Senior Manager, Analytical Sciences

  • Company: PepsiCo
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: November 22, 2016
  • Reference ID: 107210BR
The Analytical Technical Senior Manager will lead the Forensics and Analytical Applications groups.

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Analytical Applications
  • Lead team to generate new approaches and ideas to address challenging business and research goals.
  • Develop, align and implement new technology strategies and projects
  • Manage/execute complex programs with significant scope and potential business impact
  • Utilize knowledge of quality processes to design or improve procedures or processes.
  • Align and motivate team to new strategies ensuring effective development and implementation
  • Effectively manage chemistry professionals by identifying development opportunities to address skill gaps
Forensics:
  • Identify product, ingredient and package related complaint root causes.
  • Communicate results in a timely fashion.
  • Document all results and establish methods to retain historical learnings.
  • Develop and document laboratory processes and procedures for expanding beverage forensic capabilities and speeding the resolution of issues.
  • Recommend and implement improved analytical procedures and practices for streamlining CR/RR Testing Process.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with R&D, Concentrate, Bottling Operations, and Rapid Response partners. Exhibit technical leadership and assure sound technical approaches are applied even during stressful crisis situations.
  • Identify and define project activities and timelines required to deliver analytical needs of projects.
  • Ensure all research activity is properly documented and archived.
  • Manage multiple projects. Ability to independently prioritize work load in a demanding and changing environment.
  • Use knowledge of quality processes to ensure integrity of research data.
  • Lead / participate in cross functional technical teams, as required to meet projects goals.
  • Oversee outside laboratory testing activities associated with projects. This includes assurance of data (glp)


Qualifications/Requirements

Knowledge & Experience:
  • MS or PhD. in Chemistry
  • Deep understanding of advanced analytical techniques
  • 8 - 10 years professional industry experience required.
  • Research experience required- preferably in food or beverage industry
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Experience working effectively as a member and contributor of cross functional teams.
  • Ability to analyze and communicate implications of experimental results.
  • Work with minimal supervision.

Critical Competencies:
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge for a broad range of analytical instruments, with a strong focus in advanced instrumentation
  • Ability to flawlessly execute analytical processes using appropriate GLP.
  • Demonstrate expertise and strong knowledge of chemistry.
  • Working knowledge of statistics as applied to analytical chemistry.
  • Operational expertise in the use of instrument software.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, identify root cause and implement corrective action.
  • Organizes complex information using appropriate media and presents with context and clarity.


Relocation Eligible

Eligible for Standard Relocation

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