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: Miguel Hidalgo, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Job Function: 10 - R&D

Department: 10 - 04 - Product Development

Date Published: 22-Jun-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Objective: 
Responsible for managing all aspects of product development- from idea through to launch ensuring we deliver amazing products to our consumers every time. This role offers the opportunity personally deliver products to market with a huge amount of ownership and creative input along the way.

Responsibilities

  • Full ownership of product development and execution- including; co-packer briefing - prototype development - product tasting - nutritional profiling – claims - regulatory and quality.
  • Leading packaging development and structural design. Providing innovative solutions for the consumer and driving the company’s sustainability agenda.
  • Building strong relationships with external manufacturers- organizing co-creation development sessions and utilising the full breadth of their capability.
  • Identifying relevant consumer trends to translate into product pipelines and future launches.
  • Implementing a consumer first mindset throughout the product development process- utilizing a test and learn approach and building connections with consumers throughout.

Competencies (experiences/ Education):

  • Education: BSc in Food Science/ Related subject
  • 3-5 years experience in R&D development role
  • Proven track record of product launches to market
  • Experience in both packaging & product development
  • Language Knowledge: Business proficient English

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