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General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 02 - Application Development & Support

Date Published: 22-Jul-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

This role is positioned within the Global Service Delivery team and is primarily responsible for Major Incident support within the North American Zone.  The purpose of this position is to co-ordinate and deliver IT Services to ensure that they are stabilized and optimized to drive positive customer experiences and extreme satisfaction.  This role is accountable to ensure that any critical IT issues affecting the Zone and/or Globe are managed efficiently resulting in minimum business disruption.

Primary Responsibilities:

Critical Incident Management

Lead- drive- facilitate and chair all investigation activities- meetings- and conference calls to support Major Incidents.

Orchestrate appropriate teams and strategic partners to participate and resolve all severity 1 and 2 issues and their underlying causes 24x7x365.

Drive the escalation process for live service to rapidly resolve critical IT issues and ensure effective communication with IT stakeholders and the business to keep them informed of resolution progress.

Ensure all documentation and reports are maintained and up to date to support the Major Incident process- including escalation contact information- Send Word Now tool- process procedures and knowledge documents.

Manage Major Incident reporting and documentation to support MBO targets and Audit investigations.

Evoke and drive Root Cause analysis process for all severity 1 and eligible severity 2 incidents- working with IT towers and strategic partners to return documentation on time- and complete corrective and preventative actions within due dates.
Escalation Point
Act as single point of contact for IT service and support.

Manage IT stakeholders’ expectations and requirements for delivery of IT services. 

Act as an escalation point for business users and IT stakeholders for IT service issues.

ITSM Process Execution

Execute the incident- major incident- request- and problem management processes for regional incidents.  Ensure IT provides effective service to regional and local business stakeholders for call logging- event management- incident management- request fulfillment- problem management- and access management- and liaises with IT Operations to deliver effective service asset and configuration management.

Ensure Service Desk provides effective service to regional and local business stakeholders for call logging- event management- incident management- request fulfillment- problem management- and access management- and liaises with Technology Operations to deliver effective service asset and configuration management

Process Monitoring

Ensure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are delivered in adherence to IT standards and contractual agreements.

Work with End-to-End team to ensure process adherence and prevent ticket bouncing- and aging. 

Analyze trends and root cause associated with bouncing- aging and process deviation to evoke improvements specific to knowledge- training- and awareness.

Review IT Quality concerns and recommend remediation actions or process improvements initiatives to mitigate future occurrences.

Manage negative Survey responses and coordinate corrective actions with IT tower leads.

Conduct governance and service reviews (KPIs- SLAs) and manage service improvement initiatives with local tier 2 / 3 vendors

Problem Management

Ensure that Problem tickets are delivered on time and fully addressed by the owner – 5 Why’s- RCA- Corrective actions with dates and status. 


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent working experience- ITIL Certification preferred

More than 5 years’ experience managing major incident resolution initiatives specific to enterprise applications and IT infrastructure

Extensive experience of formal service support processes and procedures based on ITIL- including incident- change- problem management and service improvement

A self-starter with high levels of drive- energy- resilience- and a desire for professional excellence

Strong operational experience across large scale- global organizations

Experience in an IT service management or delivery role operating with complex- distributed IT environments at scale

Highly effective planning and prioritization skills

Sound decision-making skills under pressure

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 HRCompliance@kraftheinz.com for assistance.