General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada, Remote, Illinois, United States of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 24-May-2023

Ref #: R-69702

Base Salary Range: $136,600.00 - $170,800.00

Target Total Cash Range: $218,560.00 - $273,280.00

Target Total Cash: Target total cash represents this role's annualized cash earning potential at target (base salary + target bonus). Target total cash is contingent on targeted company performance achievement and individual attainment of performance goals. Therefore, target total cash is not guaranteed earnings. In addition to base salary and bonus, this role is eligible for additional compensation in the form of equity.

Compensation Disclaimer: The compensation offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

Description & Requirements

Locations: Remote

What do we bring to the table?

  • Benefits begin immediately upon hire. Fully customizable medical plans (HRA- HSA- FSA)- 5 different carrier choices

  • Prescription (Rx) card

  • Full suite of additional plans: vision- dental- life- disability- adoption/family planning reimbursement- childcare- parental leave LiveWell lifestyle/well-being discount and rewards program (for example- $50 subsidy for fitness tracker)

  • 18 days of PTO + 12 holidays (1 floating)- pro-rated to your start date. Once you are with us 5 years- it goes up to 23 days.

  • 401(k) matching + extra 3% freebie company contribution

  • Business Resource Groups (BRGs)

  • Award-winning Ownerversity learning & development resource library

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for mental health support

  • Learn more about life #hereatKraftHeinz on our YouTube channel!

Engineering & Portfolio Lead at a glance

Kraft Heinz is currently hiring a Head of Project Execution as part of the enterprise Zone Technical Execution (ZTE) organization. You will be responsible for overseeing and directing a team of capital project managers to ensure all project activities are executed safely- cost effectively- and to schedule. You will participate in cross functional Peer Reviews for major Capital projects (>$1MM) within the North American zone portfolio- typically beyond $500 MM annually across more than 30 sites in the US and Canada- to ensure projects are right-sized and fit-for-purpose.  Ensure that Capacity Investments are clearly defined and included in Strategic Plans- Master Plans and AOP.  

What's on the menu?

  • Influence and coordinate with the Head of Engineering & Capital Execution.

  • Apply improvement initiatives/learning across the portfolio to deliver a program of continuous improvement.

  • Delivering reports and performance information in order to early identify deviations from the schedule and budget. Providing input and evaluating profitability analysis.

  • Development of project management competences in the Engineering and Projects department.

  • Select contractors and vendors and monitor their performance.

  • Provide leadership- supervision- technical guidance and mentoring to personnel..

  • Accountable for on-time engineering deliverables- procured materials and equipment to sites.

Recipe for Success: Apply now if this sounds like you!

  • I have experience leading multi-functional teams across a number of supply chain roles within the food manufacturing industry- with a degree or equivalent qualification in Mechanical- Chemical- Electrical- Production or Industrial Engineering.

  • I have experience and capability to assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering solutions.

  • I have demonstrated ability to Direct/Lead/Manage cross functional teams on large capital project/programs of $30MM - $50MM or more.

  •  I have proven extensive experience within project execution and engineering.

  • I have proven to be successful in striving to improve industry knowledge- especially in terms of project management techniques used in the industry.

Please note: This job posting is just a preview of the full scope of the position. A comprehensive job description is shared upon interview.


We hope to find you a seat at our table!

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. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.