Full Job Description
The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.
We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.
No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally . Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration
We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.
Drive key initiatives including value-engineering scoping, creating RFQs, bid analysis, managing capital projects and project implementation
Support day to day procurement related activities such as accounts payable, service related risks, and/or quality corrective actions
Ensure Procurement Portfolio spend is leveraged in improved contracts / agreements at lowest possible total cost while ensuring supply
Develop supplier and internal partnerships to identify and develop ongoing total cost reductions
Ensure strong timelines and project milestones are met to deliver projects on time and in full
Support annual budget process
Manage monthly reporting on price purchasing variance running detailed analysis on budget prices, real prices, volumes, contract coverage and commodity cost impact
1-3 years of experience in a supply chain related role (CPG experience preferred)
Strong entrepreneurial, project management and financial skills (data and specifications analysis)
Effective communication, negotiation, influencing and e-sourcing skills
Strong strategic/business orientation, with customer focus and the ability to anticipate and deliver change
Effective relationship building ability with both internal and external stakeholders
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
Strong numerical and analytical skills in Excel
Experience or affinity with key (procurement) computer technology and systems e.g. ESO, SAP, Ariba
Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity