General information

All posting locations: Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 22-Sep-2023

Ref #: R-74420

Description & Requirements

Global Manufacturing Traineeship

The Kraft Heinz Global Manufacturing Traineeship is a functional program at our factories for graduates seeking an exciting leadership career in the Manufacturing Environment.

Commencing January 2023 in the factory of the country you are applying to- you will be on an initial 12-month traineeship as part of a Global cohort. You will broaden your overall knowledge of how a multinational food company operates- with the 12-month program including:

  • Intensive- hands-on onboarding focused on our Operations and Supply Chain functions- complemented by a Commercial bootcamp focused on Marketing- Sales and Category.
  • Training in Lean Six Sigma Methodology- Kraft Heinz Manufacturing Excellence Program and a range of other foundational business trainings
  • A factory Team Leader assignment- where you will develop a deep understanding of our manufacturing processes while also strengthening your leadership skills
  • A factory-based efficiency/productivity improvement business project where you can apply your learnings to create real business impact

Following graduation- you will transition into your first role to set you on an Operations Management or Technical Expertise path at one of our factories.

What we’ll give you

  • Fast-tracked career progression – Real responsibility from day one- leading teams and working on projects with real business impact at our factories
  • Global exposure – You’ll be part of our Global Manufacturing Traineeship- working closely with our UK and Netherlands based Zone Technical Experts and cohort of Graduates across Europe- ANJ & Asia
  • Training & Development – Strong personal & professional development including technical training- leadership experience- and regular mentorship and senior leaders exposure.

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor or master’s degree completed in 2023 or 2024 – Engineering- Electronic- Industry Engineering- Mechanism & Food Safety and Quality are advantageous- however this program is open to graduates from any discipline
  • Full working rights in the country you are applying to
  • Willingness to move across functional areas in a factory environment and relocate to different countries
  • Strong extra-curricular achievements that reflect a proactive attitude and ownership
  • Passionate about being challenged daily and ready to constantly learn- develop and grow
  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Proficiency in English and in the language of the country you are applying to

Kraft Heinz

As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies- we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. No matter the brand- we are united under one vision “To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally”. Bringing this vision to life are our 36-000+ teammates around the world- making food people love.

Together- we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability- and the health of our planet and its people.

Every day- we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us -- and ready to create the future- build on a storied legacy- and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there’s one thing to do. Join us!

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.