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General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, N/A, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 02 - Application Development & Support

Date Published: 13-Nov-2020

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for deployment of Kraft Heinz internal systems and capabilities related to IBP and Demand Planning. 
  • Acts as a functional SME to business related to IBP/DP applications and integrations.
  • Develop project plans and staffing requirements for IBP/DP project activities
  • Manages the gathering- definition and sign-off of functional requirements for IBP/DP projects
  • Reviews functional specifications and business requirements for completeness- accuracy and feasibility to meet business needs
  • Works with a team of technical resources (internal and external)- architects and with the business to deliver systems that support the business needs
  • Supports system upgrades and technology implementations when required
  • Provides guidance to leadership on IBP/DP related application functions
  • Ensures end user training and experience meets business requirements
  • Partners with key business users and with deployment teams to define and deliver high impact initiatives including initial deployment of the template to those parts of the business yet to receive it
  • Maintains an active relationship with the business leadership to report progress and to understand business imperatives


  • 6+ years of IS experience- ideally in the Demand/Supply Planning application space- Technical background preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Experience with demand planning applications such as SAP APO- JDA- or o9
  • Project Management experience
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with both local and remote teams.
  • Experienced with project management methodologies and tools.
  • Solid blend of business and technical capabilities- business operating models and underlying technical architecture
  • Good problem solving/analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated- quick and assertive
  • Extremely detailed oriented and organized
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work across different business stakeholder and technical teams to accomplish complex tasks
  • Ability to travel globally- travel is a normal part of this position (~25%)

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