General information

All posting locations: Muscatine, Iowa, United States of America

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Date Published: 16-Nov-2023

Ref #: R-76515

Description & Requirements

The Materials Supervisor is responsible for ensuring daily efficient, accurate, and timely warehouse Operations. These operations include worker's safety, receiving, storage, order picking, shipping, inventory management, and warehouse facility management. The Materials Supervisor works under the parameters as defined by precedent, safety, quality, cost, and time constraints. The incumbent is expected to lead and direct associates in warehouse procedures. 


Key Responsibilities of the Role 

  • Lead materials improvement that relate to the overall cost savings plan for Kraft Heinz Champaign 

  • Drive plant related productivity and improvements relating to productivity 

  • Participate in the QRMP yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective 

  • Lead the implementation of the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the plant accountability list in order to achieve targeted RCR.Assist in the overall efficiency of the operation of the plant by monitoring inventories. 

  • Monitor operations to ensure inventory is properly handled in loading and unloading. 

  • Partner with business leaders on implementation of process improvement (Six Sigma/Lean/Heinz Global Performance System (HGPS)), including leading change initiatives, planning, andComply with all applicable Environmental, Health and Safety regulatory requirements and Kraft Heinz Global Operational Risk Management (ORM) policies/procedures 

  • Promote a performance-based culture that encourages continuous improvement and leverage Environmental, Health and Safety management excellence. 

  • Other duties as assigned.  


  • Bachelor degree in Business Management or a Management related field preferred 

  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in warehouse and shipping functions in a manufacturing 

  • Knowledge of GMP and safe work practices 

  • MRP experience preferred 

  • SAP experience is preferred 

  • Knowledge in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 

  • Six Sigma Blackbelt experience desired 

  • Detailed and meticulous with good organizational skills 

  • Demonstrated ability to meet or exceed deadlines 

  • Demonstrated ability to delegate and follow through 

  • Excellent time and management skills 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Self-motivated with excellent problem solving skills 



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