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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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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 - 01 - R&D Management

Date Published: 26-Aug-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements


Responsible for overseeing the sub-functions within R&D. May be global or zone-based responsibility.

Key Activities

Manage Hyspanics R&D team in order to drive product&packaging  development Innovation/ Value Engineering/ESG targets (Renovation)- ensuring the best product and packaging design to advance growth- quality objectives and business continuity for Kraft Heinz brands. Be the Hyspanics focus point/ ‘go to’ R&D person on International Zone Team  and for the cross-functional team members to drive excellence through exceptional strategic thinking and technical rigour- cascading the R&D Strategy & best practices outside the region and connecting the team across the globe.

Ensure strong alignment on priorities- visibility of decision making- and agreeing on boundaries for decision making. Be responsible to hire the best talents to the region- ensuring to retain them and to develop their careers.

Main KPI's:

NSV- ESG - Product health- VE- R&D playbook- Strategic PortfolioValue

Main Partners or customers:

FSQ- Marketing- Procurement- OPS- Supply Planning- CTI

Skills /Competencies

  • Complete Food Engineer graduation- desirable Post Graduation in Admnistration
  • Fluent in English & Spanish language
  • Minimum 10 years experience in product and process management- across Latam countries
  • Experience in the food and beverage industry /FMCG

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.