Operations Intern
Chicago, IL 
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As one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic master brands like Heinz, Kraft and Planters. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like DEVOUR and Primal Kitchen. No matter the brand, we are united under one visionTo Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.

Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.

Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you're passionate like us -- and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there's one thing to dojoin us.

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.

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!

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
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As soon as possible
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