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Senior Buyer Indirects - Logistics

Company name
H.J. Heinz Company.

Location
Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Purchasing

Posted on
Jan 17,2019

Valid Through
May 02,2019

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Our Company

The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

It's a Question of Taste

Do more, be more. Whatever your aspirations, experience something exceptional at Kraft Heinz. We'll give you the freedom to determine your own direction and deliver in your own style. Outperform our expectations and you'll move forward faster than you ever thought possible. Come ready to dream. Come eager to grow.Get a taste of what your career could be at kraftheinzcompany.com/careers.

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS:

People Management skills

Analytical Skills

Problem Solving

Strategic Thinking

Communication and Presentation Skills (Written and Verbal)

Ability to Navigate a Matrix Organization

Business and Financial Acumen

Solid Negotiations Skills

Issue Resolution

Total Cost of Ownership Focus

Relationship Management

Project Management

Time Management

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Organizational Skills

Ethics/Integrity

Leadership, Behavior & Competencies:

Candidates will possess excellent stakeholder management, influencing and presentation skills. He/she will be experienced in creating, developing and changing business relationships with a track record in building trustful, close and mutually beneficial relationships. She/he strives for win-win-solutions and is a strong communicator (on all levels, from shop-floor to boardroom internally and externally). Furthermore, the successful candidate brings along solid transformation management and people leadership skills, and she/he is outstanding in building networks and personal relationships. This person will also demonstrate the KraftHeinz Leadership Imperatives. A Framework which identifies the key behaviors and leadership skills of the company: Create our future, Focus on what matters most, Commit and then deliver, Win with our worldwide strengths, Inspires me and team, Challenge me and team to get better every day, Authentic and Acts with Integrity. Furthermore, this person will demonstrate and model the KraftHeinz values which support a performance driven, values led organization: Act like owners; Inspire trust; Keep it Simple; Tell it like it is; Lead from the head and the heart; Discuss, decide, deliver.

Personal Characteristics & Intangibles:

Has executive presence with a commanding and “ambassadorial” stature.

Has the ability to influence and persuade others across a complex multi-country and -category organization while applying the patience needed to navigate within a global matrix organization.

Is supportive and helpful with a credible, reasonable and persuasive appearance.

Inspirational leader who is able to act independently and with minimum support from superior.

Has the courage and drive to make changes happen as well as to take significant financial decisions.

Flexible, open and curious; feels at home in a very international, complex and multicultural environment.

Self-starter and able to deal with ambiguity.

Stimulates new thinking in a palatable, positive, non-threatening fashion. Broad business perspective, yet willing to speak up.

Is an excellent communicator with the ability to actively interact on all levels, from C-level senior management to cocoa farmers and shop-floor workers in production plants.

Applies strong personal integrity and loyalty, is acting according to beliefs and has a high service orientation.

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Location(s)Chicago/Aon Center

The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

Company info

H.J. Heinz Company.
Website : http://www.heinz.com

Company Profile
The H.J. Heinz Company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the most global of all U.S.-based food companies. Famous for our iconic brands on five continents, Heinz provides delicious, nutritious and convenient foods for families in 200 countries around the world. In more than 50 of those countries, we enjoy the number-one or number-two market position.

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