R&D Operation Excellence Assistant Manager; 研发卓越运营助理经理

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Auto req ID: 207216BR

Job Description

This is a PepsiCo career opportunity. This position is in PepsiCo China HQ. Please log onto www.pepsicojobs.com/main/china to find more career possibilities in PepsiCo China.

- As an Operation Excellence Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for leading Technical Innovation Process, Brand Stewardship and Productivity, and working with stakeholders and business partners to drive and deliver innovation agenda of the assigned categories. The role will provide you the opportunities to drive innovation agenda and be a key contributor to R&D Operation Excellence team, while building up critical experiences in innovation, program management and creating enablers in Faster, Stronger and Better

- Lead and manage Technical Stage Gate forum for APAC Foods (GCR, Asia and ANZ), to ensure R&D cross functional team’s alignment in each technical stage
- Review risks, documents progress and gains alignment across R+D functions as input to business stage gate approval decisions (all gates)
- Manage online Stage Gate system to enable tracking and reviewing of regional innovation readiness and healthiness, supporting global innovation portfolio management
- Cascade global approaches of TSG to APAC R&D Foods team. Provide consultant and training if necessary
- Oversee GCR/APAC/ANZ region R&D driven productivity agenda, drive strategy development, project prioritization and performance tracking in quarterly basis.
- Support Foods Operation Excellence Lead on monthly Scorecard from APAC team, and prepare communication materials to local and global stakeholders
- Support Foods Operation Excellence Lead on driving efforts to identify, evaluate the embed best practices from regions across RnD organization as part of overall global capability building
- Creating effective working relationships to Foods matrix resources to support APAC Foods initiatives
- Foster an environment of accountability and teamwork and help celebrate success

- Lead re-occurring cross-discipline R&D forum for project tech stage gate alignment prior to Bus SG
- Complete, accurate project tracking in Accolade and PQP associated systems
- Lead R&D driven productivity agenda, and drive overall delivery and KPI tracking
- Build , update and maintain program progress documents with real-time status

Work Relationships:
- Regular connection, and monthly TSG meeting with R&D cross-functional team, to ensure projects delivery O.T.I.F.
- CCR/APAC/ANZ R&D teams including Snacks (PD, Flavor, Packaging, Process) and GFGC (Sensory, Nutrition Science, QA, SRA, Analytical, Micro)
- Interfaces with Region/ Global R&D groups


- Literacy in both spoken & written Chinese is a must
- Bachelor Degree is a must. Master in a complimentary discipline or equivalent expertise preferred
- Minimum 5 years experience with Fortune 100 Food & Beverage or MNC in adjacent industries
- Experience of working in highly complex matrix organization
- Good understanding innovation process
- Strong leadership, presentation and interpersonal skills

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular