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You've likely tasted the crunchy chips and other snacks made by the Frito-Lay brand, but the company does much more than just prepare tasty treats. In fact, you may find your next career working for Frito-Lay, which is owned by PepsiCo. There are many different Frito-Lay careers to choose from, depending on your background, skill set and interests. The process of filling out a Frito-Lay application is relatively straightforward when you find one or several Frito-Lay jobs you'd like to apply for online.

Filling Out a Frito-Lay Application

To find Frito-Lay jobs, start by searching the internet for the Frito-Lay careers website. Once you are there, you can search for open positions by geographic location, keyword, employment type and job category. Filling out one or several Frito-Lay applications is easy to do. If you see a Frito-Lay job that piques your interest, click on the job to learn more about it. The job description explains the duties, requirements, and the salary or hourly rate for the position. If you want to apply, click the "Apply" button at the top of the application website. Depending on your preference, you can upload your resume, copy and paste your resume, or apply without a resume. You can also complete a Frito-Lay application by signing in to your LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ profiles.

Exploring Frito-Lay Jobs

Many diverse jobs are available at Frito-Lay in locations all over the country. For example, you can apply for a position as a mobile mechanic and be responsible for maintaining Frito-Lay's fleet of vehicles. Frito-Lay jobs in sales include positions such as a route sales representative, who is responsible for selling Frito-Lay products along a specific route. In addition, Frito-Lay offers positions in customer service, including a customer service merchandiser specialist who is responsible for merchandising Frito-Lay products at local stores. No matter which job you apply for, you should consider the competitive benefits Frito-Lay offers. In general, the company offers health insurance benefits, a 401(k) retirement savings account and competitive pay.

Frito-Lay Jobs for Students

If you are still in college but want to get a jump-start on your career, Frito-Lay offers summer internships all over the world in departments such as manufacturing operations, supply chain management and sales. To find and apply for an internship at Frito-Lay, search the internet for PepsiCo student opportunities. The website shows all the internship and other opportunities that are open in various departments and countries.


Sarah Kuta is an award-winning Colorado writer and editor with a journalism degree from Northwestern University. She regularly writes about jobs, careers, side gigs, work-from-home jobs, workplace culture, saving for retirement, startups and saving money. Her work has appeared in Don't Waste Your Money, The Penny Hoarder, the Associated Press, the Denver Post and other publications.

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