1+ months

Continuous Improvement Plant Leader (Process Improvement)

Riviera Beach, FL 33404
Auto req ID: 189018BR

Job Description

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 worlds 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 Continuous Improvement Plant Leader (Process Improvement) manages all activities associated with the manufacturing/production department for the facility. She or he is responsible for people and team development, motivating the team and ensuring quality performance. Responsibilities include cost efficiency, continuous improvement on processes, service, and safety for an entire business unit across all shifts. The Manufacturing Manager will be leading a team consisting of hourly associates and salaried team members.

Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure team compliance with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintain product quality and sanitation standards.
  • Optimize operational efficiencies to support the production, warehouse, and shipping of products.
  • Identify and coordinate operational 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.
  • Track operational output measures (i.e. efficiency, yield loss, product quality, inventory accuracy, transactional accuracy), anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of financial targets
  • Develop team to solve day-to-day operational issues and reach short- and long-term performance goals
  • Deliver effective change leadership to drive business changes while minimizing people impact
  • Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to assist team to solve operational issues
  • Motivate team members to achieve plan goals
  • Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for front-line hourly and salaried personnel
  • Flex production plans on a shift by shift basis to prevent service issues and operational inefficiencies
  • Optimize ingredient and packaging material usage to minimize scrap loss
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, contracts and procedures
  • Lead and motivate the operations team in a manner consistent with the site Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles
  • Coach teams to demonstrate continuous improvement in profitability margins, efficiencies and cost savings initiatives.
  • Lead the organization in the development of natural work teams
  • Responsibilities related to food safety and food defense
  • This role requires regular presence on the plant floor
  • This role requires lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally
  • This role may operate forklift and manufacturing equipment occasionally
  • This role may require off-shift and weekend work
  • This role may require some travel.

Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field
  • 5 years of manufacturing experience in a consumer products manufacturing operation
  • 3 years of TPM experience preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience with demonstrated, successful completion of a major improvement project; Green Belt preferred
  • Must be self-motivated, results and action oriented
  • Ability to make independent and sound decisions
  • Ability to conduct assessments and audits and evaluate to measure progress
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of Business Finance principles
  • 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 with the ability to get results through mentoring others
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills
  • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States
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Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Limited Relocation
Job Type: Regular


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

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-12-26

Performance with Purpose


Out performing ourselves is a rush. That's why we perform with purpose. Together, we blaze new trails, succeed, celebrate and then do something even bigger. We never settle for second best. At PepsiCo we're not just committed to performing well as individuals, but as a team, to strengthen the company as a whole.

Around the world, we're working hard to give people the tastes they crave and the nutrition they need. We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to sustain our planet, our people, our communities and our business practices. New markets mean new ways of doing business, and new ways of addressing health concerns, cultural differences and environmental challenges. Every day is an adventure, and an opportunity for personal and professional growth.

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