New Opening for Assistant Manager-Supply Chain Quality Control

New Opening for Assistant Manager-Supply Chain Quality Control

Job Title: Assistant Manager – Supply Chain Quality Control

Company: PepsiCo

Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India

Job Description:

Are you passionate about ensuring top-quality products reach our customers? Join PepsiCo as an Assistant Manager in Supply Chain Quality Control. In this role, you’ll play a crucial part in maintaining product and packaging quality. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing Quality Data MIS
  • Implementing Quality Auditing System (QAS) and Analytical System Health Audit (ASHA) requirements
  • Ensuring adherence to Key Controls for finished goods testing and process adherence
  • Coordinating with cross-functional teams (internal and external) to deliver quality metrics
  • Supporting Quality systems in the plant and new product development trials
  • Troubleshooting key quality concerns with online QC Executives and packaging checkers
  • Training and skill enhancement of QC Executives and associates
  • Ensuring the highest product quality and minimizing customer complaints through stringent online quality control checks and finished product inspection
  • Implementing the right quality control systems/standards for processes, physical systems, and the environment


You will be accountable for:

  • Product and packaging quality, measured by the Wall in Green score
  • Product quality Consumer Quality Attributes (CQA)
  • Product trade quality and Product Quality Metrics and Delivery (PQMD) score
  • Reducing consumer complaints
  • Overall OAS Score
  • Key Performance Indicators for Quality Management (QM pillar KPIs)
  • IPS audit score
  • Training calendar compliance
  • Snacks global 3-D scorecard
  • Cost of poor quality

You will also handle Quality system Compliances for all production lines, ensuring compliance with PepsiCo Q&FS standards. This includes:

  • Leading potato and corn quality management, ensuring consistently high product quality with minimal rejection
  • Leading efforts to reduce consumer and customer complaints by implementing corrective and preventive actions
  • Leading QAS implementation and improvement year over year
  • Coordinating with R&D and Commercialization teams for new product launches while maintaining 100% Q&FS compliance
  • Ensuring a safe work environment with no Lost Time Incidents (LTI) and minimal Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
  • Conducting in-market checks for product and packaging quality to identify improvement opportunities
  • Supporting food safety compliance in AlB, FSSC, and other food safety standards
  • Leading the capability building in the QC team through training and continuous improvement efforts
  • Managing the Cost of Poor Quality through analysis of rejections and collaboration with stakeholders for corrective actions
  • Ensuring compliance in CFA and SDP audits using both physical and virtual means


Key Skills/Experience Required:

  • Exposure to food safety systems and ISO systems
  • Minimum 5/6 years of experience in the food industry, preferably in shift management
  • Preferably, knowledge of FSSAI, HACCP, AIB, and TPM
  • Certification as an internal auditor is desirable
  • Strong team management, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word
  • Languages: English and Hindi

Qualification Required:

  • Graduation/Postgraduation in Food Technology, Microbiology, or Dairy Technology

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