Group IT Lead - Logistics
The Kraft Heinz
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About Us

T he 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 & 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.

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Senior IT Manager to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Group Lead IT Logistics International lies within the International Headquarters and is location in our Amsterdam office.

As a valued member of the IT team you will be responsible for managing the entire support process and applications for Logistics across the company’s International Zone (Europe, Latin America, Asia and Oceania) and will report to the Director IT Supply Chain International.

Key responsibilities :

  • Defining and leading the mid and long-term IT Digital Transformation within scope of responsibility and driving alignment with both the Business strategy and related functional IT organizations.
  • Leading the end-to-end delivery of Logistics Digital Transformation IT programs and projects across the KHC International Zone.
  • Acting as the point of contact for all related activities.

  • Partnering with IT Operations organization on projects impacting the logistics locations, to assure they are implemented with excellence.
  • Owning the relationship with third party providers in the digital Logistics space (including, not limited to IBM, Infosys, EY) for day-to-day project escalation and future strategic relationships as well as the digital supply chain IT project budgets and decisions including resourcing and investments, including establishing AOP budgets.
  • Driving delivery performance management; reviewing metrics and manage performance against agreed targets while fostering a culture of operational excellence and innovation every day.
  • IT International Digital Supply Chain Strategy and Deployment 40%
  • Program Management 30%
  • Project delivery 20%
  • People / team leadership 10%
  • Qualifications & Experience

  • Professional industry experience ie. Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), large construction, advanced electronics, automotive.
  • 10+ years of general management and program / service delivery experience in IT (multifunctional preferable)
  • Extensive experience in supply chain functional areas
  • Experience in people management and development
  • Strong critical thinking and decision making
  • Experience leading large, complex projects across multiple geographies
  • Education Business (or related) Degree, preferably in one of the key operations areas, such as Logistics, supply chain management or product development.
  • Knowledge The applicant needs to be highly capable in all domains of Logistics : Inventory Management, Transportation Management, Demand Planning, Warehouse Management, Plan Production, Finite Scheduling, Release Process Order Release Management, Production and Planning Master Data Management, Materials Requirement Planning
  • Exports : Affiliate / Distributor Management, Monitor Diversion, Order Taking & Processing, Product / Spec Regulatory Review
  • Passion Food, Digital Supply Chain, Digital revolution
  • Language Knowledge English, fluent
  • Professional Attributes

    Listen : Good listening, being present, listening for understanding, summarizing, and asking clarifying questions.

    Collaborate : Partnering and collaborating with key customers to execute and deliver results

    Ability to scale up : Orchestrate and structure programs guiding the team to add capacity when needed.

    Communicate out of tech community : Gets deep in specific topics when needed and be able to translate into simple terms, observing the need for changes / improvements in the processes not only in technology.

    Influence : Navigate in a matrix organization, good people management skills

    Analytical skill : Deductive reasoning, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Curious to understand the end-to-end process and Logical, analytical, and pragmatic (with the ability to decide on the optimal process design ensuring it is fit for purpose)

    What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for our people!
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on talent
  • Always room for new insights; if you have a phenomenal idea, please let us know, and we can set it in action!
  • Inclusion matters to us

    Everyone is welcome at our table. In fact, we thrive on learning and growing from our diverse group of backgrounds and perspectives.

    Doesn’t matter who you are, where you’re from, or who makes your heart sing. We want you to show up as your authentic self, excited to work with amazing colleagues to solve complex challenges and innovate in an ever-changing industry.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

    Please contact us to request accommodation.


    Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity and other protected classes .

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