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Senior Engineer - Material Handling Equipment

PepsiCo Inc.

Plano, TX
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JobId: 121622BR
Job Title: Senior Engineer - Material Handling Equipment
Location: Plano, TX
Category: Supply Chain


PepsiCo, a leader in the food and beverage industry, has an opening for an Senior Engineer - Material Handling Equipment to support the tactical execution of Supply Chain Fleet strategy. The candidate must have superb organizational, communication, and analytical skills. Must have sound judgment, strong multitasking abilities and the motivation and drive to help the Fleet Team reach its World Class Fleet goals.

Partner with functional leaders (warehouse and Go-To-Market)/ global procurement, facilitate communication, provide business case in support of equipment strategy and partner with equipment manufactures and peer companies on technology developments to drive productivity, efficiency and emissions reductions.

  • Equipment Specifications and Builds - responsible for equipment specifications and new equipment builds to achieve life cycle, cost, safety, and efficiency targets.
  • Industry Technical Leadership - partner with suppliers and manufacturers to identify, develop, and implement new technology.
  • Support sustainability agenda to comply with regulations, reduce fuel/energy usage, operating cost, and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Partner with Warehouse, Global and Sales Operations teams to deliver solutions that improve user efficiency and safety, reliability, and enable sales system growth.
  • Become involved in the industry: Peer fleets, professional organizations, gov't and non-government organizations, trade associations, and academia to align with industry and bring outside ideas in.
  • Support the asset purchasing process - liaison/partner with PepsiCo Global Procurement and Fleet Capital Manager to ensure vehicles are purchased on time at the right cost, quality, and performance.


  • Leadership capability - demonstrated cross-functional leadership and collaboration to solve problems.
  • Ability to evaluate & optimize technical solutions for desired financial & business impact.
  • Ability to clearly communicate and win support of ideas and plans to all levels of the organization, both written and verbally.
  • Critical thinking, strong analytical skills and data-based approach to decision making.
  • Ability to travel to field locations and suppliers (up to 50%)
  • Ability to lead meetings of various sizes with varied constituents and present/speak effectively.
  • 5+ years of experience and track record of business results, project management capability, and teamwork.
  • Ability to integrate into the PepsiCo Fleet Team and contribute to people and organizational development.

Desirable Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years
  • Degree: BS Engineering. MBA or advanced degree a definite plus
  • Position based in Plano, TX

Required Education/Professional Experiences:

  • Knowledge and familiarity with product development cycles, testing and validation, and manufacturing concepts and practice.
  • Knowledge of fleet and automotive industry, technology and operation.
  • Understanding and demonstration of PepsiCo values and culture.

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.

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 by copying and pasting the appropriate URL in the address bar of your web browser.

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