About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 03 - Continuous Improvement & Supply Chain Projects

Date Published: 01-Dec-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Role Overview

Sitting in the Growth & Sustainability team and reporting to the Senior Manager- Business Development- the Analyst- Business Development will work closely with marketing- manufacturing- procurement- finance- R&D and Quality teams to deliver critical Supply Chain priorities within a specific category.

  • Innovation – Work closely with manufacturing- R&D- marketing- finance- and procurement to provide Integrated Supply Chain solutions to deliver new product innovations. This will involve sourcing strategy- product development- and commercialization. Apply creative problem solving and champion agile methodology to deliver timeline execution.
  • Capital – Work closely with plant engineering team or as project owner to identify and implement capital engineering projects to deliver innovation- productivity- and growth. Project manage vendor implementation and category capital budget.
  • Sourcing Strategy – Work with procurement to analyze opportunities in make vs buy. Ensure appropriate manufacturing strategy and sourcing solutions (internal and external) are in place to deliver growth and innovation agenda within Canada Zone. Initial and ongoing ownership of sustainable and cost-effective Supply Chain solutions- working with in-network plants as well as future manufacturers.
  • Continuous Improvement – Champion efforts to improve our products- services- or processes that will streamline work and reduce waste in our manufacturing facilities.
  • Interdepartmental Communication – Act as the champion and conduit between Operations planning and the business team- ensuring all operational milestones are achieved.  Maintains a superior level of communication between project team members- external manufacturers- internal leadership stakeholders- and vendors.


Requirements

  • Bilingual - English & French
  • University degree in Business- Engineering or Food Science
  • Experience in Manufacturing/Supply Chain or Research and Development; Food or Consumer Packaged Goods Industry experience would be considered an asset
  • Proven Project Management Experience
  • Strong people management skills- managerial experience to influence without authority
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills- working cross functionally across the business
  • Superior analytical- problem solving- and conceptual skills
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Willingness to travel based on business requirements- anywhere between 20-25% within Canada and the US

About The Kraft Heinz Company

The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world- with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods- The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality- great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home- in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s iconic brands include KraftHeinz- ABC- Capri SunClassicoJell-OKool-Aid- Lunchables- Maxwell House- Ore-Ida- Oscar Mayer- Philadelphia- Planters- PlasmonQuero- Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta. The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people- our planet and our Company. For more information- visit www.kraftheinzcompany.com.

The Kraft Heinz Company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact: accessibility@kraftheinzcompany.com

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