1+ months
Auto req ID: 213037BR

Job Description

Nationwide Opportunities - Please Read:

Just because this role looks like it's located in Purchase, NY doesn't mean it is! At PepsiCo we place Campus Intern hires in roles nationwide across both field and headquarter locations. Field based roles will only be placed in the field.

We are PepsiCo

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader operating in more than 200 countries and territories with a product portfolio that includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands. From Gatorade to Quaker, LIFEWTR to Lays, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to be the global leader in convenient foods and beverages by Winning with Purpose. Winning with Purpose reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.

Our employees drive our culture. No two days are the same; were dynamic and full of passionate teams embracing new ideas through our collaborative spirit. At PepsiCo, what makes you unique, makes us better!

What you can expect:

In this position you will contribute to channels specific project initiatives, such as, package development and testing, results evaluation, conducting plant trials, developing pallet patterns and coordinating with manufacturing plants and suppliers.

Utilize critical thinking skills to plan and coordinate individual activities that contribute to project results:

  • Identification of various packaging materials through individual understanding of necessary physical properties and applications, and coordination with vendors
  • Coordinate and perform independent and team experiments in laboratory and manufacturing plants
  • Presentation of project results and findings to leadership upon completion of internship
  • Some travel to headquarters and manufacturing plants would be required (15-20%)
Goal of Program:
  • Enhance technical understanding of core packaging materials with exposure to industry relevant challenges
  • Expand critical problem solving and decision make skills through development and execution of qualification plans
  • Improve communication skills with interaction of cross-functional teams and leadership alignment
  • Better understanding of consumer goods organization
Example Projects:
  • Development & qualification of new offerings for specific customers (Target, Wal-Mart, Sams Club)
  • Assessment of internal and external distribution systems of channels packaging
  • Research & Benchmarking studies to identify white space for future packaging development opportunities

Qualifications/Requirements

What were looking for:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in: Packaging (other related majors will be considered)
  • Course Requirements: Student must have completed 300 level courses (or equivalent based on specific school course guidelines) at minimum prior to beginning co-op
  • Basic knowledge of packaging materials, package manufacturing processes, and distribution systems
  • Capable of working in both individual and team settings
  • Seeking highly energetic, creative, and motivated individuals
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Minimum Qualifications - Each candidate is expected to:
  • Graduate with Bachelors or Masters degree within one (1) year of coop completion.
  • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States

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.

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation


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

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

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Posted: 2020-08-06 Expires: 2020-10-08

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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