Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 12 2017

I have been working at the Springfield plant for two months now and have begun implementing improvements for my materials management project. Last Monday, a trial was performed to observe a new process of moving one type of pasta product to bays within the plant and having the production lines pull from these bays. With … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 12 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 11 2017

Jacksonville Portion Control is one of a few facilities in the Kraft Heinz network that produce single serve condiment packets. With over 300 SKUs, this facility is indeed a very complex facility with challenges across the board. Working at this facility has given me the opportunity to explore various intricacies that prove challenging from a … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 11 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 10 2017

This will be my 6th week at the legacy Heinz facility in Jacksonville where we produce sauces and condiments for food service. After a few weeks of shadowing all shifts, I have assumed a continuous improvement role at the facility leading and driving process improvement projects in addition to updating and maintaining efficiency information for … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 10 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 9 2017

As of the start of my 5th week in Lowville, I am continuing to work on my main project.  This project is reducing sanitation time in the string section of the facility.  I have been actively collecting time data for the sanitation while identifying sources of variation and potential methods of improvements.  The facility has … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 9 2017

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

After three weeks at the Newberry plant, things have really started to pick up, and I’m excited to dive into my role. Over the course of the last few weeks, I’ve learned about my Yellow Belt Project, been easing into my responsibilities as a Production Supervisor, and continuing to meet with managers and supervisors as … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017