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Kraft Heinz Company

  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Kraft Heinz Graduate Programme

    Opportunity details

    Opportunity Types
    Graduate Job
    Start Date
    31 Dec 2019

    Application dates

    Applications Open
    4 Apr 2019
    Applications Close
    4 May 2019

    Minimum requirements

    Level of Study
    Bachelor
    Graduation Results
    75 - 84% WAM (Distinction)
    Accepting International Applications
    No
    Degrees Accepted
    B
    Business & Management
    C
    Creative Arts
    E
    Engineering & Mathematics
    H
    Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
    I
    IT & Computer Science
    L
    Law, Legal Studies & Justice
    M
    Medical & Health Sciences
    P
    Property & Built Environment
    S
    Sciences
    T
    Teaching & Education

    Our programme will be split into two streams - Corporate and Technical and will divide across three sections: a week-long induction with both technical and corporate graduates, 4-week cross functional learning across NZ sites, and a functional placement with a 10-month project.

    THE NZ KRAFT HEINZ TECHNICAL GRADUATE PROGRAMME

    Induction:
    During your first week induction, you will be introduced to each division in Kraft Heinz NZ, working alongside your graduate peers (both technical and corporate) to complete a range of onboarding case studies to get to know the business.

    Functional Learning:
    Auckland Head Office and Field
    After your induction, you will remain in Auckland and spend the next 2-weeks at the Head Office and on the frontline, heading in-store with our Territory Managers. You will be exposed to our Marketing, Finance and Category Development teams, whilst also getting the opportunity to see the Field team negotiate with Customer (supermarket) buyers.

    Hastings On-site:
    After your induction, you will travel to Hastings to spend 2-weeks at our 3 factories in the area, including our largest site in NZ. These weeks will provide insight into the behind the scenes operations, building your end-to-end knowledge of Kraft Heinz and the FMCG industry.

    Some highlights of past Graduate onsite visits:

    • Walking the production lines with Manufacturing
    • The opportunity to mirror managers in the biggest cannery in the southern hemisphere
    • A visit to the crops to watch the Agriculture team in action
    • Exposure to innovation with R&D, creating new recipes for our beloved brands
    • An understanding of how we deliver the highest standard products to our customers with Quality team
    • A tour of the National Distribution Centre to see the Supply Chain in action
    • Placement and Project

    Following this you will go into the third phase of the programme, you will be assigned to a function within the technical space in Hastings working within the team on their Rituals and Routines. During this time, you will work on a 10-month project which you will present to the business at the end of the year.

    Technical placements include:

    • Research and Development
    • Operations
    • Engineering
    • Quality
    • Manufacturing


    THE NZ KRAFT HEINZ CORPORATE GRADUATE PROGRAMME

    Induction
    During your first week induction, you will be introduced to each division in Kraft Heinz NZ, working alongside your graduate peers (both technical and corporate) to complete a range of onboarding case studies to get to know the business.

    Functional Learning
    Hastings On-site
    After your induction, you will travel to Hastings to spend 2-weeks at our 3 factories in the area, including our largest site in NZ, in the area. These weeks will provide insight into the behind the scenes operations, building your end-to-end knowledge of Kraft Heinz and the FMCG industry.

    Some highlights of past Graduate onsite visits:

    • Walking the production lines with Manufacturing
    • The opportunity to mirror managers in the biggest cannery in the southern hemisphere
    • A visit to the crops to watch the Agriculture team in action
    • Exposure to innovation with R&D, creating new recipes for our beloved brands
    • An understanding of how we deliver the highest standard products to our customers with Quality team
    • A tour of the National Distribution Center to see the Supply Chain in action
    • Auckland Head Office and Field

    You will then return to Auckland to spend the next 2-weeks back at the Head Office and on the frontline, heading in-store with our Territory Managers. You will be exposed to our Marketing, Finance and Category Development teams, whilst also getting the opportunity to see the Field team negotiate with Customer (supermarket) buyers.

    Placement and Project
    Following this you will go into the third phase of the programme, you will be assigned to a function within the corporate and commercial space working within the team on their Rituals and Routines. During this time, you will also work on a 10-month project which you will present to the business at the end of the year.

    Corporate placements:

    • Sales
    • Category Development
    • Finance
    • Marketing
    • Corporate Supply Chain
    • Human Resources

      Graduate Success Stories


      • Graduate stories
      Currently, my areas of responsibility include helping to manage the Business Development channel. As a channel, BD is focussed on emerging retail accounts.

      Tiernan Lean

      • Graduate stories
      Currently, my areas of responsibility include helping to manage the Business Development channel. As a channel, BD is focussed on emerging retail accounts.

      Tiernan Lean

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      • Graduate stories
      Currently, my areas of responsibility include helping to manage the Business Development channel. As a channel, BD is focussed on emerging retail accounts.

      Tiernan Lean

      • Graduate stories
      Currently, my areas of responsibility include helping to manage the Business Development channel. As a channel, BD is focussed on emerging retail accounts.

      Tiernan Lean

      Read full story