Manufacturing Supply Chain Leader
- Jonesboro, AR
Auto req ID: 209310BR
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Job Description Summary: Manufacturing Resource (Frito Supply Chain Leader)
The Manufacturing Supply Chain Leader manages all activities associated with their front line team, in order to positively impact the overall department. The Supply Chain Leader will be leading a team consisting of hourly front line associates, and possibly salaried exempt associates. Responsibilities include cost efficiency, continuous improvement on processes, service, and safety. This is an opportunity to lead a diverse team of 15 to 30 hourly manufacturing, warehouse, or traffic associates with varying levels of experience. This role is expected to develop individuals and the team to solve operational issues and motivate team members to achieve performance targets.
Major Tasks and Key Responsibilities:
• Optimize operational efficiencies to support the facility's production, packaging, warehousing, and shipping operations
• Optimize ingredient and packaging material usage to minimize waste
• Ensure operational practices are followed to control inventories
• Ensure PepsiCo financial and accounting control procedures are followed to ensure accurate inventory records are maintained.
• Maintain product quality and sanitation standards
• Flex production plans on a shift by shift basis, managing through issues to prevent service issues and operational inefficiencies.
• Identify and coordinate operations improvements necessary to deliver the site annual operating plan (AOP). Ensure cost performance gaps are identified, action plans are developed, and resources are properly allocated
• Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for front-line hourly personnel
• Manage the performance of direct reports through performance reviews, frequent discussions, coaching, and career development action plans
• 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 the team to solve operational issues
• Motivate team members to achieve plan goals
• Facilitate maintenance activities to minimize equipment downtime.
• Build and develop talent by effectively leveraging PepsiCo Career Growth and Leadership Models and the Performance Management Process: objective setting, performance and development (PDR), CDAP, people planning, 360 feedback, and competency review.
• Champion and lead an effective safety culture. Coach for safe behaviors and compliance with safety policies and procedures.
• Coach teams to demonstrate continuous improvement in profitability margins, efficiencies, and cost savings initiatives.
• Ensure compliance with Company policies, contracts and procedures.
• Lead the implementation of the AM pillar
• Directly oversees operational measures including but not limited to efficiency, yield loss, product quality, inventory accuracy, transactional accuracy
• Directly oversees operational measures including but not limited to CIL/CL compliance, minor stop-loss, SRC completion.
• Administer policies and procedures
• Regular and predictable attendance at the worksite
• 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 occasionally
• 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 field
• Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in manufacturing preferred preferably food/beverage experience
• Must possess strong skills, knowledge and capability in TPM or lean manufacturing, finance and accounting, project management, human relations, effective communications, and statistics/logical problem-solving
• 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 environment
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to get results through mentoring skills
• Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team-building skills
• Must be authorized to work in the United States
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.
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