Operations Manager
Location:
Jonesboro , Arkansas
Posted:
June 14, 2016
Reference:
96743BR
PepsiCo offers the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 22 different product lines that generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales each. Our main businesses Frito-Lay, Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, and Pepsi Cola also make hundreds of other enjoyable foods and beverages that are respected household names throughout the world. With net revenues of approximately $60 billion, PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages for local tastes; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment, including by conserving energy and water usage, and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support, and invest in the local communities where we operate.
Frito-Lay, a key business unit within PepsiCo, is a market leader in the snack food industry. We are the makers of some of America's favorite snack foods including, FRITOS®, LAY'S®, DORITOS®, CHEETOS®, TOSTITOS®, SUN CHIPS®, and ROLD GOLD®.
Join an industry leader and a winning team and be a part of a company that sells Fun Foods made at our manufacturing facilities! You will be rewarded with generous opportunities for career growth, a competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits, performance based bonus program, 401k, and participation in the PepsiCo retirement plan.

Job Description
  • Lead team of 15 to 30 hourly associates with varying levels of experience and education
  • Responsible for people and team development, quality performance, cost, service and safety
  • Develop individuals and the team to solve operational issues
  • Motivate the team to achieve performance targets
  • Organize and facilitate team meetings to achieve continuous improvement process
  • Coach team members on appropriate processes and facilitate problem solving on the floor
  • Motivate the team to achieve performance targets
  • Administer policies and procedures
  • Initiate and implement projects
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop team to solve day-to-day operational issues and reach short & long term performance goals
  • Communicate cross-functionally to assist team to solve operational issues
  • Motivate team members to achieve plan goals
  • Organize and facilitate work team meetings (examples: pre-shift, roundtables, etc.)
  • Solve daily operational issues
  • Administer policies and practices
  • Initiate and implement projects
  • Conduct presentations and formal training programs
  • Improve team communication and engagement
  • Think quickly, creatively and challenge team to do the same
  • Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Highly motivated self starter
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work in an unstructured environment with the ability to make tradeoff decisions quickly
  • Ability to give/receive constructive feedback
  • Ability to lead a team based approach to decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a results oriented, challenging environment
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills


Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Authorized to work in United States on a permanent basis
  • Willingness to work off shifts, weekends, & holidays
  • Technical Background preferred
  • Degree in Engineering, Operations Management, or related Technical major preferred
  • Must pass a drug screen and background investigation
  • 3-10 years of MFG experience
  • Consumer Packaged Goods company experience
  • Automation experience
  • Packaging experience
  • Experience leading teams through continuous improvement efforts


Relocation Eligible

Eligible for Limited Relocation

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