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Technician- R&D - Maintenance

Company: Kraft-Heinz
Location: Glenview
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

General information

All posting locations: Glenview, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 10 - R&D

Date Published: 12-Jan-2024

Ref #: R-77747

Remote, Hybrid or Onsite: Onsite

Description & Requirements

Here at Kraft Heinz, we grow our people to grow our business, because we believe that great people make great companies. When you join our table, you can expect access to an array of holistic wellness benefits* and perks, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 7% 401(k) matching, Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to help foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all employees, an industry-leading total rewards package that emphasizes a high discretionary bonus.

*Benefits begin 30 days after hire for hourly employees, and immediately upon hire for salaried employees.

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Pilot Plant Maintenance Technician at a glance...

Under the direction and supervision of the Maintenance supervisor, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for the daily execution of maintenance activities. They will be support pilot plant production trial maintenance needs, assist with pilot plant project initiatives, perform weekly preventative maintenance, complete work orders, and assess equipment and utility malfunctions at Glenview and Morton Grove.

What's on the menu?

  • Partners with other pilot plant technicians and maintenance personnel on critical work needs.
  • Assist with weekly PM completions.
  • Input and complete maintenance work orders.
  • Knowledge of food processing equipment and assure understanding of operation and safety protocols.
  • Assess equipment and utility malfunctions and follow-through on repair.
  • Complete equipment training as well as lead training for other users as needed.
  • Maintain clean workspaces.
  • Prioritizes safety in all work.
  • Complete daily rounds and readings of equipment in pilot plant areas.
  • Support projects with internal team and third party contractors.
  • Ability to complete computer work and use specific maintenance and purchase order systems.
  • Ability to inspect equipment and products for cleanliness, foreign material, etc.

    Recipe for Success - apply now if this sounds like you!

    • 5+ years in the field
    • Must have at least a HS diploma or GED, associates / trades certifications preferred
    • General mechanical abilities
    • Ability to operate and maintain equipment safely
    • Knowledge of GMPs and Safety procedures and protocols
    • Strong communication
    • Self-motivated and strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to balance multiple priorities and accommodate requests or change in schedule
    • Forklift trained, or willing to be trained and certified
    • Basic understanding of HVAC, steam piping, electrical work, high pressure steam
    • Basic carpentry skills/ painting skills preferred
    • Basic welding, fabrication, and pipe fitter skills preferred
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lb

      About Us

      Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We're on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

      Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We're proud of where we've been - and even more thrilled about where we're headed - as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

      Why Us

      We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures - as we work together to lead the future of food.

      Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we're growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

      Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

      We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today's workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role's responsibilities and requirements.

      Kraft 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

Keywords: Kraft-Heinz, Glenview , Technician- R&D - Maintenance, Professions , Glenview, Illinois

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