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: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Department: 05 - 06 - Product / Brand Management

Date Published: 05-Oct-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

This Sr Analyst position spans across advertising- product development- packaging- and trade & consumer promotions- all the way to manufacturing. The person in this role leads cross-functional teams of colleagues from sales- operations- research & development- and quality. The Sr Analyst builds and executes plans to deliver on annual and longer-term financial goals- all while managing the day-to-day needs of the business. And- to bring the brand plan to life for consumers- this person will collaborate with our retailer partners to drive category growth. 

Key Components of the Role

  • Contribute to the development of short- and long-term business and marketing plans for assigned products/brands.
  • Contribute to development and execution of the Annual Operating Plan for respective categories.
  • Analyze business performance- identify actions needed- and administer action plan on key metrics (market share- volume and revenue trends and drivers- competitive performance).
  • Administer driver-based business forecast modeling and provide inputs to actuals review and forecasting processes.
  • Support and administer development of brand/product innovation through current and alternative brands.
  • Administer program execution and advancement of near in commercialization.
  • Provide recommendations on future brands and products based on broader competitive set.
  • Steer tactical marketing communications programs and/or promotional brand activities.
  • Administer advertising and promotional budgets.
  • Manage relationships with licensed partners in the respective brand/product space.
  • Maintain close contact with sales- manufacturing- and distribution functions to sense business conditions and trends.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business- Marketing- or related field
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of experience (prior experience in marketing required)
  • Understanding of consumer culture- interests- attitudes and trends
  • Excellent organizational skills- self-starter and ability to meet deadlines and balance competing priorities
  • Accurate and timely reporting with drive to improve and streamline processes
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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