Fritos was created in 1932 and merged with Frito-Lay, Inc., in 1961. It is a food product industry which deals with products like Lay’s, Doritos, Ruffles, Fritos, Cheetos, Sun Chips, Funyuns, etc. Its parent company is PepsiCo. Frito-Lay is an American company with its headquarters in Texas. It has about 50,000 employees and has its plants in eight cities and many more branches and warehouses. Its sales are estimated at $11.2 billion and the company has been selected as one of the best employers in 2016, by Forbes.
There are various opportunities in front-line sales positions, manufacturing, and operations positions with offers in warehouses, drivers and packers and other positions, with hourly pays. Drug test and back ground checks are made on candidates. Criminal records are checked through the background check. The various jobs are a truck driver with $106,500 per year, sales representatives at $47,800 per year, supply chain manager at $79,800 per year, district leader at $66,600 per year. Truck drivers get a higher pay at $106,500 per year, while local drivers, route drivers, and drivers earn around $40,000 to $50,000 per year. Sales representatives, salespersons and account manager earn in the same range of around $50,000 per year. In loading and stocking, employees get around $12 to $17 per hour. The jobs can be applied for, through an online application.
Benefits for Employees
There are various benefits and plans for employees at Frito-Lay. A pension plan, 401-k, company events, picnics, stock option programs, performance bonus are some of the perks available. Health insurance dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plans, charitable gift matching, maternity leave, child care, work from home are other benefits available. Job assistance, tuition assistance is also provided.
Frito and Felons
Felons have a higher possibility of getting a job at Frito-Lay. Sometimes, the decision is taken through an insurance company. However, the severity of the crime and the years elapsed after the crime will be given consideration.
Find jobs and apply at Frito-Lay: http://www.fritolay.com/careers.htm.