Maintenance Technician-Afternoons&Midnights
Massillon, OH 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Job DescriptionMaintenance Technician - Non-Union PositionMassillon PlantBenefits & Compensation Overview:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription
  • 401K
  • Additional perks: Pet Insurance, (EAP) Employee Assistance Program, etc.
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account
  • Pay starting at $29.00 per hour
  • Annual increases
  • Incentive bonus eligibility

Work Schedule:
  • 3-shift operation: Manufacturing of products on day and afternoon shifts; Sanitation - midnight shift
  • Monday through Friday-Possible overtime and weekends during peak season
    • Hours vary by shift

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

The Kraft Heinz Massillon factory is engaged in the manufacture of frozen food products, most particularly, frozen dinner entrees, spinach dip, and kids' meal under the brand name of Smart Ones, Smart Made, Devour, Kraft, TGI Fridays and Crave. All items produced are frozen and under strict supervision of FDA, ODA, two (2) on-site federal USDA inspectors, and company quality inspectors. The Massillon, Ohio factory currently employs approximately 370 salaried, non-union hourly and union hourly employees. The Union hourly workers are represented by Local 17A of the United Food & Commercial Workers Union.

The factory currently operates production lines on day and afternoon shifts. The midnight shift is dedicated to sanitation, maintenance and warehouse; disassembling, cleaning, completely sanitizing all production lines and equipment, and reassembling them in preparation for the next day's production operation. All products are micro-tested in the on-site Quality Assurance Laboratory. The products manufactured at the Massillon factory are distributed throughout the United States and Canada through retail and warehouse club outlets.

Community Overview:

Welcome to our community!

Job Overview:

Are you looking to start an exciting career where you can train on and learn multiple positions? Or maybe you are happy with just being very good at one position? Kraft Heinz Massillon is the place for you where your dedication and ambition can take you into positions that you may not have thought possible. 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 likes to promote from within so come join us and start building your knowledge and career to take you where you want to be and help us build a better world!

Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Participate/support the RMP (Risk Management Process) and assist in the development of the system and operational standards and corrective actions.
  • Install and maintain all plant manufacturing and packaging machinery and equipment to eliminate downtime and achieve maximum production efficiencies.
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks and repairs.
  • Record daily maintenance activities, PM's, and work orders.
  • Ability to repair, rebuild or overhaul equipment.
  • Welding.
  • Install or repair facilities lights, wiring, machinery motors, electrical panels, breakers, airlines, water lines, or gas lines as needed.
  • Relocate existing lights, plumbing, or electrical lines as needed.
  • Training and Safety - Provide a safe and healthful work environment for all personnel through consistent support of the company's Kraft Heinz Safety Process.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces policies and safety regulations.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours; days, afternoons, midnights, overtime and weekends as necessary.

  • Two-year certificate from college or technical school; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to use a full range of precision measuring and gauging tools to perform inspection of equipment.
  • Knowledge of AC/DC variable frequency drives, motor control, hydraulics, pneumatics, pipe fitting.
  • Ability to read and interpret maintenance manuals, schematics and blueprints.
  • Ability to use hand tools and trades type tools.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing and refrigeration.
  • May be asked to develop and complete welding projects by analyzing work orders, prints, and completed assemblies; (Stainless and Aluminum); (TIG and ARC); and maintains USDA required welding techniques;
  • Analyze mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plan for and take corrective action. Make necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
  • Makes preventative maintenance check and inspection of assigned equipment, Reports findings to supervisor and takes appropriate action.
  • Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metal working tools to make the repair parts.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a team oriented fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Ability to react positively to changes in priorities
  • Computer literate, ability to learn new software programs
  • Demonstrated ability to understand technical details
  • Ability to develop technical solutions to problems and system failures
  • Demonstrated ability to sequence tasks to accomplish work
  • Self-starter.Plans and accomplishes work with minimal supervision
  • Highly resilient to varying workloads and requests for service
  • Highly motivated to find solutions to improve facility
  • Demonstrate reliability and good work ethics, quality work performance, attention to detail is a must, and maintain a good working relationship with all other departments.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a team oriented fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, and organizational skills and must be detail and process oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential as this position will be interacting with various departments within the company
  • Must be able to work flexible hours; days, afternoons, midnights, and weekend work.
  • Detail and process oriented.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Ability to use hands/arms to reach, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Ability to work in all areas of the facility including hot and cold areas, and be exposed to wet and humid conditions.
  • Must be able to lift and or move up to 50 lbs or more.
  • Must have excellent vision, distant and peripheral, with the ability to identify and distinguish colors, and adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually high, and ear protection is required.
  • Work near moving mechanical parts, high and/or confining places and in outside weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours; days, afternoons, midnights, overtime and weekends as necessary.
  • Ability to work in all areas of the facility including hot and cold areas and be exposed to wet and humid conditions.
  • May work near moving mechanical parts, high and/or confining places.
Location(s)Massillon - Hourly

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
2 to 4 years
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