Frito-Lay Corporate Engineering Intern
Location:
Chicago, IL; Plano
Posted:
September 08, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time, Internship
Category:
Internship
Reference:
100470BR
We are PepsiCo
PepsiCo is one of the world's leading food and beverage companies with over $63 billion in net revenue in 2015 and a global portfolio of diverse and beloved brands. We have a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes 22 brands that in 2015 each generated more than $1 billion in estimated annual retail sales. PepsiCo's products are sold in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo's strength is its people. We are over 250,000 game changers, mountain movers and history makers, scattered around the world, and united by a shared set of values and goals. We believe that acting ethically and responsibly is not only the right thing to do, but also the right thing to do for our business. At PepsiCo, we aim to deliver top-tier financial performance over the long term by integrating sustainability into our business strategy, leaving a positive imprint on society and the environment. We call this Performance with Purpose. For more information on PepsiCo and the possibilities it holds, visit www.pepsico.com .

Functional Description:
The goal of Frito Lay's internship program is to provide students with the opportunity to leverage their academic understanding in a real-world, business-driven environment. During this internship experience, you will have exposure to a variety of components of the Frito Lay Engineering organization. At the end of the summer, our interns report out to the Leadership Team on the key business points learned from the internship experience. The position requires a self-directed, motivated individual prepared for a fast-paced environment. Working as an intern with Frito-Lay will provide you with guidance for future management skills and the opportunity to execute key managerial decisions. This internship will last approximately 12 weeks.

What you can expect:
Below are some of the activities in which you can expect to participate :
  • Prepare and review vendor proposals based on department standards and similar projects
  • Prepare equipment specifications including performance requirements for sourcing through external vendors. Collect, review and present equipment reliability results (data from MES or manually collected)
  • Participate in technical team reviews of vendor's proposals, design reviews to accomplish project/program objectives
  • Work closely with internal experts to perform proof of principle tests, and perform factory acceptance tests at local vendors
  • Investigate technical, cost, value, and safety issues identified during project design reviews
  • Participate in concept development and ideation in support of technical developments
  • Provide timely project updates on assignment advances


Qualifications/Requirements

What we're looking for:
  • Currently pursuing a degree in: Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical, Computer, Electrical) or related field
  • Basic understanding of engineering concepts
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Proven people/project leadership throughout your academic career (on- or off- campus)
  • Previous experience in an operations environment (on- or off- campus; either through employment or academic clubs)
  • Ability to work in an unstructured environment with the ability to make tradeoff decisions quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation and team building skills
  • Ability to give/receive constructive feedback
  • Flexibility for relocation will allow for greater advancement opportunities

Minimum Qualifications - Each candidate is expected to:
  • Graduate with Bachelor's degree within one (1) year of internship completion.
  • Be eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future
  • Pass a drug screen and background investigation

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability Protected Veteran:
PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law ( http://pep.jobs/eeo-poster ) & EEO is the Law Supplement ( http://pep.jobs/eeo-poster-supplement ) documents by copying and pasting the appropriate URL in the address bar of your web browser.

Relocation Eligible

Not Eligible for Relocation

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