About Us

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: Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 05 - Project Office

Date Published: 20-Jun-2022

Job Type: Temporary

Description & Requirements


This role is a functional Business role in a Global team with focus on the ANJ region for Kraft Heinz Company’s rollout of SAP S/4HANA.

The role will have functional expertise in the primary area of responsibility of R&D.

You will have knowledge of R&D related data objects and be able to apply your knowledge and understanding to the needs to KHC and the SAP S/4HANA project.

Part of delivering the business solution will include working on integration across other relevant work streams.

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for constructing and verifying R&D reelevated data- with alignment to the Plan to Manufacture workstreams.
  • Work with multiple stakeholder groups- translating and interpreting business needs into actionable requirements relating to data construction.
  • Involved in the implementation of data governance and policies at the regional / departmental level.
  • Works with subject matter experts and consultants to support system implementation from data construction- testing and production deployment project phases.
  • Supports change management activities by assisting with development of training materials- training scenarios- documentation- communication and change impacts.
  • Maintaining and developing relevant expertise in the domain.

About You

  • Bachelor Degree is required
  • Minimum 5-7 years functional experience
    • Fit / Gap requirements definition and mapping.
    • Hands-on development of project deliverables - formal/structured methodology.
  • Solid blend of business and/or technical capabilities- business operating models and underlying technical architectures.
  • Detailed understanding of the current data sets required to ensure effective and efficient process and reporting execution in the core area- along with understanding of cross functional data dependencies of your core areas.
  • Consumer Products Industry experience desirable.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with both local and remote teams.
  • Progressive responsibility in SAP environment desirable.

Benefits Program

We empower our people to own their work- and we believe that our employees are our competitive advantage.

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work
  • Wellbeing – annual health checks & flu shots- wellbeing sessions and webinars;
  • Parental Leave – 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregiver.
  • In-house training programs - Access to our online learning platform- Ownerversity for continuous learning and development
  • Career Development - Opportunity to be mentored by excellent leaders and have on-the-job skill development and coaching
  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!


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