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. 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.
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 and 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.
All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Job Function: 03 - Finance
Department: 03 - 23 - Planning and Performance Management (PPM) - Support Functions
Date Published: 23-Sep-2021
Job Type: Regular
Description & Requirements
The Manager- Finance – Manufacturing Capabilities will be a key finance role to support the company's efforts to deliver savings commitments throughout Manufacturing operations. This role will work to increase visibility into manufacturing performance across Kraft Heinz’s 40+ factories. This role will lead factory teams in rituals and routines and process improvement and cost savings initiatives. This role will also budget- forecast- and results reporting process.
Key Components of the Role
Drive efficient financial processes (monthly results reporting- budgeting- forecasts)
Support US Director of Manufacturing Finance and Head of Manufacturing Operations in ad hoc analytical requests
Spearhead initiatives to bridge Manufacturing results to Commercial units and recognized COGS
Participate in the annual budget process and monthly forecast process; focused on identifying risks and opportunities
Lead training and change management initiatives across the organization to improve manufacturing capabilities
Assist Lead with consolidating the monthly Manufacturing results deck for leadership review
Assist factory teams in rituals and routines and process improvement initiatives
Partner with factory teams to integrate budgets and forecasts into business review
Support factory results roll up to consolidated Manufacturing Pod results. Review report submissions from factories and challenge assumptions and forecasts
Bachelor’s degree required; Business- Finance- Economics or Accounting preferred
Minimum 3 years’ Excel mastery and financial systems acumen
Minimum 3 years’ Financial Planning / Forecasting experience
Influencing skills and ability to work across the organization required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity