Manufacturing Graduate Program
Lovingston, VA 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

Kraft Heinz is now taking applications for ourManufacturing Graduate Program - Sydney and Brisbane. Our program aims to develop you into a future leader of our company. It is designed for ambitious talent who seek a performance-based culture where they operate as owners, thrive as agents of change and channel their curiosity into doing better every day.

Thisis a functional program for graduates seeking an exciting career in Operations- Manufacturing and Engineering.

About the program:

Commencing January 2025 in Sydney or Brisbane, you will join our ANZ cohort for our Global Supply Chain & Manufacturing Graduate Program. Designed to broaden your knowledge of how a multinational food company operates, the 12-month program includes:

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

This 12-month program will prepare you to transition into an Operations Management or Technical Expertise path at one of our factories following graduation from the program.

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 Supply Chain & Manufacturing Trainee Program cohort, working closely with our UK and Netherlands-based Centres of Excellence and cohort of graduates across Europe, South America & Asia.
  • Learning & Development- You will receive intensive training and exposure to different business units from day one
  • Mentorship & support- You will learn from our strongest leaders with your own dedicated manager, mentor and buddy
  • Permanent contract- from the commencement of the Graduate Program
  • Highly competitive benefits

At Kraft Heinz, your unique potential is recognised, valued and empowered. It is our mission to unlock the qualities and abilities necessary for you to perform with passion and purpose.

We do this by providing unique development opportunities, a chance to own your career and the invitation to make an impact on our future and legacy. It's a partnership that grows for the better, together.

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree completed in 2023 or 2024 - Engineering preferred; however- this program is open to graduates from any discipline.
  • Full- ongoing working rights in Australia at time of application
  • Versatility and willingness to move across functional areas and relocate to different cities / rural areas or 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

Benefits Program:

  • We empower our people to own their work and it's true, our employees are our competitive advantage, so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our 'Live Well' benefits program
  • Access to our most-loved Kraft Heinz products for consumption on site
  • Wellbeing initiatives - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Volunteering days - meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger and opportunities to give back to our community

We are a company that is dynamic and exciting, and one that dreams big. If you are passionate about what you do and enjoy working in a culture that is transparent, collaborative and one where you can make a difference every day, then this is the place for you. Kraft Heinz promotes a culture of ownership and meritocracy, that you could be a part of!



Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.

It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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