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Kraft Heinz Company New Zealand

3.1
  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

2022 International Graduate Program

Newmarket, Auckland

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job

Application dates

Applications Open
4 Mar 2021
Applications Close
22 Mar 2021

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Business Administration & Management
Economics
C
Communication & Media Studies
Creative Arts (all other)
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Design & User Experience
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Law
Legal Studies
S
Agricultural Science & Management
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
Spatial Science
Veterinary Science

About Us

The 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. 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 Heinz, Kraft, Bull's-Eye, HP, Lea and Perrins, Quero, ABC, Master, Banquete, Plasmon, Orlando, Benedicta, Honig, Pudliszki, Wattie’s 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 & Collaboration

We'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

Our Kraft Heinz International Graduate Program will develop you into a future leader of our company. The program is designed for top talent who seek a performance-based culture that is built on meritocracy, ambition, hard-work and passion. 

Commencing January 2022 in our Auckland office, our 12-month program will see you will join an ANZ cohort of other ambitious Graduates. You will learn directly from Kraft Heinz leaders, work across a range of functions including Sales, Foodservice, Commercial Strategy, Marketing, Finance, Operations and People & Performance and travel to our sites to see exactly how our products gets made. As a Kraft Heinz Graduate you will be adding value as a full-time employee from day one; doing real work and delivering real results.

Designed to broaden your knowledge of how a multinational food company operates, the 12-month program includes:

  • Functional bootcamp with hands-on induction into all the different functions to provide you with the experiences you will need to be successful as a future leader within Kraft Heinz
  • Field Sales placement to live and breathe our value of being consumer obsessed
  • Delivering a Business Project with real business impact
  • Business Placement where you will develop a deep understand of one of our functions

At the conclusion of the 12-month program Kraft Heinz Graduates will be placed into functions across our company where they can add immediate value.

What we’ll give you

  • International exposure – You’ll be part of an Australia & New Zealand cohort, as well our broader International Management Trainee Program
  • Permanent contract – from the commencement of the Graduate Program
  • Training & Development – intensive training and exposure to different business units
  • Mentorship & support – you will learn from our strongest leaders, with your own dedicated mentor and buddy
  • Highly competitive benefits

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree completed in 2020 or 2021 – Business, Commerce, Marketing, Finance, Economics, and Accounting are advantageous, however this program is open to graduates from any discipline
  • Full, ongoing working rights in New Zealand at time of application
  • 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

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

  • Graduate stories
As an engineer, my favourite tasks involve some sort of synthesis of ideas and transforming these into actions and improvements.

Glen Thorp

  • Graduate stories
As an engineer, my favourite tasks involve some sort of synthesis of ideas and transforming these into actions and improvements.

Glen Thorp

  • 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

  • Graduate stories
As an engineer, my favourite tasks involve some sort of synthesis of ideas and transforming these into actions and improvements.

Glen Thorp

  • Graduate stories
As an engineer, my favourite tasks involve some sort of synthesis of ideas and transforming these into actions and improvements.

Glen Thorp