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Wheeled Maintenance Advisor

PepsiCo Inc.

Bradenton, FL
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JobId: 130574BR
Job Title: Wheeled Maintenance Advisor
Location: Bradenton, FL
Category: Supply Chain


Manages day to day maintenance operations of the Wheeled Maintenance departments including the garage, forklift repair, railcar and railcar refrigeration maintenance. Responsibility for 4 teams who maintain over 700 pieces of equipment. Leads 27 maintenance mechanics

  • Assist in development, administration/mgmt of the departmental operating budget and capital budget/Provide day to day coaching and oversight of the Maintenance Teams and Leads. Ongoing skill assessment and training plan to develop Technician capability
  • Coach, develop, and communicate with all supervisory and hourly employees to achieve superior performance/Manage capital and expense projects to support department goals including safety, quality, and productivity projects/Ensure that the department maintains/improves its regulatory compliance for such things as Federal Railroad Administration, Association of American Railroads compliance, EHMS, Dept Of Transportation/Lead department Breakdown Analysis, Autonomous Maintenance, Cost analysis, 5S, Focus Improvement, Progressive Maintenance, and Total Efficiency
  • Administer company policies, procedures, and the collective bargaining agreement within department while maintaining a solid effective working relationship with local union
  • Monitor equipment effectiveness to ensure it meets company standards
  • Coordinate with CSX railroad crews, technicians and other relevant outside contractors to deliver the business plan/Improve reliability and operating efficiencies of wheeled assets ensuring maximum up-time/Troubleshoot problems with Wheeled Maintenance equipment and any other issues that may arise/Manage and administer cost reduction/cost control initiatives/Support off shifts and weekends as necessary to support maintenance activities/Assumes other responsibilities and performs special functions as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor
  • Responsible for multi-site maintenance yard standards, and best practice procedures incl. track maintenance, railroad procedures, covering the whole network, Jersey City, Cincinnati, City of Industry and Ft. Pierce

Responsible for, not limited to:

  • Tropicana owned rail infrastructure-inspection, maintenance, and repair for rail and crossing assets for Bradenton and Ft. Pierce, and assist Jersey City and the Cincinnati DC rail assets
  • Maintain refrigeration repair and fueling support service for all in-route needs to all DC locations(Throughout all transit lanes and locations)/Maintain positive but assertive relationship with railroad entities including transportation, mechanical, track repair leadership/Work closely and maintain strong rapport with major suppliers of goods/services/Support refrigeration monitoring/intervention-responsible for all refrigerated loads originating from all distribution centers and throughout the transit lanes/Maintain AOP/budget/spending performance for the 5 cost centers-Railcar Maintenance, Railcar Refrigeration Maintenance, Unit Train Operations, Garage Operations, Fork Lift Repair Operations/Maintain focus on predictive maintenance/component replacement especially on unattended (in-route) equipment i.e. Railcars, refrigeration and Orbcomm systems
  • Maintain team performance in areas of HSE, PPE compliance, 5-S, GMP, environmental requirements of bulk and transport fuel tanks and containments, refrigerant reclaim protocols, tracking and reporting of carbon/emissions/greenhouse impact information/fuel consumption/Refrigerant consumption/Responsible to provide required and needed skills training per Federal Railroad Administration, Association of American Railroads, environmental/safety compliance
  • Assure a diverse and inclusive work place and adhere to the PepsiCo code of conduct protocols/Maintain a high level of cost dominance over outside services/contractors to assure lowest cost fleet operations/Support internal customers with information, guidance, and technical support to assure proper equipment application, service/cost life balance, proper specification of new equipment is maintained

BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent exp

8-10 yrs of Wheeled Maintenance and/or relevant railroad exp and/or transport refrigeration exp/5-7 yrs of demonstrated increased responsibility in supervisory, mgmt or comparable leadership positions

Requirements: Knowledge of technical troubleshooting: component/equipment functionality for pneumatic and hydraulic systems, knowledge of pumps, motors, drives, gearboxes, bearings/Basic understanding of electrical troubleshooting including basic understanding of program troubleshooting/Knowledge of Breakdown Analysis/5S/Autonomous Maintenance/Focus Improvement/Progressive Maintenance and TPM Systems/Knowledge of transport refrigeration system/mirobiological concerns of a food grade product/the impact of temperature control

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

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