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: Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Job Function: 09 - HR

Department: 09 - 08 - Performance Mgmt

Date Published: 24-Nov-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the role

Working closely with our HR Business Partner you will provide best practice human resources advice and support to the business to enable our Christchurch site achieve business goals. This role will be based at Christchurch and is a full time- permanent position. 


  • Work alongside our HRBP to help build employee and manager capability through self-service of key HR activities and processes
  • Establish and maintain effective methods of communication- consultation- and negotiation with stakeholders
  • Provide a customer focused approach- ensuring all stakeholder needs are fulfilled
  • Work with our Global Business Services (GBS) team to manage all employee life-cycle administration including contract and letter requests and new hire set-up
  • Identify and implement process improvements.

About you

Your passion for people and your drive to create an outstanding employee experience will ensure your success in this role. You will have:

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to influence.
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills.
  • Fine-tuned problem-solving skills with the ability to analyse data to provide valuable insights
  • Experience in a similar role within HR- ideally within an industrial environment.
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification.

Our culture and benefits

We empower our people to own their work and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

  • Access to our onsite store- where you can purchase Watties products at discounted prices
  • Wellbeing- annual health checks and flu shots plus onsite wellbeing sessions and webinars
  • Volunteering- volunteer days with Foodbank - meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Parental Leave- 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have the skills and experience to add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!


Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity