Production Supervisor Crew Leader in Sumner, WA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Crew Leader, you will be expected to lead and inspire teams of highly skilled, highly engaged employees and support a “team of teams” and mini-Business Unit approach that will enable our employees to achieve extraordinary results.  You will provide oversight and guidance to a team of 30+ production associates and work collaboratively across all functions to streamline efficiency of production, optimize cost per unit, and deliver world class safety, quality, and delivery performance. Working within a highly automated TPM-based environment, crew leaders will enable disciplined execution of standardized processes through leader standard work and layered process audits, while teaching and facilitating structured problem-solving techniques and processes to drive waste out of the system and promote a culture of continuous improvement.


  • Deliver best-in-class performance across the balanced Scorecard
    • Deliver upon the site safety goal of zero injuries by leading, promoting and supporting safety culture through behavioral safety observations, facilitation of safety meetings, completion of regular safety audits and visible leadership moments, enforcement of lock-out/tag-out program, and 100% completion of all safety and regulatory training
    • Achieve zero-defect performance and improve the customer experience by leading a right first-time approach to all production, conducting layered process audits to ensure all quality processes are being followed, and leading Root Cause Corrective Action efforts when defects do occur
    • Work collaboratively with maintenance, quality, material handling and distribution center to reduce unplanned downtime and increase machine availability through the establishment and sustainment of autonomous and preventive/predictive maintenance SOPs and TPM programs
    • Lead cross-functional focused improvement initiatives to streamline material flow and improve equipment efficiency to increase capacity and reduce operating expenses

  • Facilitate mini-Business Unit Structure (mBU) and Support High Performing Team (HPT) model in a TPM-based Environment
    • Lead 30+ associates through full employee cycle, including interviewing, hiring, and training to coaching, performance management, development, and recognition.
    • Provide leadership and support to operations teams in support of site operational meeting cadence (production planning, TPM Starpoint, mini-Business Unit, site leadership, and employee meetings)
    • Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's TPM and High Performing Team Principles, policies and applicable laws.

Relocation Assistance Offered 




  • Five years of experience applying hands-on knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures in manufacturing, military or equivalent environment
  • Minimum three years of experience in a leadership role supporting 10+ associates in a Lean environment
  • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with SAP or similar manufacturing data systems
  • Ability to spend significant time standing on the manufacturing floor with some frequency of computer work
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull 75 pounds frequently without assistance 

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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