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SC Strategy Associate Manager-Network Strategy/Inventory Optimization

White Plains, NY 10601
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Job Description

The PBNA Supply Chain is responsible for producing & distributing nearly 2 Billion cases of product through a network of 60+ plants and ~400 DCs annually. The Network Strategy/Inventory Optimization team plays a critical role in helping the supply chain function efficiently, and in delivering optimized landed costs for the products, as well as ensuring that inventory levels remain optimized across the businesses. The team evaluates the full end-to-end supply chain network in identifying inventory opportunities and sourcing solutions, with a key focus on cost, capacity, capability, and logistics.

The SC Strategy Associate Manager is an integral part of the Network Strategy/Inventory Optimization team, with primary responsibility for the following:

  • Working with designated Divisional and Sector based stakeholders, actively manage the process of soliciting, identifying, quantifying, & prioritizing potential network sourcing Productivity opportunities
  • Analyze, evaluate, and recommend potential network sourcing Productivity Initiatives, taking into consideration production capability & capacity requirements, transport & logistics costs, potential CAPEX requirements, distribution channel options, and aggregate sourcing costs
  • Work effectively with numerous cross functional partners across the PBNA Supply Chain, including Integration, SC Planning, Finance, M&W, Field locations and Logistics, to enable speed to market, and efficient functional sourcing solutions
  • Be proficient in running and updating Supply chain software models using Network Optimization tools such as LogicNet and/or Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru
  • Assist in the development of manufacturing capacity reporting to highlight current year upside capacity, as well as long term capacity needs to support PBNA growth
  • Provide clear, concise, consistent, and insightful analytics around distribution costs, trends, issues, and opportunities for PBNA
  • Deliver ongoing and ad-hoc reporting to help inform and drive landed cost opportunities within the network
  • Support the development of key content for leadership discussions, including S&OP and Capacity Reviews
  • Continuous improvement of systems, tools, and processes in support of network optimization efforts



  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • Advanced degree (MBA/MS) preferred in Supply Chain, Operations Research, or Industrial Engineering
Work Experience:
  • 5-7 years of Supply Chain experience with exposure to network optimization preferred
Skills & Capabilities:
  • Expert technical problem solver, capable of analyzing large datasets for integrity and comparison
  • Demonstrated leadership and influence management skills, with ability to function effectively in a cross-functional team environment
  • Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously, each against time bound completion requirements
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with Supply chain network optimization tools, like LogicNet is a plus

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.

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Posted: 2019-07-12 Expires: 2019-09-22

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SC Strategy Associate Manager-Network Strategy/Inventory Optimization

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White Plains, NY 10601

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