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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!

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: Düsseldorf, , Germany

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Department: 05 - 03 - Marketing & Trade Activation

Date Published: 13-Sep-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Category & Trade Marketing Manager (m/f/d) Foodservice to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The position lies within the Commercial GAS business unit- with its office located in Dusseldorf and is reporting into the Foodservice Director.

The delivery of a category vision & activation plan for our key focus channels will be the primary responsibility- while constantly looking for improvement activities within you team.

In brief- you take ownership of;

  • Building a bold category vision for each of our focus sub-channels- based on data points- customer and consumer insights
  • Developing a strong network and collaboration cross-departmentally to ensure an aligned and optimal plan (marketing- trade marketing- category within the local business unit and our Continental Europe organisation
  • Identifying- explore opportunities for growth; internally and externally for our customers
  • Taking pro-active part in the Food Service team and active execution of the strategy


Hard Skills and Capabilities

  • Completed bachelor degree in a related field
  • First experience in category management or trade marketing
  • Interacting easily with team members and not afraid to step up and make things happen
  • Ability to work independently in an analytical and structured way
  • Strong proficiency in German and good proficiency in English

Professional Attributes

  • Team player - Achieving results is nice- but achieving results with the team is simply the best. Being a standout colleague means you’re sometimes a leader- sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates.
  • Project management skills - Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the jobs to be done. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
  • Commercial Sense - Always seeking for opportunities to expand your business and build more savings- while over delivering your targets.
  • Analytical - We’re a very data driven company- making it crucial to be able to translate sophisticated data into a simple solution with an analytical approach.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer with a fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Flexibility; we have a hybrid working model providing you with the empowerment to take ownership of your work-life balance.
  • Always room for new insights; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!

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