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General information

All posting locations: Avon, New York, United States of America

Job Function: 07 - Quality

Department: 07 - 00 Quality

Date Published: 16-Jun-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking a Quality Auditor (3rd Shift) to work at our processing facility in Avon- NY.  Ideal candidates must be safety and quality orientated and willing to actively participate in a team orientated- fast paced work environment. 

Minimum Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior manufacturing experience including performing quality testing and record keeping duties
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting of equipment including
  • Basic general safe operation of equipment.
  • Attention to detail and standards of documentation.
  • Basic math skills to include the ability to compute decimals and percentages.
  • Ability to deal with minor problems involving equipment or various situations.
  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends as needed
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and as part of a team. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using computer applications.
  • Must have demonstrated communication and documentation skills

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • $15.72/hour- plus:
    • A $.30 shift differential for those working on second shift.
    • A $.40 shift differential for those who working on third shift.
    • Daily Overtime for work performed in excess of 8 hours
    • Daily Double Time for work performed in excess of 12 hours

  • We are pleased to offer a variety of benefits options including:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account
    • Additional perks: (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Company paid Life Insurance- Company paid Short-term disability

Work Schedule:

Work Days:   Sunday through Saturday

Shift Hours:  10:00 pm to 6:30 am

*Schedules are subject to change based business needs and requirements  

Plant & Community Overview:

  • Over 250 employees
  • 1st- 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities
  • Union Plant- represented by Teamsters Local 118
  • Brief history of plant:

Our plant was established in 1906. Today- the facility manufacturers various Lunchables and Cool Whip products. Some fun facts about our plant are:

  • Sole producer of Cool Whip (tubs) for all of North America
  • Once a manufacturer of frozen produce (Birdseye)- the facility counts with a giant cooler space.
  • Ammonia systems size is approximately 95-000 lbs.
  • 493-000 sq. ft. production space on a 67 acre site.

  • Products: Cool Whip- Lunchables

Community Overview:

Avon is a town in Livingston County- New York- United States. The town is bordered on the north by the town of Rush- New York in Monroe County. Avon is south of Rochester. The population was 7-146 at the 2010 census. The town is named after the river Avon. The town has a village within it also called Avon.

Welcome to Avon:  https://www.avon-ny.org/index_town.html

Job Overview:

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

Responsibilities & Duties:


The Auditor is a member of the Lunchables production team who is trained to perform quality assurance related tasks to ensure compliance to governmental regulations and Kraft policy.  Applicant must have the skills and abilities to perform the following duties including- but not limited to- the following:

Perform pre-operative sanitation audits and daily housekeeping audits.  Coordinate corrective action where necessary to ensure maximum uptime of production lines and compliance with USDA and OM Lunchables specifications. Perform bacteriological swabbing on equipment- and environmental surfaces. Assure integrity of the HACCP plan by ensuring that on line metal detectors are operating properly and verifying that component ingredient statements match approved label copy.  Document and file records of same. Conduct incoming meat and raw material inspections as necessary.  Perform swabbing on incoming materials as necessary. Conduct hourly weight control checks utilizing weight net computer. Conduct residual oxygen analysis on packages utilizing Mocon gas analyzer. Conduct Carbon Dioxide / Nitrogen analysis on gas mixtures using Fyrite or Mocon analyzers. Conduct seal strength analysis on packages utilizing vacuum chamber equipment. Conduct finished product evaluations (case audits). Place product on production hold as necessary.  Ensure accurate and factual information regarding holds is conveyed to the Quality Systems Coordinator. Enter and track component complaint information on the component complaint log. Assist with training- problem solving- and troubleshooting as necessary.  Participate in the QRMP yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions Complete other projects or duties as assigned by the Quality Systems Manager or Quality Systems Coordinator.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with the Lunchables process and must have demonstrated communication and documentation skills.  The incumbent will be expected to prioritize daily workloads- interact effectively with other production and quality team members- and be capable of developing computer literacy and applying it to daily job tasks.

These are the major job functions for the QA Auditor and any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

It is the policy of Kraft Heinz Company to provide safe products that meet or exceed customer expectations- conform to company requirements and comply with government regulations. We are committed to understand and execute our individual and collective responsibilities- using as guideline the Kraft Heinz quality risk management process emphasizing food safety- product quality and the continual improvement of the quality management system.

EEO Policy

Kraft Heinz is an EO employer – Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled and other protected categories

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