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: Avon, New York, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 10-Jun-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements


Location:  Avon- NY

Kraft Heinz- the company

As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies- we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic master brands like Heinz- Kraft and Planters. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like DEVOUR and Primal Kitchen. No matter the brand- we are united under one vision: To Be the Best Food Company- Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36-000+ teammates around the world- making food people love. Together- we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability- and the health of our planet and its people. Every day- we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us -- and ready to create the future- build on storied legacy- and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there’s one thing to do: join us.

Our culture of Ownership- Meritocracy and Collaboration

We’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true: Our employees are our competitive advantage. As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day. 


The purpose of this role is to maintain the Cool-Whip unit's equipment and systems in accordance with KraftHeinz Avon standards to deliver the highest level of quality products to our consumers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Installs and repairs electrical systems- apparatus- and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery- equipment and supports the general maintenance function by performing the following duties.
  • In the performance of work- the incumbent is required to comply with local- state- federal safety rules and regulations and the safety policies and procedures of Kraft Heinz Avon.
  • Manage all PMs and Repairs tasks associated with equipment.
  • Assist and lead troubleshooting of PLCs and control issues on the floor.
  • Assist in Managing the training and development of the electricians in area of troubleshooting and PLC issues.
  • Help support plant requests as a result of DMS or DDS meetings.
  • Execute and adhere to Management of Change process with requests or changes as needed.
  • Identifies training needs and established technical expertise within the Business Division.
  • With the assistance of the engineering department- helps in development and implementation of capital projects.
  • Assumes a leadership role in identifying possible improvements projects.
  • Responsible for directing preventive/predictive maintenance programs designed to reduced unscheduled downtime (maximize equipment availability) downtime (maximize equipment availability extend equipment life- and optimize utilization of people and resources).
  • Supports and promotes future efforts to effectively introduce and implement maintenance redesign initiatives.
  • Programing addition/adjustments.
  • Update program backups for automation.
  • Plan and scope wiring requirements.
  • Able to work in a self-directed fashion without significant supervisory support / direction.
  • Performing other tasks as assigned.


Benefits & Compensation Overview:

Up to $28.04/hour- plus:

o   A $.30 shift differential for those who working on second.

o   A $.40 shift differential for those who working on third shift.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Formal training or proven experience in electrical technology with experience in calibration

 and instrumentation.

  • Capable of performing electrical / electronic troubleshooting and repair on plant equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge / ability to perform routine machining and parts fabrication and repair.
  • Thorough knowledge / ability Acetylene / Plasma cutting- as well as Heliarc / stick welding.
  • Thorough understanding and ability to read / understand machine prints- schematics.
  • Knowledgeable practices in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
  • Performs calibrations on all Toppings instrumentation.
  • Proficient in the use of hand- power tools and instruments pertinent to the job.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of PLC operation- logic and troubleshooting.
  • Capable of developing / updating and modifying PLC programs.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of motor control circuitry.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of “Sequence of operation” of equipment and systems within the area of responsibility.
  • Proficient in Instrumentation systems operation- troubleshooting- calibration and repair (electronic / pneumatic).
  • Proficient in reading diagrams- prints and schematics pertinent to the electronic field.
  • Formal training or proven experience in electrical technology with experience in calibration and instrumentation
  • Troubleshooting- repair- rebuild- operation and maintenance of equipment within the area of responsibility.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to walk- stand and sit for the duration of a shift
  • Performs bending- squatting- kneeling- sorting- and reaching to both ground level and overhead
  • Ascend/Descend stairs and ladders throughout shift
  • Lift up to up to 50 pounds independently- and heavier weights with assistance
  • Holds and grips objects
  • Able to give and understand instructions and hold conversations in manufacturing environment- as well as an office or classroom setting

Must possess manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment- disassemble and reassemble equipment- operate a computer and other standard office equipment

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