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.
This position is r esponsible for the end-to-end leave of absence program, wellness program and Employee Assistance Program for all US based employees. Responsibilities include program design and administration; with focus on the employee experience, accurate pay, compliance and continuous improvement. This position will report to the Head of US Benefits.
Manage all aspects of leaves of absence and accommodations for employees including medical and family leaves, short-term and long-term disability, and military leaves.
Help develop overall wellness program strategy and programming (execute on our 4 pillars - physical, financial, emotional and social).
D evelop and implement innovative programs to improve employee health and productivity.
Keep current with leave, disability and wellness trends; recognize potential implications for the company and recommend new programs based on evidence.
Coordinate with external wellness, disability and EAP providers and others as applicable.
Ensure development and coaching of direct report.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required
5+ years of experience in disability management and corporate wellness
Good judgement and project management skills
Excellent financial analysis and problem-solving skills
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to handle difficult/sensitive employee situations and challenges within tight timeframes.
Strong computer skills and a working knowledge in Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel, One Note, Internet search tools and the ability to easily learn new software programs
Demonstrate leadership capabilities and commitment to ongoing personal development
Demonstrate ability to handle shifting priorities, strong organizational skills and maintain confidentiality and meet deadlines
Demonstrate ability to deal effectively with the all levels of the organization and to work effectively in a team environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity