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.
The Lead, Capabilities - eCommerce is responsible for partnering with the Strategy lead to develop and build out new eCommerce capabilities identified in the strategy planning process. This role will need to have a strong understanding of how to both collaborate and influence the eCommerce team and broader KHC as they develop and roll-out new processes. The Lead, Capabilities – eCommerce will need to be able to perform process analysis, value stream mapping, and establish return on investment/ business impact for new capabilities. This role will lead engaging key functions and thought leaders to develop capability, structure the work plan with action plan & timelines, and will need to embrace agile ways of working and leading across functional team(s) to implement capabilities. This includes but is not limited to working cross functionally with our operations, supply chain, sales, and media teams. This position will need to lay out clear performance score-carding against capability development progress, proactively escalate barriers or risk to milestone completion, and employ agility in problem solving to ensure key capabilities are developed on-time in support of the short and long-term business goals.
Align on prioritized capability development for both short & long term business objectives
Translate strategies into plans that can be effectively executed
Analyze and build value stream maps for processes impacted by capabilities to be developed
Project manage the development of the new capabilities being developed
Simplify complex data to support process analysis
Cleary communicate capability - value, timeline, resource requirements, risk, etc.
Collaborating with eCommerce and broader organizational functions
Influence within eCommerce and broader organizational functions
Bachelor's degree required, engineering degree preferred;
MBA not required, but highly preferred.
A minimum 5-7 years of experience in project management & strategy development, preferably within CPG working across a portfolio of products.
Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel and preferred proficiency in Microsoft Project
Demonstrated experience in leading cross-functional teams.
eCommerce experience highly preferred.
Demonstrated ability to show strong judgement and prioritization skills.
Bottoms-up building mentality with a passion for new business innovation.
Strong business acumen with experience in a sprint/ agile work.
Proven communication effectiveness.
Proven ability to prioritize and solve complex problems.
Ability to distill insights and drive impact into an organization – bringing the consumer to forefront
High level of tolerance for working in ambiguity, managing change and driving change management.
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity