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!

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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: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Department: 05 - 06 - Product / Brand Management

Date Published: 28-Jul-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We looking for an experienced Artwork Project Manager to make a difference at The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC). The International Artwork Project Manager is the advisor for all printed packaging related challenges. By managing multiple internal and external partners- a consistent- end-to-end approach for the design and artwork process is maintained- via standardized ways of working and centralized IT tools.

The role leads the creation of accurate content and appropriately produced printing artwork files against all timelines and budgets and automation of the process across multiple markets in International Zone. Demonstrating expertise of products- categories- and print requirements to drive speed to market- reduce redundancy- and minimize inaccuracy in agency governance and lifecycle management- the Artwork Project Manager will service business needs via deep understanding of the printed packaging (online/offline/eCom) environment and emerging tools and technologies. The role sits within the Marketing Excellence team and works in close collaboration with Marketing- R&D- Supply Chain- Compliance- IT- Legal and Procurement.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting implementation of INTL end to end design packaging strategy- incl. setting up and rolling out of INTL-wide workflow- ways of working- standards etc
  • Collaborating with internal and external customers- along with pre-media and print vendors to provide information to complete brand design packaging projects
  • Developing KHC design packaging ecosystem with ATLAS (ESKO) and DAM (Digital Asset Management) tools- and defining objectives- resources- timelines- scope- and zone-wide collaboration criteria
  • Onboarding KHC INTL and local agencies and driving their integration with ATLAS and DAM tools
  • Leading design packaging related discussions and projects together with Marketing- R&D- Supply Chain- Compliance- IT Legal and Procurement
  • Optimizing processes and simplifying administrative tasks across design packaging ecosystem
  • Setting up systems and processes so that the INTL design packaging ecosystem functions per market as well as at INTL scale- with multi-local agencies being aware of how INTL design packaging ecosystem operates
  • Creating and implementing deadlines- project goals- expectations- workflows- reporting framework to ensure a smooth packaging design ecosystem and integration of processes across multi-country footprint of KHC INTL
  • Assessing- interrogating existing ways of working for end-to-end packaging design lifecycle- clarifying local market needs and proposing the appropriate solutions for streamlined operations
  • Support local market artwork specialists in review and approval of artwork to ensure accuracy and compliance with corporate- industry- print (offset/flexo)- government regulations and retailer guidelines
  • Execute packaging graphic projects against established company procedures- objectives- timing- and financial commitments in specified systems and tools
  • Review and help process cost estimate and invoices related to artwork development projects
  • Identify and support areas of technical and process improvement- efficiency & effectiveness- and inter-team training

Education- skills and experience

  • Must be educated to a degree level at minimum (HBO / bachelor)
  • 5+ years experience with the printed pack at repro agency
  • Good understanding of pre-press- print production- photo studio- and/or graphic design techniques and processes together with workflow practices and trends
  • Demonstrated project manager experience in a print- pre-press or graphics manufacturing environment
  • Strong computer skills working with ESKO (preferred)- Propel- Jira- ProofHQ- Adobe Illustrator Suite
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong connector who is able to think constructively and who can act as a true owner
  • Solid project management experience- with understanding of how complex processes and systems may be used with agility
  • Having a good understanding of the dynamics of the design packaging industry- recent trends- automation tools
  • Experience of working with multi-market- multi-brand organizations is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal communication & presentation skills with good analytics and ability to influence
  • Great teammate and a self-starter- curious to learn and implement new- transformative ways of working- driving strategic alignment across organization
  • Language Knowledge – English. Other languages a plus

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!

Location: Amsterdam

Inclusion matters to us

Everyone is welcome at our table. In fact- we thrive on learning and growing from our diverse group of backgrounds and perspectives.

Doesn’t matter who you are- where you’re from- or who makes your heart sing. We want you to show up as your authentic self- excited to work with amazing colleagues to solve complex challenges and innovate in an ever-changing industry.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race- religion- colour- national origin- sex- gender- gender expression- sexual orientation- age- marital status- veteran status- or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process- to perform essential job functions- and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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