Beverage Engineering Project Manager - Remote - 50% Travel

PepsiCo

3.9

(195)

GA (Remote)

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    Position summary

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    Location: Remote - Chicago, New York, Philadelphia - 50% Travel

    Provide engineering support to PBNA Supply Chain by supporting Project Managers on major capital capacity, innovation, and cost management projects as well as strategic initiatives. The individual in this position will provide capital project management support and/or project oversight for CAPEX approvals at PBNA manufacturing locations. This position works closely with Operations, Maintenance, Package and Product Development, Procurement, Engineering colleagues and external suppliers. This position is responsible for driving standardization and serving as a technical liaison to plants.

    Responsibilities

    The Sr. Manager of Engineering will provide engineering support to PBNA Supply Chain, by working on major capital capacity, innovation, and cost management projects as well as infrastructure work and strategic initiatives. The individual in this position will provide capital project management and/or project oversight for major CAPEX approvals at PBNA North American manufacturing locations. This position works closely with Operations, Marketing, Package and Product Development, Procurement and external suppliers. This position is responsible for driving standardization and serving as a technical liaison to plants.

    • Proven capital project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in different geographic areas.

    • Proficiency in negotiating with vendors, contractors and consultants.

    • Proven leadership in troubleshooting/problem solving in the can manufacturing environment and proficiency of understanding can filling, can seaming technologies, can packaging (into a carton, wrap etc) and can twist operations AND / OR in troubleshooting/problem solving in the manufacturing environment and proficiency of understanding preform operations, blow molding and labeling technology.

    • Understanding of finance, product/project cost tracking and reporting.

    • Self-motivated, results & action oriented.

    • Solid team building skills; able to manage and lead cross-functional teams.

    • Proven experience in managing direct reports, exempt and non-exempt.

    • Ensure projects adhere to company policies and procedures, including safety, quality, and accepted construction and equipment installation methods

    • Collaborate with the plant director, plant engineer, and maintenance manager to ensure a smooth transition at the conclusion of the project

    • Develops standards and metrics that provide best practices for line upgrades/modifications and/or new installations with the consideration of material flow

    • Computer skills to include proficiency with computer maintenance management systems, reporting/tracking software, Excel, Microsoft Project, etc.

    • SAP experience is preferred

    • Autodesk (CAD & Navisworks) & BIM experience is preferred

    • Experience with LGVs/AGV is preferred

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • BS Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical or Electrical Engineering

    • Minimum of 5-7 years of Engineering experience in a high-speed beverage Manufacturing Environment (CAN and PET preferred)

    • Solid understanding of Plant Maintenance Operations.

    • Solid understanding of process utilities, product processing and blending/carbonation processes

    • Individual project CAPEX expenditure experience should be at least $6-10 million; team experience over $20 million

    • Proven experience managing multiple CAPEX expenditures

    • Ability to travel; individual can expect to be traveling around 50% of the time.

    Additional Qualifications that will help you succeed:

    • Proven capital project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

    • High proficiency in negotiating with vendors, contractors and consultants.

    • Functional excellence in packaging, processing, capital project management, TPM and LSS processes.

    • Proven leadership in troubleshooting/problem solving in manufacturing environment.

    • Solid understanding of finance, product/project cost tracking and reporting.

    • Self-motivated, results & action oriented.

    • Strong team building skills required to manage and lead cross-functional teams.

    • Experience in managing direct reports, exempt and non-exempt.

    • Computer skills to include strong familiarity with computer maintenance management systems, reporting/tracking software, Excel, MS Project, etc.

    • Proficiency with basics of finance, product cost accounting and statistical process control. Able to effectively manage and track project spending and report financials on a regular basis.

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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    Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment
  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child
  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee