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.
Execute research established by the annualized research agenda. Leverage qualitative & quantitative research elements to bring insights to life with a focus on commercial impact.
Synthesize data, glean insights and embed foundational shopper understanding throughout Customer Development Org and Sales teams to directly impact strategies for brands and retail activation.
Frame and re-frame business questions from stakeholders and gain alignment to ensure the right questions are being addressed, and the answers are commercially actionable.
Elevate the impact of the Insights function on the business by challenging the status quo and ensuring focus of research on commercial applicability/impact.
Establish and leverage strong partnerships with insights, analytics, culture and trends resources.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to commercialize and democratize shopper learnings across the organization.
Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA or other Masters degree preferred with a concentration in research, marketing, or quantitative analysis.
Minimum of 5-7 years consumer research experience with proven ability & expertise to execute primary research.
Agency side research experience is a Plus. Exposure to syndicated data and analytics highly preferred.
Skilled in the application of advanced research design, appropriate methodologies, and statistical applications.
Ability to frame the research questions to address the business issues at hand.
Ability to synthesize data (syndicated sources such as IRI/Numerator + shopper, customer & category trends) and put together a powerful visual story to convey key messages and the implications/actions for the business.
Augment with custom research (internal custom surveys or partnership with external research agencies) as needed.
Project management skills to ensure execution of deliverables, including communication and alignment with key stakeholders at each stage of project.
Exceptional communicator (verbal and written) with proven story-telling skills.
Demonstrated analytical, influence & project management skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity