Manufacturing Management Trainee Program 2019 Week 2

Hey there, my name’s Rachel! Just as we got the hang of finding our way around downtown Chicago, the Manufacturing Management Trainees were sent on an adventure around the Midwest to explore some of our plants! We were split into two groups; my group visited Muscatine, IA and Davenport, IA. We met with managers and … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program 2019 Week 2

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program 2018 Week 12

The time has flown by here at the Ore-Ida plant in Ontario, Oregon. The plant makes all the potato Ore-Ida products for the entire Kraft Heinz company. There is never a dull moment in such a large plant. The plant has the agricultural side of getting raw product from the fields, processing area, and then … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program 2018 Week 12

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 11

As I approach two months here at Planter’s Suffolk location, I’ve gotten to know the team and operators well. My “work family” has been more than welcoming, and I’m feeling very at home here. Every week presents new challenges and learning opportunities that we face together. Last week the FDA was here, and we hosted … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 11

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 10

This is now the fourth week of my training program at the Maxwell House location in downtown Jacksonville, and boy does time fly! This Facility is the sole producer of the Maxwell House Coffee and its premium coffee product lines such as Gevalia, meaning every product that a consumer brews originated from this factory. We … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program Week 10

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program 2018- Week 8

This week I continued by learning the processes within the Garland facility. I have been running the BBQ meetings in the morning during which we go over the previous day’s performance, first hour efficiencies, and add items to the rail. Anthony and I update the Scorecard daily, brought over from our new manager, which is … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program 2018- Week 8

Manufacturing Management Trainee Program 2018 Week 5

After an exciting four weeks in Chicago, all 17 Manufacturing Management trainees left to move to our respective manufacturing plants located throughout the country. While the goodbyes were bittersweet, it was comforting to know the skills we learned and the connections we made will be helpful as we begin to face challenges at our individual … Continue reading Manufacturing Management Trainee Program 2018 Week 5