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General information

All posting locations: Mason, Ohio, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 19-Nov-2020

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Machine Operator-Liquid Pouch

Kraft Heinz Company

Mason- OH

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking Machine Operators to work at our liquid pouch production area in Mason- OH.  Successful candidates must be willing to contribute improvements suggestions and ideas to help continue the success of our facility. Ideal candidates must be safety and quality orientated along with demonstrate adaptability and willingness 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 first shift (7am-3pm) positions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Candidates must be available to work all shifts including second- third & weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 – 50 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Outstanding attendance record.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to call out defects and adhere to Quality standards.
  • Achieve qualified score on job skills assessment- to be administered after receiving a passing interview score

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Medical- Marketplace with multiple providers and tiers to choose from
  • Dental- Marketplace with multiple providers and tiers to choose from
  • Vision- Marketplace with multiple providers and tiers to choose from
  • Holidays- 10 Company Paid Holidays/year
  • Vacation- available after successful completion of 90 days of employment
  • Additional perks:  Paid Parental Leave- Bereavement Leave- Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Group Legal Protection
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.
  • Starting Pay $18.75+/hour
  • Bonus Potential Annual 3.5% of annual earnings(FOIP) Field Operations Incentive Plant
  • Non-Union facility

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday- 7 am to 3 pm (1st  Shift- variable based on assigned work). Monday you may be required to come in at 3am to assist with machine start-up and setup

Overtime is possible and will be wither 4 hours before or after the regular shift

Plant & Community Overview:

Community Overview:

  • Welcome to the City of Mason:  On June 1- 1803- Revolutionary War veteran William Mason paid $1-700 at an auction to purchase 640 acres of land in what is now downtown Mason.
  • Mason is located 22 miles from Cincinnati- Ohio. 
  • Mason is home to one of the largest tennis stadiums in the world- the Lindner Family Tennis Center- home of the Western & Southern Open- one of the world's top tennis tournaments for both men and women.

Plant Overview:

  • Formerly the world Headquarters for Portion Pac Inc.
  • Over 320 employees
  • 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities
  • Non-Union Plant
  • What we produce:
    • Portion-sized Liquid Pouch Condiments

  • Portion-sized Rectangle Cup Condiments- Sauces- Jellies- and Syrups  

Job Overview:

Are your ready to join a high-energy- fast-paced team of dedicated operators who help to produce nearly 190 million lbs. of your favorite sauces every year?

As a liquid pouch operator you’ll be a part of a dedicated team packaging anything from mustard to relish for 1000s of consumers.

Responsibilities & Duties:

May include- but isn’t limited to:

  • Operating filling equipment; making minor machine adjustments.
  • Performs packaging of finished product packages.
  • Making corrugated boxes and partitions.
  • Packing finished merchandise in boxes.
  • Sealing cases with tape gun or tape machine.                                                              
  • Labeling finished cases with proper identification.
  • Placing finished cases on pallets using pre-determined case placements.
  • Monitoring merchandise cases to insure proper weight and accurate packaging components.
  • Monitoring machine scrap and follow scrap procedures.  
  • Ensuring accurate hourly machine counts so that visual boards can be filled out correctly. 
  • Monitoring and reacting to visual board information.
  • Cleaning and rinsing equipment during change overs.
  • Assisting with machine start-ups.
  • Keeping work area and station clean at all times.
  • Labeling sides and ends of boxes and place stickers or other identifying information as requested by particular customer.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.  Experience in a GMP/regulated industry is a plus!
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 – 50 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Ability to stay cool and calm under pressure and balance changing priorities with ease.
  • Outstanding attendance record.
  • Focus on safety with a history of practicing safe work habits.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to call out defects and adhere to Quality standards.
  • Positive- team focused attitude!

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity