Auto req ID: 148997BR
The North America Beverages (NAB) Supply Chain Operations group provides a demanding, fast-paced environment in a competitive industry, where growth equals opportunity and fun accompanies the challenge. We are proud to say that PepsiCo has one of the most advanced and sophisticated supply chain environments in all of North America. This role provides an opportunity to begin a career at PepsiCo with unlimited growth potential. The areas of focus for this position are designed to build future leaders within our organization and groom candidates for executive leadership roles.
The Director of Fleet & Transportation - HQ leads the HQ staff in transportation planning, fleet maintenance, CAPEX development, analytics, and field support of the +$1.7B annual spend associated with the Pepsi, Gatorade, Quaker, Tropicana, and Naked Juice brands.
This position is a great opportunity to lead the PepsiCo NAB Transportation HQ team. It is a high-performing team, responsible for building strategies that guide and influence productivity, cash flow benefits, investment/capital needs.
As part of the NAB Fleet & Transportation team, you will have exposure to NAB's senior Supply Chain leadership team. In addition, you will gain exposure to and leverage the latest trends in. The successful candidates will bring a creative and analytical skill set to solving strategic issues for the supply chain function.
The Fleet & Transportation Director role requires blending strong internal capabilities with creative, external perspectives, creating an opportunity to champion new initiatives that demonstrate breakthrough thinking. This individual will lead highly visible projects that will have a significant impact on the direction and performance of the division. They will be expected to work both independently on projects as well as play a leadership role in the creation of strategies across multiple projects.
Roles & Responsibilities May Include:
Leading Supply Chain Planning function with accountability to improve service levels and flexibility while balancing NAB financial objectives
Interfacing with Planning, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Finance, and Sales to formulate and drive supply planning strategies and tactics
Managing cross-divisional Supply Chain related initiatives and translate them into Supply Chain processes and responsibilities
Lead projects to reduce cost, improve service, and reduce inventory from the supply chain
Identify opportunities, develop action plans, and lead improvement projects
Leverage your analytical competencies to provide new insights on supply chain operations
Deliver key business results and build systems to sustain the improvements
Lead cross-functional teams to develop value adding systems and processes
Support creation and implementation of annual operational plans
Identify and define other business questions and issues and develop strategic, analytical and financial frameworks to conduct analyses and solve critical business issues in collaboration with key stakeholders
Demonstrate strong leadership and significant influence management skills with the ability to quickly gain credibility with a broad group of people team members, cross functional peers and functional leadership
Coach and develop team members
Support the development and execution of the Strategic Planning processes for the function
Clearly and concisely communicate the implications of analyses and the execution plan to divisional leaders in verbal and written form
Bachelors Degree required
5+ years additional experience in Transportation, Finance or Analytics at a consumer packaged goods company or supporting CPG organizations in management consulting role a strong plus.
Experience in global business settings a plus.
Proven ability to manage large and complicated projects
Experience leading cross-functional projects
Creative Problem Solving: Ability and passion for creative, out of the box thinking to develop and vet solutions for the business, as well as a willingness to question the status quo and generally accepted beliefs.
Entrepreneurial or Business Development Mentality: Beyond basic Transportation, candidate must exhibit experience in driving action against the supply chain to execute key initiatives
Analytical Rigor & Financial Acumen: Strong financial acumen and ability to conduct in-depth analytic work.
Structured & Logical Thinking: Ability to define business problems and frameworks, and discern what is important.
Project Management Capabilities: Demonstrated capability to manage multiple stakeholders to high quality output against regular deadlines
Passion for the Consumer and for Consumer Packaged Goods: An ongoing desire to make one of the world's strongest CPG companies even stronger and experience developing growth strategies leveraging consumer insights
Leadership: Bring a "servant leadership" mentality, with ability to quickly identify how to add value and skill to balance a bias for leadership role while equally able to work collaboratively within teams.
Motivation: Self-motivated, high energy individual who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment
Intellectual Curiosity: Awareness of emerging trends and competitive activity in the marketplace
Cultural Sensitivity: Understand cultural and social differences in key markets and potential secondary markets.
Comfort in Ambiguity: Adaptability in less-structured environments (able to "jump in" and contribute even when facts are not yet 100% clear); ability to quickly figure out solutions to complex issues
Tenacity: Persistent and resilient in the pursuit of objectives, can shift gears easily, is willing to take on new challenges and works to resolve issues
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular
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