Lead Shipping Coordinator - Nights in Spartanburg, SC at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lead Shipping Coordinator

The Spartanburg operation is a state-of-the-art coffee roasting and pod packaging facility in addition to hosting a full beverage distribution center.  Spartanburg is the largest KDRP manufacturing and distribution location.  The site will operate on the foundational principles of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance); leverage the principles of Lean manufacturing and harness the power of High Performance Teams.  All associates at the Spartanburg site will have accountability to both a functional business unit in addition to the full site operation.  The site will run on first-in-class enterprise IT and manufacturing execution systems with highly automated processing, packaging, and material movement equipment.


As a DC Team Associate III you will lead the work for your assigned shift. This entails running the necessary reports to properly account for the releasable orders in the Order Management system. You will provide technical expertise and timely processing of all transactions and team interaction as it pertains to inventory accuracy. Distribution Center shipping to all points will flow through and be monitored by this position. All open orders and intercompany transfers for each day are to be reconciled for the output of the manufacturing operation business units. Provides communication, direction and proactive attention to the inventory accuracy processes and provides support and guidance to the system-end users. All interactions with fellow team members are to be aligned with the work performed on soft skills, team building, communication, feedback and resolution as it pertains to the site.

Shift and Schedule:
This position is located in our Spartanburg, SC facility. This is a full time position that will be on our Nights schedule. .Flexibility to work overtime, weekends, and holidays is required as scheduled.  Compensation: Starting pay for this role is $22.31/hr  Benefits: KDP offers a very competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, Beverage Benefit, & so much more! Benefits are available to new hires DAY 1! An Ideal Candidate Has: 
  • Leadership/Supervisory experience 
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement, 5S, Lean Manufacturing, TPM
  • Focus on Safety
  • Experience with helping develop processes and procedures
  • Logistics and Distribution Experience


  • Lead team of technicians to complete daily work, including but not limited to, scheduling outbound loading, accommodating time off/vacation, delegating responsibilities and work assignments, as well as communicating and driving KPIs and metrics.
  • Schedule carriers into the building and interact with onsite rider liaison.
  • Respond to inquiries from Order Management dealing with demand for the business unit.
  • Respond to notifications for order modification. Inter-unit transfers will be used to replenish the 3PL and other business unit requirements.
  • Systematically forward production output to the appropriate business unit.
  • Reconcile all orders that have been released to ship at each business unit in system.
  • Responsible for creating SOPs and work instructions.
  • Support teams with collaborative plans to improve the flow of materials.
  • Participate in testing process for system updates and upgrades.
  • Responsible for adhering to all TPM initiatives throughout the site.
  • Must follow all Keurig Dr Pepper and Safety policies, procedures and programs.

Keys to success in this role include skills, knowledge and behaviors in the following areas:

  • Confidence, integrity and an autonomous mindset with the ability to work independently and strive to win, even in challenging environments
  • Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions and calibrate instrumentation
  • Team-player attitude with well-developed interpersonal skills and comfort in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment.
  • Mechanical orientation with the ability to solve problems and implement change
  • Strong communication and writing skills and ability to conduct root-cause analysis and implement corrections


  • 3 years experience working in transportation logistics in a warehouse distribution environment.
  • 3 years of working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • 3 year experience with automated warehouse management systems.
  • Previous work with continuous process improvement and Lean tools preferred (value stream analysis, 5S)
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds frequently with mechanical assistance; ability to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis and 50 pounds occasionally; ability to push/pull up to 1,500 pounds using supplied equipment
  • Ability to constantly lift, bend, stretch and stand during entire shift
  • Ability to spend significant time standing on the manufacturing floor with some frequency of computer work

Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.