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KraftHeinz

 

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The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26.5 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION.  To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

It's a Question of Taste


Do more, be more.  Whatever your aspirations, experience something exceptional at Kraft Heinz.  We'll give you the freedom to determine your own direction and deliver in your own style.  Outperform our expectations and you'll move forward faster than you ever thought possible.  Come ready to dream. Come eager to grow.

Get a taste of what your career could be at kraftheinzcompany.com/careers.

Job Description

  • This is a Center Research-based technical leadership role providing direction for and execution of projects across one or more of our North American businesses (Grocery, Refrigerated, Bev & Snack Nuts, Foodservice/KFI and Canada Zone).  The candidate will be identifying, scoping and/or driving technical projects to meet business initiatives focused on Cost Engineering.  This candidate should have a proven record of executing work plans and driving for results in a variety of settings.  This includes basic understanding of the business need, designing and executing tests, analyzing data, drawing conclusions, documenting, communicating results, and commercializing products.  Proven communication and teamwork skills are essential in this role, which operates in a cross-functional environment. The candidate must also have a strong technical background and be able to apply prior learning or scientific principles to new situations. This position requires an individual to manage multiple assignments/ tasks concurrently and demonstrate the ability complete work with minimal guidance. Exhibiting a collaborative mindset and applying innovative solutions are a must.

Key Components of the role

  • Work with cross functional teams to scope and develop Cost Engineering opportunities
  • Demonstrates the willingness/ability to learn new product categories and/or processing/packaging areas.
  • Translate research findings into meaningful business opportunities and communicate to cross-functional teams
  • Formula/product commercialization working closely with cross-functional team members in production plants
  • Adapt and apply scientific principles to new situations/products and have a moderate degree of autonomy
  • Manage multiple assignments/research projects concurrently and possess the ability to call out priority conflicts between a variety of business initiatives
  • Specification creation and updating, with attention to detail

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Food, Dairy, Meat, Animal Science, or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years in a Technical Function (which can include all graduate and/or internship work)
  • Solid understanding of food (can be specific to Meat, Dairy, Coffee, Nuts…) chemistry, analytical testing, formulations and processing used in food manufacturing
  • Understanding of ingredient functionality and interrelationship of ingredients, process, and packaging
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate others
  • Manage multiple assignments/tasks concurrently with the ability to question the priority of work
  • Strong understanding of Design of Experiments
  • Willingness to travel 30%

EEO Statement          

Kraft Heinz Company, Inc. is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, Kraft Heinz Company, Inc. is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the American’s with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.

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