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General information

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

Job Function: 07 - Quality

Department: 07 - 00 Quality

Date Published: 22-Feb-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Quality Assurance Lead

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Lead to work at our sauces processing facility in Fremont- OH.  Successful candidate will be responsible for the incoming inspection and performance of packaging materials and ingredients.  Candidate must be detailed oriented and organized- and able to track multiple aspects of a project simultaneously.  Currently hiring for second shift position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Quality- preferably in the food industry
  • Must have computer experience
  • Must be able to work overtime

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Medical/Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Additional incentives:  Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Company paid Life Insurance- Company paid Short-term disability
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Starting Pay Rate $22.94 per hour

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday- Saturday’s when running production

2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Over 300 hourly union employees
  • Union Facility represented by UFCW Local 75
  • Manufacture over 1 billion pounds of Ketchup annually
  • World’s Largest Ketchup Factory
  • Products: Ketchup- Chili Sauce- Cocktail Sauce

Community Overview:

Welcome to Fremont:

Job Overview:

Are you ready to join a team that produces quality products that are amongst over 50 household brands in the U.S.?  This is a place for you to create your career and make a difference!

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Shall be detail oriented
  • Responsible for leading their team and motivate
  • Must be able to carry out orders pertaining to the operation of the department without direct Supervision
  • Must be able to perform all Quality Assurance lead activities in production areas
  • Must be able to communicate with employees within the department and with other departments- and with packaging material suppliers
  • Must maintain work areas in a clean and safe condition following Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices
  • Must be able to identify areas for improvement and assist in writing or updating procedures
  • Must maintain confidentiality
  • Must follow all departmental and factory safety rules and conform to all Job Safety Analysis
  • Provide effective leadership to the personnel assigned
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of finished goods- net weights and packaging defects
  • Must maintain Kraft Heinz placard program
  • Must effectively assist in the proper setup of capping/sealing/coding equipment
  • Effectively perform audits as required
  • Must be able to use Infinity QS to maintain accurate and timely entries
  • Must maintain application certification for insecticides and rodenticides
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Responsible for collecting- identifying- and reporting substandard packaging material- ingredients- or conditions of trailers transporting these materials
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with maintenance to identify defective material and/or mechanical problems
  • Must effectively lead day to day activities of QA team members- including employee training and evaluation
  • Assist in consumer complaints
  • Perform other duties as assigned including special projects


  • Prior experience in a food manufacturing environment desired
  • Prior experience in Quality a must
  • Ability to multitask and work in a team oriented fast-paced environment
  • Good interpersonal- organizational- presentation and facilitation skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to exercise considerable judgment- problem solving and decision- making skills
  • Computer Use

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