General information

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

Job Function: 04 - IT

Date Published: 01-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-79601

Description & Requirements

Here at Kraft Heinz, we grow our people to grow our business, because we believe that great people make great companies. When you join our table, you can expect access to an array of holistic wellness benefits* and perks, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 7% 401(k) matching, Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to help foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all employees, an industry-leading total rewards package that emphasizes a high discretionary bonus.

*Benefits begin 30 days after hire for hourly employees, and immediately upon hire for salaried employees.

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Manager, IT - Global Transportation at a glance...

This role will be in the Global IT Transportation team responsible for IT activities related to Transportation processes in the areas of deployment Optimization, Transportation Planning, Carrier Integration and Execution. Your primary responsibility is the delivery of the Core solution in SAP ECC/S4 HANA and its integration with applications in Transportation space. You own the implementation and configuration of the global core solution and are an SME in ECC/S4 HANA and associated tools for Order Management, Deployment Optimization, Direct Procurement, and Intercompany transfers in relation to Transportation system.

What's on the menu?

  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to capture business requirements, translating them into effective systems design and implementation

  • Provide direct leadership for external contractors overseeing systems project management, implementation, and integration

  • Assume direct ownership of project financial governance and meticulous management of timelines

  • Communicate comprehensively on all aspects related to systems and projects to senior leadership

  • Provide core project management oversight for all aspects of systems implementation, including blueprinting, financial estimation and tracking, communication, development, testing, training, and hyper care support

  • Lead joint project teams in shaping solutions for systems enhancement

  • Provide expertise in sales order processing, pricing, billing, and delivery within the SAP SD module

Recipe for Success - apply now if this sounds like you!

  • I have experience implementing large-scale integration and transformation programs in OTC/STP and ERP systems, adept at blending business and technical capabilities to bridge end-to-end processes, operating models, and technical architecture.

  • I have done project scoping, management, requirements analysis/definition/mapping, solution, and process design, as well as test planning/scenario creation for large-scale programs, including budgeting and forecasting.

  • I have knowledge of SAP SD configuration, customization, and integration, particularly with transportation management systems (TMS)

  • I have a robust understanding of logistics and transportation processes

  • I am proficient in business processes related to sales and distribution.

  • I am proficient in conducting hands-on investigations into end-to-end IDoc processing, collaborating seamlessly with middleware teams.

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.

Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

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