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Mfg Plant Director

Detroit, MI 48226
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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 Possibilities of PepsiCo.

Your Responsibilities:

The Plant Director drives the success of PepsiCo through operational guidance of our plant strategy to meet customer needs and achieve standards. The Plant Director leads overall plant objectives by setting production performance standards and aligning the organization to achieve those standards. Responsibilities include cost efficiency, continuous improvement on processes, service, and safety for supply chain departments. You are responsible for leading multiple shifts of the plants employees and developing a team of front line, supervisor, and manager employees. Additionally this role is responsible for developing, implementing and executing the premier service to sales standard.

Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities:
Applies knowledge of processes, equipment and system capability to set challenging individual and facility standards
Develops Annual Operating Plan for the plant while handling direct and indirect controllable costs to meet overall cost index target
Coaches supervisors and managers to achieve performance standards with regards to safety, line utilization and quality
Responsible for overall plant profit and loss (P&L) for production, maintenance, quality control and warehouse
Leads overall responsibility for food safety and adherence to quality compliance mandates along with ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations
Tracks key performance indicators/costs, anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of financial targets
Owns the scheduling process for receiving and delivering raw materials and finished products in a timely manner
Handles the inventory process, ensuring optimal levels of full goods are maintained in order to fulfill daily sales needs
Leads and assures facility equipment reliability to minimize downtime
Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for both management and front-line hourly personnel
Solves day-to-day operational issues and reach short- and long-term performance goals
Delivers effective change leadership by driving business changes while minimizing people impact

Qualifications/Requirements

Your Qualifications:

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field
Lean Six Sigma experience preferred along with proven by successful completion of a major improvement project.
Minimum of ten years of prior work experience in a high speed manufacturing environment
Experience in the consumer packaged goods industry preferred
Demonstrated ability to function successfully in a dynamic, changing work environment
Strong leadership skills with the ability to get results through mentoring skills
This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States
Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills
Must have a valid drivers license
Safe driving record strongly preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard 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 - MI - Detroit - 1555 Mack Ave - 48207-4719","city":"Detroit","state":"Michigan
Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-21

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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