Project Manager III in Plano, TX at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Project Manager in the KDP T&W team, you will lead Strategic projects with a focus our manufacturing roadmap, ongoing optimization of inventory, and packaging line layout. You will be responsible for leading assigned projects from concept to implementation.  You will work with our external vendors and internal business functions to lead to successful outcomes for Keurig Dr. Pepper and our customers. 

What you will do:

  • Oversee strategic projects to ensure the successful launch of new initiatives across the Supply Chain with a specific focus on logistics including transportation, warehousing & DSD operations.
  • Communicate and/or coordinate with senior leaders, external customers and other internal stakeholder on all stages of a project from concept to final implementation.
  • Ensure adherence to quality and environmental health and safety standards and communicate with Senior Leaders regarding the status of specific projects.
  • Proactively ensure synchronization of work and manage dependencies across teams to ensure successful implementation of projects.
  • Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems, identify roadblocks and recommend resolutions.
  • Determine objectives and best approach for projects including scheduling, resource planning, and coordination of activities.
  • Influence the overall objectives and long-range goals of the Supply Chain team.
  • Follow all Keurig Dr Pepper policies and procedures


What you must have:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in a related field, MBA preferred
  • 8+ years of relevant project management, manufacturing or logistics experience - Project management professional certification highly preferred
  • Experience with Manufacturing in a CPG environment and experience working with Senior Leaders on strategic level programs required
  • Experience working across multiple geographic and/or functional area teams
  • In-depth knowledge of Program and Project Management principles
  • Demonstrated management of high risk projects and excellent influence/communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fluid environment
  • Must be able to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities


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