General information

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

Job Function: 04 - IT

Date Published: 28-Nov-2023

Ref #: R-68741

Remote, Hybrid or Onsite: Hybrid

Description & Requirements

Here at Kraft Heinz, we grow our people to grow our business, because we believe that great people make great companies. When you join our table, you can expect access to an array of holistic wellness benefits* and perks, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 7% 401(k) matching, Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to help foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all employees, an industry-leading total rewards package that emphasizes a high discretionary bonus.

  • Benefits begin 30 days after hire for hourly employees, and immediately upon hire for salaried employees.

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Senior Manager, IT - OMP Inventory at a glance

Kraft Heinz is currently hiring a Sr Inventory Planning Manager as part of the IT North America team. This role owns and is responsible for leading the Sales & Operations Planning and Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization transformation for IT as part of the KHC North American program. This is a 3-year program that will replace SAP APO and Logility Voyager technologies with OM Partners OMP+ solution.   The person in this role engages stakeholders in IT and business subject matter experts in the US and Canada as part of this delivery. This person will own delivery of the sub process Sales & Operations Planning and Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization in Supply Chain Planning leading a team comprised of business, KHC IT, and multiple vendor representatives.

What's on the menu?

  • This role is the owner of the Sales & Operations Planning and Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization functional delivery stream of the OMP NA program.
  • This role is responsible for future state process creation based on identified business and technical requirement and identifying the use cases in the OMP software.
  • This responsible for identifying simplification opportunities and translating these into solutions while maintaining the integrity of requirements.
  • This role is accountable with the business for developing and executing effective change management plans for Operational Planning.
  • This role is accountable for scoping and managing development sprints for Sales & Operations Planning and Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization.
  • This role is accountable for the testing of the Sales & Operations Planning and Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization functionality and acceptance of the solutions fitness for purpose.
  • This role is responsible for proactively managing risks.
  • This role is accountable with the business for developing and executing effective cutover/deployment plans for Sales & Operations Planning and Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization.

Recipe for Success: Apply now if this sounds like you!

  • I have experience in supply chain functional areas
  • I have experience in people management and development
  • I have experience leading work streams of large, complex programs (across multiple geographies desirable).
  • I have experience in change management - preferably in a mixed outsourced and insourced environment.
  • I am a customer focused individual
  • I have experience in dealing with multicultural and multifunctional teams

Please note: This job posting is just a preview of the full scope of the position. A comprehensive job description is shared upon interview.


We hope to find you a seat at our table!

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.

Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

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 that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact