General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 10 - R&D

Date Published: 22-Dec-2023

Ref #: R-77835

Description & Requirements

About the Role

  • To lead the management and administration of packaging systems updates including Packaging specifications, artwork, databases and ESG compliance of packaging across ANZ, working closely with KH Packaging Suppliers to gather relevant technical information.
  • To have a strong technical understanding of different types of packaging materials and key data fields required to develop effective packaging specifications.
  • To provide guidance & training to Packaging and Product Technologists in relation to Packaging materials and the KH Packaging specification management process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Manage the updating of all packaging material specifications and technical documents across ANZ to KH Business requirements to meet agree timings.
  • Drive compliance of Business rules & data quality with all key specification stakeholders.
  • Supervision of the Spec writer (3rd Party) to complete specification updates to meet KH Global standards.
  • Liaise with Suppliers to request packaging specifications using the KH Packaging material questionnaire (PMQ), including new ESG compliance information following the Kraft Heinz processes.

About You

  • Qualification in Packaging Technology
  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years’ experience in an FMCG company in a packaging or technical related field.
  • Good project management, planning and organization skills.

Benefits Program

  • Hybrid Working – Flexibility around when and where you work.
  • Pay for Performance – industry leading variable compensation offerings tied to company and individual performance on top of a competitive base salary package.
  • Parental Leave – 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers and up to 3 weeks for secondary care givers.
  • Leave Options – Purchased leave, volunteer leave and LiveWell leave programs to give you even more flexibility to plan your life and spend time on causes that matter.
  • Great Place to Work certification in Australia.
  • In House Training Programs
  • Corporate Discount Programs & Novated Leasing – Utilize a range of discount programs (gym membership, health insurance, banking) depending on location.

Kraft Heinz 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!


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 - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.