General information

All posting locations: Dunedin, , New Zealand

Job Function: 07 - Quality

Date Published: 03-Feb-2023

Ref #: R-66081

Description & Requirements

About the role:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic team here at Kraft Heinz. Your role will be responsible for leading the implementation of the Kraft Heinz global and local hygiene requirements throughout our varied food manufacturing processes.

As an integral part of our Food Safety and Quality team- you will work closely with our operations teams- our strategic partners and supply teams in leading risk assessment- validation- and optimisation of hygiene practices. You will learn- further develop and implement Kraft Heinz Quality Standards into our sites.


  • Develop- document- implement- optimise and validate cleaning and sanitation processes.
  • Lead and train production personnel in fundamental principles and best practise regarding cleaning and sanitation of factory equipment.
  • Execute appropriate solutions to solve sanitation problems- including plant and/or procedural modifications.
  • Technical liaison between manufacturing and third parties.
  • Regularly review and report on the effectiveness of Kraft Heinz sanitation Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Understand and comply with government regulations for Environment- Health & Safety.
  • Promote a health & safety culture

About you:

  • Knowledge and experience in food processing
  • A strong knowledge of Risk Assessment
  • Food Safety Auditing Skills
  • Understanding of processing equipment coupled with a strong problem solving ability
  • The drive- enthusiasm and knowledge to deliver outstanding improvements
  • An excellent communicator both verbally and in written format
  • A Masters or Degree in Food Technology- Engineering- Science or related technical field
  • A self-motivated and improvement focused team player
  • Computer literate


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.

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