Hydration Engineer
Hawthorne , New York
September 03, 2016
Around the world, we're working hard to give people the tastes they crave and the nutrition they need. We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to sustain our planet, our people, our communities and our business practices. New markets mean new ways of doing business, and new ways of addressing health concerns, cultural differences and environmental challenges. Every day is an adventure, and an opportunity for personal and professional growth. Our ideal Bottled Water/Hydration Engineer will:

Leads global research and development projects in the bottled water processing and hydration area. The knowledge and technologies developed are those that will transform the global competitiveness and environmental sustainability of our current bottled water businesses and give us sustainable competitive advantages in the manufacturing of new beverages.
  • Translates research objectives into project goals; plans and leads project teams; effectively communicates project status to stakeholders
  • Establishes partnerships with appropriate Global R&D groups, Global Quality Assurance teams and Global Operating Divisions to provide proof-of-principle. Transfers knowledge and supports the development and initial commercialization of new technologies
  • In conjunction with lab and pilot plant managers, oversees the proper management (safety & quality) of lab & pilot plant processes, supplies, instruments, and equipment
  • Spends significant percentage of time in lab or pilot plant generating data and pursing technical solutions
  • Leads preparation of technical publications (internal and external to PepsiCo), patent applications, presentations at R&D Forums, and presentations to management


  • BS in Engineering and 5 years relevant industrial experience
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • Experience in beverage manufacturing preferred, bottled water highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business objectives into strategic and tactical project goals and objectives
  • Proven ability to make significant technical scientific advances utilizing internal and/or external resources
  • Demonstrated understanding of how to incorporate business needs into technical decisions
  • The ability and interest to work in laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing scale environments in a Food/Beverage Company

Relocation Eligible

Eligible for Limited Relocation

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