Intake Worker - Dairy Processing (M-F 3-11pm, $23/hr)
Beaver Dam, WI 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Intake Worker - Dairy Processing (M-F 3-11pm, $23/hr)

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. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, 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.

We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.

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 DescriptionJob 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 career!

Intake Worker is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the milk and cream Intake area. This position requires the loading and unloading of trucks and tankers and the completion of the sanitation requirements of the job. This position is responsible for ensuring that work is performed in a safe manner with a close attention to detail when it comes to product quality. This position must support all business systems (such as QCDSM, ISO, GMP's) while working in a team environment.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Load and unload bulk trucks and tankers.
  • Supply necessary ingredients to 4th floor Processing.
  • Complete documentation properly such as weight slips and bills of lading.
  • Perform required tests associated with raw materials.
  • Responsible for monitoring and communicating immediately any process or product abnormalities to your Supervisor, Team Leader, Utility.
  • Responsible for sanitation duties for the Intake area as needed and period sanitation work as assigned.
  • Proper handling and usage of chemicals.
  • Perform analysis of cleaner strengths on soaps and sanitizers used in the sanitation process.
  • Responsible for conducting and documenting all quality checks as defined to meet Kraft Beaver Dam policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the Ultra-filtration system including filter changing, operation, sanitation, and period work.
  • Responsible for CIP Non-fat dry milk process on the 2nd floor.
  • Performing Good Sanitation Practices (GSP's) when handling equipment.
  • Must follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).
  • Responsible for troubleshooting issues within the intake area and be able to make timely decisions to solve problems.
  • Monitor the security cameras as needed to meet Kraft Heinz Beaver Dam policies and procedures.
  • Perform all observations and trainings timely and as scheduled.
  • Support Plant Quality Systems.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Materials Manager or Utility Intake Employee.
  • Must pass and obtain the State of Wisconsin Bulk Milk Weigher Sampling License.
  • Must pass and obtain State of Wisconsin Milk, Food and Water Analyst Certification.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Team Leader.
  • High School Diploma/GED Required.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Must perform job duties efficiently and safely.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds per NIOSH Lifting Equation and utilize plant approved safe lifting practices for over 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must have computer skills with knowledge of various software programs to include; Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be adaptable to change.
  • Must have demonstrated decision making skills.
  • Must be able to work extended hours on all shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment within the plant and interact professionally with external vendors (haulers/drivers).
  • Must have a full understanding of the process flow of raw materials.
  • Responsible to follow FSQ requirements such as GMPs and other daily/job specific duties to support QRMP.
  • Must adhere to all Kraft Policies as stated in the Employee Handbook and follow internal Kraft Heinz Procedures.

Benefits & Compensation Overview:

  • Medical.
  • Dental.
  • Vision.
  • 401K
  • Additional perks: Pet Insurance, (EAP) Employee Assistance Program, etc.
  • (HRA) Health Reimbursement Account or (HSA) Health Savings Account.
  • Hourly employee bonus
Work Schedule:
  • 3pm - 11pm or 5p - 5a

Plant & Community Overview:

Plant Overview:

  • 225 employees
  • Non Union Plant
  • Plant History:
    • J.L. Kraft purchased the Phenix Cheese Company in 1928, only 25 years after selling cheese to grocers in Chicago from his horse drawn wagon.
    • In 1929, approximately 90 employees in the Kraft-Phenix Cheese Plant in Beaver Dam produced 10 million pounds of Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Neufchatel, Camambert Cheeses, along with butter and sweet cream.
    • Separation technology, which allowed cream cheese to stay fresher much longer - going from 18 days to 120 days, was developed in Beaver Dam by Oscar J. Link in the 1940's.
    • In the 1960's the plant underwent a major remodeling to add additional cooler storage and dry storage. Kraft Heinz continues to invest in the Beaver Dam facility with state-of-the-art technologies in the cream cheese industry.

Community Overview:

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Location(s)Beaver Dam Plant

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
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 Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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