Kraft Heinz Company

Forklift Driver

  • Kraft Heinz Company
  • Holland, MI 49423
  • 3 days ago


Job Description

The Kraft Heinz Company is currently seeking for 2, 1st shift forklift drivers to work at our sauces, and pickles processing facility in Holland, MI.

This position requires individuals to 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 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 $21.04 an hour

New Hire Bonus

· $700 – After 3 months

· $800 – After 6 months

· $1000 – After 1 year

For a total of $2500 from your start date!

Vacation (PTO)

· You will receive 7 days of vacation (PTO) once a 90-day probationary period has been completed

Work Schedule:Monday-Friday, some weekends 4:00am-4:00pm

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

· Support Plant Quality Systems

· Responsible to follow FSQ requirements such as GMP’s and other daily/job specific duties to support QRMP

· Work outdoors during any weather climate

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

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $21.04 per hour



Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Referral program

Vision insurance


12 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

Bonus pay

Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

Holland, MI 49423: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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