General information

All posting locations: Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand

Job Function: 01 - Sales

Date Published: 09-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-78169

Description & Requirements

Wattie’s is a beloved New Zealand brand with a heritage almost as rich as our iconic Tomato Sauce! Throughout our 87-year history, we have continued to feed families across the World with our staple of proudly New Zealand grown products.  
This is an exciting time for us as we take the next step in our journey. We are looking for passionate and driven people who are eager to make a real impact and be challenged in a fast-paced organisation. 



Help us to continue our iconic association with the New Zealand food market. This is an opportunity to run customer categories with one of our major retail partners and in doing so, guide the future of one of New Zealand’s most iconic brand portfolios.  

At Heinz Wattie's we are interested in your awesomeness and potential for further growth. If you want to excel in FMCG, learn from the best, and gain access to local and global job opportunities, we believe there is no finer place to do so than Heinz Wattie’s. 



  • Own the P&L for a portfolio of categories in one of our customer teams. 

  • Partner with one of the biggest retailers in New Zealand to lead, innovate and grow your businesses. 

  • Lead cross-functional partners to deliver results. 

About you: 

  • Ideally, 2 years’ experience working in a sales environment demonstrating commercial excellence, ideally within FMCG industry. 

  • Ambition that cannot be stemmed. 

  • Impatience for brilliance. 

  • As a future leader, a hunger to be your best self and deliver for your people. 

  • Unshakable integrity and self-belief. 


Work perks: 

  • Hybrid Working – Flexibility around when and where you work. 

  • Pay for Performance – industry leading variable compensation offerings tied to company and individual performance on top of a competitive base salary package. 

  • Parental Leave – 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers and up to 1 week for secondary care givers. 

  • Leave Options – Purchased leave, volunteer leave and LiveWell leave programs give you even more flexibility to plan your life and spend time on causes that matter. 

  • Great Place to Work certification in Australia. 

  • In House Training Programs 

  • Corporate Discount Programs & Novated Leasing – Utilize a range of discount programs (gym membership, health insurance, banking) depending on location. 


Bring your appetite for more! 

Applications may be reviewed and interviews conducted prior to the close date so don’t wait – apply now! 


About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.