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PepsiCo Plano Reviews

Updated October 13, 2017
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Plano, TX

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PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi
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  • Work Life Balance is hard to find sometimes (in 664 reviews)

  • Depending on your project you may be working at night some days or just long hours (in 557 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - IT Intern in Plano, TX
    Current Intern - IT Intern in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people and culture is great. I learned a lot over the Summer about the corporate IT environment. Pay is pretty good.

    Cons

    Progress can be slow but they are slowly moving to a more agile approach

    PepsiCo Response

    Sep 6, 2017 – talent acq asst analyst

    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience!


  2. "R&D engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great work/life balance and nice coworkers

    Cons

    internal politics can slow down your career growth

  3. "Senior Group Finance Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Group Manager in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Group Manager in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Career growth and professional development

    Cons

    Projects and special assignments were requested on short notice and or short deadlines

    Advice to Management

    Continued focusing on work life balance


  4. "Once had great brands and now several Brands with slow to flat growth."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great sales training. Truly leverage people and their passion to achieve.

    Cons

    Foods are too processed and have low nutritional value. Flagship brands are an anchor to company growth.

    Advice to Management

    Not trusted by many health minded consumers. Try to reconnect, honestly


  5. "Frito-Lay Marketing Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Marketing Intern in Plano, TX
    Current Intern - Marketing Intern in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo as an intern

    Pros

    Flex time, ability to work from home, summer Fridays, good pay, GREAT culture and people! Working on fun, culturally relevant brands. Shift toward healthier snacks is fun to be a part of!

    Cons

    Very firm corporate hierarchy means things move pretty slow


  6. "Very challenging summer but very rewarding"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Research and Development Intern in Plano, TX
    Current Intern - Research and Development Intern in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo as an intern

    Pros

    Had ownership of my project, coworkers are always willing to give of their time to help, great work/life balance, people want to see you succeed,

    Cons

    At times, required large amounts of time outside of work


  7. "Corporate Engineering Intern at HQ"

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    Former Intern - GES Engineering in Plano, TX
    Former Intern - GES Engineering in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Frito-Lay's culture is extremely supportive. Interns are challenged, busy with activities, and grow professionally and personally. Great exposure to supply chain.

    Cons

    Not as technical of an experience, HQ experience can at times be slow and frustrating, a lot of emphasis on report outs.

    Advice to Management

    Challenge interns with multiple projects for exposure to different aspects of work.

  8. "Frito Lay Supply Chain Internship"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Supply Chain Inter in Plano, TX
    Current Intern - Supply Chain Inter in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Given real responsibility
    lots of time to network with full-time people and with other interns

    Cons

    Can't work overtime
    Sometimes I ran out to work


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Information Security group is growing"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Security Analyst in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Information Security Analyst in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PepsiCo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Entrepreneur like culture. Macro management, looking for results. Great benefits and great work / life balance.

    Cons

    upward movement is slow and takes time, at the minimum 3 years. Less then market compensation but its not that low.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work with - still stuck in the 80's culture wise. Not very young."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PepsiCo full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance and my team was great.

    Cons

    Archaic leave policy and old culture.


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