Hearing some rumors that there will be some 'thinning of the ranks' yet again as leadership tries to right the ship.
Topics regarding layoffs at Kraft Heinz
Any thoughts on selling brands based on the current stock price sliding?
Bernardo Hees and his kronies are at it again. Can anybody tell me what the c-appy 2018 results mean? Well if you can't, I will tell you! More plants are going to close! 3G is not interested in running a business, they are interested in making money... — read more
Hey Planters Fort Smith Arkansas!!! Keep up the great work. Your well on your way!
I just heard they closed the lunchable plant in Fullerton, California. Any truth to that rumor?
I heard they are laying off the whole Pittsburgh office and moving all positions to Chicago.
Champaign will be doing some MAJOR changes by the end of the year. Quality workers being cut, plant wide cuts coming, OT gone, and line changes. But they are hiring — read more
Fort Smith Arkansas plant receives raise after previous plant manager left and went to Winchester.
Does anybody know more about the changes at Kraft that are supposed to be announced on June 1? Somebody said in another thread that employees will not like the changes they have planned, which has me really worried and wondering what it might be. Any... — read more
We are investigating and trying to help former or laid off Kraft Lowville NY employees. We are interested in helping workers and former workers exposed to strawberry flavors that have breathing problems. You can contact us via email at... — read more
Anyone have information? Pros, cons?
New dryer in dinners, that is positive. New oil system for enhancers around Easter. New plant mgr coming. Hopefully will enforce Gmp's on floor. People openly use chewing tobacco. Politics are a big factor in moving up to lead position. Temps are... — read more
A mechanic who is leaving for another job said he was told by someone "upstairs" things are coming down the pipe that are not going to make things better here. Also i have overheard convos with line leads saying heinz is sending out ppl to analyze... — read more
Up until a while ago, this was truly a good place to work for. The pay is good, benefits are decent, and we even get yearly bonuses. However, none of that makes up for utter lack of job security in the past several years. We've been having non-stop... — read more
I was thrown into assignments with no proper training and expected to meet unrealistic goals. Managers on my team didn’t have a clue or didn’t care that we were out of our element. There was absolutely no leadership and favoritism was the norm there... — read more
Heard KHC is going to be cutting these functions from their Chicago site and moving off shores. Does anyone have any other details?
We just had roughly 67 jobs redlined this week. Was wondering if other plants are having layoffs too?
Anyone else hearing rumors about layoffs tomorrow? We all know August is a popular month.
Fort Smith Plant: Management has really showed everyone that they truly do not care anymore. They are constantly scheduling temporary employees in spots that used to be filled with overtime by full time employees, in hopes of saving a dime. The... — read more
Per the CEO on his visit to Champaign he has said no more overtime at all or he will replace people to get this done.
Anyone else hearing rumors of another round of layoffs in May/June 2017?
are we going to have pay raise this year?
Information on cost cutting measures, layoffs, rumors, and what to expect.
More job losses due to so called merger of Kraft and Heinz. We all know it was really a hostile takeover. Our government needs to institute laws that forbid the sale of our food producing companies and other essential services to foreign investors... — read more
What do you guys hear? Rumors?
Anyone heard what was mentioned in the controllers meeting that took place in the midwest this week?
Things continue to deteriorate for Kraft. It'll be a bad year for workers. Last August, Kraft Heinz cut about 200 jobs and that round of layoffs also affected the Chicago area's workforce, which totals about 2,000 including workers at the company's... — read more
Do you think there will be major layoffs due to Kraft / Unilever Acquisition? Sometimes in 2017? I am not even sure if this will be approved - we'll see what happens. I am thinking that there may be impact in few areas: IT (once they merge systems... — read more
Anyone hear of more jobs going to Genpact? I cannot say that I would be surprised. Curious what other functions KHC would be looking to outsource? Product Supply? BSD? Sales Analytics? Anyone have any other ideas?
I have heard that they will be laying off today 8/25/16. We shall see.
Anything they save on severance packages is another dime into top managements pocket. Don't wait for a package. Seek employment elsewhere. Read employee reviews for Heinz @ Glassdoor.com. Gives you an idea what it will be like to stay. Meritocracy... — read more
Any updates here?
What are people hearing for the next takeout target?
Heard Fullerton salaried personnel to receive 6 months pay when they close the doors.
Thru research i have noticed that previous severance packages offered by heinz were a minimum of 6 months severance. Why are we only getting 2 weeks per year of service in lehigh valley, PA? I feel that this is not fair according to what they have... — read more
Kraft Lowville NY - Employee Assistance We are investigating and trying to help former or laid off Kraft Lowville NY employees. We are interested in helping workers and former workers exposed to strawberry flavors that have breathing problems. You... — read more