Warehouse Manager Designate - 283057

at PepsiCo Corp in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Warehouse Manager Designate

We are PepsiCo Supply Chain. We are the game changers, innovators, collaborators and history makers. The ground breakers 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 Tropicana, Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Quaker and Gatorade.

We perform 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 well as individuals and in teams, and to strengthen the company as a whole.

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.

The Warehouse Manager Designate role manages all activities associated with their front-line team, in order to positively impact the overall department. The Warehouse Designate will be leading a team consisting of hourly front-line associates, and possibly salaried exempt associates. Responsibilities include cost efficiency, continuous improvement on processes, service, and safety. This is an opportunity to lead a diverse team of 15 to 30 hourly manufacturing or warehouse associates with varying levels of experience. This role is expected to develop individuals and the team to solve operational issues and motivate team members to achieve performance targets.

* Optimize operational efficiencies to support the facility’s production, packaging, warehousing, and shipping operations
* Optimize ingredient and packaging material usage to minimize waste
* Ensure operational practices are followed to control inventories
* Ensure PepsiCo financial and accounting control procedures are followed to ensure accurate inventory records are maintained
* Maintain product quality and sanitation standards
* Flex production plans on a shift by shift basis, managing through issues to prevent service issues and operational inefficiencies
* Identify and coordinate operations improvements necessary to deliver the site annual operating plan (AOP). Ensure cost performance gaps are identified, action plans are developed, and resources are properly allocated
* Manage the performance of direct reports through performance reviews, frequent discussions, coaching, and career development action plans
* Champion and lead an effective safety culture. Coach for safe behaviors and compliance with safety policies and procedures
* Coach teams to demonstrate continuous improvement in profitability margins, efficiencies, and cost savings initiatives
* Ensure compliance with Company policies, contracts and procedures
* Directly oversees operational measures including but not limited to efficiency, yield loss, product quality, inventory accuracy, transactional accuracy
* This role requires regular presence on the plant floor
* This role requires lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally
* This role may require off-shift and weekend work
* This role may require some travel

Compensation & Benefits:
* The expected compensation range for this position is between $85,200 - $142,650 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 12% 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 or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field
* Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing preferred preferably food/beverage experience
* Must possess strong skills, knowledge and capability in TPM or lean manufacturing, finance and accounting, project management, human relations, effective communications, and statistics/logical problem solving
* Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications
* Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
* Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision making
* Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment
* Strong leadership skills with the ability to get results through mentoring skills
* Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills
* This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States

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: 11686005

Posted On: Feb 19, 2024

Updated On: Mar 25, 2024

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