Global Manufacturing Trainee Program

Description & Requirements

The Kraft Heinz Global Manufacturing Trainee Program is a functional program for graduates seeking an exciting leadership or technical career in Operations- Supply Chain- Manufacturing- Engineering or Quality.

Commencing September 2021 in our Elst manufacturing site- you will be on an initial 12-month program as part of an International cohort. You will broaden your overall knowledge of how a multinational food company operates- with the 12-month program including:

  • Intensive- hands-on onboarding focused on our Operations and Supply Chain functions- complemented by a Commercial bootcamp focused on Marketing- Sales and Category.
  • Training in Lean Six Sigma Methodology- Kraft Heinz Manufacturing Excellence Program and a range of other foundational business trainings
  • A factory Team Leader assignment- where you will develop a deep understanding of our manufacturing processes while also strengthening your leadership skills
  • A site-based efficiency/productivity improvement business project where you can apply your learnings to create real business impact.

Following graduation and a final project presentation- you will transition into your first role to set you on an Operations Management or Technical Expertise path at one of our factories.

What we’ll give you

  • Fast-tracked career progression – Real responsibility from day one- leading teams and working on projects with real business impact
  • International exposure – You’ll be part of our Global Operations Graduate Program- working closely with our UK and Netherlands based Zone Technical Experts and cohort of Graduates across EMEA- LATAM and APAC.
  • Training & Development – Strong personal & professional development including technical training- leadership experience- and regular mentorship and senior leaders.

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor of master’s degree completed in 2019 or 2020 – Engineering- Science & Supply Chain are advantageous- however this program is open to graduates from any discipline
  • Full working rights in Europe
  • Willingness to move across functional areas and relocate to different countries
  • Strong extra-curricular achievements that reflect a proactive attitude and ownership
  • Passionate about being challenged daily and ready to constantly learn- develop and grow
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