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TPM Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Manufacturing and Production

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United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 163892BR

Job Description

We are PepsiCo Supply Chain. We are the game changers, innovators, collaborators and history makers. The ground breakers of the Supply Chain & Logistics space.

We are a diverse group, spread across 200 countries and territories, and united by a shared set of values and goals. You know our name through our amazing portfolio, including Tropicana, Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Quaker and Gatorade.

We perform with a purpose. We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to sustain our planet, our people, our communities and our business practices. Together, we raise the bar in lean manufacturing practices. We put forth new standards and stretch to reach beyond the goals we set. We are a think tank, bringing our ideas into action and are determined to find ways to drive efficiencies, improve processes and achieve the highest level of safety… all while meeting the demands of our customers and consumers to deliver the best products. At PepsiCo, we are committed to performing well as individuals and in teams, and to strengthen the company as a whole.

Are you hungry to be a part of the world’s largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands? Then now is the time to explore the opportunities of PepsiCo: what makes you unique makes us better.

The TPM Manager is a critical leader for the PepsiCo organization who is responsible for leading the development and execution of plans to exceed the business objectives as deployed by the division and local leadership teams. This role is responsible for providing overall coordination for the implementation of TPM/LSS/NWT across the site and ensuring all internal and external resources are aligned against the priorities of the business including, safety, quality, production, cost and customer service. This role is fundamental in supporting and leading TPM, Natural Work Teams, and loss elimination initiatives (loss analysis and implementation of Lean Six Sigma) across the site. As a leader, this role is also responsible for the development of training and building individual capability for the plant TPM Pillar Leaders.

  • This position will be working with a wide variety of divisional leadership, plant leadership, plant associates, outside vendors and contractors to drive improvement in safety, quality, throughput, and loss reduction
  • This position will assist division and plant leadership in the continued implementation of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) principles and Lean Six Sigma capability tools
  • Support the plant’s Natural Work Team development through the TPM pillars and through mentoring of teams.
  • Lead Focused Improvement/LSS efforts and provide guidance to TPM Pillar Leaders focusing on process capability, throughput, loss and KPI improvements. Drive a team based and data driven culture
  • Maintain communications with other facilities in sharing "best practices" to drive results and capability development consistency
  • Coordinate with other functional areas to ensure accomplishment of overall PepsiCo and plant objectives as needed
  • Understand and apply financial drivers and Key Performance Indicators
  • Coach teams to demonstrate continuous improvement in profitability margins, efficiencies and cost savings initiatives
  • Lead the organization in the development of natural work teams
  • Administer policies and procedures
  • Regular and predictable attendance at the work site
  • This role requires regular presence on the plant floor
  • This role requires lifting up to 40 lbs. occasionally
  • This role requires occasional work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow
  • This role may operate forklift and manufacturing equipment occasionally
  • This role may require off-shift and weekend work
  • This role may require some travel (less than 5%)

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in manufacturing preferred. Preferably food/beverage experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project.
  • Must possess strong skills, knowledge and capability in TPM or lean manufacturing, finance and accounting, project management, leadership, and statistics/logical problem solving
  • Must possess strong financial control skills to support plant efforts in successful cost and capital planning performance
  • Solid working knowledge of the following business enterprises: HSE/quality regulatory compliance, processing/packaging/warehouse operations, maintenance and engineering, ingredient and package material procurement, production planning & deployment, sales and marketing, research and development, and excellent communication, facilitation and influence skills
  • Must possess strong financial control skills to support plant efforts in successful cost and capital planning performance
  • Self-starter with ability to develop strategies in line with an overall business vision
  • Strong leadership skills with the proven ability to set a vision, manage change, develop personnel and strategically plan for continuous improvement
  • Must be able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization (from operators to vice president level) and have the ability to influence others across multiple levels of the organization.
  • Technical understanding of food/beverage manufacturing processes and compliance requirements preferred
  • Ability to work off shifts occasionally
  • Ability to travel is required
  • Experience developing/coaching hourly and supervisory staff preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Limited Relocation
Job Type: Regular


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.

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