General information

All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 24-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-81633

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Financer to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Manufacturing Finance Lead lies within the Europe, Pacific and Developing Markets (EPDM) business unit. You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Senior Director for Central Finance. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. The delivery of finance performance and management of a team will be your primary responsibility. You’re constantly looking for improvement activities within Manufacturing Finance!

In brief, you will be responsible for;

  • Monitoring and controlling the financial performance of eight factories in Europe
  • Driving the connection of operational KPIs with financial’s
  • Coordinating closing, forecasting, and annual budget processes for our Europe factories
  • Building a high performing team, onboard new joiners and develop individuals in both technical and personal skills
  • Treating with key stakeholders for CAPEX investment analysis in the European factories
  • Providing support in innovation, capacity and network design processes
  • Being a main partner for Europe Supply leads

Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.

  • Education: Educational background within Engineering / Business Administration / Finance
  • Work Experience: 8/10 years of work experience within the financial area, here approximately three of these years should be within the manufacturing environment and/or leading teams
  • Knowledge: Microsoft office, would be an advantage to have knowledge / experience with ERP systems like SAP
  • Language Knowledge: Needs to be fluent in English. Spanish, French, Italian and/or Dutch would be an advantage

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 excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Resilience: You’re able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back, big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.
  • Analytical: We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
  • Result driven: You don’t only focus on your own results, but always do what’s best for the company.
  • Project management skills: Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
  • High pressure: You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;  
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

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