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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.

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: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 11 - Logistics

Department: 11 - 01 - Supply Chain Management

Date Published: 13-Oct-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We are looking for an inspirational & experienced FMCG / CPG professional who will lead the Inventory & Supply Chain Losses Transformation across the International Zone. This role is part of the International Team based in Amsterdam- The Netherlands and will report into the International Logistics Excellence Director.

As Inventory & Supply Chain Losses Lead- you will be responsible for developing and implementing a synchronized Inventory strategy across the International zone to drive breakthrough results.  

Key Activities

  • Develop & Implement a Synchronized Inventory Optimization Strategy across the International Zone  
  • Create clear Inventory targets & glidepaths for all markets while driving Continuous Improvement
  • Engage with all International markets to understand their needs & challenges
  • Implement standardized processes & systems transformation to drive PDCA
  • Partner with Operations- Finance & Commercial teams across the International Zone to realize our ambitions

Hard Skills

  • Degree in Engineering or Logistics is preferred
  • 6+ Years’ Experience in FMCG / CPG environment
  • 3+ Years at Managerial / Supervisory level
  • Deep knowledge of S&OP process- Planning activities & Inventory management in a retail (make-to-stock) environment
  • Good understanding of Financial KPI’s & how Inventory & Supply Chain Losses impact them
  • Project management experience & demonstrated ability to drive process improvement
  • Strong communication skills - both verbal and written (English)
  • Good problem solving/analysis skills


 

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills: At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent communication skills to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Ability to Simplify: We like to keep it simple and to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
  • Analytical: We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
  • Project management skills: Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
  • Proactive: You are a self-starter- driven by purpose and driving initiatives and actions through to their conclusion. You are not afraid to challenge to get the right results.

What We Offer You

  • An ambitious employer- we only want the best for you
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market)
  • Permanent contract- for we believe in doing big bets on people
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know and we can set it in action

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