About Us

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!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

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: Granite City, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 07-Apr-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Facilities Maintenance

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

Starting Pay Rate:  $28.30-$33.27 per hour

  • Medical.
  • Dental.
  • Vision.
  • Additional perks: (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Paid Time Off-
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.
  •  (FOIP) Field Operations Incentive Program

Work Schedule:

Core Schedules:

8 hour Monday-Friday

12 hour Rotating Schedule

Mandatory Overtime


Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

Bullet points you may want to include are:

  • The Kraft Heinz Company is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world- with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods- the Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality- great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home- in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s iconic brands include Kraft- Heinz- ABC- Capri Sun- Classico- Jell-O- Kool-Aid- Lunchables- Maxwell House- Ore-Ida- Oscar Mayer- Philadelphia- Planters- Plasmon- Quero- Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta. The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people- our planet and our Company.

  • Our Granite City location produces Capri Sun & Koolaid Burst products

Community Overview:

Located in Granite City- Illinois- just 10 minutes away from downtown St. Louis!

Job Overview:

*Primary Function:          

Individual must have knowledge in mechanical- electrical- and plumbing to perform troubleshooting and maintenance on Utility & Facility Equipment.   Have excellent mechanical aptitude- troubleshooting ability- and capable of reading electrical prints- diagrams- schematics- and performing basic wiring.  Have the ability to work in a team environment to help solve problems.

* Specific Duties:

  • Must possess basic knowledge of the following systems: Boiler Operation- Steam Systems- Chilled Water- Compressed Air- Vacuum- Electrical Power Distribution- Natural Gas- Fire Sprinkler Systems- City Water- and HVAC/R.
  • Troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance (PM) on equipment.  Make necessary repairs and adjustments in order to minimize downtime and maximize equipment efficiency.
  • Utilize test equipment such as amp meter- fluke- and other test equipment. Check electrical circuits- machine operations and process instrumentation.
  • Analyze equipment to improve efficiency- safety and quality.
  • Complete maintenance service request and perform routine preventative maintenance tasks as assigned.
  • Follow-up on current status of equipment modifications and work orders.
  • Provide innovative solutions to help resolve on-going breakdowns.
  • Monitor equipment status and participate in equipment overhauls.
  • Maintain legible- neat and accurate records- documentation- reports- etc.
  • Operate a computer to get email and to input time spent on work orders.
  • Meet with vendors and contractors as necessary to assure continued efficiency & maintenance of equipment.
  • Upgrade skills as required due to improvements or changes in technology.
  • Insure good communication between different shifts.
  • Must be able to learn how to operate a forklift- scissors lift- and boom lift.
  • Comply with all Safety and Quality requirements while performing your job
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

* Qualifications:

  • 2yr degree in HVAC- Mechanical Systems- Facilities Technology- or Building Maintenance from an accredited institution preferred.
  • 2-3 years previous maintenance experience or equivalent technical training.
  • Read and understand operating manuals. 
  • Ability to interpret and analyze electrical diagrams or schematics.
  • Ability to safely and effectively work on plant facilities and equipment.
  • Able to work well within a team environment and with all associates.
  • Planning/organizational skills and strong verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of requirement and importance of documentation.
  • Understanding and knowledge of mechanical- electrical- and plumbing.
  • Not be afraid of heights as some equipment and lighting are up in the air.
  • Able to climb ladders or stairs while carrying a tool belt and test meters.
  • Able to work off shifts- holiday- weekend- and overtime as necessary.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.

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