28 February 2023

PepsiCo | Captain

White Plains, NY, United States

Aviation Captain

  • Purchase, New York
  • Aviation
  • 199857
  • No




Reporting :

  • A Captain reports to the Manager of Flight Operations.
  • When a Captain is performing the duties of a First Officer, he or she will report functionally to the PIC during an assigned trip.


  • Responsible for the safe conduct of their assigned flights. Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and international regulations governing their flight,
  • When assigned to a trip as the Pilot-in-Command, supervise the performance of the crew and coordinate trip details with passengers, while retaining final authority for operation of the aircraft.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and act with tact and decorum.


  • Conducts flight operations in accordance with international, federal, state, local, and corporate regulations.
  • Supervises the flight crew while on flights.
  • Ensures the maximum safety, security, and comfort of the passengers.
  • Performs flight planning, briefs First Officer on flight plan details and weather conditions.
  • Ensures that the aircraft are cleaned, stocked, and prepared for flight with all provisions onboard for the safety and comfort of passengers.
  • Ensures required certificates and manuals are onboard the aircraft prior to commencing a flight.
  • Employs strong communication and interpersonal skills utilizing Crew Resource Management (CRM) skills in all phases of aircraft operation.
  • Solicits feedback from aircraft crewmembers and passengers.
  • Has knowledge of and adheres to the PepsiCo Aviation Department Policies and Procedures Manual and CFRs.
  • Demonstrates appropriate level of knowledge and skills in day-to-day flight operations and at least annually in an Operational Effectiveness Review conducted by a Standards Captain.
  • Assists loading and unloading of baggage and provides passenger needs, as required.
  • Performs the duties of Second-in-Command, when scheduling requires it.
  • Maintains current required licenses and certificates to comply with Company/FAA requirements.
  • Attends regularly scheduled ground and simulator training. Maintains flight proficiency and knowledge of all flight operations, regulations, and aircraft systems.
  • Assists in administrative activities, including proposals and feasibility studies, reports, and review groups, as assigned by management.
  • Works with the PepsiCo management team to create or enhance procedures andprocesses that improve the department’s productivity utilizing PepsiCo Inclusion techniques.


Minimum requirements:

  • Holds an Airline Transport Pilot license and is type-rated in the specific aircraft in which he or she is to act as Captain.
  • Possesses a First Class FAA medical certificate issued within the proceeding twelve (12) calendar months.
  • Holds a valid FCC Aircraft Radiotelephone Operator Permit.
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs), and other directives applicable to the aviation environment.
  • Possesses either an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 3,000 hours total flight time.
  • 1,000 hours flight time as Pilot-in-Command.
  • 500 hours multiengine jet flight time.
  • 500 hours multiengine jet flight time within the last two years.
  • 250 hours in type required for promotion from First Officer to Captain.
  • Experience flying a Challenger or Global Express

Compensation and Benefits:

  • The expected compensation range for this position is between $175,200 -$240,900 based on a full-time schedule
  • Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary
  • Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 8% of annual salary paid out annually
  • 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.

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


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