General information

All posting locations: Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 09-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-78667

Description & Requirements

This is a role for someone who craves a global challenge balanced by the desire to be accountable for delivering against the model in the largest business unit for Kraft Heinz. It is both a strategic and a tactical position.  

Note: this is a 12 month contract with the potential to extend!

The Workforce Coordinator role will be part of the King Street factory team, positioned within the Production teamThe role will be in New Zealand and will be responsible for acting as the guardian and subject matter expert in everything Time & Attendance and Workforce Scheduling for the site.  

Work Conditions:  

  • Requires full time commitment   

  • Overtime maybe required 


  • Provide support to the site leadership team as well as Team Leaders in Time & Attendance and Workforce Scheduling related matters. 

  • Educate and train Kronos users in the procedures and system. 

  • Provide best practices and analytics on Time & Attendance processes. 

  • Provide Absenteeism & Leave analysis reporting as required. 

  • Be a subject matter expert in Time & Attendance and Kronos. 

  • Be an enabler for Time & Attendance accuracy at a site level. 

  • Drive engagement from the site to ensure Time & Attendance timelines are met as well as accurate information is submitted. 

  • Provide visibility to leadership team on Time & Attendance critical metrics 

  • Provide support to Managers with Workforce Scheduling 

  • Perform Analysis reporting to key stakeholder on request 

  • Data collation and Analysis for Time & Attendance and Workforce Sched 

  • Work closely with GBS to contribute and help drive payroll accuracy.

  • Organize and facilitate regular trainings on Time & Attendance 

  • Identify trends and opportunities to improve our current processes. 

  • Work closely with GBS and HR team to explain issues and trends and to provide root cause analysis when required. 

About you:

  • Previous experience in any time & attendance tool 

  • FMCG experience 

  • Global shared service operational experience in an advantage 

  • Strong strategic thinking and decision making 

  • Strong analytical and information management analyses and interpretation ability

  • Good industry and process knowledge  

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels of the business 

  • Focus on client and service mindset with a commitment to a high level of customer service 

  • Ability to work under pressure to short deadlines 

  • Ability to observe the need for changes/improvements in the processes 

  • Must work with the highest level of trust, integrity, honesty, and confidentiality 

  • Understands the end-to-end process

Benefits Program

  • Hybrid Working – Flexibility around when and where you work.
  • Pay for Performance – industry leading variable compensation offerings tied to company and individual performance on top of a competitive base salary package.
  • Parental Leave – 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers and up to 3 weeks for secondary care givers.
  • Leave Options – Purchased leave, volunteer leave and LiveWell leave programs to give you even more flexibility to plan your life and spend time on causes that matter.
  • In House Training Programs
  • Corporate Discount Programs & Novated Leasing – Utilize a range of discount programs (gym membership, health insurance, banking) depending on location.


    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.

    Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.