Job Description

Job Description


Job Title: Laboratory Senior Technician

Band: L04

Role: To execute and properly document product formulation work, support New Product Beverage development, brand maintenance and productivity, along with commercialization needs of the NACP product development team.


  • Perform all activities in a safe manner and within the context of all PepsiCo safety protocols.
  • Support scientists in testing new ingredients and developing beverage models.
  • Accurately prepare beverage and beverage concentrate samples for experimentation by:
  • Developing a detailed testing plan with timeline. 
  • Scheduling production runs in technical center.
  • Acquiring necessary ingredients and packaging. 
  • Coordinate the production and storage of samples. 
  • Submit samples for analytical or sensory testing.
  • Thoroughly document experimental details in laboratory notebook.
  • Actively set up and record shelf-life stability studies. 
  • Maintain and document laboratory inventory.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and calibration of laboratory and pilot laboratory equipment.

Key Challenges

  • Ability to manage and learn a wide variety of products characteristics for Dairy and Plant based RTD coffee beverages covering numerous thermal process techniques (low acid retort, aseptic and ESL, etc.).
  • Ability to manage multiple project tasks to support the individuals of the workgroup, manage time and expectations for group needs. Effectively communicate conflict of requests.
  • Ability to work in and manage a laboratory environment, with responsibilities in maintaining equipment, ingredients, and raw materials.
  • Be able to manage, prioritize, and maintain strong working relationship across different partners within NACP.

Critical Competencies:

  • Must demonstrate relentless commitment to working safely and maintaining a safe work environmen.
  • Ability to flawlessly execute bench work.
  • Must be proactive, reliable, and self-motivated.
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to proactively and positively interface with various technical functions.
  • Must be well organized, capture work details and learning and highlight any unexpected learning.
  • Must possess ability to work successful in cross-functional teams.
  • Computer Skills: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Outlook (email/calendar).

Compensation & Benefits:

• The expected Compensation range for this position is between $55,400 - $83,150.• Location confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary.• Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement.• In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan.



  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific field


  • Technician and/or Summer Intern experience(s) at a consumer goods company
  • Laboratory bench work experience in school or industry. (Work in food and beverage industry a plus).
  • Familiarity with common lab analytical instruments and beverage processing equipment
  • COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for this role.  Please note that all such company vaccine requirements provide the opportunity to request an approved accommodation or exemption under applicable law

EEO Statement

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: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy. Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 year ago
Job Expire In:
1yr 6mos
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Product Development
Bachelor Degree
2 Years
  • Founded In
    Apr 04, 2023
  • Company Size
    500+ Members
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