PepsiCo Quality Manager- 243097BR in Colby, Kansas
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Job DescriptionAuto req ID: 243097BRJob Description
* We are PepsiCo Supply Chain. We are the game changers, innovators, collaborators,* history makers focused on sustainability and creating global brands.* We are ground breakers of the Supply Chain & Logistics space.* We are a diverse group, spread across 200 countries and territories, and united by a* shared set of values and goals.* You know our name through our amazing portfolio, including Tropicana, Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Quaker and Gatorade.* We perform with a purpose. We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to* sustain our planet, our people, our communities and our business practices.* Together, we raise the bar in lean manufacturing practices. We put forth new standards and stretch* to reach beyond the goals we set.* We are a think tank, bringing our perspective into action and are determined to find ways to drive efficiencies, improve processes and achieve the highest level of safety… all while meeting the demands of our customers* and consumers to deliver the best products.* At PepsiCo, we are committed to performing well as individuals and in teams, and to strengthen the company as a whole.* Are you hungry to be a part of the world’s largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and* beverage brands? Then now is the time to explore the Possibilities of PepsiCo.
Job Description:* The Quality Control Leader is accountable for ensuring that the plant follows and* adheres to quality protocols and produces the highest quality product.* The Quality Manager is responsible for leading Quality Technicians and developing a team of Quality* Supervisors.* Responsibilities include cost efficiency, continuous improvement on processes, service, and safety for an entire business unit across all shifts.* The Quality Control Manager works with production, maintenance and warehouse teams across the* plant by communicating quality procedures and developing long term sustainable practices to maintain superior quality process.
Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities:* Lead the salaried Quality professionals to ensure effective application of qualitymanagement techniques* Deliver effective change leadership while driving business changes andminimizing people impact* Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to assist team to solveoperational issues* Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, andcommunication for front-line hourly and salaried personnel* Motivate team members to achieve plan goals* Identify and lead efforts of product/process quality and cost managementopportunities to achieve productivity gains* Lead the plant QM Pillar through the TPM journey* Lead and develop action plans with production, engineering, and division QualityAssurance to improve the product specifications, analytical procedures, andsampling programs and ensure that they are appropriate and meet systemcapability and key consumer requirements.* Provide forward-thinking insights for future business improvements.* Serve as a key statistical resource. Verify product and process improvementsthrough the implementation and analysis of statistically designed experimentsand capability studies.* Lead food safety and compliance audits, including FSSC 22000, AIB, QAS* Ensure all sanitation is comp lete and properly meets quality standards* Design and implement programs to monitor calibration and accuracy of allanalytical procedures and equipment in the plant.* Ensure compliance to the OSHA chemical hygiene plan and proper laboratorysafety practices by involving all employees in an effective safety program;provide training, periodic review of hazards, and timely correction of hazardoussituations.* Lead the interpretation of in-process and analytical data to make qualityevaluations, recommend actions for improvements, and assure resolution.Challenge results and drive improvements. Coach others in the interpretation ofresults.* Lead risk assessment analysis throughout the plant. Manage issues with nonconforming product to assure proper control, minimize loses, and provideanalysis to drive the elimination of future occurrences.* Provide training in the area of food science, regulatory requirements, and quality measurement systems to appropriate personnel.* Administer policies and procedures* Regular and predictable attendance at the work site* This role requires regular presence on the plant floor* This role requires lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally* This role requires occasional work in poor weather conditions, including heat,cold, rain, or snow.* This role may operate forkli