Kraft Heinz Company

Gr12 Mustard Lead HLND

  • Kraft Heinz Company
  • Holland, MI 49423
  • 5 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 and 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.

General information

All posting locations: Holland, Michigan, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 00 Manufacturing

Date Published: 06-Aug-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking for a second shift Mustard Kitchen Lead to work at our sauces- and pickles processing facility in Holland- MI.

This position requires individuals drive a forklift therefore must complete an eye exam onsite and written test to be considered for this role.

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to read and write in English

Ability to work outdoors as needed

Candidates must be available to work weekends and some holidays

Prior leadership experience

Prior forklift experience is preferred

EEO Policy

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

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

Medical- Dental- Vision

Additional perks: Pet Insurance- (EAP) Employee Assistance Program- Company paid Life Insurance- Company paid Short-term disability

Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or Health Savings Account (HAS) with Company contribution

Wellness Program

Starting Pay Rate $23.09 an hour

Shift Premium

Second shift an additional $1.00

New Hire Bonus

$700 – After 3 months

$800 – After 6 months

$1000 – After 1 year

For a total of $2500 from your start date!

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday- some weekends 12:00pm-8:30pm

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

Approximately 300 employees

1st- 2nd and 3rd shift opportunities- assigned based on business needs and seniority

Union Plant represented by UFCW Local 705

Products: Vinegar- BBQ Sauces- Relish- Pickles- Mustard

The Holland plant is one of the oldest plants in the company and has been operating since 1897.

Although- locally known as the “pickle factory”- currently pickles only make up 5% of the total production.

In 2016 the factory installed grey poupon mills to allow the production of its iconic mustard.

Community Overview:

Welcome to Holland:

“From the award-winning downtown to the white sandy beaches- you'll fall in love with Holland's small-town charm and big-city amenities. Dine along the waterfront or at a local café. Hike to the top of a sand dune or climb to the top of a windmill! Shop for a paddleboard- or a pair of wooden shoes. We recommend you attend our world-famous Tulip Time Festival- visit one of our neighborhood art fairs- enjoy a theatre performance- stroll the downtown sidewalks- or tour a modern college campus. Sail the waters of Lake Michigan or hike the trails in one of our wooded parks. Watch a brilliant sunset over Lake Michigan. No matter what your interests- you won't be disappointed!” (Source:

Job Overview:

A successful candidate in this role is a fast learner- likes to observe and recommend changes to improve their jobs.

Candidates in this role will have plenty of opportunities to work overtime.

This is an ideal job for somebody looking for long term career with a stable- reputable company.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Responsible for unloading raw materials from trucks- supplying the kitchen department with materials and ingredients as required via lift truck- placing raw materials and finished goods in proper storage areas- and loading finished goods on trucks

Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)

Perform all required observations and training timely and as scheduled

Assemble the tote fill system and coordinate mustard tank/vat usage.

Operate forklift in the kitchens- seed room and around storage areas.

Perform all other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Team Leader

Operate relish- sauce- and mustard making area without immediate supervision.

Direct daily activities of relish- sauce- and mustard crews- general labor.

Keep work area clean and orderly

Operate relish- sauce- and mustard making area without immediate supervision.

Oversee fresh cucumber receiving area during green season

Fill in for any PC positions when employees are absent

Perform minor mechanical work such as patching hose- cleaning Tempco as needed.

Conduct inspections as necessary- report results including recommendations for corrective actions to supervisor.

This job requires the candidate to read- write- and communicate in English


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 contact [email protected] for assistance.

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