PepsiCo Careers

Packaging Specialist

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

United Kingdom - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 133151BR
External Posting Title: Packaging Specialist

Job Description

Do you have a strong background in manufacturing, engineering or packaging?
Are you up for the challenge of joining the world’s 2nd largest food and beverage company?

Well look no further, as here at PepsiCo we’re looking for a Packaging Specialist to join the team based at our manufacturing site in Lincoln.

Lincoln is famous for its production of tasty snack brands such as Quavers and Snaps. It’s been part of the PepsiCo family for nearly 80 years and is the Lean reference site for Snacks production in Europe. The site went through a major upgrade in 2013 and is now home to our state of the art ‘packaging hall of the future’, making it the perfect setting for a passionate, experienced specialist to come in and help drive our long term sustainability.

The Company
PepsiCo UK is home to some of the world’s most loved food and drink products. Making every day favourites like Walkers Crisps and Quaker Oats, we have a fantastic reputation for developing and launching products that our consumers love. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and have recently been voted a Top Employer for the sixth year in a row!

The Job
The Packaging Specialist role is really varied. You’ll not only lead the delivery and execution of QCDM Packaging plan, you’ll also lead people agenda too - setting standards across the packing hall and making sure we have the right capability in the right places…all the while ensuring optimal machine performance.

You’ll need to have a high level of technical knowledge when it comes to packaging equipment as will be the ‘go to’ person for all technical and performance related issues. In addition, a good understanding of Lean manufacturing principals is a must as it’ll be your responsibility to drive continuous performance and manage change effectively.

Strong coaching and development skills are also essential in this role as you’ll own all training for colleagues and new starters. We’re looking for someone who can build great relationships and influence at every level and who has a genuine passion for developing others

So, if you have the experience we’re looking for and are a natural leader who can set the strategic agenda what are you waiting for?


Career Development
We pride ourselves on our superb workforce here at PepsiCo and the people in our business genuinely care about doing a great job. Most of our UK vacancies are filled by internal promotions and there is a real focus on developing and encouraging our employees to succeed. If you become part of our team we’ll make sure you have the very best support in place to help you achieve your own career goals.

The Small Print
This role comes with a competitive salary and a range of flexible benefits including 25 days annual holiday with the option to buy/sell more, company pension scheme, discounted private health care, in addition to the option to participate in other salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work, childcare vouchers, gymflex, and car scheme.

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Category: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Job Type: Regular