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Global Food Safety Manager

PepsiCo Inc.

Purchase, NY
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JobId: 116219BR
Job Title: Global Food Safety Manager
Location: Purchase, NY
Category: Research & Development


How do you get athletes and exercisers to play harder and perform better for longer amounts of time? How do you lower salt by 25 to 50 percent without taking away the taste people love? How do you balance biological needs with cultural wants, while minimizing impacts to local ecosystems? At PepsiCo, we're rethinking research and development to look beyond flavor, color and intensity of taste. As we study and understand how the body metabolizes foods and beverages, we're designing convenience products that make it easier for consumers to lead healthier lifestyles. Our global team of scientists, engineers, and quality professionals are working to develop new products that can improve people's diets and their lives. Join our team of experts who use the most advance technologies and scientific methods with the purpose of improving lives every day. Our ideal candidate will:
  • Lead Beverage, Snack, Nutrition or Dairy R&D or Supply Chain workstream strategy development, implementation and continuous improvement
  • Align and influence Product Development, Global Functions Governance and Compliance (GFGC), Legal, Procurement and/or Supply Chain regarding government regulations and PepsiCo requirements
  • Provide tactical expertise and executional assistance to Beverage, Snack, Nutrition or Dairy category's in driving consistency, alignment and compliance
  • Leading development of project plans including tasks, timing and deliverables
  • Conducting gap assessments to government regulations and PepsiCo requirements
  • Developing technical positions and strategy for compliance
  • Collaborating with Product Development, Global Functions Governance and Compliance (GFGC), Legal, Procurement and/or Supply Chain to build corrective action plans and ensure flawless execution of strategy's that support PepsiCo's annual operating plan
  • Conducting verification activities to ensure compliance to project goals
  • Developing/implementing analytics to drive improvement
  • Providing guidance, support and training in the execution of PepsiCo project plans within Beverage, Snack, Nutrition or Dairy R&D, manufacturing and/or warehouse sites
  • Act as point person for Global Food Safety inquiries
  • Collaborate with Product Development, GFGC, Legal, Procurement and/or Supply Chain to establish direction for PepsiCo initiatives
  • Translate consumer/customer/regulatory expectations to PepsiCo requirements and work in partnership with PepsiCo teams to develop an implementation strategy
  • Interface with key R&D and Supply Chain personnel to identify needs and requirements
  • Establish (define, develop/implement) PepsiCo management systems and processes to drive compliance to government regulations and PepsiCo requirements
  • Communicate risks and improvements to Sr. Management to proactively respond to changing requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Technology, Chemistry, Biology, or other related technical field
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in, Operations, R&D, or Quality in the food industry (preferred), or other consumer goods company.
  • Experience with implementing management systems in the CPG industry - ISO 9001, 22000, 22002 background with accomplishments in design and implementation
  • Demonstrated leadership in Quality Assurance, Food Safety, Quality/Food Safety Control, Quality Engineering, New Product Development, Manufacturing and/or R&D/Technical positions
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP and/or Food Safety Plans and experienced driving corrective actions on food safety issues
  • Ability to successfully manage people through change and transformation in a diverse, global fast paced organization.
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic environment while leading and delivering projects. Ability to achieve quality results consistently despite obstacles. Monitors progress against goals, identifies issues and takes corrective action early
  • Capable of influencing people whilst managing issues with a wide variety of internal and external partners.
  • A team oriented person with skills that effectively bring people along. Ability to develop positive working relationships with customers, management and manufacturing personnel and gain commitment from others to accomplish work.
  • Strong people management skills with demonstrated ability to lead a cross functional team, provide clear priorities and expectations, and effectively manage resource needs across a diverse global fast paced organization
  • Detailed oriented individual with demonstrated ability to identify critical data and distill into business-focused technical recommendations

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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