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.
Accountable for overall success of IT program and projects included but not limited to status reporting and Financial tracking.
Work with various Business, and IT, streams to clearly identify infrastructure, application and technical requirements
Maintain IT’s strategy and methodology while working with infrastructure SMEs on delivering short term and long term solutions to Business requirements
The ability to work in a fast paced, end-user focused environment while maintaining a deep level of understanding of the system architecture
Maintain up-to-date role templates for various data and project requests
Troubleshoot various application issues including Business process related concerns
Coordinate and implement Projects globally through there entire lifecycle. From Initiation , Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control and Closure ( including transition to operations).
Track monitor and coordinate resolution to risks and issues impacting project deliverables.
Elevates risks and issues to the program level when appropriate
Manage cross functional, multinational, multivendor teams for developing and troubleshooting solutions to business requirements
Ensure project framework is documented to support BAU processes and successfully transitioned at project closure.
Assures timely delivery of relevant information to the vendors
Assures transparent cooperation between the vendors
Experience and Knowledge:
Self-starter with high levels of drive, energy, resilience and a desire for professional excellence
Extensive direct experience of people management across large, complex teams - leading across geographically and culturally diverse locations
Demonstrated understanding and influencing of business and IT strategy
An ability to work effectively in a matrix organization is essential
The ability to work in a management capacity and a deep level of understanding of the system architecture
Previous experience working large complex Infrastructure project: Desktop upgrades, Voice or Network upgrades, Data Center move, Security for example.
Deep and creative problem solving
Strong leadership and high sense of accountability
The ability to work in a management capacity and a deep level of understanding of technical infrastructure including Hosting Services, WAN, LAN, Citrix, Security
Strong Financial administration and reporting skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor’s Degree Required
7 + years of experience in project Management and IT.
5 years or more as a Project Manager in IT. Prefer someone that started with an engineering background and then moved to project management.
Needs to have a solid understanding of Hosting, Networking, and Security.
Application development experience is a plus. Also needs to have worked in a Matrix management environment and worked with vended resources.
Chicago/Aon Center, Pittsburgh/PPG
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity