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Principal Scientist, R&D - Packaging

Company: Kraft Heinz Company
Location: Glenview
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Job Description:

About UsThe 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. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, 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.We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.--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 & CollaborationWe'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.Job Description Role Overview This Packaging Development position will primarily support the Canada Zone businesses, be based in Glenview, IL and primarily work on developing the technical sustainability strategy for the zone to advance growth and ensure business continuity for Kraft Heinz Canada. The role will engage closely with the newly created Head of Sustainability in the Canada Growth organization as sustainability continues to expand in focus for the zone. The role provides opportunities to lead initiatives within the zone and further collaborate with global technical partners within NA and EU on an overall technical strategy. The candidate must have strong technical skills and be able to link technologies to applications. Demonstrating intellectual curiosity, problem solving, leadership, and project management skills, while ensuring connectivity to developing brand strategies, will be key to the role. This position requires an individual to manage multiple assignments/ tasks concurrently with a high degree of autonomy. The candidate is expected to exhibit a collaborative mindset to apply innovative solutions. Ready? Responsibilities

  • Manage the resources and budgets for sustainability platform to drive execution and direct project team members as needed.
  • Possess strong technical aptitude and functional skills: experienced across multiple packaging areas with significant technical depth.
  • Work directly, interface, and influence cross-functional team (Marketing, Procurement, Operations, and Supply Chain) and vendors.
  • Develop and implement best practices around knowledge capture, transfer, and reuse.
  • Manage multiple initiatives with complex scope concurrently.
  • Interface and collaborate with technical experts in US/EU zones to share and leverage technology development.
  • Execute research plans, including patent/literature reviews, prototyping, lab tests, consumer tests, qualification on pilot and production scale equipment.
  • Build and coordinate relationships with suppliers and technology partners to drive technology pathways.
  • Translate research findings into meaningful business recommendations, communicate results, driving decision making and technology adoption.
  • Maintain clear and thorough technical documentation.
  • Act as a technical mentor to junior developers on the team and flex onto projects requiring problem solving.
  • Drive functional training and process improvements for the packaging team.
  • Have a high degree of autonomy.
  • Be a big dreamer.
    • BS/MS - Packaging, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or related fields
    • 5+ years of experience in packaging development for consumer product industry
    • Desire for experience in the food industry
    • Ability to work effectively autonomously, and in a team environment
    • Expert understanding of packaging material interactions, functionality, qualification and commercialization of multiple packaging formats, design of experiments and ability to coach others in these areas
    • Executional excellence and personal leadership.
    • Highly motivated problem solver and the drive to deliver objectives in a complex environment.
    • Ability to plan, put together well thought out design of experiments, anticipate next steps and incorporate course corrections when hurdles appear.
    • Excellent, proven communication, influencing, project/platform management and problem solving skills.
    • Executional excellence, personal leadership and prioritization skills
    • Ability to learn new materials and processes quickly
    • Strong ability to lead, coach and motivate others
    • Manages multiple assignments/tasks concurrently with the ability to prioritize work for self and others.
    • Willing to travel up to 30%. Travel could include (but not limited to): within United States and Canada to internal plants, co-manufacturers, and suppliers.
      About The Kraft Heinz Company The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go. The Company's iconic brands include--Kraft,--Heinz, ABC, Capri Sun,--Classico,--Jell-O,--Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Ore-Ida, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters, Plasmon,--Quero, Weight Watchers Smart Ones--and--Velveeta. The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people, our planet and our Company. For more information, visit-- . The Kraft Heinz Company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.--Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact:-- IND123#LI-LocationGlenview, IllinoisLocation(s)Glenview R&D Center Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity Posted 2 Days Ago Full time R-36684 About Us INCLUSION MATTERS TO US Everyone is welcome at our table. In fact, we thrive on learning and growing from our diverse 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're committed to:
      • Hiring and growing talent from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
      • Growing our Business Resource Groups - vibrant, celebrated communities that enhance our business through thought leadership employee engagement and professional development opportunities.
      • Providing our managers and leaders high quality learning experiences to explore how to foster inclusion and belonging.

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