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R&D Compliance Analyst - up to 12 month contract

Cork, Country: Ireland
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a R&D compliance Analyst to join our Research and Development team on a contact up to 12 months based in Little Island.

We are the concentrate team in PepsiCo (PGCS) working across the Beverage, Nutrition and Snacks categories to deliver concentrate for many of PepsiCo’s mega brands including Gatorade, 7Up and Pepsi. We are at the heart of PepsiCo products, sourcing ingredients to manufacture more than 1,200 recipes for our brands. We are a global organisation, situated in 17 locations across 11 countries offering careers in various functions from Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality, Finance, R&D, HR and IT. We want team members who can collaborate in our fast paced global organisation and are passionate about creating and delivering much-loved household brands to markets across the world.
At PepsiCo, innovation takes centre stage. In a fast-moving consumer environment, our research and development capability is crucial to provide a fresh twist to our favourite brands as well as creating new healthy choices that we need to succeed in the market. Focusing our research and development on meeting the latest consumer needs - whether nutrition, refreshment or indulgence –will drive our growth both now and in the future. Do you share our passion for innovation? If so we could take your talents to a whole new level.

Management of Specification Documents

  • Review new / updated specifications for system compliance (versioning, traceability)
  • Upload new / updated specification documents to IT documentation systems
  • Retrieve documents from specification archive on request
  • Support Material Qualification through administration of supplier submissions

Continuous Improvement / Productivity
  • Share document management best practices
  • Create & maintain harmonised specification templates
  • Implement document approval workflows
  • Update systems to support automatic versioning

Customer Support
  • Train Product Developers & related stakeholders to create, approve, store and retrieve specification documentation in existing systems
  • Timely review of & response to specification queries from internal stakeholders such as SRA, Food Safety, Quality Assurance
  • Support of Operations & Supply Chain teams in response to audit or supplier-related queries

Standard Compliance, Development & Implementation
  • Collaborate with working groups to provide clear information & metrics on as-is documentation processes to support development & implementation of improved regional & global specification systems

  • Exchange information effectively and timely with customers and colleagues

  • Build technical capabilities by availing of relevant training courses


Essential Criteria i.e. qualifications and/or experience (this will be assessed during short-listing)

Proactive self-starter with excellent analytical & critical thinking skills Excellent organizational, time-management and collaborative skills Must show attention to detail, while working efficiently to achieve timely results Excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to interpret complex issues to non-technical audience (verbal and written) Must exhibit a can-do attitude with ability to flex priorities according to business needs Exhibits a can-do attitude and a willingness to take on significant challenges. Strong negotiation / influencing skills. Excellent negotiating skills and good in building internal & external relationships Contributes to a work environment that makes work rewarding and enjoyable. Collaborates well with others to deliver results. Additional Desired qualifications and/or experience Bachelor degree in Food / Beverage Science and Technology Previous working experience in FMCG Food / Pharmacy, ideally with exposure to R&D or Regulatory Compliance environment
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 $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our 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. For more information, visit

“For the purposes of external advertising we have called this role a R&D compliance Analyst . However please note that the internal job title the successful candidate will have will be R&D Ana Tech Analyst.”

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Temporary
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Number of jobs: 1 hires
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Company: PepsiCo
Company size: 1-49
Contact: NA