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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: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 11 - Logistics

Department: 11 - 03 - Demand Planning

Date Published: 29-Oct-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the role:

Working closely with our successful Demand Team and the broader Supply Chain and Operations Business Unit- you will ensure achievement of our 24 month demand plan. This is an important role as the numbers you forecast will form the basis for supply planning and financial evaluation across the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and maintain forecast of a valid Demand Plan covering a rolling 24-month horizon (Planning Horizon) for all items within area/portfolio of responsibility;
  • Ensure that the commercial team is aligned with the Demand Plan and that it balances business expectations and supply capacities;
  • Ensure that the plan is correctly shared with our supply planners across multiple manufacturing sites;
  • Perform analytical tasks to support the Supply Chain and Operations team- create efficiencies and driving continuous improvements;
  • Uphold the Kraft Heinz values and contribute positively towards achieving our company’s vision.

About you

Your strong experience in a Supply Chain/ Operations environment coupled with your excellent communication skills will ensure your success in this role. You will have:

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel with the ability to utilize data to deliver informed recommendations;
  • Experience in a similar role with the motivation to develop your career;
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to influence and build trusted relationships;
  • A solutions focus- able to deliver commercially focused solutions;  
  • Team oriented- driven to share learnings and knowledge amongst our team to ensure optimum solutions;
  • Knowledge of JDA Planning Systems will be highly regarded.

Our culture and benefits

We empower our people to own their work and believe that our employees are our greatest asset.

A few examples of our benefits are:

  • Join an engaged team where you will be valued and encouraged to develop- both personally and professionally;
  • Receive an annual ‘Live Well’ imbursement- to contribute to your well-being;
  • Access to cultural leave days- celebrating diversity amongst our people;
  • Hybrid working arrangements available;
  • 12 weeks fully paid parental leave for primary care givers- in addition to government contributions.

The Watties Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion.

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