Material Handler in Windsor, VA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 7/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As the Material Handler you will execute storage, material handling, replenish and fulfillment functions within the Plant while meeting our World Class Manufacturing and Distribution standards.

This position will support our N2 shift, with a primary schedule of Friday-Sunday, with alternating Thursdays, from 6:00pm-6:15am EST. Additional flexibility to work overtime, including potentially weekends and/or holidays, is also required.

Compensation: Pay starts at $16.06/hour. 

What you will do:

Material Handling

Move raw materials and finished goods to and from Production areas

Complete system transactions for every physical movement in a timely and accurate manner

Replenish pick locations as needed

Load and unload trucks

Operate forklifts within the Safety standards

Maintain and switch batteries in the lifts per the Material Handling procedures                                                                                                                                             

Report forklift maintenance issues/error codes and fill out inspection sheets daily

Audit discrepancies with inventory using transaction history

Participate and assist inventory cycle counts and reconciliation

Maintain high levels of housekeeping as it pertains to our standards and 5S work

Support all production teams in plant as needed

Pick product for customer orders accurately and efficiently

Maintain accuracy as it pertains to the shipping metrics

Use People Soft transactions to process orders

Use on line and manual Bills of Lading to process customer paperwork

Operate semi-automatic pallet wrappers as needed

Interact in a team based work environment, meetings, huddles

Participate in the Team goal setting and metric reviews

Participate in the Industrial Stretching Program

Participate in the Safety program

Wrapping Queue Attendant

Adhere to all Company, Local, State and Federal regulations and policies

Perform other material handling duties as needed

Responsibility to report food safety, quality and regulatory compliance to plant or division personnel with authority to initiate action.

Load/change film using safe practices as necessary

Input to wrapper HMI Board as necessary

Troubleshoot wrapper film issues, conveyor jams

Move HU label issue pallets to proper location

Keep wrapper sorting area safe, clean, & organized

Must be able to execute duties safely and efficiently to keep up with demand

All other Material Handler duties, qualifications, and functions as required

Lid/Label Specialist

Accurate and timely delivery of lids/labels to the lines as requested via Kanban

Pick up lids/labels from lines no longer needed as required and return to correct location

Safely operate “Pack Mule” equipment

Keep lid/label aisles clean, neat, and organized

Keep “Retains” area organized

Wrap, properly tag, & place retains pallets for racking

Accurately fill out Kanban request for lid/label aisle replenishment

Process operational lid/label counts as requested

Make Kanban Sheets as necessary

Inspect lid/label aisles daily for BITs

Other Necessary Functions

Responsibility to report food safety, quality and regulatory compliance to plant or division personnel with authority to initiate action.

Performs other duties as requested by management.

Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures


What you must have:

High School Diploma or GED preferred

1-2 years of Material Handling experience required

1-2 years Forklift experience Required

Intermediate to high computer skills

Strong attention to detail

Knowledge of basic warehouse principles

Strong time management skills

Strong communication skills, verbal and written

Ability to multi task

Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and follow instructions

Ability to follow Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures

Ability to walk and stand on concrete floors for 12 hour shifts

Operate material handling equipment repetitively.

Ability to lift 75 pounds frequently with mechanical assistance

Ability to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis and 50 pounds occasionally

Ability to constantly lift, bend, stretch and stand during entire shift

Ability to push/pull up to 1.500 pounds using supplied equipment

Ability to frequently kneel, squat, bend, and stoop, twist, and reach overhead with repetitive motions

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.


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