General information

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

Job Function: 16 - Digital

Date Published: 06-Sep-2023

Ref #: R-74320

Base Salary Range: $110,200.00 - $137,800.00

Target Total Cash Range: $148,770.00 - $186,030.00

Target Total Cash: Target total cash represents this role's annualized cash earning potential at target (base salary + target bonus). Target total cash is contingent on targeted company performance achievement and individual attainment of performance goals. Therefore, target total cash is not guaranteed earnings. In addition to base salary and bonus, this role is eligible for additional compensation in the form of equity.

Compensation Disclaimer: The compensation offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

Description & Requirements


We're one of the world's largest food and beverage companies and a trusted producer of high-quality- great-tasting- nutritious foods. Every day we earn a spot on 97% of American tables- and as guardians of beloved brands and creators of innovative products- we're dedicated To Make Life Delicious for our consumers. 

Today- Kraft Heinz is building a new legacy by investing in a robust Digital infrastructure to revolutionize the food industry. We're embracing Agile ways of working and immersing ourselves in Advanced Analytics to connect meaningful insights to our consumer experiences - all while honoring a 150-year heritage and a portfolio of 200 iconic brands. Every day- we gather huge amounts of data into a robust data infrastructure. Now- we are on a mission to transform that data into Digital products that inform our decisions and drive tangible impact.


As a Staff Data Scientist - NLP/Generative AI- you will be a technical leader on one of our agile- cross-functional teams – disrupting from inside of a global powerhouse. Large Language Models are taking the world by storm- and we need you to help guide Kraft Heinz in how to best apply these exciting technologies. Some applications are game-changers- while some are just hype. Even beyond LLMs- NLP applications are tricky- particularly when you’re an international company that deals with innumerable forms of text. But that’s where you come in! By building these solutions (and teaching others to do the same)- you will help make Kraft Heinz the premier technology-driven CPG company by 2027. 

   In addition to your role as an NLP/LLM subject-matter expert- you will serve as a member of our KHC Sales product team and help build the future of a fully automated sales ecosystem. Our vision includes predicting critical issues that will impact future sales and recommend corresponding actions to mitigate the problem(s)- as well as finding that next big distribution or product mix opportunity for our customer reps.  You will also explore avenues by which Generative AI can handle routine tasks- freeing up your peers to better understand & deepen customer relationships. Furthermore- you will:

· Develop production-grade code and collaborate with ML Operations teams to deploy solutions to production 

- Coach & mentor junior data scientists- both on your product team & across the org 

- Serve as an internal expert on LLMs & NLP processes- and help shape our 5 year AI strategy 

- Function as a liason to the broader KHC business. Everyone wants Generative AI yesterday- but where are the real opportunities- and where should we start? 


· You have 5+ years of industry experience- or a Master’s/PhD in Data Science- Computer Science- Engineering- or Statistics with 2+ years of experience. 

- You have 3+ years of NLP experience (either academic or technical) 

· You have experience implementing AI algorithms in Python and/or R. 

· You are proficient in leveraging Big Data technologies like Snowflake and Spark to perform data wrangling and exploratory analysis. 

- You have a solid track record of delivering outcomes and owning architectural designs 

- You possess an “entrepreneurial mindset” that drives you to find the right answer 


- You have experience with Large Language Models (ChatGPT- Dolly 2.0- LLAMA- etc)

- You have expertise with the following modeling methods: Design of Experiments- ANOVA- multivariate regression- discrete and continuous optimization- survival analysis- discrete event simulation 

- You have previous experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry.

- You have previous experience in the supply chain space.

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