Summer Student Opportunities - Vancouver

PepsiCo (Vancouver BC, Canada) 21 days ago
Auto req ID: 228746BR

Job Description

Production & Warehouse Support:

Join us for the Summer! A great opportunity to build a foundation for future internships and career opportunities with PepsiCo.

These are seasonal positions located on Annacis Island beginning April 1 and ending by September 15. There is potential for permanent employment after the seasonal period.

  • Hours: Up to 40 hours/week + OT
  • Schedule: Open to all shifts, including mornings, afternoons and graveyards

The Company

PepsiCo Canada is recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 employers. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Our product portfolio includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands; from Gatorade to Quaker, Tropicana to Lay’s and more. We make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

At PepsiCo Canada, we are always centered on the consumer, developing exciting brand campaigns and continuously driving product innovations. Our people are our greatest asset! By supporting their ability to work effectively together and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, we are ensuring that PepsiCo Canada is the company you want to work for!

This role is perfect for anyone who has seen an episode of “How It’s Made”, and now carries a genuine interest in manufacturing and production. As a General Soft Drink worker, you’ll receive a behind the scenes understanding of how we create smiles by operating high-speed manufacturing equipment. Some of these machines include: can and bottle fillers, labelers, and more! This is a great opportunity for you to develop your technical skills and learn from our experienced team.
What you'll be doing:

  • Mix components in syrup room to batch syrup to run on the lines
  • Efficiently operate the can and bottle line packing machines - G.P.I., Kisters, Hi-Cone
  • Efficiently operate bottle line labeling machines
  • Operation can/bottle line palletizers and pallet wrappers
  • Conduct micro testing and do quality check
  • Completing quality checks
  • Safe operations of the lifting devices for cardboard and plastic rolls
  • Keep work area orderly and clean
  • Other tasks as directed by the supervisor

If one of your favorite games is Tetris and you like working physically in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, then this job is for you! The warehouse support role is critical to PepsiCo Beverages because you will be preparing orders to be delivered to our clients. You will be creating an accurate pallet consisting of our many familiar products to be delivered to stores across the market! You will then bring to the delivery trucks with a forklift. To help you be quick and efficient, you will be using a technology called VoicePick that will indicate which products to get and where you can find them.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Prepare clients’ orders in a timely manner using the VoicePick system and a forklift;
  • Build stable, secure and accurate pallets by logically placing products;
  • Constantly manipulating products that can weight up to 50-75 lbs (it saves time at the gym!);
  • Load/unload trucks as required, including returning stock, shells, pallets, etc. to inventory;
  • Separate out of date and sellable product to the appropriate areas;
  • Keep the work environment clean;
  • Perform all tasks in an efficient and safe way;
  • Make sure the work reports are well completed;
  • Promote a strong safety culture and lead by example;
  • Follow the supervisor’s or the team leader’s directives.


Who’s a good fit for the team:

  • High School Diploma, Professional Studies Diploma or Equivalence;
  • A team player who strives for efficiency;
  • Able to demonstrate an aptitude in basic writing and mathematics to complete any required paperwork accurately and legibly
  • Production assets
    • Qualified to perform Quality Checks on primary and secondary packaging

    • Knowledge of the operation of the wrapper and conveying systems

    • Knowledge of Can/Bottle Line Packers and conveying systems

    • Able to troubleshoot packer/labeling operations

    • Proficient Palletizer operations and troubleshooting

  • Warehouse assets
    • Experience working in a forklift operating position, an asset
    • Previous warehouse experience in any capacity, an asset
    • Valid MHE/Forklift certificate, an asset. Training provided.

What you can expect from us:

  • A flexible working environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • A dynamic and inclusive culture that promotes you to bring your whole-self to work
  • A supportive team that will encourage your professional growth and development
  • An opportunity to be meaningful and impactful within your work and projects

Job Type: Seasonal

Summer Student Opportunities - Vancouver

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