General information

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

Job Function: 11 - Logistics

Date Published: 18-Sep-2023

Ref #: R-74820

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

The Transportation Manager occupies a pivotal role in the daily execution & management of financials- policies- procedures- plans and strategies- since they are directly responsible for managing the end to end transportation process. This role is a change agent who will evolve and shape the role through continuous improvement and strategic initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitate tactical & strategic problem resolution across CS&L functions for order consolidation & shipment optimization opportunities.
  • Manage & support the execution of Transportation plans for shipping surges and capacity constraints.
  • Manage and audit daily executional processes to ensure compliance- accountability and cost-effective coverage of Transportation requirements. 
  • Provide expert Transportation support & execution of network productivity initiatives and participate on cross-functional project teams as required.
  • Control effective Transportation execution across multiple systems and platforms (i.e. OTM- Red Prairie- SAP- etc.) 
  • Monitor daily system performance/data feeds- initiate and supervise appropriate corrective action when issues are identified.
  • Establish process contingency plans- and execute as required to minimize business disruption. Conduct and host field visits as required to support new initiatives across CS&L to include but not limited to: facility start-ups- process or service issues & resolution.
  • Transportation Planning/Procurement--Consult routinely with Buyers- Service & Capacity
  • Conduct weekly carrier scorecards with carrier leadership to partner and drive KPI performance
  • Build sustainable partnerships between carriers and local warehouses
  • Act as a change agent within the business- supporting management/cross functional decisions- challenging existing approaches and performance.
  • Identify opportunities to improve supply chain efficiency and effectiveness- such as cost reduction- process improvement or technology implementation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply chain- Business- Logistics- or related field
  • 2-4 years’ work or education in transportation / logistics- supply chain finance- or supply chain related areas
  • Experience in transportation/supply chain financial analysis and cost management required
  • Efficiency in Excel and general knowledge of other MS Office applications required 

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