Lab Analyst - 12 month contract

Job Description

Auto req ID: 204457BR

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Lab Analyst to join our Quality team in Little Island on a 12 month contract.
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 17 locations across 11 countries offering careers in various functions from Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality, 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.
The Technical Function is our team of enabling experts offering knowledge and partnership to functions on specialist subjects including engineering, quality and productivity. They ensure operations and food safety excellence for our team. Could you bring a new dimension to our technical expertise? If so we could take your talents to a whole new level.

  • Comply with Confidentiality Policy
  • Ensure the accurate and timely analysis and disposition of raw materials and manufactured products in accordance with PepsiCo standards and procedures
  • Become familiar with the material/product portfolio
  • Registering QC samples in the laboratory management systems accurately
  • Meticulous attention to sample data entry and preparation
  • Prepare all production, delivery and issue samples in a timely manner
  • Ensure timely and effective issue resolution and communication
  • Maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment as required.
  • Maintain all relevant records and samples in an organised system for quick and effective access to information with a particular focus on traceability
  • Adhere to safe lab practices and GLP
  • Organise the replenishment of relevant laboratory supplies
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with process operators
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with Pepsi’s Product Development group.
  • Liaise with manufacturing and R&D on the smooth introduction of new products during and after scale-up.
  • Flexible regarding priority changes
  • A requirement of this role is that all PepsiCo Health and Safety requirements are adhered to.


Qualifications / Requirements :
ESSENTIAL Criteria i.e. qualifications and/or experience (this will be assessed during short-listing)

  • BSc in food science, chemistry or equivalent
  • Number of years’ experience working with ingredients/materials/product
  • Additional DESIRED qualifications and/or experience
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business fundamentals and synergies of cost/quality/service to maximise impact on work effort
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to positively influence others and lead teams
  • Good troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to manage a varied workload.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, self-motivated

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

“For the purposes of external advertising we have called this role a ‘Lab Analyst’ However please note that the internal job title the successful candidate will have will be SC QC Sr Technician.”

    Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
    Job Type: Temporary