Sr. Manager- Procurement - Supplier Collaboration
Posted on: November 19, 2023
All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of
Job Function: 02 - Procurement
Date Published: 30-Oct-2023
Ref #: R-73273
Description & Requirements
Locations : Chicago - Standard Business Hours
What do we bring to the table?
- Benefits begin immediately upon hire. Fully customizable
medical plans (HRA, HSA, FSA), 5 different carrier choices
- Prescription (Rx) card
- Full suite of additional plans: vision, dental, life,
disability, adoption/family planning reimbursement, childcare,
parental leave LiveWell lifestyle/well-being discount and rewards
program (for example, $50 subsidy for fitness tracker)
- 401(k) matching + extra 3% freebie company
- Business Resource Groups (BRGs)
- Award-winning Ownerversity learning & development resource
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for mental health
- Learn more about life #hereatKraftHeinz on our youtube
Sr Procurement Manager for Supplier Collaboration at a glance
As the Senior Procurement Manager for Supplier Collaboration , you
will be a member of the Agile Disruptive Innovation Procurement
team responsible for delivering Kraft Heinz's biggest bets for new
disruptive food-based solutions. You will play a critical role in
developing Kraft Heinz supplier collaboration program and building
out the model that fosters an environment of collaboration among
suppliers and stakeholders. You will work cross-functionally and
cross-zone (i.e., North America, International, etc.) with the
procurement, quality, R&D, and marketing teams to develop new
innovative solutions that bring value to the business.
What's on the menu?
- Develop and execute our Supplier Collaboration
- Develop, roll out, and maintain Kraft Heinz's Supplier
- Develop and lead training and "road shows" on Supplier
- Negotiate applicable contracts including NDAs, Development
Agreements, or other new types of contractual agreements that
solidify our collaboration model with suppliers.
- Execute Supplier Enabled Innovation events including crowd
sourcing engagements, supplier innovation fairs, as well as
prototyping and agile sessions with suppliers.
- Embrace Agile WOW, implement Agile @ Scale playbook, and
provide feedback on developing the process.
- Be a leader on cross functional workstreams to deliver fit for
purpose practices (R&D, quality, regulatory, legal, sales,
Recipe for Success: Apply Now if this sounds like you!
- I have experience in Procurement (i.e., Indirect, CAPEX,
Ingredients, and/or Packaging) and 3 or more years of applicable
business experience in the food industry (i.e., R&D,
- I have a demonstrated knowledge or experience in food or
beverage manufacturing process.
- I have a strong business acumen with the ability to understand
and explain Procurement results and variances to non-Procurement
- Strong relationship management skills to develop partnerships
across the organization and with suppliers.
- I have a process-thinking mindset to drive new processes and
- I am able to effectively negotiate and influence business
decisions and change.
- I have the experience or desire to learn and apply Agile ways
- I have advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Please note: This job posting is just a preview of the full scope
of the position. A comprehensive job description is shared upon
We hope to find you a seat at our table!
Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage.
With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world,
we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we
touch. We're on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but
the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected
partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every
part of our company.
Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of
ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being
good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities,
and planet. We're proud of where we've been - and even more
thrilled about where we're headed - as we nourish the world and
lead the future of food.
We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people
who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as
the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good
enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary
and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our
failures - as we work together to lead the future of food.
Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose
and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that
leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career.
Because great people make great companies, and we're growing
something great here at Kraft Heinz.
Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment
We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration,
connection & community as an organization and allows our employees
to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible
and agile model is essential in today's workplace. A majority of
our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to
two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this
hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six
weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments
and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be
required to be performed fully in office depending on the role's
responsibilities and requirements.
Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits
discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants
are considered for employment without regard to race, color,
national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender
identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants
who require an accommodation to participate in the job application
or hiring process should contact NATAI@kraftheinz.com.
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