Supply Chain Development Lead Sauces Culinary Sauces & Benelux

H.J.Heinz SChain Euro BV Company (Amsterdam NH, Nederland) 5 dagen geleden gepost
Kraft Heinz, The Company

As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic  brands like Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Kraft Peanut Butter, Kraft Dinner and Heinz Ketchup. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like CRAVE. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.

Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.

Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us -- and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there’s one thing to do join us.

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We’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true Our employees are our competitive advantage.

As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.

Job Description

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Supply chain development senior manager to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Supply chain development senior manager lies within the European operations team. You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. The delivery of innovation and supply chain projects will be your primary responsibility.

In brief, you will be responsible for;

  • Coordination of a team of project managers
  • Delivery of project pipeline in time and in full aligning both commercial and operation teams
  • Represent supply chain functions in the innovation forums
  • Drive solutions for bringing innovation and cost saving initiatives into life
  • Lead sourcing decisions taking into account multidisciplinary impacts
  • Understand long term capacity gaps and deliver projects for guaranteeing service continuity
  • Working with the engineering team for CAPEX approval and execution, connecting to the overall project timeline


Hard Skills
Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering or related fields (Master degree preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing teams in supply chain functions
  • Experienced in both project management and operation experience (factory, logistics or planning)
  • Solid experience managing indirect teams           
  • Fluent in English

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills
    • At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Ability to Simplify
    • We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
  • Result driven
    • You don’t only focus on your own results, but always do what’s best for the company.
  • Project management skills
    • Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
  • High pressure
    • You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;  
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!
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