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Quality Director (West Division

Company: PepsiCo Deutschland GmbH
Location: Denver
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Auto req ID: 225610BR
Job Description ***This role will be located anywhere in the West Division.***

The Quality Director role has responsibility for food safety, product and package quality, regulatory adherence and consumer satisfaction throughout the supply chain for all locations in their respective area for plant and warehouse operations. The SC Quality Director works with the Vice President to continuously improve our Quality & Food Safety systems by reviewing current organizational performance, changing regulations and customer demands. This is achieved by providing technical support, training, Quality - Food Safety tools, robust standards, standardized procedures and support to locations to maintain the High-Quality products Pepsi consumers expect. The Director will work with field locations and distribution warehouses to provide guidance and development of their direct reports to improve Quality and Food Safety through the support of department initiatives.

Role / Responsibilities:

  • Protect the Pepsi-Cola Trademark and ensure product quality and safety
  • Drive Quality & Food Safety Initiatives through the support and coaching of employees that have responsibility for directly working with their respective producing plants and distribution warehouses
  • Monitor, report and improve quality & food safety performance in plants and warehouses in the respective area of responsibility
  • Food Safety
  • Food SMA, Safe Food for Canadians Act
  • Product Quality
  • Package Quality
  • Consumer Quality
  • Quality System Compliance
  • Food Safety Compliance
  • Achieve and maintain Food Safety Management System Certification (GFSI)
  • No recalls
  • Support Productivity Initiatives
    • Develop programs and tools to monitor and drive continuous improvement
    • Coach and train personnel to develop leadership, technical competence and effectively utilize system tools
    • Establish and maintain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders
    • Support the development of the Quality & Food Safety strategy for PepsiCo bottlers
    • Align regions, MUs, corporate entities, plant departments on Quality & Food Safety Initiatives
    • Assess field capability and develop action plans to develop weaknesses and leverage strengths
    • Perform audits to ensure requirements are met
    • Partner with NAB cross-functional partners to support respective regions and NAB holistically
    • Monitor and react to the sanitation category and microbiological compliance
    • Ensure standard lab is assessed, implemented and maintained
    • Work with colleagues to assess, develop and execute strategy for beverage sector standardization Technical Skills Required:
      • Computer literate in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
      • Strong Analytical Capability
      • Understands statistics and can coach statistical principles
      • Microbiology and sanitation background
      • Understands GMP requirements in supply chain operations
      • Deep regulatory knowledge within the US and Canada
      • Deep technical knowledge of the beverage industry process
      • Towering strength and ability to use numbers and metrics, not opinions, to dive into fact-based changes
      • Ability to challenge operational paradigms through technical knowledge Leadership Skills Required:
        • Proven leadership of complex product portfolio and supply chain
        • Experience leading cross-functional teams to identify and develop strategies to improve capacity and throughput in a high-speed manufacturing environment
        • Manage external vendors, contractors, consulting partners across multiple sites to execute quality and food safety initiatives
        • Strategic thinker both short and long term
        • Effective communication and writing skills
        • Manage annual Travel & Expense budget
        • Strong Influence Skills
        • Leadership skills and ability to work well with other strong personalities
        • Manage diverse employees
        • Facilitate inclusion
        • Highly motivated and self - directed
        • Political savvy to drive change at all levels of the organization
        • Ability to work well with other strong personalities
        • Strategic thinker both short and long term
        • Ability to lead and influence others across multi-site regions, functions and levels for decision making
        • Manage and influence effectively both internally and externally
        • Assign food safety responsibilities at all levels of the organization
        • Collaborate with multiple PepsiCo functions (GP, R&D, Legal, Regulatory, Food Safety, Finance, Sales, Warehouse Operations, Distribution, Fleet)
        • Partner with raw material and packaging suppliers to ensure Quality materials through enhanced Quality & Food Safety Systems
        • Work with company-owned, franchise, joint ventures, partnership and contract manufacturing operation leaders through building strong professional relationships and influencing skills to drive continuous quality improvement

          Compensation and Benefits:
          • Expected salary range is $150,000 - $180,000
            • Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 25% of annual salary paid out annually and an additional target payout of 10% of annual salary is paid out over 3 years following the end of the performance period
            • Long term incentive equity may be awarded based on eligibility and performance.
            • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement
            • Other benefits, 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 Qualifications/Requirements
              • Bachelor of Science in Food Science or Chemical Engineering or related field
              • Min of 15 years of food, beverage, dairy experience
              • 10 years of experience in quality, food safety-related functions Technical Skills and Certifications as Strong Assets:
                • Certified Quality Engineer
                • Certified as Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
                • Certified Quality Auditor or Quality Manager

                  #LI-Remote 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

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