The Kraft Heinz European Trainee Program

UK – London (Hayes Park), Netherlands – Zeist/Nijmegen, Italy - Milan, Germany - Dusseldorf
08 Sep 2016
13 Nov 2016
Job Type
Graduate schemes


Program Start Dates: April 2017 and September 2017

Duration: 4.5-month program, followed by full time position
Contract: permanent contract from the start of the trainee program

NOTE: willingness to relocate and EU + UK working rights are required

Like our passion for developing great foods, we are also dedicated to the development of great leaders.The Kraft Heinz European Trainee Program is a highly competitive development Program for candidates seeking an exciting leadership career with Kraft Heinz.

The Kraft Heinz European Trainee Program:

  • Is a 4.5-month journey offering a unique chance to broaden your overall knowledge of how a  multifaceted, multinational corporation operates.
  • Is designed for future leaders who seek a performance based culture that is built on meritocracy: ambitious, hardworking, passionate employees who deliver results will be rewarded well.
  • Provides accelerated career opportunities and exposure to aspects of our business normally not seen so early in a career, including exposure to senior leaders.
  • Provides trainees with business support and mentorship throughout the Program.

Program set-up:

  • During a 6-week functional bootcamp in the UK and the Netherlands you will get a hands-on induction in all the different functions within Kraft Heinz (People & Legal, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations and R&D).
  • After this first bootcamp you start in a Field Sales bootcamp in the UK and Italy, where you will learn everything about the importance of sales.
  • This is followed by a real business project in one functional area. The project focuses on the development of key technical, business, and leadership skills.
  • At the conclusion of the 4.5 months, you will be placed into a role where you can add immediate value. Your role and location will be defined together.
  • Your career journey from that point forward is not governed by a set path, is not limited to one function and has no rules on required time in role before you take on the next challenge.

Profile – Basic Qualifications:

  • University qualification equivalent to Upper Second-Class Degree in the UK, or a Master degree for Mainland Europe
  • Recent graduates from all disciplines: Operations, Business, Engineering, Tech, IT, HR, Marketing, Supply Chain, etc.
  • Max. working experience: 1 year after graduation
  • Ability and willingness to relocate in Europe
  • Impressive extra-curriculars

What we are looking for in our talent:

  • Ownership – Thinks and acts like an owner
  • Intellect – Data driven insights and results. Simplifies and Solves
  • Intensity – Proactive and self-driven to add value
  • Courage – Thinks big and makes bold choices
  • Engagement – Attracts, retains, motivates talent
  • Learning Agility – Potential to work in any function
  • Delivers – Output metrics as the ultimate measure

What we will deliver to you:

  • High Accountability – real autonomy
  • Real Meritocracy – the best succeed
  • Goal Setting – rigorous and aligned
  • Careers – promote from within
  • Winning – create a legacy of success

Our offer:

  • Permanent contract at the start of the Trainee Program
  • Intensive training and exposure to different Business Units
  • Highly competitive benefits
  • At Kraft Heinz we like to offer an outstanding package, based on meritocracy. We take a brave approach to rewarding our people.

You can apply from 8 Sept until 13 Nov 2016. NOTE: Make sure you mention your preferred startdate in your cover letter (e.g. April 2017 or Sept 2017). Make sure you mention your preferred startdate in your cover letter (e.g. April 2017 or Sept 2017).