Maintenance Tech 3 11:00am - 7:30pm Monday - Friday
Cedar Rapids, IA 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description

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 & 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.

Job Description

Maintenance Technician 3 - 11:00am - 7:30pm Monday - Friday


Kraft Heinz - Cedar Rapids

4601 C Street SW

Cedar Rapids, IA, 52404

Plant Overview:

  • 3-Shift Operation

  • Non- Union Facility with approximately 200 hourly staff members which are a mix of temporary and full-time associates.

  • 100% Food Service, 4 bag soup lines, 1 tub line, 18 Kettles, 5 Filling lines, and 4 packaging lines.

  • Products include Frozen Soups and Macaroni & Cheese

Company History: Kraft Heinz in Cedar Rapids started as Ashby Soups and was originated in the mid 1980's by Jamie and Shannon Ashby, along with their mother, using family held recipes for many kinds of soups. In the 1990s' the name was changed to Quality Chef Foods. Heinz acquired Quality Chef foods in the mid 2000's. In 2015 Kraft and Heinz merged to become Kraft Heinz as we know it today.

Community Overview:

The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area is known as the cultural corridor. There is always something to do, a site to visit or a show to see! Also, from Cedar Rapids there is an easy commute, great school communities, low crime rates and bike friendly. Cost of living ratio great. Cedar Rapids is a vibrant city, encompassing unique attractions, exciting events, specialty shopping, a dynamic art scene, and a large variety of restaurant and nightlife options. You'll find that Cedar Rapids offers one of the best places to live, work and play in the Midwest.

More information on Cedar Rapids, IA can be found at:

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! Kraft Heinz in Cedar Rapids is looking for candidates that want to make great soups!

Will participate in and contribute to all activities relating to the maintenance of equipment, building, and grounds. Result of successful execution of the duties of this position will help ensure the facilities and equipment are in top performing condition at all times

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Maintains and services production equipment to keep in good working order

  • Technical knowledge of how to efficiently operate, service, and repair all production equipment.

  • Proficient at troubleshooting and adjusting the production operating equipment

  • Skilled in the mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic aspects on equipment.

  • Maintains a safe working environment to comply with safety and Food Safety standards consistently throughout the day.

  • Participate in the QRMP yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions.

  • Accountable for the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the factory accountability list to achieve targeted RCR.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Education: High school/ GED diploma required. Associates or Bachelor's Degree preferred.

  • Two to three years' experience of Industrial Maintenance experience in a environment is strongly preferred.

  • Must be able to work in a safe manner.

  • Must ensure that quality products are being produced.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

  • Responsible for following all Food Safety Policies and Safety Procedures.

  • Basic electrical skills such as but not limited to operation of a multi-meter for purposes of troubleshooting simple electrical circuits

  • Basic Hydraulic system knowledge

  • Basic Pneumatic system knowledge

  • Basic Plumbing system knowledge

  • General PSM Knowledge preferred

  • Knowledge of and experience with power and hand tools

  • Basic welding preferred

Work Schedule:

11:00am - 7:30pm Monday - Friday

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Medical.

  • Dental.

  • Vision.

  • Additional perks: Pet Insurance, (EAP) Employee Assistance Program, etc.

  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.

  • Pay Rate: $28.67

  • Start earning PTO at hire, generous

  • Non-Union (FOIP) Field Operations Incentive Plan- BONUS PLAN

Location(s)Quality Chef - Cedar Rapids

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contactHRCompliance@kraftheinz.comfor assistance.

It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 to 3 years
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