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PepsiCo NA Beverages Routing Intelligence Associate

United States
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 160147BR

Job Description

Based in the Routing Intelligence Center in Plano, TX

We are PepsiCo
PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader operating in more than 200 countries with a product portfolio that includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands. From Gatorade to Quaker, to LIFEWTR, to Lay’s, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

Innovation is a critical way we impact the market, as well as communities around the globe. We believe there is value in products, people, and planet. And we strive to make a difference by creating solutions that leave a lasting positive footprint.

Our culture is driven by our employees. No two days are the same; we’re dynamic and full of passionate teams embracing new ideas through our collaborative spirit. At PepsiCo, What Makes You Unique, Makes Us Better!

Functional Description:
The PepsiCo North America Beverages (NAB) Routing Intelligence Center is a new state of the art logistics center. The Routing Intelligence Center organization provides a demanding, fast-paced opportunity in a competitive industry, where growth equals opportunity and fun accompanies the challenge. Learning opportunities are provided through various opportunities to work with departments such as Warehouse Operations, Sales Operations, and Lean Six Sigma. We are looking for future leaders of the company; our Campus hires begin their career with unlimited career growth potential!


What you can expect:
Routing Specialists are responsible for creating delivery routing solutions for assigned Pepsi Beverage distribution centers while learning all aspects of our delivery routing process. Accountabilities include flawless execution of the delivery routing process while ensuring that cost and productivity objectives are achieved.

Routing Specialists communicate primarily with location level field partners to understand resources and positively affect delivery operations via quality routing solutions. Routing specialists also work closely with routing managers to identify efficiency opportunities for their locations while developing advanced analytical skills required for future role success.

In this role, you will be called upon to:

  • Use your analytical thinking skills through qualitative and quantitative analysis. You don’t have to be a math major, but a strong drive to fix problems and design solutions is key to an individual’s success at PepsiCo!
  • Perform at a fast pace, with self-motivation, and strong initiative

Key Responsibilities:
  • Dispatch daily routing using specialized routing software (Pepsi Dispatch, Road Net, Asset Management Tool, and Bay Mapping applications)
  • Communicate daily with locations to coordinate resources, drivers and trucks, and specific customer delivery needs and routing solution effectiveness
  • Solve daily routing solution by FLEX routing (fewest trucks and drivers) based on daily workload, tight geographical areas, proper sequencing, balanced workload, and customer/driver continuity
  • Ensure routing solution complies with DOT hour and weight regulations
  • Ensure routing solution achieves location productivity targets for hours, stops, and cases
  • Meet Routing Intelligence Center (RIC) productivity targets
  • Handle customer and Internal employee interactions in a professional manner

What we’re looking for:
  • Currently pursuing a degree in: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, Industrial Distribution (other related majors will be considered)
  • Involvement in at least one extracurricular activity
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to changes in timelines and sequences
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong influence and negotiation skills

Minimum Qualifications - Each candidate is expected to:
  • Be completing their final year of undergraduate studies
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree prior to the intended full time start date.
  • Willingness and availability to work assigned set schedule. NOTE: Shifts are primarily Monday through Friday. However, contingent on business need, some shifts are Tuesday through Saturday or Sunday through Thursday. Flexibility to work a weekend day or afternoon shift (including a start times between 11am and 2pm) is required.
  • Be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future work authorization or visa sponsorship for employment
  • Pass a drug screen and background investigation

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard Relocation

All 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: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

For San Francisco Bay Area: Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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