General information

All posting locations: USA-IL, , United States of America, USA-IL, , United States of America

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Date Published: 23-Feb-2023

Ref #: R-67027

Description & Requirements

The Senior Analyst- Marketing – KHI will be responsible for supporting cross-functional business teams in the planning- execution and analysis of various business initiatives related to products- pricing- promotion- and packaging within across core KHI categories (Cheese- Condiments- Confections).  This role gains broad exposure to all functional activities on the KHI business including Consumer Insights- New Product Development- Sales- Operations- and Finance- which results in strengthened marketing fundamentals and a holistic approach to driving business growth. Demonstrating excellence in these areas will lead to future progression on a general management career path. This position directly interacts with the field-based Sales team and other cross-functional partners and is a key member of the KHI Marketing Team. 

Key Components of the Role:   

  • Works across assigned category to develop pragmatic solutions for manufacturers and distributors to integrate Ingredient offerings into their portfolio of raw materials 

  • Supports the P&L and understands the key leavers to increase profit 

  • Focus on driving the business and translating broad strategy into channel specific brand strategies and executions 

  • Assists with developing annual marketing plans that meet the growth objectives for each category 

  • Creates segment and account specific marketing programs to drive demand 

  • Provides field sales the tools and materials they need to achieve sales objectives 

  • Closely monitors and analyzes sales volumes- market share trends and competitive activity 

  • Performs in-depth analysis and reporting of multi-category marketing- promotional campaigns- and programs to optimize their performance. 

  • Leads end to end business processes with cross functional partners 

  • Coordinates product management and/or cost reduction projects with internal and external resources  

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Proven experience in category marketing- product management- brand management 

  • Outstanding numerical and analytical skill set with ability to interpret quantitative data and perform detailed trend analysis utilizing raw volume data  

  • Outstanding verbal- written and interpersonal communications skills with a proven ability to work collaboratively with product development and sales  

  • Ability to handle simultaneous projects and deliver within agreed upon time frames  

  • Experience in marketing plan development: situation assessment- strategy- and tactical plan development. 

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.  

  • Willing to travel 10% 


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.

Vaccination & Office Collaboration Expectations

Our highest priority is always the health, wellbeing, and safety of our Kraft Heinz family. We require our office-based, home-based, R&D, and sales team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a medical or religious accommodation.

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.