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General information

All posting locations: Latina, Latina, Italy

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 08 - Production Planning

Date Published: 12-Jan-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Factory Scheduler to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. 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. You’ll be reporting into the Logistics & Scheduling Site Manager. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. The delivery of the Scheduling Production Plan will be your primary responsibility. In addition to that- you’re constantly looking for improvements within the Factory.

In brief- your responsibilities will be:

  • Daily- weekly and monthly production scheduling activities;
  • Place orders for production materials to avoid shortage in inventory;
  • Maintaining raw- WIP and finished goods inventory accuracy;
  • Scheduling production plan within the agreed frozen horizon to ensure an efficient- cost effective usage of resources;
  • Manage daily issues to support the business and potential variations of production plans.


Hard Skills
Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.

  • Education: Engineering studies;
  • Work Experience: previous scheduling experience of at least 5 years in the Food sector;
  • Knowledge: great command of Excel- Planning and ERP system- JDA- SAP;
  • Language Knowledge: Advanced English.

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills

At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent communication skills- to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.

  • Confident / Ability to give pushback

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

  • Analytical

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

  • Project management skills

Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.

  • High pressure

You don’t get easily stressed by pressure- on the opposite- a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;  
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know and we can set it in action!

If you are smart- result-driven- proactive- team-player and ambitious- please apply to this position!


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