Associate Director, Make to Deploy & Enterprise Asset Management Solution Design
Hyderabad, Telangana
Auto req ID: 184552BR

Job Description

Bring your passion and talent to our stage and share our PepsiCo vision to be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business

PepsiCo IT exists to shape, create and deliver technology capabilities to accelerate PepsiCo’s growth. Our vision is to power PepsiCo with the best talent and technology in the world. To achieve this vision, our team spans a wide range of IT capabilities. We partner with every PepsiCo business function – consumer insights, marketing & innovation, sales & eCommerce, supply chain & operations, and all back-office functions – to increase business value through new technology and digital solutions.

India will be a global IT Technology Hub for PepsiCo. The global IT Technology Hub in India will play a significant role in the delivery of IT services across all five of our global capability teams:

Chief Technology Office (CTO)
Global IT Operations
Global Information Security
Global Development & Delivery
Strategy, Planning & Transformation
The IT Global Development & Delivery (D&D) organization partners with our businesses and local IT Business Relationship Managers to build and deploy high value IT solutions that bring new business capabilities to life. D&D has 4 key functions:
Delivery: Deliver high quality projects, maximizing solution commonality and reusability across markets
Development: Lead the technical design, build, and quality assurance of all technical customizations and solution development landscapes
Planning & Testing Services: Deliver release planning, testing, and D&D processes / services / tools to enable delivery excellence and reduce risk to PepsiCo’s IT landscape
Enterprise First / Design Authority: Build a global digital foundation with harmonized business processes

As a member of D&D’s IT Hub in India, you will be part of a high performing team and get the opportunity to:
Work with the latest and greatest technologies in the CPG industry such as SAP S/4 and Salesforce
Experience the action and energy of an organization that delivers hundreds of projects every year and manages total project budgets of $300-$400 million annually
Support operating units across the globe - with the possibility of traveling on-site for key projects
Build innovative solutions and frameworks for the global platforms (SAP S/4, SalesForce, E-Commerce, Mobile Applications, JDA etc.) that will transform PepsiCo
Have access to technical and leadership development programs and get critical experiences to grow your career
Be part of a culture that celebrates and embraces integrity, diversity, and inclusion

We are seeking a make to deploy Functional Expert responsible support the implementation and deployment of the Production Planning & Execution, and, Inventory, Warehouse, and Quality Management capabilities of the Enterprise First Global template. Objectives are to ensure that the Global Template supports the execution of business processes related to: the tactical planning for production and materials purchases at the manufacturing plants in the network, including generating a master schedule, a detailed schedule, a material requirements plan, tracking common key performance indicators, while using the distribution requirements plan, deployment plan, capacity plans, and long-term supply plan as key inputs; the transformation of raw materials into high quality semi-finished and finished products per specifications, using the right processes and methods to transform the goods using batch or line production; the management and inventory control through inbound, outbound, and internal processes, including materials scheduled for receipt (open purchase orders and inbound shipments), orders scheduled for shipment (customer and inter-plant shipments), materials ready for physical inventory, financial valuation of inventories, and advanced WMS capabilities at more sophisticated sites; and, the quality assurance of PepsiCo’s inbound receipts and manufacturing processes, while ensuring that PepsiCo products have been properly tested in accordance with regulatory food and safety laws. This role will adopt and adhere to Agile principles for the Global Template project. The role will be based in Hyderabad, India and Report to EAM lead


Functional Responsibilities:
Partner with the Production Planning & Execution, and, Inventory, Warehouse, and Quality Management Global Leads to implement and deploy the end-to-end solution - Accountable
Support decision-making for Production Planning & Execution, and, Inventory, Warehouse, and Quality Management localization of functionality in the Global Template during deployment - Accountable
Ensure PepsiCo Corporate Production Planning & Execution, and, Inventory, Warehouse, and Quality Management policies reflected in the global template are implemented to standard with appropriate localization – Consult / Execute
Collaborate with the Production Planning & Execution, and, Inventory, Warehouse, and Quality Management Global Process Leads and Global to implement and deploy the Global Template – Consult/Execute
Actively engage and educate business process owners on solution optimization, simplification and standardization capabilities – Consult / Execute
Ensure global lift and shift opportunities are deployed across the sectors – Consult / Execute
Collaborate with all scrum teams to implement and deploy the end-to-end Global ERP solution leveraging agile methodology – Consult / Execute
Work closely and collaborate with onshore and offshore scrum team members to ensure a prioritized and sufficient product backlog for the teams to work against – Consult / Execute
Participate in key Sprint planning, retrospectives and other key ceremonies – Consult / Execute
Along with scrum team identify, monitor and implement key agreed-upon improvements - Consult / Execute
Adopt and adhere to Agile principles and values (see ):
Adopt development practices which focus on quality and value, while increasing efficiency, and minimizing waste
Foster an environment where communication, teamwork, and innovation are encouraged
Help to implement Agile engineering best practices such as continuous integration, automation of testing and delivery, and continuous peer review within teams.

Key Competencies Required:
Negotiation Skills
Coaching/Facilitation skills (as promoted by the Agile Coaching Institute), including but not limited to
Levels of Listening
Conflict Resolution
Root Cause facilitation
Training techniques

Key Qualifications/Requirements:
7-10 years of experience configuring, deploying and managing SAP ERP with a focus on Production Planning & Execution, and, Inventory, Warehouse, and Quality Management
Bachelor’s degree required
Strong Enterprise Asset Management experience with SAP Production Planning & Execution, and, Inventory, Warehouse, and Quality Management in a global capacity
Previous leadership role on a major SAP transformation project
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
Ability to work flexible hours based on varying business requirements
Knowledge and experience in the following tools, disciplines and processes are nice to have: SAP SolMan 7+, MS VSTS, Quality Center and MS Project
Solves highly complex problems within their work team
Strong influencing, facilitating, and consulting skills in working with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and across departments
Ability to quickly adapt to changes in timelines and sequences
Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change
Consulting background a plus

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular