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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. 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.

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!

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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.

General information

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

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 04-May-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Starting Pay: $22.30
  • 11 Paid Holidays per Year
  • Full time employees receiving free Health/Dental/Vision benefits

Work Schedule:

·2ND  (M-F 3:30PM – 12:00 AM)

  • Opportunity for either daily or weekend overtime

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Union plant employing about 245 employees across 3 shifts
  • Kraft Heinz Claussen Pickles is the only manufacturing location in the world that produces Claussen brand pickles.  Founded in 1870 by CF Claussen & Sons.
  • Kraft-Heinz Claussen Pickles is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all of our employees- while also meeting our obligations to preserve the environment.

Community Overview:

Kraft Heinz Claussen Pickles Plant is located in Woodstock- IL; and it is an integral part of the Woodstock community

Job Overview:

Kraft Heinz Claussen Pickles is excited to help you start your career today!   

Responsibilities & Duties:

He/she is responsible and accountable for daily leadership of line production up to 22 employees. Working with Supervisors- Quality Assurance- Mechanics and Line employees to efficiently and safely produce high quality products below costs. The candidate will be trained and expected to meet the necessary qualifications for certification (i.e. fork truck).


  • High school or GED diploma – Preferred 2 yrs. college degree or associate
  • Must be able to communicate in English and Spanish (written- orally and reading). 
  • Computer skills – Excel & Word documents.
  • Able to direct others
  • Problem solving experience
  • Basic mechanical skills (aptitude- problem solving while working previously with the machine (s))

Work Environment

  • Standing 8 hours shifts
  • Environment temperature can fluctuate
  • Plant environment would have strong smell of vinegar and/or spices
  • Physical Demand Classification (PDC): Reaching- handling- fingering- high repetition- twisting- turning.

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