2nd Shift Machine Operator
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
Machine OperatorWoodstock PlantBenefits & Compensation Overview:
  • Starting Pay: $21.45/hour
  • 11 Paid Holidays per Year
  • Health/Dental/Vision Benefits provided by the Union

Work Schedule:2nd Shift(M-F 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM)
  • Daily overtime
  • Occasionally Weekend Overtime

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • Union plant employing about 245 employees across 3 shifts
  • Kraft Heinz Claussen Pickles is the only manufacturing location in the world that produces Claussen brand pickles. Founded in 1870 by CF Claussen & Sons.
  • Kraft-Heinz Claussen Pickles is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all of our employees, while also meeting our obligations to preserve the environment.

Community Overview:

  • Kraft Heinz Claussen Pickles Plant is located in Woodstock, IL; and it is an integral part of the Woodstock community

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Spicer and Glass De-palletizer Operator: Controlling the starting and stopping of the machine, un-jaming machine or box conveyor when necessary. Recognize and informs supervisor of any mechanical problems. Check jar blower equipment every 2 hours to check proper air flow. Initiates hand glass dump when mechanical problems arise. Fills spice hoppers with appropriate spice or garlic. Keeps work area clean. Washes jars returned to them and returns them to the line. Maintain proper flow of jars to pack area. Checks and records spice level in jars. Must wear safety glasses, head protection and hearing protection, and follow all safety and GMP rules at all times when running the equipment. Records, collects and analyzes data. Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

2. Labeler/ Tamper Evident Seal Applicator Operator: Control starting and stopping of labeler and tamper evident seal applicator. Supply and maintain labels in the labeler magazine. Supply and maintain film rolls in the tamper evident seal applicator. Assure proper glue flow. Control flow of finished product to case off machine. Unjam and clean glue heads when necessary. Unjam and clean tamper evident seal mandrill when necessary. Recognize and inform supervisor of any mechanical problem. Keep work area clean. Rework bad jars as needed. Must follow all safety and GMP rules when running equipment. Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

3. Capper Operator: Control stopping and starting of capper and control panel. Supply the cap sorter with proper amount of caps and uses the correct cap for product being manufactured. Assure the closure of caps to the jars. Shut down equipment when needed. Recognizes and informs supervisor of any mechanical problems. Recognize when the metal detector equipment is activated and follow procedure. Perform routine calibration tasks as assigned by supervisor. Keep area clean. Clean briner screens every hour. Check jars for leakers. Must follow all safety and GMP rules when running the equipment. Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

4. Solbern/Niko Operation: Control the starting and stopping and control panel of the machine. Assure the proper fill of jars after leaving the Solbern. Manually adjusts fill of jars after leaving the Solbern. Check for possible broken jars coming through the Solbern. Recognize and inform supervisor of any mechanical problems or jar breaks. Assure proper glass flow into the Solbern/Niko. Assure proper flow of filled jars to toppers. Must follow all safety and GMP rules when running the equipment. Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor. Notify supervisor/Quality assurance of possible foreign object contamination.

5. Bucket Line: Responsible for the set up of the bulk line. Control the starting and stopping of bulk line. Code date lids for he buckets. Assure proper pickle fill in the buckets. Assure proper brine fill in the buckets. Assure the proper lid closure. Recognize and inform supervisor on any mechanical problem. Must keep area clean and orderly. Must follow all safety and GMP rules when running the equipment. Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor.

6. Case packer/Shrink wrapper Operating: Control the starting and stopping of the machine. Unjam machine or box conveyor when necessary. Recognize and inform supervisor of any mechanical problem Pull or inserts boxes when necessary. Reworks bad jars as needed. Must keep area clean and orderly and follow all safety and GMP rules when running the equipment. Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact .


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 Experience
Open
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