Maintenance Line Tech ($24.50/hr) – 2nd & 3rd shift

Kraft Heinz Company

Jacksonville, FL

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 Line Tech

Jacksonville- FL

Starting Rate $24.50/hour

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

Kraft/Heinz offers a generous and comprehensive benefit and compensation package:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k

Work Schedule:

2nd or 3rd Shift Openings

Plant and Community Overview:

Plant Overview

Our Jacksonville Portion Control facility employs a highly-skilled workforce- with an average seniority of 8.8 years and is currently looking for dedicated individuals to join our team!

  • Opened in 1997 under the name “Portion Pac”
  • 200 full time employees
  • A facility of over 300-00 square feet

Community Overview:

Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States with over 840 square miles and is located where the St. John’s River meets the Atlantic Ocean. While home to the Jacksonville Jaguars- it is also a regional business center- with many museums and cultural offerings. Jacksonville is known for its world class swimming- surfing and fishing opportunities- as well as its championship golf courses.

For more information about our Jacksonville community- visit

Job Overview:

Are you ready to join a team that produces quality products that are amongst over 50 household brands in the U.S.? Do you want to go to work each day excited to be a part of a team that values you as a person just as much as a Line Tech….to work for a Company that values your creativity as much as your technical skills? This is the place for you to create your career and make a difference by working with a group of individuals who are as committed and dedicated as you are!

PURPOSE – This position is a combination of Leadership, Maintenance and Operations. This job will focus on 24-hour/7-day coverage for effective factory operations. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, and under the direction of Operations and Maintenance Management to safely operate and maintain (mechanically and electrically) equipment in their assigned area to produce quality product right the first time. This person will assist sanitation and perform housekeeping duties as well as train line associates on assigned equipment. Line Technician will be required to operate equipment as necessary.

The Line Technician should be the initiator of activities to ensure our customers are getting high quality products in an efficient manner, and should facilitate use of the team approach to seek Continuous Improvement and implement ideas. The Line Technician should be familiar with all equipment to the point that he/she can make adjustments and repairs during its operation. The Line Technician reinforces Safety, Quality and Teamwork as a Business Imperative.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES – The following are required of the Line Technician position


•Lead and coordinate staff in area of responsibility to effectively complete all required tasks on shift

•Recommend and implement continuous improvement on equipment and system design through use of the team concept. Support project planning and execution

•Communicate as necessary to ensure coordination of all maintenance efforts on assigned equipment and effectively operate as part of a team

•Support implementation and achieve department MBO’s.

•Manage and sustain 5S in your area of responsibility

•Maintain a good working relationship with all departments on all shifts

•Conduct training for associates in area of responsibility

•Manage spare parts and standby equipment for assigned equipment

•Ensure self and assigned personnel in your area of responsibility Conform to Kraft Heinz’s policy and procedures including, but not limited to: OSCAR boards, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), Lock Out/Tag Out, HACCP check points, Kraft Heinz Quality Standards, Fall Protection, Hot Work, OSHA Regulations, and all others

•Perform and verify all required quality testing/checks and complete all required documentation and paperwork for department operations: IQS entries, Quality (QRMP), Sanitation, Safety, etc.

•Report and correct unsafe acts and conditions

•Conduct root cause analysis for all non-compliant issues and CAR activities

•Coordinate with planning/scheduling weekly to determine product sequencing to minimize changeover time

•Perform sanitation and reassembly so that it meets Kraft Heinz Standards and also minimizes downtime

•Work with vendors as necessary

•Perform all other duties as assigned

•Supports the Jacksonville plant FSQ and QRMP initiatives on any and all procedures/programs pertaining to product safety.


•Setup, Start-Up, Adjust and Operation of Equipment; Proper Shutdown, Sanitation & Changeover as required to Kraft Heinz standards and to minimize downtime

•With Maintenance assistance; troubleshoot basic electrical equipment, maintain and improve electrical control systems, and complete work orders

•Communicate and coordinate with Maintenance/Production Leadership, any corrective maintenance required on assigned equipment to ensure optimum line efficiency and product quality

•Utilizing maintenance windows; perform preventive maintenance inspections on all focus line equipment as assigned by the Maintenance Department to prevent and/or correct mechanical or electrical breakdowns. Participate in the development of a documented 52-week maintenance plan

•Develop and implement improvements using the Break Down Elimination (BDE) process to prevent reoccurring equipment failures

•Utilize the CMMS system to document Maintenance activities, order parts, and develop work orders

•Recording and documentation as required by manual, computer and other systems. Ensures documentation is accurately completed using QRMP guidelines

•Manage all supplies associated with the lines following up on excessive loss whether vendor or mechanically driven. Ensure supplies are accounted for and returned in a timely manner


•Person must be able to perform and train self/others on basic mechanical skills, mechanical repairs and overhauls, maintenance systems, computer skills, new technologies in preventive/predictive maintenance, problem solving/troubleshooting, etc. where skills are not at the required level

•Minimum of two years of experience in industrial maintenance preferred

•Must be able to maintain and operate all equipment in assigned area

•Demonstrate successful application of problem-solving techniques, effective communication and planning

•Must be willing to get Powered Industrial Truck licensed and follow all safety rules and procedures

•Additional responsibilities of this position includes assisting in the creation of a culture of safety and health by performing work safely in accordance with all company safety procedures. Operates equipment safely and reports any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor. Occupational safety and health performance is measured in this position


  • 1 years’ experience in a manufacturing / production environment preferred
  • High School or GED preferred
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have own hand tools to perform all job duties
HPC - Jacksonville Factory
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 for assistance.