The role is responsible to lead the Agro Quality Assurance agenda and manage the compliance to applicable PepsiCo Agricultural standards in procurement, handling, transportation and storage of Agro raw materials.
The role is also responsible to manage the Agro product quality and coordinate effectively with all stakeholders (Agro, Production, Farmers and storage) to align and execute action plan for improvement.
This role is also responsible for managing potato lab in shifts regarding work force, materials and methods.
Lead the agro crops quality monitoring system on potato crop from sowing to consumption with coordination of field Agro staff
Implement PepsiCo Agro lab project in field.
Lead the capability development agenda for agro and QA staff on potato testing
Manage in time testing and decision of potatoes and materials being received at site
Strategic monitoring of potato quality in stores to ensure its use for extended time
Effectively plan and execute Agro Supplier Quality Assurance agenda keeping in view the significant number of farmers.
Liaisons with Agro field team to combat quality challenges for potato in field during growing season
Drive capability agenda of farmers and staff on agro commodity handling practices to minimize post-harvest losses
Manage potato lab operations in shifts.
Ensuring reproducible testing results with proper data records.
Qualifications / Requirements
Master / Bachelor Degree in Food Technology / Horticulture.
Good knowledge of material testing and quality assessment
Knowledge of quality and food safety standards
2-4 years with FMCG experience.
Demonstrate resilience at the time of challenges.
Relocation Eligible : Eligible for Limited Relocation
Job Type : Regular