Being a part of our team requires creating a culture which encourages teamwork and ownership of the business results. This current job opening supports our Tolleson Gatorade Hotfill production facility and Service Center; providing Quality Control support. Essential functions include:Lead Food Safety and Compliance audits, including FSSC 22000, AIB, QAS, FDALead the salaried Quality professionals to ensure effective application of quality management techniquesIdentify and lead efforts of product/process quality and cost management improvement opportunities and subsequent productivity gains.Lead and develop action plans with Production, Engineering, and Division Quality to ensure and improve the product specifications, analytical procedures, and sampling programs are appropriate and meet system capability and key consumer requirements.Provide visionary insight for future business improvements.Serve as a key statistical resource. Verify product and process improvement through the implementation and analysis of statistically designed experiments and capability studies.Design and implement programs to monitor calibration and accuracy of all analytical procedures and equipment in the plant.Provide leadership to the QC team to create a safe work environment.Ensure compliance to the OSHA Chemical Hygiene Plan and Proper Laboratory Safety Practices by involving all employees in an effective safety program; provide training, periodic review of hazards, and timely correction of hazardous situations.Manage the interpretation of in-process and analytical data to make quality evaluations, recommend actions for improvement and assure resolution. Challenge results and lead improvement. Coach others in the interpretation of results.Lead and coach risk assessment analysis throughout the plant. Manage issues with non-conforming product to assure proper control, minimize loses, and provide analysis to drive the elimination of future occurrences.Provide training in the area of food science, regulatory requirements, and quality measurement systems to appropriate personnel. Train the trainer, develop training programs and assess effectiveness of training programs. Qualifications:Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science or related field or demonstrated equivalentMinimum of 5 years of experience in the Food/Beverage IndustryKnowledgeable of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and developing food safety plansPrevious Quality Supervisor/Manager experienceClear understanding and working knowledge of Process and Compliance Quality SystemsUnderstanding of TPM/Operational Excellence MethodologyStrong organizational, interpersonal and presentation skillsBeneficial to have knowledge of regulatory requirements and AIB standards.Ability to motivate, lead and work with teamsPublic speaking to an audience of 500 employeesAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. 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.To view our Pay Transparency Statement, please click here: Pay Transparency Statement
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