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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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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: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 09 - HR

Department: 09 - 03 - HR Business Partner/Generalists/Labor Relations

Date Published: 14-Sep-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

As the Associate HR Manager for HQ Operations will you will be responsible for bringing to life one of our most important Values at Kraft Heinz – “We Champion Great People.” In this role- you will drive all people related activities and programs for the BU Supply organizations including talent development- people strategies- change management- organizational effectiveness- and driving a culture of ownership within the organization under the direction of the Associate Director for HQ Operations. The Associate HR Manager will also help support key routines and strategic HR projects across all functions in HQ Operations.

Primary Responsibilities

• Act as counsel- business partner- and advocate for the BU Supply Leadership Teams- employees- and business

• Manage staffing plans with business leaders in partnership with the Talent Acquisition Team

• Lead talent processes including Talent Calibrations- Succession Planning- and Development Planning

• Manage employee relations matters in partnership with business managers

• Organize and manage people budgets to deliver on Annual Operating Plan financials

• Responsible for Workday HR data changes and approval to ensure accuracy and compliance

• Lead strategic HR projects for the HQ Operations team including projects related to Career Development- Capability Building- Leadership Development- Employee Engagement- and Process Improvement.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Human Resources
  • Advanced proficiency of PowerPoint and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to influence key stakeholders across all levels of the organization
  • Proven track record of problem solving- simplifying the complex- and effectively driving change
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to impact a broad audience
  • Understanding of business fundamentals
  • Strong project management skillset with a keen eye for detail- organization- and ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Excellent organizational skills- self-starter and ability to meet deadlines and balance competing priorities

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity