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PepsiCo Corp eCom Supply Chain Specialist -218443BR in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: eCom Supply Chain Specialist (Micro-Fulfillment Engineer)Auto req ID: 218443BRJob DescriptionAcross PepsiCo, we continue to build new capabilities that will be critical to achieving long-term, sustainable growth. The operating environment in which we do business is undergoing immense change, and it's imperative that we transform in ways that enable us to meet the future needs of our customers and consumers. Digital technology is one such force of change, and the way we interact with retailers, shoppers and consumers is evolving at a dramatic pace. The impact of Digital / eCommerce has fundamentally evolved and in some cases transformed almost every consumer segment with groceries/consumables being the next space that external experts and large players (e.g., Amazon, Walmart) are betting on. As a result, e-commerce is one of the fastest-growing areas within the consumer products industry and represents a significant opportunity to accelerate growth for PepsiCo going forward.To ensure we win in this space we have established a dedicated global eCommerce group, bringing together world-class talent across F&B, digital, and key customers. While tied closely to broader PepsiCo, the eCommerce group has a unique start-up feel and defined values that embrace a more entrepreneurial mindset: a bias for action; results oriented; community-focused; prioritization of people.This position will be responsible for running and progressive optimization of our Micro-Fulfillment automation pilot (Joliet, IL site) along with the daily execution of site activities. This capability supports both the near-term strategic objectives while developing longer-term Supply Chain capabilities. The position will interface with all levels or the organization and work collaboratively across multiple business teams, Business Units, and functions. The for prospective candidates we are looking for the following.- Apply curiosity and creative problem solving to drive next-generation solutions for PepsiCo. These will include algorithms, optimization, efficiency analysis, and automation solutions.- Create and evaluate use cases for innovative Fulfillment solutions to support eCommerce channel growth and customer/consumer shifts (Direct Fulfillment, Alternative Go-To-Market solutions, DSD, toting, and repack/variety packs). This Position will be subject matter expert for the operational execution of Micro-Fulfillment.- Work with surrounding automation programs throughout PepsiCo to ensure we are leveraging other development and remain aligned with broader programs and developments.- Supervision of warehouse activity by contracted and PepsiCo employees (day to day warehouse labor, work conducted by electricians/maintenance contractors, and other service personnel) to assure efficient site operations.- Perform troubleshooting, problem analysis and technical support for the site(s) as needed (initially, Dematic Micro-Fulfillment Automation System and associated equipment).- Utilize available warehouse management, data warehouses, cloud data, etc. in order to facilitate operating performance and reporting.- Review electrical, process, and network design specifications for assigned projects and oversee the preparation of all necessary drawings including electrical schematics and P&IDs.- Responsible for evaluating the pilot system and specifications for future implementations.- Administration of maintenance and operator training for all new equipment and systems installed.- Keep up-to-date on new technological developments (e.g. professional journals, vendor management/partnerships, tradeshows, etc.) and initiate uses within the eCommerce channel.Qualifications/Requirements- 4-year Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred - Strong el ectrical and controls background required- 5 - 10 years minimum of practical experience in electrical and control systems applications - plant or warehouse operations experience preferred- Ability to work independently and with remote teams- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, aggressive, results-oriented culture- The appropriate individual should possess a strong foundation in interpersonal communication concepts, specifically written oral presentation, listening, and facilitation skills, demonstrated by leading team members while facilitating change and fostering innovation and results- Proven problem solving and troubleshooting skills- Strong project management skills- Wonderware InTouch and Historian experience preferred- Familiarity with configuring Dematic IQ a plus- Windows Server, Microsoft SQL, and software licensing management experience preferred- 2-3 years' experience in Allen Bradley PLC and HMI programming required- Knowledge and experience with PLC 5 and PLC 5000- ASRS, micro-fulfillment, processing, packaging, and/or machine control systems experience preferredRelocation Eligible: Not ApplicableJob Type: RegularAll 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.PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Dis