With the amount of people leaving Kraft, you are not going to need a layoff..... Exactly this. I don't know how they can even be considering layoffs when so many people are leaving on their own and not being replaced that we are getting more... — read more
Does Kraft Heinz have any more "revamps" planned for more brands that come with a hefty dose of layoffs?
Complete and utter chaos in this group. People are constantly leaving since the leadership of this group is arrogant and devout of merit. KHC touts meritocracy they moved a guy from a director position to a VP position in less then 2 years. The guy... — read more
Thoughts on the stock price being down to nearly $20 and being rated as junk? Bankruptcy looming?
Over zelluous targets which is overshooting industry standard and stretch target. Mismatched and mismanaged teams always on the defence vs. the offence. Personal gain through noise is more important vs wins for the organization. Communication that... — read more
What an absolutely terrible marketing strategy. Kraft Heinz has lost its marbles. What brilliant move are you gonna do next? Chop up the Oscar Mayer wiener?? What a short sighted scheme just to get everyone’s attention just so you can try to... — read more
Craft Heinz no longer insists on Pittsburgh, so why should Pittsburgh continue to insist on Craft Heinz? The original H.J Heinz company that Pittsburgh holds near and dear to its heart is gone. Forever banished to the history books by a despicable... — read more
Simply shameful what has happened to Heinz in the past 10 years. This is corporate America at its absolute worst.
Hearing some rumors that there will be some 'thinning of the ranks' yet again as leadership tries to right the ship.
Hey Planters Fort Smith Arkansas!!! Keep up the great work. Your well on your way!
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
Heard KHC is going to be cutting these functions from their Chicago site and moving off shores. Does anyone have any other details?
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
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.
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
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
Anyone have information? Pros, cons?
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
We just had roughly 67 jobs redlined this week. Was wondering if other plants are having layoffs too?
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 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
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.
What do you guys hear? Rumors?
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
Anyone heard what was mentioned in the controllers meeting that took place in the midwest this week?
First: widespread layoffs (it's happening). Second, lower budgets, and I mean much lower budgets, like painfully lower budgets. Then, new levels of austerity will be introduced, across the board (e.g., forget raises, bonuses, etc.), Finally, do not... — read more
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
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
If and when the plant in Madison is closed, would someone with 22 years of work experience for the company be able to retire with a pension