Procurement Intern

Job Description

Auto req ID: 203182BR

Job Description

We are the concentrate team in PepsiCo (PGCS) working across the Beverage, Nutrition and Snacks categories to deliver concentrate for many of PepsiCo’s mega brands including Gatorade, 7Up and Pepsi. We are at the heart of PepsiCo products, sourcing ingredients to manufacture more than 1,200 recipes for our brands. We are a global organisation, situated in 13 locations across 9 countries offering careers in various functions from Operations, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance, R&D, HR and IT. We want team members who can collaborate in our fast paced global organisation and are passionate about creating and delivering much-loved household brands to markets across the world.

We work with over 450 strategic suppliers globally to ensure we have what we need, when we need it. The goods and services we use can range from the core ingredients in our beverages and snack seasonings to our partnerships with the logistics companies we use to ship our products all over the world – that's where our Procurement department comes in. With integrity and ethical sourcing at our heart, the procurement team work hard to nurture strong relationships with our suppliers that get the right goods and services at the right price while ensuring we can be better together. Do you have a talent for negotiation and building strong relationships? If so we could take your talents to a whole new level.

Position Purpose and Primary Accountabilities

Complete cross regional review of procurement world class data identifying opportunities for improvement where appropriate.
Review vendor payment issues cross functionally including blocked invoices and delayed payments. Identify issues and propose plan for rectification.
Support procurement PMO on year end pricing process.
Support for indirect procurement (local & central).
Responsible for maintaining accurate vendor and pricing data on SAP
Work with procurement manager on audit readiness plan to ensure mitigation of risks and adherence to controls.
Identify SAP tools and reporting features to increase procurement system use for greater efficiency.
Analyse historic data and potential market influences to identify opportunities for productivity
Work with buyers on resolution of vendor issues, identify “fix it forever” opportunities for issues
Work with supply chain on pricing, MOQ and lead time queries coordinating communication with central procurement where appropriate.


Essential Criteria i.e. qualifications and/or experience (this will be assessed during short-listing)

  • Strong Microsoft excel skills
  • High attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Drive to solve problems and fulfil objectives
  • Ability to handle competing priorities and influence others to meet requirements.

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.  For more information, visit

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Temporary