General information

All posting locations: Remote, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 09 - HR

Date Published: 18-Sep-2023

Ref #: R-74828

Base Salary Range: $96,800.00 - $121,000.00

Target Total Cash Range: $121,000.00 - $151,250.00

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.

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

Position Summary

We are a team of diverse players with different superpowers working within the Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence. The goal of this team is to deliver a work class Talent Acquisition experience through the delivery of outstanding talent to our manufacturing plants partners. We have a passion and respect for the world of manufacturing and the knowledge that we wouldn’t be Kraft Heinz without the extraordinary people who make it all happen behind the scenes.

The Manager- Talent Acquisition Manufacturing Operations will lead and serve as the large-scale Talent Acquisition team execution leader to drive the hourly recruitment growth objectives for approximately 15 manufacturing plants across North America. Reporting to the Head of TA for Manufacturing Operations- this leader will be responsible for ensuring that each Recruiter delivers against the evolving hiring demands within manufacturing. The Manager will have accountability to meet and exceed recruiting goals and KPI’s.

This position is remote/field based with travel to our plants on a regular basis to further strengthen the partnership

What’s on the Menu?

  • Position leads a remote team of 3-5 Recruiters located throughout North America (US and Canada)
  • Coordinate the research- conceptualization and implementation of talent acquisition programs aimed at increasing the diversity- accessibility- and awareness to our communities within our manufacturing plants.
  • Regularly monitor the permanent and contingent labor recruiting- and diversity initiatives within each region and make recommendations regarding standard processes to improve results.
  • Maintain a steady pulse on current and future hiring needs considering fluctuations in production volume and attrition by facilitating planning sessions with Workforce Planning- HR and Plant Leadership
  • Create and implement action plans to address areas of underperformance and provide ongoing reports to Head of Talent Acquisition- Manufacturing Operations
  • Build presentations to support new recruiting initiatives and story tell through data- to highlight business impact and give insight to key partners.
  • Appreciation for data and utilization of reporting as a form of influence to drive impactful decisions.
  • Lead and track projects across multiple cross-functional teams including Diversity- HR- Legal- People Analytics- Labor Relations- Talent Attraction- and Plant Operations teams.
  • Collaborate with internal contingent labor partner to ensure the plants have the appropriate staffing support to meet production demands.
  • WE DEMAND DIVERSITY: Be a Diversity- Equity- Inclusion and Belonging KHC champion in everything you do!

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

  • I have recruiting experience in Manufacturing or Supply Chain operations environment as a people manager.
  • Exceptional planning- organization- and time management skills; ability to drive multiple and challenging priorities to completion autonomously.
  • Ability to lead through ambiguity and change while working with a high sense of urgency- flexibility- and prudence.
  • Strong relationship building- partnering- interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and incorporate feedback from a variety of customers- collaborators- and colleagues.
  • Using data and dashboards to assess the progress and effectiveness of our attraction strategies.
  • Ability to handle critical and confidential information appropriately.
  • Expert knowledge in all full life-cycle recruiting; motivated by proactive outreach- innovative sourcing- and talent community building across functional areas
  • Extensive experience using recruitment tools platforms- including ATS- CRM- and social networking tools; experience with Workday- or an equivalent a plus
  • Up to 25% required travel to assigned Kraft Heinz manufacturing plants to cultivate relationships with customers and team members.
  • Knowledge of EEO- OFCCP- ADA- and employment laws

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