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Douglas Operator CDRP

Company: The Kraft Heinz Company
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

General information

All posting locations: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 11-Mar-2024

Ref #: R-80247

Remote, Hybrid or Onsite: Onsite

Description & Requirements

Douglas Operator - 1:30pm - 12:00am


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: http://www.cedar-rapids.org/

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!

Thorough knowledge of the Tub Pack Department (Douglas, Pearson, Wexxar, 3M Taper, Power Jack, HMI, SKU Reader, Evolution Printer, etc.) to support continuous production flow. Identify any quality concerns with the packaging, print, label, or case. Back up the Tub tables.

Responsibilities & Duties:

* Operate and CIL Douglas

* Operate Wexxar and Pearson Machines

* Control Spiral Freezer

* Operate 3M Taper

* Palletize product

* Complete all required documentation / IQS Entries

* Quality (Verify product quality, dated codes, weight distribution, seal integrity, label verification, case quality)

* Safety (follow all required safe work practices - ie: PPE, JSA)

* Relieve Tub Table Operators

* Other duties as assigned.


* Must be detail-oriented and possess good organizational skills

* Must ensure quality of products being packaged.

* Must have basic knowledge in equipment care and maintenance.

* Must be able to perform well under stress

* Working conditions include extremes of hot and cold temperatures

* Ability to communicate effectively.

* Ability to work independently and with others.

* Must be able to work in a safe manner.

* Must ensure quality products are being packaged.

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

* Responsible for Q-RMP standards implementation as defined by the accountability list document.

* Employees will follow all safety protocols and perform their job responsibilities in a safe manner. Safety is everyone's responsibility.

* Successful candidates must have the willingness to:

Always perform to the highest level of competence.

Cooperate as a team.

Be open, especially with information and knowledge.

Trust and be trustworthy.

Respect others - customers, suppliers, colleagues - and yourself.

Be accountable for one's actions.

Work Schedule:

1st Shift - 1:30pm - 12:00am

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: $22.04

* Start earning PTO at hire, generous

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

Keywords: The Kraft Heinz Company, Cedar Rapids , Douglas Operator CDRP, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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