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Fleet Automation and Technology Engineer

Plano, TX 75074
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Job Description

Fleet Manager Automation & Technology, SC Fleet Excellence & Sustainability
Locations: Plano, TX

Job Description

PepsiCo, a leader in the food and beverage industry, has an opening for a Fleet Manager to support the development and execution of Fleet Strategies. The candidate must have superb organizational, communication, and analytical skills. Must have sound judgment, strong multitasking abilities and the motivation and drive to help the Fleet Team reach its World Class Fleet goals.

Partner with functional leaders, facilitate communication, provide business case in support of equipment strategy and partner with equipment manufactures and peer companies on technology developments to drive productivity, efficiency and emissions reductions.

  • Partner with warehouse, safety, delivery and transport teams to develop and deliver cross functional innovative solutions that improve efficiency, safety, reliability, and enable sales system growth.
  • Partner with Transformation teams to lead the development of innovative systems and technology providing product movement at Distribution Centers and Product Exchange Centers.
  • Industry Technical Leadership - partner with suppliers and manufacturers to innovate, develop, and implement automation and other new technologies for warehouse and fleet operations
  • Program Management and cost control effectively manage pilot and other innovation programs delivering timely results in a cost-effective manner.
  • Equipment Specifications and Builds - responsible for advanced warehousing equipment specifications and new equipment builds to achieve operational requirements, life cycle, cost, safety, and efficiency targets.
  • Support sustainability agenda to comply with corporate goals, regulations, reduce fuel/energy usage, operating cost, and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Become involved in the industry: Peer fleets, professional organizations, gov't and non-government organizations, trade associations, and academia to align with industry and bring outside ideas in.


  • Leadership capability - demonstrated cross-functional leadership and collaboration to solve problems.
  • Experience in managing innovation
  • Experience in automation or robotics
  • Experience in systems integration
  • Ability to evaluate & optimize technical solutions for desired financial & business impact.
  • Ability to clearly communicate and win the support of ideas and plans to all levels of the organization, both written and verbally.
  • Critical thinking, strong analytical skills and a data-based approach to decision making.
  • Ability to travel to field locations and suppliers (up to 50%)
  • Ability to lead meetings of various sizes with varied constituents and present/speak effectively.
  • 5+ years of experience and track record of business results, project management capability, and teamwork.
  • Ability to integrate into the PepsiCo Fleet Team and contribute to people and organizational development.
Desirable Skills & Qualifications:
  • 5+ years experience in a technical role
  • Degree: BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Position based in Plano, TX
Required Education/Professional Experiences:
  • Knowledge and familiarity with project management and cost control concepts and practice.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with product development cycles, testing and validation, and manufacturing concepts and practice.
  • Knowledge of fleet and automotive industry, technology and operation.
  • Understanding and demonstration of PepsiCo values and culture.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for 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

Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","street_address":"United States - TX - Plano - 7701 Legacy Dr - 75024-4002","city":"Plano","state":"Texas
Posted: 2021-02-25 Expires: 2021-04-18

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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