Material Planner II in Los Angeles, CA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 3/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Responsible for purchasing, inspecting and storing parts for beverage production machines and supporting equipment. Purchases and maintains chemicals and supplies. Acquires needed parts from local suppliers. Determines proper stock levels of commonly used parts, schedules orders, maintains parts/stock records and parts room. Assists mechanics in determining correct parts for equipment.

Shift & Schedule:

This is a full time position working on 1st shift, Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:00pm. Flexibility to work overtime and weekends as needed. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members.
  • Implement and maintain 5S standards in all MRO areas.
  • Creates improvements to the inventory process in order to meet standards and drive efficiency by ensuring that proper communication and reporting of inventory will initiate early notification of impending problems.
  • Reviews the root cause analysis of SAP Inventory Transaction Work Flows, creating corporate inventory standards and targets with metrics to support continuous improvement.  Presents period metrics to Senior level management. 
  • Manages adjustments to SAP for inventory transactions to ensure the inventory is accurate and posts to the General Ledger.
  • Audits inventory transactions with comparison to corporate standards and manage assigned investigative analysis to lead efforts to provide the appropriate resolutions.
  • Supervises the process that documents any failures that result in lost inventory, and reviews carrier, operations, and claims for inventory losses and/or damaged goods.
  • Ensure compliance with safety codes, policies and procedures of the Company and standards established by OSHA.
  • Responsible for inventory accuracy (target of 98.5%) by scanning bins a minimum of once quarterly.
  • Review records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures and to determine adequacy of stock levels.
  • Reconcile all differences.
  • Determine and report causes for each discrepancy.
  • Ensure that all products are stored at the prescribed storage heights.
  • Ensure that the Bins/Product storage master file is accurate in SAP WMS.
  • Process customer returns back into the RDC inventory.
  • Oversee the planning, executing and tracking of all inbound STOs for RDC as well as any additional sites that falls under sites responsibility.
  • Reconciliation of third party sites inventory that fall under sites responsibility.


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or 2 years previous MRO (Maintenance Repair & Operations) experience
  • 2 years' experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Work flexible shifts, weekend and overtime as business needs
  • Lift, push and pull a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly.
  • 2 years of experience with automated warehouse management systems (SAP, Route Manager) preferred 
  • 2 years of experience in Consumer Packaged Goods distribution center preferred 

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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.