Unit Manager Maintenance & Sustainability BOL


PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $79 billion in net revenue in 2021, driven by a complementary beverage and convenient foods portfolio that includes Lay’s, Doritos, Cheetos, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, Quaker, and SodaStream. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including many iconic brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Beverages and Convenient Foods by Winning with PepsiCo Positive (pep+). pep+ is our strategic end-to-end transformation that puts sustainability and human capital at the center of how we will create value and growth by operating within planetary boundaries and inspiring positive change for planet and people.

Building a more sustainable food system is critical for the health of our communities and the planet we all share.

Why PepsiCo The Netherlands?

PepsiCo The Netherlands currently employs around 630 people at its 4 sites, including our headquarters in Utrecht and three production sites in Rotterdam, Zaandam and Broek op Langedijk. With well-known strong brands such as Pepsi, Lay’s, Tropicana, Quaker and Duyvis, we are in the Top 6 of food companies in The Netherlands. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and were rewarded for the 10th time with the Top Employer certification The Netherlands and Europe. Joining PepsiCo means joining a dedicated team where innovation and forward thinking are encouraged.


Main purpose:

The purpose of the extension is initiated as the role of NL Make Maintenance Lead has become redundant. This extension to the role helps to keep the control on-site level. The automation, facilities and security extension to the current role is creating a better backbone in the structural improvements on-site levels.


Improve plant preventative maintenance to reduce planned downtime and corrective maintenance:

  • Lead the team effort at information flow to prepare daily QCDM in a minimum time window
  • Lead the team to grow of the quantity and quality of the preventative maintenance planning
  • Coach the growth and training program of predictive maintenance program
  • Improve the team knowledge by driving quantity and quality of the training program
  • Coach the team to a high maintenance planning achievement
  • Coach the team to uptimize the team technicians utilization booked.

Improve plant reliability to reduce unplanned downtime, to reduce maintenance budget and reduce technical stock inventory by:

  • Coach team improvement of problem solving to root cause by act preventative at safe delivery priorities
  • Coach team project management at maintenance, sustainability and automation performance gaps
  • Build maintenance AOP and Strategic 5 year plan (IGP) in cooperation with SLT and accountable for execution plan
  • Propose and execute maintenance budgets
  • Optimization of maintenance program and participating in key site projects
  • Create a solid structure together with NL Make sites

Improve plant sustainability by

  • Coach the team to execute ReCon projects
  • Reporting and communication of all sustainability information and KPI’s in and outside the plant
  • Responsible for utilities, water treatment and waste budget including AOP/IGP Process
  • Responsible for targets on water, gas and electricity
  • Project owner of sustainability investment projects including drafting URS and CAPEXes
  • Give input on sustainability for all investment projects
  • Initiating new sustainability projects

Improve plant corrective maintenance to a minimum unplanned downtime of process and packaging by:

  • Drive lean in the daily team maintenance meeting to set daily safe delivery priorities and give corrective and RCA owners
  • Drive lean in all team communications
  • Drive team information flow with and support to operations
  • Drive site availability by coaching the (maintenance) planning for opportunities
  • Drive team performance by coaching the peers in the day to day business


  • Pro active representative of the maintenance department in Operational Management Team

Reduce plant slow running by

  • Coach team project management at operational performance gaps

Reduce automation losses by

  • Coach the automation department to structurally improve site performance at Automation level
  • Coach the automation department in the Root Cause Analysis
  • Coach the automation department in building automation strategic 5 year plan (BOL and Rotterdam) in cooperation with OMT and accountable for execution plan


  • Coach the team to structurally improve site basic needs
  • Coach and challenge the team to improve current site standards
  • Coach the facility/security department in building the strategic 5 year plan (BOL and Rotterdam) in cooperation with OMT and accountable for execution plan

SAFETY: Drive plant safety injuries to a minimum by:

  • Change team safety culture to zero risk taking
  • Drive team to provide weekly near misses
  • Drive the team to execute daily STOP observations
  • Drive team Lock out Tag out execution
  • Drive team permits execution and auditation to a green kpi score
  • Drive team execution of the HSE duty holder ship to 100%


  • Support the sites Capital agenda for BOL site related investments
  • Coach the team to initiate and role out Capital related projects
  • Owner in OMT regarding roll out and follow up for the Capital agenda from sites perspective

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