Operations Intern
Chicago, IL 
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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

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for a recently graduated or bachelor/master student interested in making a difference at Kraft Heinz as Operations Intern. This role will be based in Plasmon Factory in Latina (LT). You'll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level.

Depending on your profile, your experience and interests you will be supporting one of the following teams: Production and Continuous Improvement, Maintenance. During the internship you will be enrolled in both strategic and tactical projects, besides being involved in daily operational activities.


The Production & CI Intern will be involved in:

  • projects to improve production and packaging lines through analysis of lines performance;
  • analysis of industrial production processes and cycles based on Lean Methodology;
  • continuous improvement projects.

The Maintenance Intern will be involved in:

  • Maintenance KPIs Analysis: MTBF, MTTR, OEE, UL;
  • Analysis of malfunctions/micro-stops of lines and scheduling preventive specialized maintenance;
  • CI on Preventive Measures: match between available resources and improvement projects.

Qualifications
Hard Skills

  • EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included)
  • Education: graduated or graduating with full marks from University in Engineering Studies (management and mechanical are preferred).
  • IT Knowledge: strong MS Office skills (great command of Excel), good knowledge of other analytic tools, basic knowledge of programming is a plus and always curious to learn more IT tools;
  • Language Knowledge: fluent in English and Italian

Professional Attributes

  • Confident / Ability to give pushback

You're a go getter, you're not easily thrown off your game, not even when you get resistance.

  • Ability to Simplify

We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.

  • Analytical

We're a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.

  • Result driven

You don't only focus on your own results, but always do what's best for the company.

  • Team player

Achieving results is nice but achieving results with the team is simply the best. You're a team player, which means you're sometimes a leader, sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!
  • Duration: 6 months Internship
  • Location: Latina
  • Allowance: 900

Become part of a young and ambitious work environment: as a Kraft Heinz Operations Intern you'll be the owner of your own projects and career. At Kraft Heinz, we provide the playing field. You change the game. Are you up for the challenge? If so, apply to this position!

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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.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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