Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 9 2017

This marks our 9th week as Kraft Heinz Corporate Trainees and everyone is working hard to prepare for upcoming deadlines and first project midterm meetings. My role involves evaluating the Foodservice capabilities beverage equipment business and providing recommendations for consolidation, while forecasting potential cost-savings. I’ve spent the week interviewing regional beverage managers to identify which … Continue reading Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 9 2017

Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 8 2017

Last week was our first week in our first rotations. I have been placed within Revenue Management for the Grocery team, which is responsible for pricing in retail stores. We work with two of the most iconic products, KRAFT Blue Box macaroni and cheese dinner, and HEINZ Ketchup. Last week was a bit hectic for my … Continue reading Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 8 2017

Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

I know nothing about warehousing, which wouldn’t normally be a problem except that I now work in warehouse finance. The last six weeks of training focused on dynamic presentations from: competitive sales managers, quirky marketing experts and finance bros. Our cohort was given soaring departmental overviews and gritty deep-dives. We put lessons into action through case … Continue reading Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

Phase 1 of the CMT program is complete!  On Friday, we wrapped up finance week by completing our “White Belt” training, which is essentially a framework for solving business problems.  We used this training for our last-ever case study, and then we were done!  Six weeks of training has flown by, and we celebrated by going … Continue reading Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 7 2017

Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 5 2017

I can’t believe it’s been one month already of the CMTP. Exactly one month ago I was graduating from Northwestern and now here I am at Glenview looking at some of the most advanced technologies in the world for R&D. As you can probably tell, this week we were all sent to Glenview, which is located in the suburbs of Chicago and … Continue reading Corporate Management Trainee Program Week 5 2017