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Data Scientist - Digital Value Chain

PepsiCo Inc.


Location:
Plano, TX
Date:
04/11/2018
2018-04-112018-05-19
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Job Details

Auto req ID: 137129BR
Job Description

This role will assess applicability of Big Data and advanced analytics methods for the Production Optimization Capability. The role will require the individual to provide consulting, advice, training, and support in advanced analytics for the Production Optimization Digital Capability across all Sectors. The key focus will be lead the model development, deployment and validation for Production Optimization analytical software application. This role will also build out analytics and visualizations that will direct work, auto correct, identify hot spots and recommend actions, as well as identify future issues that can be addressed before they happen. Integration of the necessary data from multiple systems will also be a key responsibility. This role will require individual to become a Subject Matter Expert for the chosen Advanced analytics software and gain a deep understanding of both beverage and snacks manufacturing operations and decisions. This individual will also partner with Global Business, IT , and Lead Market Field teams to execute project deliverables, develop digital solutions and insure business success criteria is met during implementation. The FLNA Killingly site and a beverage site have been chosen as the lead sites to prove these solutions, ensure integration across the broader digital solution, and build a foundation for a wide scale, rapid global replication. After the lead sector implementation, this role will be responsible for the global implementation of production optimization.

  • Demonstrated success in executing projects in cross functional, highly matrixed organization with ability to translate between the business and IT teams and influence cross-functional stakeholders
  • High integrity and able to build trusting relationships and partnerships across various global cultures
  • Ability to build networks with external professionals, agencies and trade organizations; seen as an expert within the Advanced Analytics field to outside constituencies

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Technical degree in Computer Science, Data Analytics, Data Science, or Operations Research with an emphasis in Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering or closely related area
  • 5+ years experience in a large scale digital technology or business process transformation iniatives
  • Subject matter expertise in supply chain data analytics technologies and business processes with a broad understanding of the upstream / downstream implications across functions
  • Expertise in specific modeling techniques associated with advanced analytics software (Example: ThingWorx, SAP, GE Plant Apps, Plant Floor Systems, etc)
  • Manage and Influence stakeholders to drive conclusions with business basis data and analyses
  • Drive to actively seek connections between data evaluation and business results
  • Ability to convert business problems into statistical/analytical problems; solving; and thereafter converting back to business solutions
  • Hands on experience in handling & managing large data via appropriate tools & techniques
  • Excellent understanding of relevant Big Data tools like Alteryx or Tableau
  • Ideally project mgmt experience, experience in virtual environments and complex settings
  • Desired 3+ years in Operations and/or Supply Chain with career experience in field execution preferred
  • Desired 3+ years in food and beverage industry with a preference towards Consumer Packaged Goods experience

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
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

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