Senior Operations Manager - Manufacturing
Company: PepsiCo Deutschland GmbH
Posted on: April 5, 2021
Senior Operations Manager - Manufacturing
- Riverside, California
- Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
- 228853BR Job Description Auto req ID: 228853BR
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 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
This Senior Operations Manager position drives activities to
achieve cost targets and improve performance in the areas of true
efficiency, safety, quality and supply chain capability while
ensuring compliance quality objectives are met. He or she maintains
positive employee relations while driving significant change. This
position will manage multiple departments which may include
production, maintenance, warehouse, and/or quality.
Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities:
--- Identify and coordinate improvements in the operations area
necessary to meet the variance commitments for the plant and cost
objectives. Ensure that cost gaps are identified, action plans
developed, and adequate resources allocated to meet all financial
--- Drive overall supply chain capabilities by managing plant wide
implementation of TPM, true efficiency, and team development.
--- Achieve all productivity, quality, cost, delivery, safety &
motivation Key Performance Indicators objectives.
--- Provide a work environment which adheres to all compliance and
--- Evaluate business unit capabilities, skills, and resource
alignment to ensure performance against objectives. Lead
realignment and work redesign efforts as necessary to provide
--- Foster an environment of continuous improvement that meets or
exceeds division expectations.
--- Establish clear performance and behavioral expectations for all
--- 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
--- 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
--- Motivate team members to achieve plan goals
--- Lead the identification and elimination of losses resulting in
improvements in costs, inventory, time and quality.
--- Provide active and positive leadership in the effort to drive
the cultural across the facility.
--- Administer policies and procedures
--- Regular and predictable attendance at the work site
--- This role requires regular presence on the plant floor
--- This role requires lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally
--- This role requires occasional work in poor weather conditions,
including heat, cold, rain, or snow.
--- This role may operate forklift and manufacturing equipment
--- This role may require off-shift and weekend work
--- This role may require some travel (less than 5%)
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably
in engineering, business, operations management, or similar
- Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team
- This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to
work in the United States
- Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful
completion of a major improvement project.
- 8+ years of experience in manufacturing required
- Ability to manage multiple projects of varying priorities
- Ability to interface effectively with plant personnel, outside
contractors and different functional groups within the business
- Working knowledge of quality systems, finance, capital
planning, and project cost tracking and forecasting, economic
justification analysis, statistical process control, and
manufacturing management systems.
- Demonstrated leadership in safety & environmental
- Experience in implementing TPM initiatives across multiple
teams is preferred.
- Strong innovative external focus with proven ability to affect
- Must be very effective working in a volatile and complex
environment and work with a sense of urgency that drives effective
- 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
- 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
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to get results
through mentoring others Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Limited
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
PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority /
Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender
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
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
Please view our Pay Transparency Statement
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