Engineering Sr. Manager - Blow Mold - 261218

at PepsiCo Corp in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

We are the game changers, innovators, collaborators, who “Dare To Level Up” the Status Quo.  We are the groundbreakers of the Supply Chain & Logistics space.

We are a Diverse group, spread across 200 countries and territories, and united by a shared set of values and goals. You know our name through our amazing portfolio, including Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Quaker, and Gatorade.

We WIN with a purpose.  We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to sustain our planet, our people, our communities, and our business practices.  Together, we raise the bar in lean manufacturing practices.  We put forth new standards and stretch to reach beyond the goals we set.  We are a think tank, bringing our ideas into action and are determined to find ways to drive efficiencies, improve processes and achieve the highest level of safety…all while meeting the demands of our customers and consumers to deliver the best products. 

At PepsiCo, we are committed to performing as individuals and in teams to strengthen the company.  Are you hungry to be a part of the world’s largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands? 

Now is the time to explore the opportunities of PepsiCo: What makes you unique makes us better!

As a Supply Chain Engineering Sr. Manager you 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.

Knowledge / Skill Requirements
- Functional excellence in Packaging, Processing, Capital Project Management, TPM and Lean Six Sigma processes.
- Injection, Stretch Blow Molding and Extrusion Blow Molding experience required.
- Understanding of rPET and PET preform and container package development and manufacturing.
- Proven leadership in troubleshooting/problem solving in manufacturing environment.
- Solid understanding of finance, product/project cost tracking and statistical process control. Able to effectively manage and track project spending and report financials on a regular basis.
- 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.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Proven capital project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- High proficiency in negotiating with vendors, contractors and consultants.

Compensation & Benefits:
- The expected compensation range for this position is between $106,300 - $177,850 based on a full-time schedule.
- Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary.
- Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 15% 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 in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Civil or Electrical Engineering.
- Minimum of 12 years of project engineering experience, with a focus on process design and project management.
- Functional excellence in Packaging, Processing, Capital Project Management, TPM and Lean Six Sigma processes.
- Injection, Stretch Blow Molding and Extrusion Blow Molding experience required.
- Solid understanding of plant maintenance operations.
- Able to travel; individual can expect to be out of the office approximately 30% of the time to facilitate and manage plant projects.
- Individual project CAPEX expenditure experience should be in excess of $5.0MM.

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

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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Job Posting: 11410131

Posted On: Oct 30, 2023

Updated On: Dec 04, 2023

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