First listed on: 07 September 2021

HR Business Partner


About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a HR Business Partner to Join the team in Northgate! In this role you will provide best practice human resources advice and support to the business to enable the site to meet its business goals. You will lead HR initiatives on site in order to drive the site and ANJ People strategy while also implementing and facilitating requirements.


  • Coach, support and train managers/employees on effective and consistent implementation of HR policies and procedures
  • Support people leaders through people management processes e.g. disciplinary, grievances, sickness absence, performance management
  • Provide advice in the application of Employment Agreements
  • Provide assistance in the compiling of Employment Agreement variations
  • To provide sound/timely responses in order to minimise Kraft Heinz’s exposure to risk
  • Ensure Employment Agreements are complied with
  • Work with the Head P&P, Supply ANJ to negotiate Collective Employment Agreements
  • Ensure compliance with policies and legislative requirements
  • Ensure compliance to the recruitment process
  • Provide support to Hiring Managers e.g. assisting with shortlisting & interviewing
  • To identify and recommend improvements relating to HR processes to increase operational efficiencies whilst adopting industry practise
  • Engage in talent management processes in collaboration with L&D team (ie lead OPR and merit review on site)
  • Work with rewards team to understand site budget and ensure adherence throughout the year
  • Prepare monthly KPI data for MPR’s and develop action plans to support progress of KPI
  • Support escalations regarding payroll accuracy and employee enquiries
  • To maintain a future focus and work towards ensuring that local HR services are aligned with global and zone focus

About you:

  • Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, and problem solve
  • Ability to be impartial and consider all points of view in any scenario
  • Ability to influence a variety of stakeholders.
  • Takes ownership and takes action
  • 3-5 years experience in a HR role
  • Experience within manufacturing/FMCG preferred

Benefits program:

 We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work
  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration
  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Keeping Fit – join our Run Club and sign up for discounted gym memberships & classes
  • Purchase Leave – purchase additional annual leave at the beginning of each calendar year
  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers


The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified), please don’t hesitate to apply!

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