Vacancy in Food and Beverage Industry | Pune (Maharashtra)

Vacancy in PepsiCo | Food and Beverage Industry | Pune (Maharashtra)

Position : Quality Coordinator – Food and Beverage Industry

Company: PepsiCo

Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India

Job Description:

Are you passionate about ensuring top-notch product quality and minimizing customer complaints? Join PepsiCo as a Quality Coordinator and play a crucial role in maintaining high standards in our production processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform stringent online quality control checks and finished product inspections to ensure the best quality and minimize customer complaints.
  • Implement and maintain quality control systems and standards for processes, physical systems, and the environment.
  • Troubleshoot during online production to minimize waste and ensure product quality.
  • Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Global Health & Safety (GHK), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), and conduct internal/external audits (HACCP, AIB, Personal Hygiene, Process audits).
  • Analyze root causes and failures for quality defects and implement corrective actions.
  • Conduct online quality checks in the production area, ensuring compliance with quality standards.
  • Monitor and optimize key machine operating parameters (e.g., Peelers, Fryers, Slicers, Seasoning Tumblers).
  • Ensure optimal utilization of fryer oil and regularly check oil quality.
  • Conduct product weak link analysis as required.
  • Collaborate with the Quality Manager to address quality defects promptly.
  • Conduct online quality checks and finished product inspections in the packaging area, following Frito Lay quality standards.
  • Monitor film quality based on special complaints received from production.
  • Maintain and evaluate machine performance to minimize waste due to machine-related factors.
  • Calibrate machines and ensure timely blade changes for quality maintenance.
  • Perform process capability studies and take corrective actions as necessary.
  • Generate comprehensive reports and maintain accurate records for communication to relevant stakeholders.
  • Conduct housekeeping audits to ensure safety and hygiene standards are met.
  • Handle hold material efficiently to minimize wastage.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory laws (Weights and Measures, FSSA) and internal controls.
  • Resolve customer complaints effectively and prevent their recurrence.
  • Participate in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities and lead or contribute to TPM projects.
  • Promote a work culture that emphasizes the importance of quality standards and cost reduction through quality improvement.
  • Drive change initiatives and continuous improvement within the department and plant.
  • Document all quality procedures, systems, findings, hazards, and corrective actions systematically.
  • Support training initiatives for operatives and lead initiatives related to packaging improvements.


  • M.Sc. in Chemistry, Food Technology degree, Post Graduate in Food Technology, or Post Graduate in Dairy Technology.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in the Food/Beverage/FMCG industry.
  • Exposure to food safety systems and ISO systems.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, AIB, and TPM is preferred.

Join us at PepsiCo and make a significant impact on product quality and customer satisfaction. Your dedication to maintaining the highest standards will be valued in our dynamic work environment. Apply today!


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