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Kraft Heinz Company Reviews

Updated August 14, 2018
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Bernardo Hees
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  • "The work life balance is not so good" (in 246 reviews)

  • "No work life balance (11 hour days have become the norm)" (in 68 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "True Meritocracy"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kraft Heinz Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Transparency, Real Meritocracy, objectiveness. Very talented and smart people. No politics. Diversity.

    Cons

    Can improve on external communication


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Mgr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kraft Heinz Company full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance is a excellent at Kraft.

    Cons

    Lack of career advancement

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global PMO Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Global PMO Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kraft Heinz Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Meritocracy type of environment - you don't have to be in a position a certain timeframe before promoted
    Senior leaders are open to mentoring those that are interested
    Leaders engage their employees and cares about their feedback
    Flexibility (can work from home, Glenview office, or downtown)

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons

    Advice to Management

    Continue to engage employees speak to them about advancement and career paths. It's exciting.


  4. "Counsel"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kraft Heinz Company full-time

    Pros

    True Meritocracy and Great Opportunities

    Cons

    Just a few meeting rooms


  5. "Solid company with good benefits and culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Northfield, IL
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Northfield, IL
    Recommends

    I worked at Kraft Heinz Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyed the community of highly collaborative and talented people, processes, and vision

    Cons

    Layoffs every year or two as the market changed

    Advice to Management

    Had the latest technologies and had vision of where they should be going


  6. "Sr Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Woburn, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Woburn, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kraft Heinz Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I enjoyed my job. I had different experiences. My first 10 years in a sales office and later working for a manufacturing plant.

    Cons

    My biggest complaint was my commute. I was getting tired of it. Unfortunately the plant has closed and took an early retirement.


  7. "Challenging with lots of opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kraft Heinz Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Many opportunities to take on a lot of responsibility early in your career
    Always rewarding talented people, both with promotions and big salaries/bonuses
    Everyone you work with is very smart and friendly

    Cons

    Lack of resources (people) results in people being spread too thin and doing too much
    Stressful work environment
    Notoriously no-frill company culture

    Advice to Management

    Invest in hiring more people

  8. "Finance Mgr"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Kraft Heinz Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to learn to cut costs to the bone

    Cons

    Not very good with innovative mindset, too much focus on profit, rather than sales

    Advice to Management

    sales though promotion is available but experience shunned


  9. "In-Store Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kraft Heinz Company full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work days.
    Case study on board

    Cons

    Too focused on bottom line, not enough on employee needs

    Advice to Management

    Ensure recruiters at least show a likeness for employee needs.


  10. "Area Production Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kraft Heinz Company full-time

    Pros

    Upward mobility is available because of high turnover.

    Cons

    Don't get a bonus unless the entire company does well


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