General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 15-Sep-2023

Ref #: R-74756

Description & Requirements

What do we bring to the table?

  • Benefits begin immediately upon hire (salaried)
  • Fully customizable medical plans (HRA- HSA- FSA)- up to 5 carrier choices by location
  • 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)
  • 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!

Job Purpose

Kraft Heinz North America is transforming its factories to significantly improve the Operational Efficiency of its Equipment by over 30%. This ambition requires planning and laser focus implementation. The KHMS Operational Performance (OP) Expert has the crucial role of coaching- teaching- and assessing the implementation of Plant performance systems including 3-year plans- Annual Action Plans and Implementation Plans dictated by the Kraft Heinz Management System (KHMS). As a company we believe that following the KHMS discipline will allow us to achieve the ambitious targets.  The role will report directly to the Head of North America KHMS to ensure consistent understanding of Standards and GOP’s.   

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Be an expert in the Operational Performance Systems.
  • Perform assessments of plants OP implementation to ensure consistency with standards.
  • Coach and teach the OP Pillar chapters and GOPs to close gaps.
  • Embrace an ownership model for improved performance and the subsequent delivery of results in line with AOP and 5 Year Strategic Plan
  • Integrate with other pillar owners to ensure team building and knowledge sharing within the organization.
  • Lead efforts to share best practices and develop enhancements to Pillar content and assessment criteria.
  • Build and sustain employee engagement by creating a culture of efficient execution and an environment in which individuals and teams can excel and continuously improve; participate in establishing an effective technical and leadership development plan for the maintenance/utility’s organization.

Expected Experience & Required Skills

  • Management Systems knowledge and application
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities and site locations
  • Capable of translating strategy to actions and measured goals
  • Strong organizational and planning skills

Work Environment & Schedule

This position is considered a Field based environment; role requires frequent travel to customer locations- stores- manufacturing facilities- etc. Additionally- this role requires normal working hours and travel up to 75%.

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 that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact