point of contact on technical projects in work area, interface with engineering on success criteria and vertical startup
Maintain a good working relationship with associates on all shifts within all departments, while supporting plant and departmental goals and vision
Train/Coach associates in area of responsibility on operations and technical understanding of equipment
Meet regularly with team members to share observations and identify help needed
Provide corrective actions and recommendations for improvements to the process
Manages administrative processes such as vacation scheduling, etc.
Manage sanitation and housekeeping activities and validate effectiveness
Check all paperwork for compliance
Reports and corrects unsafe acts and conditions. Recommends corrective action when necessary
Assist in product sequencing to minimize changeover time
Conform to all Kraft Heinz policies and procedures
All other duties as assigned by management in order to support efficient plant operations
This job requires flexibility to work first, second, and/or third shift, weekends, and holidays.
Minimum of 2 (two) years of experience in industrial maintenance
Required to pass job qualification criteria for position that includes, but is not limited to, mechanical skills testing
Must be able to perform and train self/others on basic mechanical skills, mechanical repairs and overhauls, maintenance systems, computer skills, new technologies in preventive/predictive maintenance, problem solving/troubleshooting, etc. where skills are not at the required level
Demonstrate good communication skills, leadership abilities and effective planning
Must be Powered Industrial Truck licensed and follow all safety rules and procedures
Ability to work to flexible schedule including days, afternoons, midnights, weekends and overtime as needed.
Ability to work in all areas of the facility including hot and cold areas, and be exposed to wet and humid conditions; Ability to work near moving mechanical parts, high and/or confining places and in outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually high, and ear protection is required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk or hear. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Pay Rate (per contract):
$24.81/hour, plus shift differential
Kraft Heinz Company, Inc. is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, Kraft Heinz Company, Inc. is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.
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The H.J. Heinz Company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the most global of all U.S.-based food companies. Famous for our iconic brands on five continents, Heinz provides delicious, nutritious and convenient foods for families in 200 countries around the world. In more than 50 of those countries, we enjoy the number-one or number-two market position.
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