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PFNA Hygienic Design Food Safety Manager

Plano, TX


% Travel: 40-50%

This position will lead the Hygienic Design agenda for PFNA from the Quality & Food Safety team by setting strategy, providing analytical and deployment support for multiple food safety and capability initiatives. The person hired for this role will be responsible to lead, develop and improve the hygienic design and sanitation aspects of allergen and microbial risk mitigation for low moisture foods. These programs will be leveraged across the Supply Chain function to assist in the delivery of our short-term and long-term agenda.

The selected candidate must have the ability to work with cross-functional HQ and field supply chain teams to create innovative solutions for food safety, including allergen and microbial risk management.

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This role will be Plano based and the successful candidate will travel to field locations.


  • Use a risk-based approach to review allergen and microbial growth controls; including Hygienic Design, GMP and Sanitation Programs to implement solutions that ensure regulatory compliance and consumer safety
  • Support, design and data maintenance of food safety analysis tracking tools and reporting
  • Coordinate with vendors, Engineering and Global Food Safety Teams on the development and ongoing standards of food safe equipment and systems
  • Lead the execution of projects pertaining to the QFS team
  • Collaborate with Field and HQ cross-functional partners to coordinate and gain feedback and alignment on project continuous improvement
  • Lead, develop and conduct a Hygienic Design training strategy
  • There will also be involvement in projects where data manipulation and reporting skills will be needed.
  • Identify and develop corrective and preventative action plans (CAPA) for food safety issues
  • Responsibility for leading specific food safety or regulatory programs and initiatives

Compensation and Benefits:

  • The expected compensation range for this position is between $98,700 - $165,150 based on a full-time schedule.
  • Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary.
  • Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 12% of annual salary paid out annually.
  • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement.
  • In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan.


  • Bachelor's Degree required with 5-8 years demonstrated success in quality, food safety, engineering or plant operations
  • Background in Hygienic Design, Engineering, Sanitation
  • Minimum five years of experience in a food company
  • Excellent computer skills in order to perform data extraction, data manipulation, and trend analysis
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills with an ability to interact with diverse organizations at all levels, including Senior Executives
  • Strong understanding of supply chain operations systems and processes
  • Strong mechanical and technical skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical ability
  • Ability to identify business issues and generate creative and sustainable solutions
  • Self-starter with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to adapt and implement new technologies quickly
  • Technical knowledge of PepsiCo global food safety programs and the ability to convert to actionable information
  • Knowledge and experience in food safety management systems and sanitation
  • Knowledge in FDA, FSMA, USDA, GFSI, HACCP, and GMP regulations
  • Incremental Certifications or advanced training preferred, such as ASQ (including Quality Manager or Quality Auditor), ANSI, CFS or 3-A

EEO Statement

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

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.

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Client-provided location(s): Plano, TX, USA
Job ID: PepsiCo-275984-en-us
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • HSA
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • On-Site Gym
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Internship Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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