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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.

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General information

All posting locations: Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand, Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 10 - R&D

Department: 10 - 02 - Nutrition

Date Published: 10-May-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Role

The Infant & Corporate Nutritionist assists with the development and implementation of the nutrition strategy- targets and commitments. This role also provides expert nutrition support and identifying nutrition-related opportunities to marketing and product development teams on all Kraft Heinz ANZ food categories and brands

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide expert nutrition support and identifying nutrition-related opportunities to marketing and product development teams on all Kraft Heinz ANZ food categories and brands
  • Provide specialist infant nutrition knowledge to the infant category from evidence-based internal guidance to consumer nutrition education information.
  • Assist in developing and implementing nutrition strategy and initiatives. 
  • Participate in development of ESG global nutrition guidelines- implementation and monitoring reports on portfolio improvements including sugar and salt reduction and increasing beneficial ingredients.
  • Contribute to relevant submissions on regulatory and policy changes by various government- departments- and non-government organisations
  • Represent Wattie’s and provide nutrition support to Plunket partnership
  • Guide effective consumer marketing activity through sound science
  • Take accountability for nutrition reviews of all labels and marketing activity in the infant and toddler food category
  • Review and update infant feeding digital and print resources- forbaby website nutrition articles and health professional resources in-line with the latest scientific evidence.
  • Communicate new evidence-based research and trends and provide nutrition training
  • Support marketing on the identification of opportunities for relevant consumer nutrition messages in categories
  • Approve labels- advertising- and websites for categories in relation to nutrition content
  • Support the product development brief with nutrition expertise
  • Support the innovation and renovation pipeline for sugar and salt reductions and improving compliance to nutrition guidelines.
  • Provide infant feeding advice to caregivers and health professionals via the Careline and digital queries

About You

  • Bachelor degree majoring in human nutrition – minimum
  • Post graduate qualification in dietetics- marketing or legal
  • Previous experience in food industry nutrition role
  • Understanding of regulatory and policy environment as it relates to food and beverage products
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence change and drive nutrition projects
  • Strong attention to detail

Benefits Program

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:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work
  • Free Food - our kitchen is fully stocked with our products for you to enjoy!
  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration
  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Keeping Fit – join our Run Club and sign up for discounted gym memberships & classes
  • 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 skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!

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