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Contract Manufacturing Associate. Productivity Manager

PepsiCo Inc.

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JobId: 114904BR
Job Title: Contract Manufacturing Associate. Productivity Manager
Location: Plano, TX
Category: Supply Chain



FLNA Contract Manufacturing (Co Pack) has grown to 700mm lbs. annually or 20% of the Frito-Lay total annual volume. Contract manufacturing growth continues to outpace FLNA core growth and accounts for nearly $ 2 Billion in annual revenue; over $650 MM in annual spend, over $550 MM in annual profits, with a 5% higher margin than self-produced items. The Contract Manufacturing group is a geographically and capability diverse set of organizations and companies. Contract Manufacturing manages 24 different outside companies operating in 85 different facilities in 17 different states throughout the US. There are 15 Brands represented in Contract Manufacturing with over 500 SKU's each week. FLNA \"News\" programs are heavily weighted towards Co-pack, with a 35%-50% share of new program execution.

Six (6) Industry Managers support the multiple business units including Dips, Salsa, Kettle Chips, Meat Snacks, Nuts/Seeds, Cracker Jack, Baken-ets, Plantains, 100 Cal Pack, and Multi-Pack. Industry managers act as general manager with focus on Cost, Quality, Finance, Innovation, and Productivity. The Frito-Lay Contract Manufacturing team is self-contained in that six (6) core Industry Managers are augmented by Five (5) internal Co-Pack teams managing Productivity, Service, Product Supply, Quality, Finance, Transportation and Logistics. We deeply leverage our own internal experts and systems in new ways, to reduce costs and improve quality at our partner suppliers. The productivity Associate Manager of Co-Pack operations will be responsible for supporting the Industry Managers in executing projects, on time and under budget that deliver productivity, quality improvement, and/or new products to the marketplace. Additional responsibilities include partnering with contract manufactures and Re Packers in developing an ongoing pipeline of tactics via on site ideation, support, coaching, process improvement implementation, and idea sharing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing, supporting, and selective execution of $ 25MM in annual productivity for the contract manufacturing team.
  • Play a large role in AOP process by leading efforts to source productivity ideas, create pipeline project lists, and feed into AOP targets and project selection.
  • Successful candidate will manage 2-5 larger projects per year allowing Industry Managers to focus on base business.
  • Act as a consultant and subject matter expert for Industry Managers.
  • Work with Starfleet, SCO, LSS, and other teams for resource support and deployment as needed.
  • Coach Industry Managers on productivity tactics and processes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Work experience in a high speed manufacturing environment, preferably consumer packaged goods
  • Strong project management and team leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in a management position
  • Productivity Process Experience (Starfleet, Six Sigma, Lean Mfg., Continuous Improvement, etc.)
  • Demonstrated Change Management skills
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency: Microsoft Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to function successfully in a fast paced, changing work environment

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.
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