General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 16 - Digital

Date Published: 20-Mar-2023

Ref #: R-68010

Description & Requirements

  • Be the subject matter expert for Data Science  

  • Lead and be accountable for the design and development of the state-of-the art ML algorithms and various models. 

  • Identify and integrate disruptive technologies at an enterprise level (AI/ML- Automation- Optimization) focused on fundamentally transforming the way in which we operate as a company. 

  • Co-develop and follow enterprise wide standards.  

  • Serve as an integral part of the Digital Revolution by being an advisor and leader of all data science digital initiatives.     

  • Deliver systematic approaches and integrating work into products and tools with a trailblazing team of data engineers- analysts- developers- and sometimes chefs. 

  • Create repeatable- interpretable- dynamic- scalable models as the heart of new statistical products. 

  • Make presentations to various teams and stakeholders. 

  • Engineer new features by using your business acumen to improve analytical models. 

  • Collaborate to refine best practices and deploy best-in-class solutions. 

  • Evangelize the value of data-driven decision-making. 

  • Contribute to improving Data Science competency across Kraft Heinz  

  • R&D to Identify growth opportunities and execute innovative ideas  

  • Collaborate with other principals at other companies to ensure we are an industry leader in Data science. 

  • Lead- mentor- and advice other team members 

  • Work in conditions- which include multiple and sometime conflicting priorities. 

  • Keep abreast of digital and technology trends to guide the Data Science and business team. 

  • Attend conferences- engage in user groups / meetups etc 




  • Bachelors- Masters or doctorate in computer science- software engineering- applied mathematics or similar disciplines- or equivalent professional experience.  

  • 10+ years of experience with the implementation and delivery of large-scale enterprise data fusion models and related systems  

  • Demonstrated experience with the development and deployment of enterprise scale data architectures- specifically to support consumer package goods industries’ data science and machine intelligence applications- including those whose requirements may not be known for years to come.  

  • You have expertise in Python and/or R and are eager to learn other languages and tools. 

  • You are proficient in machine learning to deliver clustering- time series- classification- regression- anomaly detection- simulation- and optimization queries. 

  • You have an aptitude in Big Data technologies like Hadoop- Spark- or distributed databases like Redshift and Snowflake. 

  • Demonstrated experience with customer-centric agile methods. 


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.

Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.