R&D Specialist

Job Purpose:

To Support the Legacy Spec Upgrade project for the regions under PQP region targets.

  • Understand the new PepsiCo Global Ingredient Standard and Supplier Standard, and become proficient in the new IT Applications associated.
    #Validate correct migration of data to the new Global Ingredient Specification system, includes proof reading.
  • Working with PD Spec Owner for Data Enrichment legacy ingredient specification by consolidate ingredient data and contacting supplier to update specification & Information in Product Vision system, collecting and organizing information in the following key areas:
    o Ingredient Composition
    o Allergens
    o Claims/Compliance
    o Nutrition
    o Food safety Requirements
    o Test method for each attribute.
  • Responsible for sending PQQ’s as spec owner from the system post alignment with all stake holders.
  • Working Functional Approvers (QA, SRA) and stake holders like GP, SQA and QC for enrichment of specs as per Global business workflows
  • Working with QC market and Functional approver to review and approve specification changes
  • Contacting Vendors for get acceptance on specification change
  • Working with region PQP lead on Data Cleansing, submitting information to BIS for upload into the PQP Product Vision system
  • Update status of data enrichment/ HyperCare and connect with PD Spec Owner and Functional Approver for their input and review on Monthly.



  • Degree in Sciences with aptitude to handle technical data and adapt to new IT applications.
  • 2-3 years of experience in working with FMCG in an technical role ( contractual / permanent).
  • Degree / Diploma in Food / Micro/ Biotech/ Biological Sciences would be added advantage.

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

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