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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!

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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: Northgate, Queensland, Australia

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 08 - Production Planning

Date Published: 22-Jul-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the role

Play an important role in manufacturing planning at our iconic Northgate site. Develop and execute production plans and schedules- whilst ensuring that raw material plans are set and executed to meet the agreed demand requirements.


  • Ensure production plans are effectively executed- to meet demand- in collaboration with the Production team;
  • Work closely with Materials Planners to resolve day to day raw materials queries and issues;
  • Provide a quality customer experience- collaborating with relevant stakeholders across the site;
  • Look for efficiencies and ways to continuously improve our ways of operating.

About you

Your excellent organisation skills and experience in scheduling within the FMCG industry will ensure your success in this role. You will have:

  • Extensive knowledge in scheduling and BOM purchasing- and their relationship to demand and supply chain;
  • A strong service orientation- always looking to deliver quality outcomes;
  • Advanced computer skills including experience with ERP systems;
  • Desire to grow and develop your skills and career.

Our culture and benefits

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

  • Positive and innovative culture- where you are encouraged to share your ideas;
  • Wellbeing – annual health checks and flu shots provided- regular wellbeing sessions and webinars available;
  • Parental Leave – 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregiver.

The Watties 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.

Apply online now and Bring your appetite for more!

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