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EHS Director

PepsiCo Inc.

Plano, TX
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JobId: 113901BR
Job Title: EHS Director
Location: Plano, TX
Category: Health/Safety/Environment


This position, reporting to the Sr. Director of EHS, contributes to the success of Frito Lay North America by providing EHS leadership and direction and enabling EHS risk management including risk identification; evaluation; control; and regulatory compliance in the dynamic industry of manufacturing and warehousing.

The EHS Director(FLNA) will be responsible for:

  • Deploying/managing/leading the field EHS team in implementing strategy of OSHA, EPA, and DOT strategy in the dynamic industry of manufacturing and warehousing inclusive of the Frito Lay businesses
  • Maintaining EHS compliance, assessing and mitigation of risk, and facilitating continuous EHS improvement by working closely with field EHS teams and location staff in the development and deployment of the Annual Operating Plan and EHS Performance to Plan
  • Acting as a key input point for development of the Annual Operating Plan and provide input on future EHS strategy
  • Development of EHS Filed Execution Mgrs and their direct reports to ensure the staffing of the field EHS organization and working succinctly with other EHS HQ-based team members in the overall EHS agenda

Be an EHS leader for the company and be able to engage/motivate/align the FLNA organization towards designated EHS objectives, as well as be a part of the development, recommendation, and implementation of division EHS policies and procedures. Provide collaborative/ proactive/creative problem solving ability to develop best-in-class EHS programs for the improvement of the overall EHS strategy and execution of that strategy. Be a member of the EHS FLNA Leadership team led by Sr. Director of EHS.

Major Tasks, Key Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide technical and regulatory expertise in developing EHS continuous improvement processes and determining needed follow up activities associated with EHS incidents, agency inspections, and/or internal/external audits
  • Conduct periodic plant visits and EHS activities such as training/auditing/assessing to ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory agency requirements, Zero Zone Management System standards, and internal FLNS EHS procedures
  • Execute projects related to overall EHS plan deployment, understand key performance indicators, benchmark amongst PepsiCo FLNA locations to determine target location opportunities.
  • Develop and perform risk assessments and assist in the implementation of effective physical and/ or behavioral control measures. Recognize and verify the effectiveness of in-place control measures
  • Identify unsafe equipment operation and conditions while demonstrating knowledge of appropriate corrective action for unsafe conditions or equipment use
  • Participate in the development of leading and lagging Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that deliver best in class EHS performance and demonstrate a high level of urgency around needed EHS paradigm culture shift change
  • Analyze key EHS data and help develop prevention plans to address process or risks gaps. Think strategically and ensure EHS Performance plans are timely, achievable, and performance based
  • Exercise a leadership, coordination, and communication role with the internal EHS organization, other business partners such as Engineering, Human Resources, and Operation businesses to drive continuous EHS improvement across the organization
  • Define and analyze data trends and EHS performance to ensure that the right priorities are identified and acted upon for the organization.
  • Coach leaders at all levels within the organization and use strong influencing skills around EHS goals/values and that a strong EHS culture ensures business productivity targets can be met
  • Identify issues, coach and lead field locations in development of a corrective action plan to address root basic causes and management system weak-spots through the use of industry-recognized cause analysis techniques (5-Why, 8-D, etc.)
  • Oversee and lead direct and indirect reports


  • Minimum 10 yrs of experience in a manufacturing/fleet as an EHS professional
  • Extensive knowledge/experience with EHS Management systems and their deployment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multi country EHS programs and people
  • Displays strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Understands and can articulate EHS requirements and regulations.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills including public speaking skills and presence in meetings and training environments
  • Demonstrates professional maturity and ability to act as a change leader.
  • Lead, supervise, manage and develop individuals and high performance teams
  • Travel up to 50% (dependent on business needs and fluctuation)
  • CSP, CIH, CHMM, PE desirable

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 Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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