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Associate Human Resources Manager

Columbia, MD
Human Resources


Job Description

We are PepsiCo, one of the most iconic and recognized consumer brands around the globe! With net revenues of over $65 billion and almost 300,000 employees worldwide, PepsiCo's approach at work is full force - never settling for second best.

PepsiCo is known for raising the bar with each new endeavor. We are not just committed to winning as individuals, but winning as a team. We Perform With Purpose. Because of that commitment, our HR function is an essential piece of our strategic vision. That means PepsiCo is equally committed to helping people lead healthier lives AND providing a safe and inclusive workplace for our employees to grow personally and professionally.


The Human Resources Associate Manager provides leadership and functional HR generalist support to the Pepsi Beverages Columbia MD regional office and Cheverly, MD manufacturing plant. This region consists of 500 sales and unionized manufacturing employees.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and fully execute key initiatives that support PBC strategy
  • Guide leaders and employees regarding Company policies, values, HR programs (benefits, pay and salary) administration and interpretation to ensure policies and procedures are handled consistently and in a timely manner
  • Must accurately diagnose organization issues, develop solutions and implement action plans
  • Must ensure activities are in compliance with all state and federal employment laws and regulations (e.g., FMLA, ADA, EEO and FLSA)
  • Assists leadership in performance management and developing effective pipeline and succession plans
  • Ability to understand the business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective
  • Design and execute staffing strategies for exempt/non-exempt hiring needs (including campus recruiting). Partner with local teams to ensure ongoing Outreach
  • Develop and execute site/region-level strategies to improve Organizational Health and culture
  • Lead and participate in Market & Region level Diversity & Inclusion initiatives
  • Must be a confident communicator, (including both written and verbal skills) and must be able to effectively present to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with overlapping tasks and work independently with minimal supervision


Qualifications / Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Human Resources or Labor Relations; M.S. degree in Human Resources or Labor Relations preferred
  • 3 plus years of Human Resource generalist experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment
  • Must have experience supporting a front line organization in multiple locations
  • Change management expertise, specifically managing change within a large organization
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence the decision making process
  • Experience designing and executing well thought out staffing plans
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as necessary

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Job Ref: 127395BR