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: Amsterdam, , Netherlands, Nijmegen, , Netherlands

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 05 - Project Office

Date Published: 15-Aug-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We are looking for an in experienced digital professional- who will play a strong role in driving the Digital Transformation for R&D across the International Zone. The role lies within the International R&D Team and will work across our Amsterdam and Nijmegen offices. You’ll be working in a hard-working team- alongside peers always trying to reach the next level and will report into the International R&D Digital Transformation Lead.

You will be responsible for delivering and deploying digital solutions within R&D by partnering with the multi-functional R&D team- understanding their needs- goals and strategies and building a roadmap to deliver against them. You will support business process definition and run projects and tools for these functions as well as have the opportunity to participate in implementing small- medium to large size projects and realizing digital modeling and AI solutions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Run initiatives to deliver the R&D Digital Transformation program
  • Lead members of multi-functional teams including third party development partners to drive delivery of new technical capabilities on time and on budget
  • Lead and perform business problem definition and solution modeling with business and system team members
  • Work closely with business key users to translate business challenges into technical requirements
  • Write functional specifications- test cases- perform testing etc
  • Ensure end user training and expertise meets business requirements
  • Be responsible for the implementation of upgrades- new releases and new functionalities for R&D as needed

Qualifications & Experience

  • 3+ years of experience working in information Systems/Innovation Technology or related functions
  • 1-2 years of technical project management experience
  • Ability to understand and impact across the organization by translating business needs
  • Good problem solving/analysis skills
  • Good communication skills- both verbal and written
  • Experience with the CPG industry a plus
  • Keen curiosity about technical solutions
  • Demonstrable experience in project management and business analysis

Professional Attributes

Communication Skills: At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have good interpersonal skills- to look after all kinds of different team members.

Ability to Simplify: We like to keep it simple and deliver with speed. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated- when you provide simple solutions dealing with sophisticated challenges.

Analytical: We’re a very data driven company and strive to translate sophisticated data into a simple solution with an analytical approach.

Project management skills: Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the work you're doing. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.

Proactive: You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we want the best for you;
  • Always room for new insights; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!
  • Flexible and remote working environment with travel allowance

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.

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.

Location (s): Kraft Heinz Innovation Centre- Nijmegen- Netherlands / Amsterdam- Netherlands

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