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Capability Leader

PepsiCo Inc.

Danville, IL
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Auto req ID: 135812BR
External Posting Title: Capability Leader
Job Description

This role leads/influences 1) department Capability, providing the organization with the business and technical capability to eliminate losses due to lack of skill and inefficient training systems. 2) Continuous Improvement; developing and implementing systems to build employee engagement and skill level 3) Leads the entire department Capability Agenda (tools, training, processes, systems) including Capability assessment, Capability curriculum. 4) Building departmental capability in People / Process/ Technology to increase site productivity. 5) Developing and implementing strategies in partnership with Productivity Leader to ensure productivity gains have positive bottom line financial impact.

Essential Functions:

  • Successful implementation/maintenance of Run Right
  • Role models Capability Leadership Skills per TPM culture.
  • Knows the pulse of their organization.
  • Spends time on off-shifts as needed.
  • SME support for Capability projects
  • Pushes back; and provides balanced feedback regardless of popular opinion as appropriate.
  • Creates solutions for obstacles to ee training
  • Lead the elimination of losses due to ineffective or inefficient training systems.
  • Primary decision maker (SME) for department training systems.
  • Build job specific skills across the department by providing consultative guidance, timely intervention, and general education. Ensure effective Systems implementation and documentation, ongoing compliance, and best practice/reapplication sharing leading to 100% Total Employee Involvement.
  • Play a key role in building the departments Capability Business Planning Process (BPP)
  • Identify process, work redesign, technology breakthroughs that change the game in pursuit of Zero Loss.
  • Establish clear performance and behavioral expectations for direct reports*.

Train and Coaches:
  • Mentor, coach and/or trains Teams, Peers, and Capability Trainers.
  • Provide a forum/network that facilitates calibration, consistency, sharing of information and rapid reapplication of Best in Class training systems and practices
  • All training systems are well understood and consistently executed in all areas of the plant according to the standard

Planning and Execution:
  • Ensures all training initiatives are executed.
  • Consistently attends Review and Response, provide feedback/coaching, and/or provide Capability updates.
  • Leverage Capability tools/processes.
  • Plans and is involved in necessary Capability interventions.
  • Insure that all training is scheduled and tracked
  • Develops best practices and shares them.
  • Plan, develop, and continuously improve Capability tools and systems to support the implementation of initiatives (training material, templates, etc.).

Tracking Data and Analysis:
  • Review data/identify opportunities/plan actions to close gaps.
  • Analyze gaps in scorecard
  • Identify and prioritize action items to close the gaps.


Minimum 4-year business / technical manufacturing degree and 6+ year site manufacturing experience preferred Foods Manufacturing or Consumer Products Sector (Household & Personal Products Industry) experience preferred. The successful candidate must possess strong skills, knowledge and capability in: Manufacturing, basic Finance and Accounting, Project Management, Savvy Communications, Logical Problem Solving.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong Leadership Capabilities
  • Financial Analysis
  • Project Management Skills
  • Long Range Operations Planning
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Principles/ Workings
  • Problem Solving Skills

  • This position must possess strong leadership qualities in order to effectively motivate and institute change. This individual will provide the support and guidance necessary to the business unit to implement the principles of Redesign and ensure delivery of bottom line results.
  • This positions daily interaction with all employees in the business unit is an integral part of the position. Breaking down the barriers between management and employees and fostering a we philosophy in operating the Plant is key to meeting the Units objectives. The individuals effectiveness in the position will be measured not only by meeting key business objectives but also through modeling behaviors to ensure on-going success and growth of the Labor/Management partnership.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Category: Manufacturing and Production
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

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":"Danville","state":"Illinois","country":"United States","country_code":"US",
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