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Process Improvement Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Auto req ID: 238036BR Job Description We are PepsiCo. 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. Together, we raise the bar in lean manufacturing practices. We're 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 RTE Process Improvement Engineer is responsible for ensuring productivity goals for the current year are met through coordinating existing projects, analyzing current practices and recommending improvements, and tracking cost management activities. In addition, the position is responsible for developing a healthy pipeline of productivity projects for years two and three. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Analyze, identify, recommend and implement methods to reduce waste, inefficiencies and non-value added activities Develop annual operating plan, yield, cullage, and fixed budgets for RTE Coach and train others on variable labor costs, yields, cullage and fixed budgets Facilitate brainstorming meetings with RTE natural work teams and salaried team members for purposes of identifying cost improvement projects. Coordinate the development of timelines and action step accountabilities (RACI charts) Assist in the development of the RTE capital plans to support the respective business unit objectives. Manage/lead operational projects Coordinate and complete cost studies, providing FOB buildups, impact to fixed budgets and work with the project study team to identify capital requirements Analyze component and total system (process/equipment/ methods) capabilities; identify, develop, and execute improvement opportunities Educate department employees on KPI's (key performance indicators) and other business information. Coach and train your work team on the costs of the operation and how their actions can impact these costs Demonstrate exemplary problem-solving skills; coach and lead others to execute problem-solving Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills through leading meetings, facilitating meetings and preparing written plant communications Assist in plant initiatives and direct line supervision as needed Coach and lead an Autonomous Maintenance team within the assigned area of responsibilities Responsible for Centerline Compliance and Minor Stop losses for assigned area. Identifying opportunities and working with AM teams to resolve issues using Focused Improvement Tools Leading and facilitating Simple Root Cause (SRC) and 7 StepsOther job duties as required. Ensure financial commitments and targets are achieved or exceeded in the areas of operating income and invested capital to ultimately contribute to the net profitability of the RTE business. This is achieved through the management of capital plans, cost improvement goals, variable costs, fixed costs (including maintenance), quality, high-performance work system development, and other miscellaneous areas Develop long-range plans, goals and strategies in order to ensure net profitability of the unit using TPM and LSS To establish/maintain departmental programs which assure full compliance with pre-established Federal, State, Corporate and Plant sanitation and safety standards To establish and adhere to department variable and fixed budgets; to establish and adhere to yield, cullage, and over-pack standards; to direct the department in such a manner to ensure the highest level of efficiency while meeting these budgeted costs and standards; to continue to push the organization to attack leading financial losses Qualifications/Requirements REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: TPM - Sustain a culture of continuous improvement Prioritization Problem Solving Lean Six Sigma Financial and Accounting Skills Financial Analysis Project Management Skills Long-Range Operations Planning Human Relations Skills Communication SkillsWorking Knowledge of the following: Operations Engineering Industrial Engineering (Methods and Costing) Labor Relations Regulatory Requirements Statistics Maintenance Quality Assurance Natural Work Teams/High-Performance Work SystemMinimum Job Requirements: The RTE department consists of highly automated and complex machinery The candidate must be knowledgeable concerning sophisticated processing and packaging machinery and materials being used The RTE Process Improvement Engineer must coordinate daily activities with the RTE Operations Manager, other operating departments, staff groups, and/or suppliers The RTE Process Improvement Engineer is expected to develop, recommend, and implement productivity improvements College degree required 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","city":"Phoenix","state":"Arizona
Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-11

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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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