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Are you hungry to be a part of the World's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands? Then now is the time to explore the opportunities of PepsiCo: what makes you unique makes us better.
Frito-Lay is PepsiCo's snack manufacturing, sales and distribution operating unit. They have the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar foods and are specifically responsible for the growth of some of America's favorite snack foods, including Fritos®, Lay's®, Doritos®, Cheetos®, and Tostitos®.
Can you lead and influence a large multi-level team with the insight, innovation and impact to drive activities to achieve cost targets and improve performance in the areas of efficiency, safety, service and supply chain capability while ensuring key objectives are met along with developing outstanding talent? If so, we would love to have you on our team!
The Accelerate Department Manager role is designed as a 12-24 month leadership training program. You will receive a customized on-boarding plan to assimilate and develop the necessary skillset in preparation for an accelerated career path as a PepsiCo Leader.
Upon completion of the initial training program, you may be required to relocate to another site. You will receive certification that you have acquired the necessary foundational skills upon completion and will be promoted to a Department Manager Designate.
Manage overall Transportation Department performance with focus on smart P&L decisions
Collaborate with Site and Sales to deliver level of excellence customer service through multiple Go-to-Market streams
Perform mode selection analysis on the use of common carrier or internal fleet
Ensure that the Transportation team is developed and accountable for achieving individual, team and business unit goals
Work closely with upstream suppliers and downstream internal customers to deliver expected results
Coach for safe behaviors and compliance with safety policies and procedures
Administer Company policies, contracts, and procedures
Demonstrate strong leadership behaviors and skills
Provide a work environment which adheres to all compliance and regulatory guidelines
Foster an environment of continuous improvement that meets or exceeds region expectations
Establish clear performance and behavioral expectations for all employees
Maintain an effective performance management process reviewing all direct reports' progress against mid-year and annual plans and continually develop their effectiveness as leaders and technical practitioners, as well as providing opportunity for career development
Develop team to solve day-to-day operational issues and reach short- and long-term performance goals
Deliver effective change leadership, driving business changes while minimizing people impact
Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to assist team to solve operational issues
Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for front-line hourly and salaried personnel
Provide active and positive leadership in the effort to drive the culture and morale across the department
Regular and predictable attendance at the work site
This role requires regular presence in the department
This role may require off-shift and weekend work at times
Compensation & Benefits:
• The expected compensation range for this position is between $81,000 - $135,600
• Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary
• Bonus based on performance and eligibility target payout is 10% of annual salary paid out annually
• Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement
• In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
Bachelor's degree (preferably in business, operations management, engineering, or similar supply chain & logistics management field) or equivalent experience required
Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project
4+ years of experience in manufacturing, logistics, or warehousing required
Knowledge of DOT regulations
Ability to manage multiple projects of varying priorities simultaneously
Ability to interface effectively with department personnel, outside contractors and different functional groups within the business units
Demonstrated leadership in safety & environmental compliance
Strong innovative external focus with proven ability to affect sustainable change
Must be very effective working in a volatile and complex environment and work with a sense of urgency that drives effective results
Strong influence management and communication skills, ability to gain organizational buy-in
High levels of analytical and financial skills, ability to use data to identify and prioritize improvement opportunities and accurately assess financial impacts
Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of an organization
Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications
Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision making
Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment
You are a motivator and coach - you are skilled in performance management and development
You love to win and get results with your team
Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills
Covid-19 vaccination may be a condition of employment dependent on role and location. For specific information, please discuss role requirements with the recruiter
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
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy.
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Maternity leave coaching
Backup child care
Onsite child care
Child care subsidies
Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
Short term disability
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